The main advantage of tangerines in terms of dietary nutrition is their low caloric value. Moreover, citrus are tasty and useful, and the diet on their basis seems simple and pleasant in observance. After all, tangerines are a delicacy, favorite since childhood. Only the aroma and kind of ripe fruit evokes in memory the most pleasant memories and is associated with the New Year celebration.
Pros and cons of a diet on tangerines
Recently, pharmacists have found in mandarins a substance that helps the human body to more actively break down fat cells. Before this fruit was often used to treat asthma and bronchitis, now it is planned to create a special tool for weight loss based on this wonderful substance. But while scientists are working on the drug, you can try to use a weight loss mandarin diet.
But we must remember that the mandarin diet has a number of contraindications. These are:
- allergy to citrus;
- gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer;
- gastritis with high acidity;
Variants of a mandarin diet for weight loss
Unloading day on mandarins
One and a half kilograms of fruit should be divided into several meals. On the day of "unloading" you can eat only tangerines and nothing else. You can and should drink herbal tea and water in unlimited quantities, as much as you want.
The total duration of such a mono-diet should not exceed four days. And it is better to be limited to one unloading day, repeating it once a week or two.
Mandarin diet for three days
- For breakfast, drink a cup of black coffee, adding a little sugar to the drink.
- After a couple of hours, have another breakfast - eat four mandarins and one boiled chicken egg.
- Lunch - three hundred grams of sauerkraut and a small piece of low-fat meat without salt, boiled or cooked.
- For a mid-morning snack to eat a boiled steep chicken egg and four citrus.
- For dinner - meat with cabbage.
Throughout the day, you can drink as much as desired tangerine juice, as well as plain water.
Thanks to this diet, which is designed for three days, you can throw a few extra pounds. Just remember that after the diet can not eat fatty and very sweet foods.
A ten-day diet on mandarins
- Since the morning - one ripe mandarin, green tea( no sugar and other sweets).
- Breakfast - three citrus and a chicken egg, hard boiled.
- Lunch - green tea, one hundred grams of chicken( cooked or steamed, without salt), tangerine.
- Dinner - one plate of vegetable soup with a small piece of boiled fish, tangerine.
The duration of this version of the tangerine diet is ten days. During this time, you can lose up to seven kilograms of excess weight. Despite the fact that the effect of the diet persists for a long time, it is necessary to proceed to the usual diet carefully, without disruption to high-calorie food.