How to lose weight fast without hurting yourself and then gaining those extra pounds again? Cleopatra herself knew the answer: the kefir diet. The main component of her is kefir, which initiates an active weight loss process in the body.
The advantage of the kefir diet for weight loss is its availability - the cost of a liter of fermented milk drink is rarely high, and you can find it in every grocery store.
Information on the benefits of kefir
Kefir is rightly called one of the most useful products: it is obtained from milk in the fermentation process of lactic bacteria. It is rich in vitamins A and B, as well as easily digestible proteins, fats and carbohydrates. In addition, it goes well with different products, such as cottage cheese, buckwheat, vegetables, fruit.
Which kefir to use for a diet
Despite the apparent simplicity of preparation for a kefir diet, there are some subtleties in choosing the main ingredient that will make this diet truly effective.
How to choose
Pay attention to the following parameters:
- Freshness.It is better for a kefir diet to give preference to fresh kefir, which was prepared 1-2 days ago. But we must remember that if such kefir is more than three days old, it "strengthens". Only fresh kefir will have a laxative effect.
- Fat content.It is best to take 2. 5% fat kefir, 3. 2% will cause heaviness in the stomach, and one percent is not so satisfying. The lack of benefits of fat-free kefir has already been proved by nutritionists, in addition, fats in a small amount are necessary for the body.
- Number of credits: from 10, 000, 000 for the entire shelf life.
It is better to prepare a lactic acid drink from the pharmacy appetizer yourself, but for this you need to be sure of the quality of the milk used.
Kefir diet: pros and cons
The kefir diet has many benefits:
- an excellent source of useful substances and nutrients;
- normalization of the digestion process and intestinal microflora;
- helps with edema, accelerates the process of removing excess fluids and salts, as well as toxins and toxins;
- satisfaction of hunger with low calorie content;
- promotes the fat burning process.
In addition, kefir goes well with different products, for example, with fruit. Reviews of those who combined kefir and apples for weight loss are the most positive.
Undoubtedly, the kefir diet is quite monotonous, in addition, fermentation in the intestine can cause discomfort. To this it should be added that such a diet is not suitable for long-term use.
Days of fasting
Kefir are not only diets, but also fasting days, in which you can only consume a drink made from fermented milk and plain water. These days help detoxify the body, which will result in up to two kilograms lost, but only due to the removal of excess water, not fat. For the fat to start breaking down, it takes time, at least a week.
For three days
A 3-day kefir diet is suitable if you need to lose weight in a short time, for example, before a celebration. So you can lose up to three kilograms.
Only one and a half liters of kefir and clean water are allowed. Such a mono diet for 3 days will help you get back into shape after a vacation or vacation, but you shouldn't use it for health problems.
For 5 days
The 5-day kefir diet is less strict than the previous one - you need to eat eight times a day.
To lose 5-10 kilograms during this period, you need to consume one day:
- one and a half liters of low-fat or fat-free kefir;
- two apples;
- five plums;
- raw or baked vegetables, no more than one kilogram.
For a week
The effect of a diet on kefir and apples for 7 days will also like, which will allow you to lose at least 5 kilograms.
The menu of the kefir diet for 7 days consists of pure water, one and a half liters of kefir with 2. 5% fat, as well as the following products:
- On the first day, she eats four potatoes.
- On the second day, you need to consume one hundred and fifty grams of boiled chicken.
- On the third day, allow yourself two hundred grams of boiled beef.
- On the fourth day you can indulge in 150 grams of steamed fish, but only low in fat.
- On the fifth day, the diet allows one kilogram of apples or carrot and cabbage salad.
- On the sixth and seventh days you can only drink water.
There is also a more strict type of diet for 7 days - apple kefir, during which you can only consume plain natural water and one kilogram of raw apples per day. If you add home workouts to this diet, it is quite possible to lose 10 kilograms in a week.
However, according to the reviews of the diet on kefir and apples, this diet is difficult to endure even for a completely healthy person.
For 9 days
The 9 day kefir diet is as follows:
- from the first to the third day you can drink only pure water and low-fat kefir (no more than 2%) so that you are not hungry;
- from the fourth to the sixth day, apples or vegetables or 100 grams of meat per day can be added to the diet;
- the last three days again spend on lean kefir and water.
With such a kefir apple diet, you can lose up to 9 kg of weight in 9 days.
For 10 days
The diet of a ten-day kefir diet, which allows you to lose up to 10 kg:
- On the first day, a liter of low-fat kefir and green tea are allowed.
- On the second day, you need to eat 500 ml of kefir and 4 boiled potatoes.
- Third day menu: 500 ml of kefir and half a kilo of fat-free cottage cheese.
- On the fourth day you can eat five hundred ml of kefir and 0, 5 kg of apples (if you wish, replace it with prunes or pears).
- The fifth day allows 500 ml of kefir and boiled chicken breast (no more than 550 grams);
- On the sixth day, use 500 ml of kefir and fruit again.
- On the seventh day, only non-carbonated water is allowed.
- On the eighth day, repeat the menu on the fourth and sixth day.
- On the ninth day, one and a half liters of low-fat kefir is allowed.
- On the 10th day you can drink 500 ml of kefir and eat apples.
Before starting this diet, you should consult a doctor, as all important substances will not enter the body.
For 14 days
The nutritional system of the famous pop singer also belongs to the two-week kefir diet:
- On the first day, five hundred milliliters of kefir and 300 grams of dried fruit are allowed.
- On the second day, you need to consume five hundred milliliters of kefir + 400 grams of baked potatoes.
- On the third day, five hundred milliliters of kefir + 400 grams of fruit are allowed.
- On the fourth day, drink five hundred milliliters of kefir + no more than one kilogram of boiled chicken breast.
- On the fifth day, you can five hundred milliliters of kefir + no more than one kilogram of fat-free cottage cheese.
- On the sixth day, up to 2 liters of still water are allowed.
- Seventh day menu: five hundred milliliters of kefir + five hundred grams of fruit.
For the second week, repeat the same diet.
This diet is supplemented by several rules:
- at least six meals by 18. 00;
- taking laxatives, using enemas;
- consume no more than five hundred ml of pure water per day;
- start the morning with the herbal tea.
You can limit yourself to a week on this diet: this will allow you to lose 7 kilograms weight, in two weeks, double. Undoubtedly, this system should not be used in diseases of the intestine.
It is considered the most harmless and easy. During the period of such a diet, the days alternate in which 2 liters of kefir are consumed evenly in one day, and the next - a regular meal. Even on the day of kefir an apple, still water and green tea are allowed.
According to the reviews of the striped diet on kefir, the results are lost up to 8 kilograms per month of such nutrition.
Reviews and results
Most of those who lose weight love the kefir diet, preferring its different types. For example, reviews about the striped kefir diet are mostly positive due to the fact that there are no strict dietary restrictions and you can choose foods on "non-kefir" days yourself without giving up your favorite food for a long time. The results are particularly impressive for those who have combined the strip diet with sport.
According to the reviews of the kefir diet for 7 days, the result was not long in coming: the extra pounds were gone.
- "After the New Year holidays, I could not button my office pants! I had to follow a strict diet: a week with kefir. It was difficult, but it was worth it: it took 4 kg!
- "From early youth I struggled with excess weight, diets that I have not tried! Once a friend advised me to sit on kefir for 7 days. I decided to try it during the holidays. He resisted with difficulty, but he has lost 5 kg! The hardest thing was not to start eating too much again after the end of the diet. But after that, I started eating often, but in small portions. Now I try to maintain this regimen, organizing fasting days on kefir once per month In 2 months I lost another 3 kg, in addition my state of health improved considerably, such lightness appeared!
Reviews about the apple kefir diet for 9 days are also set positively: those who lost weight lost 7-9 kg each.
- "After childbirth and breastfeeding, it looked like a balloon. I wanted to return the previous life by all means. I decided to take myself seriously: I sat on apples and kefir for 9 days. Immediately - minus 6 kg. But , of course, I did not lie on the sofa, I tried to lead an active lifestyle.
- "A colleague after a vacation came back significantly thinner and rejuvenated. I asked her what the secret was, it turned out: the kefir-apple diet! For 10 days I separated from 7 kilograms, just a miracle. I'm not ready yet for such a long experiment, but I started organizing fasting days once a week, so far I have only done this 3 times, but I have already shed two kg!
The opinion of nutritionists
Nutritionists are not very positive about such mono diets, because they are unbalanced. Therefore, it is not recommended to consume a lot of kefir for a long time - this is fraught with stomach problems.
At the same time, doctors approve fasting days on kefir. According to doctors, a 7-day kefir diet also has a positive effect on health and figure, but you shouldn't sit down too often.