The Japanese diet is considered to be the most effective and gives a lasting and lasting effect. Its creators claim that extra pounds do not return for 2 years after its application. This does not mean that you can allow yourself any excesses, you need to eat properly and balanced, but you will not have to severely limit yourself in food after it.
There are several options for the Japanese diet, it is designed for 7, 13 and a full 14 days. They have the same list of prohibited foods, but the construction of the diet is slightly different. During the diet, you can lose from 5 to 8 kilograms, depending on the initial body weight and duration.
The basic tenets of the Japanese diet
Contrary to its eastern name, this diet is far from Japanese cuisine. For lovers of rice, shellfish and soy sweets, it may not be to your liking, as it is based on familiar and familiar to all products, namely eggs, fish, lean beef, chicken breast, and also some vegetables. From the country of the Rising Sun, only green tea and fish are in it.
The essence of the diet is to limit carbohydrates and fats. Protein-derived foods predominate in the diet. The diet is considered quite strict, because you can not deviate from the norm, replace one product with another, confuse or skip days. The Japanese diet is not balanced, it was created without taking into account the needs of the human body in all vitamins and minerals. That is why it is not advised to use it more than once a year in order to avoid negative health effects. Immediately after completing the diet, it is recommended to drink a vitamin complex that helps restore the balance of beneficial components in the body.
Another complication of the Japanese diet is that you only need to eat 3 times a day, given that breakfast consists of only green tea without additives or coffee without sugar. Snacks are not allowed. Swiftly switch to such a diet is quite difficult, especially for those people who are used to eating often and fractionally, as recommended by nutritionists. Throughout the diet, in addition to morning drinks, you must drink a minimum of 1.5 liters of water. This can be boiled or purified water, as well as non-carbonated mineral water, but not medical, but an ordinary dining room.
What foods are banned on the Japanese diet?
In addition to strict diet, the Japanese diet prohibits certain foods, namely:
- Salt - retains fluid in the body and, accordingly, prevents effective weight loss;
- Alcohol - significantly reduces the body's ability to break down and burn fat. In addition, any alcoholic drink is quite caloric in itself.
Do not forget that after drinking a glass of wine, the hand itself reaches for various "goodies":
- Nuts, chocolate, cheese or other foods that are prohibited during the diet;
- Flour and butter products - cakes, cakes and rolls, white bread mainly consist of carbohydrates and fats.
The Japanese diet is built on their restriction. Sugar is the purest carbohydrate that is absorbed very quickly into the body without carrying any beneficial substances.
How to prepare the body for the upcoming diet?
First of all, you need to psychologically tune in to the upcoming diet. In order for the result to be noticeable, it is necessary not to deviate from the rules that the Japanese diet suggests. This is not so easy to do, many neglect the rules, and this negates all previous efforts. It is also very important to gradually enter the diet. There is no need to create a stressful situation for the body and instantly limit yourself to everything familiar. At least a week before the planned diet date, you must begin to gradually reduce the amount of consumption of prohibited foods. Try to eat dishes without salt, eating it is too difficult, start adding it in smaller quantities. Refuse sweet, flour and muffin. If possible, do not drink alcohol and drink more clean water. This will help cleanse the body and prepare it for the upcoming test.
7 day diet
It often happens that friends, relatives or acquaintances unexpectedly invite you to an upcoming celebration, at which you really want to look perfect. A Japanese diet for a week is great for such an unexpected occasion. This outlet is for those people who need to quickly lose weight for a wedding, birthday, anniversary. This is a shortened version that does not give such tangible results, but still, with proper observance of all the rules, it can help get rid of a few extra pounds. The disadvantages of this option include a short time. It is known that in the first few days, not kilograms and volumes go, but liquid. Only closer to the second week, fats begin to be burned. Therefore, for those who want to really get rid of excess weight and permanently consolidate their result, it is better to focus on the classic version.
Diet for 14 or 13 days
This is a classic Japanese diet, it is designed for a 2-week period. Each day is clearly prescribed. This is quite convenient, since you can buy all the necessary products in advance and not puzzle over what to cook. All products are cooked simply and quickly. In addition, the Japanese diet is quite cheap. All products are affordable and relatively inexpensive. The diet of the 13 day diet is no different from the 14 day diet. The only difference between these two types is fixing 14 day, which, of course, contributes to a better result.
2-week diet menu
1st and 14th day
Morning: a warm drink (coffee or green tea) without milk or sugar.
Lunch: boiled eggs 2 pcs., A portion of stewed cabbage with olive oil, 1 cup of tomato or apple juice.
Evening: 200g boiled fish.
2nd and 13th day
Morning: a slice of rye or bran bread with a slice of low-fat cheese (no more than 20%), tea or coffee without cream, milk and sugar.
Lunch: 200g of boiled or fried fish, a salad of fresh, preferably young cabbage and carrots with the addition of olive oil.
Evening: 100gr of stewed beef with vegetables (zucchini, eggplant, cabbage) and 1 cup of yogurt or unsweetened natural yogurt several hours before bedtime.
3rd and 12th day
Morning: 1 rye bread toast, green tea or coffee without additives.
Lunch: eggplant or zucchini stewed or fried in olive oil.
Evening: 200g of any fruit, but it is advisable to avoid bananas and grapes.
4th and 11th day
Morning: a salad of fresh medium-sized carrots with lemon juice, green tea.
Lunch: a portion of boiled fish and a glass of apple juice.
Evening: 200g of chicken breast or beef, 200g of fruit.
5th and 10th day
Morning: coffee without additives.
Lunch: 2 eggs, stewed or boiled cabbage, a glass of tomato juice.
Evening: 300g of chicken breast and a glass of kefir.
6th and 9th day
Morning: steamed cauliflower, green tea.
Lunch: 500g boiled chicken, coleslaw, carrot and pepper salad.
Evening: 200g of boiled go fried fish.
5th and 8th day
Morning: low-fat cottage cheese, toast from any bread other than white, green tea.
Lunch: 200g skinless boiled chicken, a salad of fresh carrots and cabbage
Evening: 300g of fruit.
The advantages and disadvantages of the Japanese diet
Fast results and lasting effects are the main benefits that the Japanese diet has. In just 2 weeks you can bring the figures back to normal and look attractive. During its application, the diet consists only of healthy foods. This diet eliminates flour, sweets and alcohol, which helps cleanse the body of toxins and toxins. Despite a fairly strict diet, such a diet is easily tolerated by the body. It does not cause weakness and poor health. Rather, on the contrary, many noticed that after the diet they had noticeably improved skin color, and swelling went away.
The disadvantages include 3 meals a day. This is too little for the body to get the necessary energy. Diet forbids some fruits and vegetables and is not balanced. It lacks vitamins and useful components for the full development of the body. During the diet, many lack energy for sports, and they move little during this period.
Japanese diet is a good opportunity to quickly say goodbye to overweight. But it, like any diet, needs to be approached wisely. Do not torture your body if, with the transition to such a diet, you feel dizzy or headache, suffer from insomnia or a general malaise, it is better to stop the diet. Do not forget about the gradual entry and exit from the diet - this is the key to good health and the duration of maintaining the achieved result.
Reviews on the Japanese diet from personal experience
I personally observed how the girl was on this diet and adhered to all the rules and recommendations. She kindly shares her experience and feedback on the diet and the results obtained.
While adhering to the Japanese diet, in two weeks the weight decreased by 4 kg. After the end of the diet, she tried not to eat after 18:00, if she ate, then for dinner there were mainly fruits or a lot of green tea. Within 4 months after the end of the diet, it was possible to lose another 7 kg. The effect lasted two years, while there were stable physical activities (running, press, jumping rope). Weight was clearly reduced not only due to the loss of water by the body. The body became embossed and toned, a significant amount of fat deposits was consumed.
In the photo, the result after the Japanese diet, unfortunately there are no "before" photos.