Japanese Diet Plan Review

Japanese Diet Plan Review

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Unlike Europe and United States, Japan has a very small percentage of the overweight population.

According to nutritionists, the main reason for this is that the Japanese usually consume low-calorie food with small amount of fats and carbohydrates.

So, based on that the Japanese 14 days diet was created. This diet is highly effective, but it has a specific eating requirements. The Japanese diet is not fast and its well balanced. After you’re done with the diet your body gets used to the good habits that it has acquired.

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This can help you to maintain your weight for years if you continue with healthy lifestyle afterward. If you follow this diet you will enjoy a better metabolism, together with the weight loss, thanks to progress made by cleansing effect and the detox. During the first week, it is normal to lose about 8 to 9 pounds, and after you’re done with the Japanese diet – 16 to 17 pounds.

just like any other weight loss diet, this diet also requires you to follow several limitations: all sources of salt and pure carbohydrates should be out from the diet. It is also important to consult your doctor before you start any kind of diet, and this is especially important if you have some health problems.

Japanese diet menu

Day 1

Breakfast – black coffee or tea

Lunch – romaine lettuce salad with olive oil, 2 hard-boiled eggs, and one fresh tomato

Dinner – romaine lettuce salad with olive oil, and broiled, steamed or boiled fish

Day 2

Breakfast – one toast, black coffee

Lunch – romaine lettuce salad with olive oil, and broiled, steamed or boiled fish

Dinner – one low fat plain yogurt, and 8 oz broiled beef steak

Day 3

Breakfast – black coffee

Lunch – 3 large fresh or boiled carrots with olive oil, lemon juice dressing, and one hard boiled egg

Dinner – apples

Day 4

Breakfast – black coffee

Lunch – apples, one large root of parsnip or fennel, fried in olive oil

Dinner – 8 oz broiled beef steak, 2 hard-boiled eggs, romaine lettuce salad with olive oil

Day 5

Breakfast – one fresh carrot, dressed with lemon juice

Lunch – 2 cups of unsalted tomato juice, 16 oz large broiled, steamed or boiled fish

Dinner – romaine lettuce salad with olive oil, broiled, steamed or boiled fish

Day 6

Breakfast – black coffee

Lunch – romaine lettuce salad with olive oil or steamed carrots, 16 oz steamed or broiled chicken breast

Dinner – fresh sliced carrot with olive oil and lemon juice dressing, 2 hard-boiled eggs

Day 7

Breakfast – black or green tea

Lunch – 8 oz broiled beef steak, and any fruits

Dinner – Pick whatever dinner you want from previous days except for day 3

Repeat the Japanese diet menu from seven more days, from 8 to 14.

Pros

The Japanese diet gives the results relatively quickly. Even though other diets will give you the achieved weight loss, the Japanese diet will help you to stay fit for a long time. This diet is fairly balanced, but since it has some restrictions, it is recommended to take additional multivitamin supplements on a daily base. This is especially important if you plan to continue with The Japanese diet for more than just two weeks.

Cons

If you continue with the Japanese diet for more than just two weeks, you might find yourself imbalanced in some of the necessary minerals and vitamins. Therefore, make sure to consult your doctor, if you want to repeat this diet after several weeks. Also, this diet might be difficult for people who love to eat sweets.