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It is possible to lose weight in 3 days, however, the weight that can be lost during this short period is only a reflection of the elimination of liquids that may be accumulated in the body, and is not related to a loss of body fat.
To actually lose weight and lose body fat, it is necessary to make changes in eating habits and follow a diet with fewer calories, which must be kept for at least 7 to 10 days and should preferably be indicated by a nutritionist to prepare an individualized nutritional plan, according to the needs and goals of each person.
The diet shown below contains foods rich in water that help improve fluid retention, due to their diuretic properties, which are able to eliminate excess fluids through urine.To perform it, it is very important to take into account that food should be eaten every 3 hours and 2.5 liters of water a day, between meals.
Also, this diet should not be done for more than 3 days. For longer periods and longer lasting results, it is always important to have the follow-up of a nutritionist.
Menu to lose weight in 3 days
The following table shows the option of a 3-day menu that can help you lose weight:
|Meal||1st day||2nd day||3rd day|
|Breakfast||1 cup of unsweetened tea + 1 toast of wholegrain bread with light strawberry jam + 1 orange or tangerine||1 cup unsweetened coffee + 1 soft-boiled or hard-boiled egg + 1 toast or 1 slice of wholegrain bread + 1 cup diced watermelon||1 cup unsweetened coffee or tea + 4 full-fat cream crackers with 2 tablespoons ricotta cheese + 1 pear or apple with skin|
|Morning snack||1 cup of sugar-free gelatin||1 cup of sugar-free gelatin||1 cup of sugar-free gelatin|
|Lunch||1 can of tuna in water with lettuce and tomato + 3 wholegrain toast + 1 glass of unsweetened lemon water||Arugula or lettuce salad with tomato + 1 cup ricotta cheese or tuna in water + 4 full-fat cream crackers||1 small oven-baked eggplant stuffed with tuna, tomato, onion and grated carrot (you can put a little low-fat white cheese on top to brown) + 1 glass of unsweetened lemon water|
|Afternoon snack||1 cup of diet gelatin||1 cup unsweetened gelatin + 2 pineapple slices||1 cup unsweetened gelatin or 1 cup diced melon|
|Dinner||100 grams of lean chicken or ham (for example) + 1 cup of cooked vegetables + 1 medium apple||100 grams of grilled fish + 1 cup of broccoli or cabbage cooked in s alted water + 1 cup of grated raw carrots||Lettuce, tomato and onion salad + 1 sliced boiled egg + 2 wholemeal toast with 2 slices of white cheese|
This menu is just an example, so the foods and amounts may vary according to each person's metabolism. Thus, in order to have a more individualized menu, it is recommended that a nutritionist be consulted. In addition, it is important that the diet is accompanied by moderate physical activities such as walking, for at least 30 minutes a day, as exercise also helps to increase fluid loss, helping with weight loss.Here's how to do a walking routine to lose weight.
Check out some tips that can help you lose weight in the video below:
Who should not do this diet
This diet is not recommended for diabetics, people with kidney problems, children, pregnant or breastfeeding women. In case of any other he alth problem, authorization must be sought from the doctor who follows up and treats the pathology.
How to keep losing weight
To continue weight loss in a he althy way and burn body fat, it is very important to have a balanced diet, including 3 to 5 servings of fruit and vegetables a day, as well as foods rich in fiber such as rice, pasta and whole grains. You should also prefer to eat lean meat, fish and drink skimmed milk, as well as its derivatives in skimmed form, as they contain less fat.
In addition, it is recommended to avoid the consumption of processed foods, rich in fat and sugar, such as cookies, cakes, ready-made sauces, fast food and any type of frozen food, such as pizza or lasagna.Food should preferably be cooked, steamed or grilled. Fried foods and other preparations with sauces should be avoided.
Other important tips include chewing your food well and eating small portions every 3 hours, with 3 main meals and 2 or 3 snacks a day. See how to do food reeducation to lose weight in a he althy way.
To find out how many pounds you should lose, enter your data into the calculator.