3 day military diet or 3 day diet is one of the effective diet of losing pounds if a short time. You must eat just what is listed, nothing more, nothing less.
This diet tested by many people who lost pounds and get in a quick shape, that claims to help you lose 10 pounds in a 3 day.
The diet is beneficial for the health and it could be repeated after a four-day break. Actually, exercise is Optional, but I’m sure it does not hurt.
Military Diet Meal Plan
Breakfast: 1/2 grapefruit + 1 slice of toast with 1 tablespoon peanut butter + 1 cup black coffee or tea
Lunch: 1/2 cup tuna +1 slice multigrain toast+ 1 cup Coffee or Tea (with caffeine)
Dinner: 3 Ounces of chicken or fish + 1 cup blanched green beans + 1/2 banana + 1 apple + 1 cup of vanilla ice cream
Breakfast: 1 boiled egg + 1 slice of toast + 1/2 banana
Lunch: 1 cup cottage cheese with 5 saltine crackers + 1 hard boiled egg
Dinner: 2 hot dogs + 1 cup sauteed broccoli + 1/2 cup sauteed carrots + 1/2 banana + 1/2 cup of ice cream
Breakfast: 1 slice of cheddar cheese + 5 saltine crackers + 1 apple
Lunch: 1 hard boiled egg + 1 slice of toast + 1 cup chicken clear soup
Dinner: 1 cup of tuna + 1/2 banana + 1 cup of vanilla ice cream
After 3 day diet, you can eat your habitual meal but, don’t exaggerate! In the 4th day, you may eat your regular meal. Then, go back on the 3 day military diet. In this way, you’ll be able to lose up to 40 pounds (18 kg) in a month if you follow this diet correctly.
Water: It’s the only thing that you’re allowed to drink on thisdiet (other beverages like coffee or tea on one day is probably accepted ). I recommend a drink, at least, a gallon of water daily. It reduces somehow hunger. Indeed, it is very healthy.
How can the foods of this diet help you drop those pounds?
Grapefruit: It’s low in calories and rich in vitamin C and is said to induce weight loss when eaten before a meal.
Caffeine: Induces thermogenesis (increases metabolism) in the body, thus, helps in weight loss.
Peanut Butter: Has a low glycemic index (doesn’t cause a sudden spike in blood sugar level after consumption). It breaks down slowly in the stomach so you feel fuller for longer.
Tuna: Is rich in omega-3 fatty acids (a type of fat) which is beneficial to the heart. It’s too known to modulate satiety (make you feel less hungry).
Apple: Is low in calories and is packed with antioxidants and nutrients, therefore, them makes a very healthy snack when you’re on a diet.
Ice Cream And Cheese: This foods are high in calories but contain the nutrients of milk. Dairy products are said to aid in body fat reduction.8 Having ice cream every so often can help reduce your sugar cravings, which can cause you to binge eat.
Green Beans, Broccoli, And Carrots: High in nutrients and fiber. A high fiber intake is associated with a lower body mass index.
Meat, Banana, And Eggs: This foods are rich in protein and nutrients. Them may be beneficial to replace refined carbohydrate with proteins that are low in saturated fat when you prefer to lose some weight. It is advisable to limit the consumption of these food items as they’re packed with calories.