Despite the specific taste, many people like celery. This plant can be added to almost all dishes, from appetizers to soups. The celery diet helps to get rid of excess weight without a grueling feeling of hunger.
Diet and body cleansing: celery soup
A celery diet is a monodiet, one that is based on consuming just 1 product. This does not mean that it is forbidden to eat something else, just some restrictions are imposed on the daily diet.
Diet gives you the opportunity not only to lose a few extra pounds, but also to cleanse the body, restore health. After all, the leaves and roots of the plant are rich in beneficial acids, vitamins B and C, starch. Also, celery root contains sodium, and this will replace the salt. It is widely known tonic and rejuvenating properties of this plant, which is why this diet is so popular.
The basis of the diet in the period of weight loss is celery soup.
- Celery root - 200 g
- Tomato juice - 1.5 l
- Cabbage - 1 head
- Carrots - 5 pcs.
- Fresh tomatoes - 5 pcs.
- Onion - 3 pcs.
- Pepper green - 2 pcs.
- Green beans
- Finely chop all the vegetables, fill them with tomato juice. Please note, the vegetable mixture should be completely covered with juice, if it is not enough - add water.
- Bring to a boil and then boil for about 10 minutes, cover, reduce heat, and cook for another 10 minutes.
Celery Soup Diet: Pros
In celery - a lot of useful substances, including vitamins A, C and groups B, K, T, PP, minerals (potassium, iron, phosphorus, calcium, sodium), pectins, acids and essential oils.Celery is used in medicine as a diuretic, in addition, it has a tonic effect. This plant normalizes the activity of the gastrointestinal tract and allows you to get rid of constipation, has a cleansing effect on the kidneys and lymph, prevents the deposition of salts, improves the function of the central nervous system, has a beneficial effect on the heart, reduces blood sugar levels. Celery root increases the potency in men.
Such a diet can not only quickly lose weight, but also strengthen the immune system. Cook celery soup can be according to different recipes.
Celery soup recipe
- Celery - 1 bunch
- Water - 3 L
- Cabbage - 1 head
- Onion - 5 pcs.
- Fresh tomatoes - 3 pcs.
- Bulgarian pepper - 1 pc.
Finely chop all the vegetables, fill them with water, bring to a boil and simmer for about 15 minutes.
Celery Diet: 7 days
Celery diet lasts 2 weeks.The menu is formed for 7 days, in the subsequent period is duplicated. At the same time, nutrition for a person losing weight is provided throughout the day. Every day, you can eat plenty of celery soup, but at least 3 times a day. In addition to the soup, you also need to eat vegetables, fish, chicken, beef. Drink plenty of fluids (mineral water, green tea without sugar). Alcohol, soda, bread, sweets, pickles is banned.
Low-calorie celery diet offers a menu for every taste and wallet, which allows you to make the process of weight loss easy and enjoyable for each individual.
The celery diet menu looks like this:
- Day 1 and 8: celery soup and fruit (not bananas).
- Day 2 and 9: celery soup and raw vegetables.
- Day 3 and 10: celery soup and boiled vegetables (you can potatoes).
- Day 4 and 11: soup, 3 bananas and kefir.
- Day 5, 6, 12 and 13: celery soup, tomatoes, boiled beef or fish, 8 tbsp. water.
- Day 7 and 14: soup, rice and vegetables.
There is another menu option:
- Day 1 and 8: celery soup, fruit (not bananas).
- Day 2 and 9: celery soup, green vegetables (both fresh and canned, except legumes and peas) and oven-baked potatoes with vegetable oil for dinner.
- Day 3 and 10: celery soup, vegetables (all except potatoes).
- Day 4 and 11: celery soup, vegetables and fruits (can and bananas), low-fat milk.
- Day 5 and 12: celery soup, beef and tomatoes.
- Day 6 and 13: celery soup, vegetables (preferably leafy) and beef meat.
- Day 7 and 14: celery soup, rice, vegetables and fruit juice.
In this diet, you can include low-calorie salads.Cooking will require boiled chicken breast, 1 sour apple and the same amount of pickled cucumbers. You can add to this dish both celery root and its stems, which is even preferable. After slicing the ingredients, add a little olive oil or sour cream to the salad bowl and serve to the table.
Celery diet allows you to lose about 7 kg in 2 weeks. If during the first 7 days of the diet you dropped more, then you need to take a 2-day break, and then resume it. You can repeat the diet no earlier than 2 months. Such a system of weight loss is contraindicated in some chronic diseases. Before you choose it, you need to consult with your doctor.