If soon a friend's wedding, prom, date, and you need to urgently lose weight by a few pounds, then one of the effective express diets is dry diet.
Dry diet gained popularity thanks to athletes who practice "drying" before the competition. For example, the diet of gymnasts often includes a reduction in fluid intake, this measure is needed to reduce weight.
Female tissues accumulate more moisture than male tissues; this prompted nutritionists to develop dry diet. Before a competition or a photo session, the already slim, figures of sportswomen acquire a beautiful relief.
Dry diet you can not practice more than 5 - 7 days, otherwise it will harm the health, there will be convulsions, the metabolism will be broken, problems with the kidneys will arise. A dry diet is recommended for people suffering from edema, with a soft and loose body structure.
Before you decide on a dry diet you need to weigh the pros and cons. TO side effects of diet include headaches, confusion, tinnitus, because the consumption of the usual volume of fluid is reduced three times. You can not sit on a dry diet for people with sick kidneys.
However, if you follow all the recommendations, short-term compliance dry diets can reduce weight by 3-5 kg. In athletes, this figure is higher, because they combine a diet with exercise.
A dry diet provides for liquid only water in a volume of not more than one liter. Eliminate water in general can not be. Even people who have been practicing dry fasting for many years do not drink liquid only for the first 2 to 3 days to make it easier to transfer the first days of the hunger strike, and then consume the fluids as much as the body needs. Therefore, to exclude or reduce the volume of liquid is unacceptable.
Dry diet implies restrictions in food intake. Should not be consumed:
- flour, sweet, fatty, smoked, alcohol.
It is advisable not to eat salt, as it contributes to the retention of body fluids (plasmolysis).
Dry diet it is directed not so much at fighting extra pounds as at ridding the body of excess fluid, so it’s impossible to wait for it for a long-term result, the body will restore water balance, and with it the lost pounds will return. therefore dry diet practiced if you want to lose weight fast. Of course, if along with a decrease in the volume of liquid you eat less, then that part of the kilograms that is gone due to fatty tissue will not return to you.
Menu for 1 day dry diet
- 2 cups porridge cooked without salt;
- 1 liter of water;
- 500 gr. fruits;
- 100 gr. cottage cheese / meat / fish;
- A large portion of vegetable salad without oil;
- A glass of milk or yogurt.
It is necessary to enter the dry diet gradually, as well as to leave it in 3–5 days, increasing the volume of liquid consumed to the usual 2–3 liters.