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10 Day Diet

I am not too sure how good a 10 day diet is but thought I would post this diet that seems to be making it’s rounds on the internet. What do you think? Has this or anything like it worked for you in the past?

Just a note from me is that I think that this is a very short term diet, very high in veggie type vitamins and high water foods and very low calories. As they say in the end this is more like fasting more often then not and one more thing, I am not sure about so much coffee. Coffee screws with your metabolism.

The 10 Day Diet

Here, is the fastest safe weight loss program that is scientifically sound-a 10 day diet that wages lightning warfare against fat in true blitzkrieg fashion. It is a low-calorie, high-protein diet with enough carbohydrate to burn up fat but it contains an absolute minimum of foods containing fat calories since your object is to consume these from your fat reserve.

Lose 10 pounds in 10 days

10 day diet

The fatter you are, the more you can expect to lose on this diet. The average over person who is reasonably active physically can anticipate an actual fat loss of about 5 pounds in 10 days.

Total loss of should be even greater and immensely gratifying. An average loss of a pound a day, or a total of 10 pounds at the end of the 1o day period is not too much to hope for as the readjusting tissues begin to eliminate surplus water.

Your actual loss will depend upon physical activity, previous caloric diet level, rate of metabolism, tendency of tissues to retain water, and other factors.

In rare cases of extreme water retention it may take four or five more days to show the most weight loss, but when it does show up it often does so with some suddenness.

If you don’t get results on this 10 day diet -we hate to say it -the suspicion is in order that you’re doing between-meal “piecing” or sneaking in an extra snack here and there. At its level of approximately 750 calories, loss is inevitable.

Take as much water, black coffee or clear tea as you wish. Restrict salt, though this is unnecessary unless there is actual water retention

  • Use lemon or orange in tea.
  • Use salt, pepper and vinegar in salad dressings.
  • Take a daily teaspoon of baking soda in water to guard against possible acidosis.
  • Take a daily tablespoon of calcium phosphate for mineral values if your doctor approves.
  • Change the order of foods within the day. Use the milk allowance in coffee or tea.
  • Add white of a second egg to egg portions for greater satisfaction, few calories.
  • Change the order of a day’s complete menu from one day to another if it helps you better to utilize cans of opened foods. Substitute one meat for another (but retain the two servings of liver). Use buttermilk instead of skim milk.

On the 10 Day Diet You Must:

Boil or poach eggs (any method except frying). Broil, boil, bake or roast meats, never fry them. Use water-packed apricots, peaches, etc., or drain off the heavy syrup. Eat only the lean portion of meats.

On the 10 Day Diet You Must Not

Use mayonnaise or oil dressings (mineral oil is permissible but may prevent Vitamin A absorption from vegetables; Vitamin Cocktail guards against this).
Use sugar or butter, cream or fats in foods or their preparation.
Omit items (except coffee or tea) or eat less food than is allowed per day.
Continue the diet beyond ten days without your doctor’s permission, or begin it if he advises against rapid reduction (the diet is perfectly safe for anyone in normal health).

10 Day Diet Vitamin Cocktail

This tasty and vitamin-packed little drink is a valuable accessory to any reducing diet-splendid even if you aren’t reducing, for that matter. It is rich in Vitamins A, C, the B complex, and D, and guards against deficiency of these essentials in restricted diets. The calorie value is negligible considering its vitamin richness. Mix fresh daily and serve chilled.

Mix a tablespoon of dried brewer’s yeast with five drops of haliver oil with viosterol (or other A and D concentrate) in ½ glass of tomato juice. Substitute other fruit juices if you prefer; some persons find milk a more pleasing vehicle than juices. Or you may prefer to munch brewer’s yeast tablets, take one haliver oil capsule per day, and include citrus juices for all-around vitamin protection.

Breakfast

6 halves canned or stewed apricots
Black coffee

Lunch

Broiled hamburger, 2 patties
Generous lettuce, tomato and cucumber salad
2 glass whole milk
Coffee or tea

Dinner

Vitamin Cocktail or grapefruit juice
Lean steak, broiled
½ cup string beans
Raw celery, 4 stalks
Coffee or tea

10 Day Diet SECOND DAY-TUESDAY

Breakfast

1 egg, boiled or poached
1 slice whole wheat bread or toast
Coffee

Lunch

1 egg, boiled or poached
Asparagus, 8-10 stalks
2 glass skim milk or buttermilk
Coffee or tea

Dinner

1 cup clear consomme
Liver, beef or calf, large serving, pan broiled
½ cup cauliflower
½ sliced tomato
Coffee or tea

10 Day Diet THIRD DAY- WEDNESDAY

Breakfast

Vitamin Cocktail or tomato juice
Coffee

Lunch

Lean broiled steak
½ cup string beans
Coleslaw
½ glass whole milk
Coffee or tea

Dinner

1 cup bouillon
2 pork chops, broiled, lean meat only
½ cup stewed celery
Mixed green salad: endive, onion, lettuce, green pepper, radish, cucumber, to suit
Coffee or tea

10 Day Diet FOURTH DAY-THURSDAY

Breakfast

1 egg, boiled or poached
1 slice whole wheat bread or toast
Coffee

Lunch

1 egg boiled or poached
½ cup spinach, broccoli or beet greens
Raw celery, 4 stalks
½ glass skim milk

Dinner

1 cup bouillon
Broiled chicken (lean meat of ½ broiler)
Tossed salad: lettuce, tomato, cucumber,
radish, chopped parsley 1 sliced orange Coffee or tea

10 Day Diet FIFTH DAY-FRIDAY

Breakfast

1 egg, boiled or poached
1 slice whole wheat toast or bread
Coffee

Lunch

Poached egg on spinach
½ cup cauliflower
½ glass skim milk
Coffee or tea

Dinner

1 cup clear consomme
Liberal serving of fish with lemon
(Haddock, sole, halibut, cod, whitefish, etc., but not oily fishes such as salmon or tuna)
Raw salad: shredded cabbage, grated carrot, chopped parsley and green pepper
Coffee or tea

10 Day Diet SIXTH DAY-SATURDAY

Breakfast

1 sliced orange
Coffee

Lunch

Lean steak, broiled
Coleslaw
½ cup string beans
½ glass whole milk
Coffee or tea

Dinner

Vitamin Cocktail or tomato juice
2 lamb chops or 2 small pork chops, broiled, lean meat only
Asparagus, 8-10 stalks Coffee or tea

10 Day Diet SEVENTH DAY-SUNDAY

Breakfast

Vitamin Cocktail or grapefruit juice
1 egg boiled or poached
Coffee

Dinner

1 cup consomme
Serving lean roast beef, or ½ breast of chicken
½ cup broccoli or beet greens Sliced tomato on lettuce
Coffee or tea

Supper

2 slices lean beef from Sunday roast
½ cup string beans
½ glass whole milk
2 halves canned peaches (or 1 fresh)
Coffee or tea

10 Day Diet EIGHTH DAY-MONDAY

Breakfast

1 egg, boiled or poached
1 slice whole wheat bread or toast
Coffee

Lunch

1 egg, boiled or poached
½ cup stewed tomatoes
1 cup shredded cabbage with chopped parsley and green pepper
½ glass skim milk
Coffee or tea

Dinner

Vitamin Cocktail or orange juice
2 broiled veal chops, lean meat only
½ cup stewed celery
½ grapefruit
Coffee or tea

10 Day Diet NINTH DAY-TUESDAY

Breakfast

Sliced tomato on green lettuce leaves
Coffee

Lunch

Broiled hamburger, 2 patties
1 cup boiled cabbage
½ glass whole milk

Dinner

Vitamin Cocktail or tomato juice
Liver, beef or calf, large serving, pan broiled
½ cup spinach, or beet greens Raw celery, 4 stalks
Coffee or tea

10 Day Diet TENTH DAY-WEDNESDAY

Breakfast

½ grapefruit
Coffee

Lunch

2 boiled or poached eggs
Coleslaw
½ cup stewed tomatoes ½ glass skim milk

Coffee or tea

Dinner
1 cup clear consomme
2 slices lean roast beef or lamb
Salad: lettuce, cucumber and tomato with chopped parsley Coffee or tea and weigh yourself tomorrow morning!

Over a pretty short time, the Miracle Diet should drop your weight just as fast as out-and-out fasting. And you’ll be much happier about the whole thing.

When the body is completely starved for longer than a brief period, it slows down its metabolism in order to conserve its substance-whereas your object, as a reducer, is to use up that substance.

Eventually, of course, a starved body must begin to pull calories from fat stores and the breakdown of these fats results in an accumulation of acids which do not have sufficient minerals and buffers to neutralize them because you have been eating so little food.

It is unlikely that a one-day fast could injure you, if you are in normal health and the idea has any appeal, but the benefits (aside from psychological ones) are dubious from any long-term point of view and physicians who favor rapid reducing diets do not prescribe fasts.

As you can  imagine I did not create this Miracle 10 Day Diet but if you try it why not send me a tweet or a note on Facebook?

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Fast food nutrition facts

I still like fast food and even though I avoid it at almost all costs I will still fall pretty hard for a side of fries.

Lately I have been able to avoid fast food altogether by making sure that I plan dinners with my wife more often and better.

Fast Food Nutrition Facts

fast food nutritionHere is a great big huge page of nutritional info on the foods sold by almost all of the fast food outlets in the country

Fast Food Restaurants Nutrition Facts Compared

Looking at the list will make you even more aware of the bad choices in fast food takeout. Not only are the calories high but there is always a lot of sodium and of course all of these foods are heavily processed with a lot of additives.

I always think that the average person should only be eating about 1500 calories a day so when I see a list like this I try to see how how large a an average meal would be. If you were to eat 1000 calories in a meal it would be terrible (this would be a very bad and big meal) but…

If you look at these you can see that according to this list it would not be difficult at all.

The other thing that is hard to count but should be pretty clear by now to most people is the lack of micronutrients in fast food. when you deep fry everything it turns into the food quality of candy. There are no vitamins and minerals left from the potato after you slice and dice and fry the crap out of it.

Article source: http://www.fitnesstipsforlife.com/fast-food-nutrition-facts.html

Fruits to make you look 10 years younger

Fruit calories are very healthy as compared to calories in fast foods or processed food.

So, don’t avoid fruits.In fact have more of fruit calories if you want to get rid of that excess flab from your body.

Fruits require 20-25 minutes to digest and give us energy and vegetables take 4 hours to become nutrients for energy whereas meat takes up to 72 hours to completely break down and pass out from the body.

The Problem with Non-Fruit Foods

fruit salad

fruit salad

Unlike carnivorous animals,your intestines are too long for meat to pass out fast which leads to putrification of meat and accumulation of toxins in the body.

Meat produces Uric acid which your body is incapable of handling..this causes further tissue damage.

Further,fruits have anti oxidant properties and they take care of free radicals and reverse ageing.

Moreover fruits have enzymes essential for various bodily activities like metabolism, so difficult to obtain from meats and processed foods.

Dead meat products are not life supporting in the real sense but fruits are live foods and are a store house of solar energy.

Fruits also aid in filtering and cleansing of toxins from the body. Most of the loss programs out there ignore the fact that toxin elimination is the most important aspect of losing or burning fat.

In fact, without toxin removal the fat cells become very stubborn to be burned or eliminated from the body.

Now consider this, having 2500 calories from fruit is good or being on a diet plan consisting of 1000 calories from meat and processed foods is good for health and maintaining ideal ?

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