Looking for that perfect winter diet to get into your fancy New Year’s dress? Look no further, the 7 day soup-based diet is the perfect choice for shaving off those few extra pounds, without starving yourself.
The diet is simple and easy to follow, and you will only need to keep it up for seven days, time in which you will lose up to 9 pounds. The diet is structured on a three meals per day basis, all of which have one thing in common: the vegetable soup.
Breakfast: a slice of dark bread with low-fat cheese and a glass of unsweetened lemonade or green tea
Lunch: 250 grams grilled beef, rye bread, a tomato
Dinner: vegetable soup (2 carrots, 3 tomatoes, 1 leek stalk, 1 celery stalk, salt and pepper)
Breakfast: a banana, a cup of milk with cereal
Lunch: tomato soup with 150 grams of low-fat cow’s-milk cheese, a slice of rye bread
Dinner: chicken soup (chicken broth, 1 onion, 1 bell pepper, 2 carrots, parsley, 1 tomato and salt)
Breakfast: 2 slices of rye toast with honey
Lunch: Mediterranean salad (1 red onion, 1/2 cup chopped chives, 2-3 spoons olive oil, 1 cucumber, 1 tomato)
Dinner: tomato soup (2 tomatoes, 1 onion, parsley, salt and pepper)
Breakfast: whole-grain cheese muffin, a cup of black coffee
Lunch: salad with 250 grams pot-roasted turkey, 1 tomato, 1 green lettuce head, whole-wheat croutons
Dinner: cabbage soup (1 onion, 1 bell pepper, 1 cabbage, salt and pepper)
Breakfast: two slices of toast with butter and honey, one glass of orange juice
Lunch: chicken salad (200 grams chicken breast, leafy greens, salt, pepper, lemon juice)
Dinner: chicken soup, an apple
Breakfast: 1 soft-boiled egg, a slice of whole-wheat bread, one glass of orange juice
Lunch: bean salad (250 grams green beans, parsley, 1 bell pepper, 5-6 olives)
Dinner: onion soup (2-3 white onions, parsnip, parsley, 3 carrots, salt and pepper)
Breakfast: a glass of milk, 2 slices of ham with toast
Lunch: 250 grams grilled veal, goat cheese, green lettuce and a red onion
Dinner: bean soup (200 grams white beans, 1 onion, 1 carrot, 1 bell pepper, salt and pepper)
Aside from the fixed menu, you should also remember to drink plenty of water and try to include at least 10-15 minutes of physical activity into your schedule.