Cabbage Soup Diet Weight Loss That Really Works so Fast

By: Dede Purneim

On the top of the list of quick-fix fad diets is the cabbage soup diet weight loss. It should not be followed as a long-term eating plan, as it is dangerously low in calories and could do more harm than good.

The Cabbage Soup Diet offers fast weight loss, but it is completely lacking in nutrition, flavor and variety. You'll consume mostly soups of cabbage, onion, celery, carrots, tomatoes and mushrooms. Nutritionists argue that the pounds shed are more likely attributed to the dramatic and dangerous loss in calories and not the proposed fat-burning power found in the cabbage. This diet deprives your body of essential nutrients and has been correlated to difficulty concentrating, feeling light-headed and weak.

Here is a recipe for the cabbage soup diet, if you elect not to take it in pill form:

Ingredients of the cabbage soup diet weight loss:
1 head cabbage
6 green onions
2 green peppers
1 can diced tomatoes
1 bunch celery
1 pack Lipton onion soup mix (using self made vegetable broth tastes better)

Method of the cabbage soup diet weight loss:

  1. Cut the vegetables into bite size pieces.
  2. You can salute the vegetables a little in a frying pan first. Add a little salt and pepper for flavor if you want.
  3. Mix everything in a large pot, and add enough water to cover everything.
  4. Bring to a boil, then turn the heat down, and simmer until the veggies are soft.

The diet needs to be followed exactly! The cabbage soup diet will only work if it is followed exactly how it is set down, means no deviation from the format:

Day 1
Eat all of the fruit you want (except for bananas). You can eat only the cabbage soup and the fruit for the first day. You can drink unsweetened teas, cranberry juice and water.

Day 2
You can eat all of the fresh, raw or cooked vegetables that you want.

Day 3
You can eat all the soup you want, as well as fruits and vegetables.

Day 4
You should eat as many as eight bananas, as well as drink as many glasses of skim milk. You should also keep eating the cabbage soup.

Day 5
Eat 10-20 ounces of beef and up to six fresh tomatoes. You should also drink at least 6 to 8 glasses of water in order to flush out the uric acid within your body. You should have at least one bowl of cabbage soup. If you don't like beef, you can exchange it for skinless, baked chicken.

Day 6
Incorporates just beef and vegetables. You can eat all of the beef and vegetables you want, as well as at least one bowl of the cabbage soup.

Day 7
You can eat as much brown rice, vegetables and unsweetened fruit juices as you want, as well as at least one bowl of the cabbages.

There is no better way to jump start any weight loss program incorporate the cabbage soup diet in your weight loss program and watch the pounds melt away quickly.

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