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Finnish diet

Finnish dietFinnish diet, as well as other diets which are based on vegetable soup, is well tolerated and is sufficiently effective. The difference between this diet from the previous similar ones is in the fact that it can be recommended for the long-term use. It is allowed to adhere to the Finnish diet for 1-2 months, thus you will lose weight from 1 to 3 kg per week.

The basic principles of the Finnish diet also resemble the similar systems of nutrition. This is low calorie diet, so the caloric intake is reduced and some products are excluded from the ration – sweets, bakery products, pasta, rice, animal fats, smoked food, canned food. Such products as seafood, fruits and vegetables prevail in it. It is recommended to drink more fluids, up to 2 liters of water a day.

The basis of the ration of the Finnish diet is vegetable soup. But it’s not a mono diet. Permitted products: any vegetables, fruits and fruit juices, cereals: buckwheat, oats, pearl barley; seafood, lean meats, fish, low-fat milk, low-fat dairy products, low-fat cottage cheese, tea and coffee without sugar, mineral water.

To prepare the main dish, exactly the Finnish soup, you will need to take 500 grams of onions, 300 grams of celery, 250 grams of carrots, 250 grams of cabbage, 250 grams of parsley, 200 grams of leeks,  200 grams of cauliflower, 1 clove of garlic, a glass of tomato juice, black pepper, basil, tarragon.

Wash the vegetables, cut into cubes, cover with cold water and simmer until fully cooked. Then you need to turn them into puree and add the tomato juice and spices. Next, cook for another 10 minutes.

The diet is well balanced, so it can be applied up to the normalization of weight. Regime of nutrition contains 4-5 times a day.

Approximate menu:

Breakfast: soup, porridge with 2 tablespoons of milk, fruit juice.

Second breakfast: soup, fresh fruit.

Lunch: fish soup, a piece of boiled chicken, salad of greens and grated carrots, fruit juice.

Dinner: soup, roast of lean meat, buckwheat porridge, fruit salad with yogurt.

Before bedtime: 1 glass of warm milk

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