You can adhere to the Mediterranean diet for the whole life. Those who consider such way of nutrition as a lifestyle, easily maintain desired weight. If you intend to lose weight, this diet will help you lose 0.5-1 kg per week.
The basic rules of the diet are as follows. The dishes are steamed or baked in foil. Salads are dressed with olive oil and can serve as a separate dish. Such a diet is rich in fish oil, which contains useful acids.
This diet allows you to eat the following foods: fruits and vegetables, fatty fish, meat in small quantities, whole grain bread, cereal, pasta, olive oil. For lunch and dinner you can afford a glass of dry wine. It is strictly forbidden to consume fried, red meat, fatty smoked products, sweets, white wheat bread.
The process of weight loss is slow. Be patient, especially if you’re going to lose weight significantly. But the effective result is guaranteed, and extra weight will not return. This diet is more suitable for the summer, as vegetables and fruits are useful and accessible in the season of ripening.
This is not a starvation diet, and it has many advantages. It allows to permanently save the desired weight and the lost pounds will not be returned. Diet is useful for the circulatory system and prevents the development of atherosclerosis. There is no lack in nutrients for the organism.
The approximate menu:
Breakfast: a cocktail of strawberries and low-fat yogurt, low-fat cottage cheese, a piece of whole-wheat bread
Lunch: half a cup of brown rice, fish with herbs, baked in foil, salad of chicory and apples, tomato juice.
Dinner: pasta with pesto and olive oil, green salad with tomatoes and bell peppers. A glass of dry wine.