A couple of weeks is enough to have a flat stomach thanks to the yogurt diet. Let’s find out how it works and what are the advantages.
There are times of the year when, more than others, we desire get back in shape. Whether it’s the swimsuit rehearsal or simply the approach of a holiday in which you know that you will tend to transgress, the yogurt diet could be for you.
Obviously, as with all diets that involve significant changes in one’s diet, it is recommended to consult your doctor or specialist before starting them.
What is the yogurt diet and how does it work?
The yogurt diet is one of many diets that revolve around the prevalent consumption of a single food (yoghurt, in this case). It is a diet that allows you to observe the first benefits in the first 7 days, allowing for a weight loss of up to 3 kg.
It involves the introduction in all three main meals of the day of a large dose of yogurt which, in cases of intolerance, can also be lactose or soy free. The important thing, however, is that they are present live lactic ferments such as bifidobacteria and lactobacilli.
If you’re worried about the high amount of yogurt to consume that this diet proposes, don’t worry: yogurt (natural of course) doesn’t make you fat, thanks to its low calorie content. Furthermore, it is easily digested and contributes a good amount of protein to the diet.
Yogurt diet menu
The yogurt diet begins by consuming a Breakfast 200 g of white and sugar-free yogurt together with 40 grams of cereals (bran or flakes as long as they are without sugar) and a coffee, always without sugar.
The two/three snacks (mid-morning, as a snack and after dinner in case of sudden hunger) can be a piece of fruit, 30 grams of dried fruit, 3 dates or prunes or dried apricots, always accompanied by a sugar-free herbal tea.
Per lunch, it is possible to consume 200 g of yogurt (always white and without sugar) together with a green salad, a handful of dried fruit and other raw or cooked vegetables to taste. Every other day it is recommended to replace the yoghurt-based lunch with 50 g of whole grains and a lean protein, choosing between oily fish and white meat.
Per cenaa vegetable minestrone (or a soup), 300 g of yoghurt enriched with a teaspoon of honey and a handful of dried fruit or, if the lunch was based on cereals and proteins, only yoghurt and fresh fruit (about two portions)
As with all diets, it is recommended that you drink at least 8 glasses of water per day in addition to that consumed with herbal teas. Alcoholic and carbonated drinks are not recommended.
What are the benefits of the yogurt diet
The advantages of this diet, which in any case is recommended do not follow up for more than a couple of weeksthey are many. First your skin will reap great benefits, returning shiny and soft again.
You will also be able to lose weight, especially if associated with moderate physical activity. Your teaintestinal ransis it will be more regular thanks to the presence of the live lactic acids of the yoghurt which will clean it of the remaining waste.
In short, the yogurt diet will not only help you deflate the belly, but also to feel better, it’s perfect if you don’t have much time to get back in shape. If you are looking for other flash diets to follow for a short time and shake off a few pounds, we suggest you try the Monday and Tuesday diet.
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