Do you often ask yourself how to start losing weight? What method or which diet would give you the best results?
If you want to rejuvenate your body, to improve your health state and thus lose up to 4 pounds, then you might try this olives diet which lasts between three and five days.
We believe that most of us, already know how healthy olives and olive oil are.
Olives are rich in fibers, amino acids, calcium, zinc, phosphorus, copper, selenium and iron, vitamins A, C, E. At 100 g of ripe olives has about 6.3% of carbohydrates, 0.8% protein and 10.7% fat.
It is therefore not surprising that doctors often recommend to consume 10 to 12 olives before breakfast, as prevention from all diseases. The daily consumption of olives on this lever, lowers the risk of occurrence of elevated cholesterol and thus the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases. All is a very good for digestion and thus reduce the risk of occurrence of disease of the digestive tract.
However, according to the percentage of the vitamins contained in olive oil, the vitamin E is in the first place which in combination with the large amounts of other antioxidants can neutralize harmful toxins in the body.
Also it enables faster regeneration of cells, particularly those that affect aging. It is therefore no surprise that olive oil is often used by the cosmetic industries, especially from those who are dealing with the skin restoration and slowing down the aging of skin cells.
Olive oil helps for the proper functioning of the bile, allowing normal digestion and absorption of nutrients.
The richness in minerals is very important for the kidneys functions which together with the liver, are very important for the elimination of harmful toxins from the body, which in turn contributes to better health in short term but also in long-term view.
How to practices this diet?
Let’s get back to the olives diet, which is actually an detoxification diet and serves to detoxify the body in a short period and should not be practiced in more than five days.
In fact, this that can make a great boon for the body, but since it does not contain enough variety of nutrients, its posture for long periods is not recommended and can harm the health of the body.
After the diet, it is recommended to start a healthy and balanced diet avoiding going back to the previous bad habits which could lead to an even greater increase in weight.
In addition, if you want to try this diet, you must been a fan of olives, especially the green ones.
Here’s how to perform this diet
– breakfast and dinner: salad
– 40 g arugula
– 40 g lettuce
– 2 large fresh cucumber
– 40 g green olives
– 1 green pepper
– 1 tomato
– Indian walnut
– small quantity of wine vinegar
– olive oil
Salt is not necessary, because olives are salty enough, but if you cannot live without salt, then use sea salt.
For lunch and dinner, eat green and black olives, but they have to be chopped.
Also, don’t forget that black olives have more calories than green, so for better effect of the diet it is recommended a consumption of green olives. Between meals, drink lots of plain carbonated water.
During the day, you must not consume more than 3 tablespoons of olive oil.
Daily overall (best in the morning), you can eat between 30 and 50 g of nuts – almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts and Indian walnuts.
For lunch, you may eat cereals with whole grains, brown rice, oats, barley, buckwheat, whole seeds bread, sorghum (there isn’t any recommended daily amount of intake, so feel free to consume them until you start feeling full).
Boil the whole grains and prepare them in a form of pulp. Fish is allowed, but in smaller amounts (about 150 g), prepared with a little garlic and olive oil.
Dairy products are also allowed like yogurt, kefir, low-fat milk but in limited quantities. For example, small glass of 200 mL of yogurt, milk or kefir. Do not use any other oil except olive.
At the end of the diet, you will not only lose weight, but you’ll notice that your skin will become more supple. This occurs because of the fatty acids contained in olive, which will normalize metabolism and stimulate fat burning, but also regulate the creation of lipids in the skin.
Towards this diet may adhere healthy people, people how want to know how to start losing weight naturally and people who have problems with elevated cholesterol. If you have any other health problems or doubts, make sure you check with your doctor or nutritionist.