Who doesn’t want to shed some pounds right before vacation time and look fabulous in that new bikini. The cucumber diet is perfect for all of those who want to lose some weight fast without counting calories and bites. You’ll need to follow this dietary regimen for 14 days and afterwards you’ll see the amazing result. As the name suggest, the main ingredient is cucumber, but you’ll get other meals as well, you won’t be eating just cucumbers for 14 days, don’t worry. Cucumbers are beneficial for weight loss because they’re extremely low in calories but give a feeling of satiety, which will prevent you from reaching for the occasional snack or two. You can eat cucumbers as much as you like, whenever you like, no limits to the amount!
Other products you can consume during this diet:
- 150g of tuna (without the oil), 2 boiled eggs or 15 grams grilled white meat.
- 3 pieces of whole wheat bread or 2 larger boiled potatoes
- 2 larger boiled potatoes ( the potatoes can be boiled, baked but not fried) or 3 pieces of whole wheat bread
- 0,5 kg of fresh fruits
- Liquids: tea, coffee (no sugar) No soda drinks and alcohol.
Between meals or within meals if you want, you can consume fresh cucumber salad or prepare a cucumber shake. Whenever you feel hungry feel free to consume both of these solutions. The amount is unlimited.
Cucumber Diet Menu (for a day):
Breakfast: one plate of cucumber salad and 2 hard-boiled eggs
Between meals: one big apple, one peach (lower than 200 gr) or 5 plums
Lunch: Toasted whole wheat bread and a bowl of cucumber salad
Between meals: Cucumber shake
Dinner: Fruit by choice (300 grams)
What do you need to make Cucumber Diet Salad?
- 400 grams of cucumber
- 200 ml of sour milk or yogurt, salt and fresh young onion.
How to prepare Cucumber Diet Salad:
After you peel the cucumber, cut it into small pieces. Then add salt and mix it well. After that add the yogurt and milk and mix well. In the end, add the onion and the salad is ready.
How to prepare Cucumber Diet Shake:
Blend the following ingredients: one apple, a handful of washed spinach and one cucumber (not pealed). Then after you add some fresh ginger, blend it again. Put the shake in a glass and decorate it with crushed almonds and walnuts. You must drink it immediately in order not to lose its healing properties.
This beverage is rich in minerals and vitamins as Vitamin K and A. It also contains fiber, iron, magnesium, calcium and Vitamin B, E and C.
Some useful advices:
Although this diet is simple you need to be careful about the quality of the products you consume. Purchase them from reliable stores so you would avoid chemically treated vegetables.
It is quite important to be physically active when you are on this diet. You can exercise or do some sport- it’s up to you! 30 minutes of fast walking can be a great idea.