Cucumber diet is ideal for those who doesn’t like to think much about what to eat during the diet. The diet last 10 days and there are a few products that are consumed in that period.
There is an extended alternative of 14 days where people have lost up to 7 kg. ( Physical activity included)
The main product of this diet is the cucumber which can be consumed in any amount when ever you feel hungry.
Other food that you can eat during this diet are:
- 2 boiled eggs or 150 grams of tuna (without the oil) or 15 grams grilled white meat.
- 2 larger boiled potatoes ( the potatoes can be boiled, baked but not fried) or 3 peaces of whole wheat bread
- 0,5 kg of fresh fruits
- Liquids: water, tea, coffee (no sugar). No alcohol and soda drinks.
Every meal as well as between meals – feel free to dig in that fresh cucumber salad or make a cucumber shake. You can consume unlimited amounts of both whenever you feel hungry.
Breakfast: 2 hard boiled eggs and one plate of cucumber salad.
Between meal: 5 plums, or one big apple or peach. The fruit should not be more than 200 gr.
Lunch: Toasted whole wheat brad and a bowl of cucumber salad
Between meal: Cucumber shake
Dinner: Fruit by choice (300 grams)
How to make a cucumber salad:
The salad is very easy to make and is very simple.
Here is what you need:
- 400 grams of cucumber
- 200 ml of sour milk or yogurt, salt and fresh young onion.
Cucumber Salad Preparation :
Peal and cut the cucumber to small pieces. Add salt and mix well to spread the salt. Add sour milk or yogurt and mix it gentle. Add the onion and serve.
Cucumber Shake Preparation:
Put the following in a blender: one cucumber (not pealed), one apple, a hand of washed spinach. Add some fresh ginger and mix well. Pour it in a glass and add pieces of crushed walnuts and almonds. Drink it while it is fresh, if you leave it for later it will loose it’s healing properties.
This drink will provide you the needed vitamins and minerals like Vitamin A and K. It is rich with fibers, magnesium, iron, Vitamin C, E and B as well as with calcium.
While this diet is very simple, it is also important to pay attention on what kind of products you are using. By them from a trusted provider just to avoid eating chemically over treated vegetables.
It is important to be physically active during this diet. Any sport can do the trick. For example: 30 minutes of fast walking (until you start sweating) is a good idea.