12-day diet

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Last reviewed: 23.04.2024

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There are very, very many methods of losing weight for every taste and color. Some losing weight listen to dieticians' advice and lose weight slowly, for several months. And others need to get rid of boring kilograms quickly - for example, lose weight for the holiday or the first days of vacation. 12-day diet is a more useful alternative to losing weight in 2-3 days.

The essence of the 12-day diet is twelve mono-diets, one day each. This method of nutrition is also called consecutive unloading days. It is transferred such a way of eating, say at once, is not easy: judging by the reviews, not many endure all 12 days of the new diet.

What is the proposed method of losing weight?

  • Judging by the numerous comments, 12-day allows you to lose about 10 kg of excess weight. Results will be visible on the third day of dietary nutrition.
  • Before you start to follow the diet, it is important to make sure there are no contraindications: these are diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and urinary system diseases, and infectious diseases.
  • It is believed that the 12-day period is easier to tolerate in the autumn or in the winter.
  • The diet provides strict observance of the menu and some rules: do not eat three hours before the expected sleep, drink at least 2 liters of liquid, do not salt and do not sweeten dishes.


Menu 12-day diet

  1. Kefir menu of the first day: during the first day in three meals 1 liter of kefir is drunk. Additionally, drinking water, tea based on herbs, and also one spoon of vegetable oil is allowed.
  2. Fruit menu of the second day: five tangerines or oranges, plus allowed water or tea, as well as vegetable oil (1 tbsp.).
  3. Curd menu of the third day: 750 g of low-fat cottage cheese (home or shop), divided into three meals.
  4. Four-day menu: 1 liter of caviar (home or shop).
  5. Chocolate menu of the fifth day: a stogram of chocolate (dark, from 76% cocoa).
  6. Apple menu of the sixth day: for the whole day - a half kilogram of fresh apples, not too sweet.
  7. Cheese menu of the seventh day: for the whole day - 300 g of cheese ("Adyghe" or "Amateur"), plus, as always, vegetable oil and tea on herbs.
  8. Vegetable menu of the eighth day: a liter pack of tomato juice, as well as a plate of sliced vegetables.
  9. Fish menu of the ninth day: 0.4 kg of low-fat fish fillet cooked in a double boiler or oven.
  1. Vegetable menu number 2: three plates of sliced vegetables, such as cucumbers, cabbage, tomatoes, celery stalk and greens.
  2. We repeat the menu of the third day.
  3. Fruit menu of the twelfth day: 1 kg of raw plums plus 500 g of rinsed prunes.

12-day diet is not recommended to repeat more than 4 times a year. For more effective weight loss, it is advisable to engage in easy gymnastics, walk in the open air daily (at least twice for half an hour).

What can you eat during a diet?

  • It is necessary to strictly follow the daily menu, in addition to which only water is allowed, herbal teas and one tablespoon of any vegetable oil per day (preferably linseed, sesame, grape, but sunflower).

What you can not eat?

  • Do not eat any foods not provided for in the diet menu.

Exit from a gradual diet

  • you can not immediately attack the food;
  • Little by little, every 3 hours;
  • during the first week after the end of the diet is not recommended to eat fatty meat, fat, cream, as well as fried foods and sweets;
  • Instead of the last meal, 200 ml of fresh kefir with a cracker is allowed.

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What are the advantages of a 12-day diet?

There is no need to look for low-calorie recipes and prepare food.

  • The menu is simple, without any frills.
  • Alternation of plant, carbohydrate and protein foods allow maintaining metabolic processes in the body.
  • The results can be noticed almost immediately, and for the entire period of limited nutrition, a loss of 7-8 to 15 kg of excess weight is allowed.

Reviews about a diet of twelve days

The diet is not as simple as it seems at first glance. Therefore, if you firmly decide to stand firm all the days you need, then you need to know a few rules based on feedback:

  • Take away sugar and salt so that there is no temptation to add them to your food;
  • find a friend or girlfriend for losing weight: together it will be easier to endure the hardships of limited nutrition;
  • if you find it difficult to eat three times a day, then the estimated amount of the approved product can be divided into five or more receptions;
  • Do not forget to drink water, as this will help to avoid a constant sensation of hunger, and also will purify the body;
  • clearly determine for yourself the stimulus for weight loss - it helps to keep the diet to the finish;
  • It is psychologically easier if we do not weigh ourselves daily, but, for example, once every 3-4 days;
  • during a diet it is important to sleep well and not overwork, because dietary restrictions are a strong stress for the body, and it is not necessary to aggravate it.

A 12-day diet for some may seem too strict. Therefore, before you begin to implement it, weigh the possibilities of your body and your health, and also make sure that there are no physical and mental congestion on the anticipated days of the diet. Well, if one of your friends or loved ones supports you - it will help to come to the desired goal faster and better.

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