This pineapple diet will provide numerous nutrients needed by your body, and will help you lose excess weight. If followed for a week, it will help you lose few pounds. This fruit is extremely effective against bloating, cellulite and water retention. The fresh pineapple has a yellowish-orange crust and has no spots, with green leaves and hard structure.
Pineapple includes an enzyme, bromelain, which prevents inflammation and helps digestion. Moreover, it also accelerates the metabolism.
Moreover, it is high in water, (about 90%), iron, which creates red blood cells which are responsible for the transport of oxygen throughout the body, and potassium which eliminates the excess water.
This fruit is a hypo-caloric one and 100 grams have only 40 calories. Also, make sure you consume it ripe and fresh, and if you keep it in the fridge, you should turn it upside down, in order to make the sugar melt in the fruit.
Eating it fresh is of great benefit as you will consume high amounts of vitamin C, which is vital for the collagen formation that provides elasticity and health of the skin.
During this diet, you should avoid old cheese, alcohol, processed meat products, energetic drinks, carbohydrates. Also, you must drink at least 2 cups of tea on a daily basis, and at least 2 liters of water.
It is also advised to limit the consumption of oil to 2 tablespoons, as well as the use of spices, vinegar, and salt. You should benefit a lot from regular physical activity as well.
Also, note that this diet should be held only by healthy people, as it is unbalanced. It’s not recommended in the case of diabetes, colitis, intolerance to pineapple enzymes, and kidney and liver dysfunction.
This popular diet has been followed by Angelina Hanson a woman from England who after following this diet for a week, noticed great results.
We made a daily program that has which can serve you as an example:
- Breakfast: pineapple juice + 1 fruit + 1 cup of tea + banana or oatmeal with low fat yogurt
- Snack: natural pineapple juice + green salad
- Lunch: 4 pineapple slices + 1 slice of rye bread + baked fish or baked chicken meat + green salad
- Snack: pineapple juice + 1 apple
- Dinner: 2 pineapple slices + 1 cup of tea against bloating+50 grams of boiled rice
Don’t forget to drink at least 2 liters of water every day.
The aim of this diet is to detoxify the body, and thus, you will lose weight.
Nevertheless, note that you should incorporate pineapples into your regular diet as apart from their numerous nutrients they provide, they can help you lose weight, as it will help you avoid sweet cravings and provides a feeling of fullness.