Zucchini (courgette) is one of the most popular squashes in America and Europe. Zucchini is one of the very low calorie vegetables; provide only 20 calories per 100 g. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. Its peel is a good source of dietary fiber that helps reduce constipation and offers some protection against colon cancers. Fresh fruits are rich in vitamin A. Fresh pods, indeed, are a good source of anti-oxidant vitamin-C.
If you hang in there for 1 month with this zucchini diet – with no problem you can get rid of 15-20 pounds. Just the first week you can lose 5-10 pounds. Besides weight loss, you gonna frees your organism from harmful substances and refresh the body.
When you buy zucchini, ensure that it’s young and sweet in taste. The zucchini squash that has flowers attached are the real fresh and juicy examples. Also, check if the one you are buying is sleek, smooth and firm and has bright-colored skin. It is always advisable to store zucchini in perforated plastic bags inside a refrigerator drawer. Try not to keep zucchini fruit stored for more than 3 days, since they can get damaged in overly cold temperatures. If damaged, you will notice hollow pits in the skin surface of the fruit after you take it out of the refrigerator.
Besides zucchini, in the diet, you can also include raw carrots and cabbage. The zucchini diet also includes the presence of fruit (apple, kiwi, tangerine, orange or plums). This diet also must contain proteins, which implies the presence of veal, lean beef, turkey, chicken, rabbit.
Zucchini diet for a day:
Breakfast: stewed zucchini (250 g) with vegetables (200 g), a cup of green tea. Snack: 1 apple, a glass of orange juice or water. Lunch: baked zucchini (250 g), a piece of boiled meat (250 g), 1 kiwi fruit or plums and a few cups of green tea. Snack: baked zucchini (300 g), salad with cabbage and carrots (200 g), a glass of apple juice. Dinner: 100 g of dried prunes or 2-3 fresh plums and a glass of apple juice or green tea.