Restrictive and crash diets means to starve yourself for three to five days, the benefits rarely outnumber the negatives.
In pineapple diet, you spend those five days eating one of the most nutritious, dense fruits. Eat pineapple along with other nutritious foods for five days.
Difference between the pineapple diet and other diets
The pineapple diet is a highly restrictive diet.You need to adopt it only when you need to get rid of a few extra pounds.
Consume four to five pounds of pineapple per day to get in terms of macro and micronutrients:
- 2g of fat
- 10g of protein
- 1,000 calories
- small doses of calcium, iron, zinc, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin B, and potassium
Pros and cons of the diet
Read and decide whether or not pineapple diet is the right one for you :
Easy to find and prepare ingredients.
It will make you lose weight quickly .
This diet works as a detox .
-can get monotonous
-will retain fewer liquids and will make you deprived of certain nutrients
– increase the risk of kidney problems and heart disease
Pineapple contains bromelain, an enzyme that reduces inflammation.
Pineapple improves digestion, which in turn cleanses the colon.
Bromelain improves absorption of important nutrients and makes you feel fuller for longer, prevents cravings and stress eating.
Pineapple is rich in dietary fiber and vitamin B.
One-day meal plan
- 2-3 slices of pineapple
- 1 cup of low-fat yogurt and oatmeal
- 1 glass of pineapple juice
- one hard-boiled egg.
- grilled tuna
- 1 cup of pineapple grill
– one fillet of chicken.
Afternoon snack :
– a glass of pineapple juice
– low-fat yogurt.
- chicken and pineapple salad. You can add tomatoes and asparagus.
- for your lunch and dinner, you can combine any fish, chicken, or turkey fillet with pineapple
- consume a cup of green tea or a glass of apple cider vinegar and honey in the morning before breakfast.
– maximize the effect of the pineapple diet
– prepare a large batch of vegetable broth
-do some light exercise
-try to control yourself once the diet is over
-keep yourself hydrated during the five days
-when you use tuna for lunch, opt for the oil-packed version
There is a possibility of diarrhea, so be prepared if that happens.
If you get rashes around the corners of your mouth, stop the diet immediately.
An alternative approach
This means cutting 500 calories from your typical diet.
Replace your daily cup of fruit with pineapple( 1 to 2 cups of fruit per day).
Replace your dessert with ½ cup of pineapple.
Add pineapple to your morning smoothie or snack to burn more calories and increase the micro and macro nutrients in your diet.
And of course, try to get 5 hours of moderate cardio exercise during the week.
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