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Incredible ten-day diet with broccoli!

Most people do not like broccoli. There is no child that wants to eat this vegetable, and the men will give several reasons against. But women somehow think this vegetable for acceptable. If you are one of them, then use the diet to lose some weight more.

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Broccoli – a source of vitamin C

Broccoli, like any other vegetables from the cabbage family is packed with vitamin C. One cup of broccoli provides 104 grams. vitamin C. Also, it’s rich with  fiber, selenium and other nutrients that are excellent in the fight against cancer. Furthermore, it is proven that broccoli reduces the risk of developing heart disease, and prostate cancer.

Ways of heat treatment

Best is when you eat the broccoli fresh because all the nutrients remain in it. However the best way to prepare the broccoli is to boil on steam, because on thet way the vitamins inside the plant can be saved. The needed time fo cooking is to 5 minutes. It is probably best to blanch in hot water a few seconds.

Arguments for and against

The nutritionists have both a positive and a negative attitude towards this diet with broccoli. The biggest resistance is due to the concentration of fiber which the broccoli has, and that can cause gas, nausea and diarrhea. It can also lead to poor absorption of certain trace elements such as iron and zinc.

But this diet has its arguments, and most of them are that it is great for detoxifying the body. Broccoli is especially recommended for smokers because it cleanses the body from the nicotine and other poisons that come from cigarettes. Furthermore is the best source of folic acid which is especially important for pregnant women.

Ten-day menu

The broccoli diet is based on a menu for two days. So, you have five different menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner to be applied two days in a row. When it comes to drinks, it’s allowed water and unsweetened coffee and black tea. Follow the ten-day menu diet with broccoli for better figure.

Day 1 and 2

Breakfast:

  • 200 g. cooked broccoli with a pinch of salt
  • 50 g. wheat bread
  • 1 cup unsweetened black tea

Lunch:

  • 250 gr. chicken soup, slightly salted
  • 150 g. chicken, boiled
  • 100 g. cooked broccoli

Dinner

  • 250 gr. cooked broccoli with a pinch of salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened black tea

Day 3 and 4

Breakfast:

  • 200 g. broccoli, cooked with olive oil, pepper and a garlic (leave it to cook the broccoli with garlic and pepper 20 minutes)

Lunch:

  • 50 g. tuna cooked with 150 g. Broccoli, a medium-sized onion and 2 medium tomatoes (cook the vegetables for 20-25 minutes then mix it with tuna)

Dinner:

  • The same as the breakfast

Day 5 and 6

Breakfast:

  • 100 g. lean beef, boiled
  • 100 g. cooked broccoli with 2 tablespoons of milk with low fat
  • Salad made with 100g. cooked broccoli and with 2 tablespoons of milk with low fat

Lunch:

  • 200 g. broccoli blanched in salted water
  • 1 slice wheat bread

Dinner:

  • 150 g. lean beef, cooked and slightly salted
  • 1 cup low fat milk

Day 7 and 8

Breakfast:

  • 100 g. cooked broccoli
  • 2 boiled eggs
  • 1 cup unsweetened black tea

Lunch:

  • 250 ml. chicken soup, slightly salted
  • 150 g. boiled chicken
  • 100 g. boiled broccoli

Dinner:

  • 250 gr. cooked broccoli with a pinch of salt
  • 1 cup of black tea, unsweetened

Day 9 and 10

Breakfast:

  • 100 g. boiled and salted broccoli
  • 2 boiled carrots

Lunch:

  • 100 g. boiled and salted broccoli
  • 100 g. cooked fish of your choice
  • 1 slice wheat bread

Dinner:

  • 200 g. cooked broccoli with a pinch of salt
  • 1 cooked potato together with shell

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