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A 5-day broccoli diet plan can help you lose weight in a healthy way

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Did you know broccoli is a great source of fiber and calcium? Eat it raw or cooked and you will supply your body with all essential vitamins and minerals. You can’t get a bigger dose of nutrients and vitamins from any other vegetable. Broccoli is key for successful weight loss and better health, as it plays a preventive role in many of the chronic diseases that often come with being overweight: diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease.Take 1 Minute Quiz and Get Customized Meal & Workout Plan

We would like to show you a five-day broccoli diet that is designed especially for people who want to lose weight the healthy way. This diet plan consists of healthy products such as fresh fruits, greens, vegetables, nuts, fish, meat, brown rice and quinoa.

If you want to balance your diet with healthy foods, improve your health and slim down, you should follow this five-day diet. Scroll down to see the diet plan.

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Five-day broccoli diet plan

Day 1

  • Breakfast: oatmeal with soy milk, flax seeds, dates and strawberries.
  • Snack: two tangerines.
  • Lunch: pureed broccoli soup.
  • Snack: grilled cauliflower with salsa sauce.
  • Dinner: baked broccoli with balsamic mushrooms.

Day 2

  • Breakfast: green spinach smoothie and one apple.
  • Snack: a handful of raisins and a glass of coconut milk.
  • Lunch: beef-broccoli stir-fry and brown rice.
  • Snack: one hard-boiled egg and half a cup of tuna.
  • Dinner: broccoli, red pepper, and roasted garlic frittata.
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Day 3

  • Breakfast: butternut squash carbonara with broccoli.
  • Snack: a pomegranate.
  • Lunch: grilled chicken breast and broccoli rabe penne.
  • Snack: two slices of cheese and one orange.
  • Dinner: steamed carrots, broccoli and green beans.
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Day 4

  • Breakfast: ham and broccoli casserole.
  • Snack: a bowl of sliced kiwis.
  • Lunch: roasted tomato broccoli soup.
  • Snack: fruit salad with kiwis, green apples and oranges.
  • Dinner: broccoli chickpea salad.

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Day 5

  • Breakfast: scrambled eggs with tomatoes, salmon, broccoli and green beans.
  • Snack: a bowl of blueberries.
  • Lunch: parmesan broccoli bites and quinoa.
  • Snack: a handful of almonds.
  • Dinner: smoked gouda-broccoli soup.

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DISCLAIMER:

This article is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional advice or help and should not be relied on to make decisions of any kind. Any action you take upon the information presented in this article is strictly at your own risk and responsibility!

SOURCES:

  1. Antioxidant in Broccoli May Help Fight Diabetes (2017, medscape.com)
  2. Broccoli & Weight Loss (2019, livestrong.com)
  3. Why broccoli is good for you (2013, theguardian.com )
Laura VanTreese

Laura VanTreese

Hi! My name is Laura VanTreese. I am a professional nutritionist as well as personal trainer who has over 8 years of experience in the health and wellness world. I have worked in a variety of different settings as well as with a vast array of clientele. I worked primarily as a nutritionist in a public health setting working mainly with pregnant and postpartum women helping them to maintain a healthy lifestyle while juggling the new demands of motherhood. I've also worked for several years as a personal trainer and have helped numerous clients create a sustainable healthy lifestyle through manageable healthy eating habits and regular exercise routines. My main goal in life is to help others achieve their health and wellness goals and I'm so happy to have this platform to be able to do just that! :)

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