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An effective 13-day Japanese salt-free diet

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The Japanese are mostly slim, healthy, and balanced people – faces with flawless skin, a friendly and benevolent look. But at the same time they are very persistent, purposeful, able to achieve results and victories. Victories over themselves. Do you want the same results?

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The 13-day Japanese diet is known all over the world, it has helped many women to achieve beautiful curves, a thin waist and the ability to wear clothes that emphasize their flawless figures. If you want to get these results, you should try a 13-day Japanese salt-free diet!

The 13-day Japanese salt-free diet is not an easy task, you must be ready for it psychologically. You must decide for yourself: Will it be difficult for you, not to eat salt and limit yourself to many favorite treats?

An effective 13-day Japanese salt-free diet
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Thanks to this diet, you can lose up to 17 pounds. Japanese nutritionists thought out every calorie, trace element, the effect on the body of all foods included in the diet. They have developed recommendations for its application. It is important to start the diet correctly, get out of it and keep the result achieved. If you decide to stick to this diet, then a few days before the start limit the consumption of foods that will be strictly prohibited for the next two weeks: salt, sugar, products from wheat flour, alcohol.

Come out of the diet gradually, adding new products to it. Most likely, you do not want to add salt to your meals, because thanks to the Japanese diet you will give up this habit. You will have a new good habit of drinking at least 1.5 liters of water a day.

If you want to get joyful and impressive results from a 13-day Japanese salt-free diet, it is necessary to strictly observe all of its requirements. Do not forget to buy any multivitamins in the pharmacy, so as not to leave the body in an avitaminosis state. Take them during a diet. Do not forget to drink at least 1.5 liters of water a day.

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Here is a menu of a 13-day Japanese salt-free diet:

Day 1

  • Breakfast: a cup of coffee without sugar, you can also replace it with black or green tea.
  • Lunch: 2 boiled eggs, salad from boiled Chinese or white cabbage, dressed with olive oil, and a glass of tomato juice.
  • Dinner: any fish 200 – 250 gr.

Day 2

  • Breakfast: coffee with a piece of bran bread or rye rusks.
  • Lunch: boiled cabbage or vegetable salad (cucumbers, tomatoes, greens, and radish daikon), a piece of fish.
  • Dinner: boiled nonfat beef 100 grams, a glass of kefir.

 

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Day 3

  • Breakfast: coffee with 1 rye rusk.
  • Lunch: zucchini large size cut into slices and fry in vegetable oil.
  • Dinner: 200 grams of boiled beef, 2 hard-boiled eggs, cabbage salad (fresh), dressed with olive oil.

Day 4

  • Breakfast: a cup of coffee without sugar.
  • Lunch: 15 gr of hard cheese, 1 egg (raw), 3 large boiled carrots dressed with vegetable oil.
  • Dinner: fruit, you can eat any fruit, except for sweet grapes and bananas.

Day 5

  • Breakfast: fresh carrots with lemon juice
  • Lunch: any fish and a glass of tomato juice.
  • Dinner: fruit.

Day 6

  • Breakfast: a cup of coffee without sugar.
  • Lunch: a small size chicken without fat and skin, and fresh salad of carrots or cabbage.
  • Dinner: raw carrots, sprinkled with vegetable oil – 200 grams, 2 hard-boiled eggs.
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Day 7

  • Breakfast: a cup of green tea.
  • Lunch: boiled beef about 200 g and fruit.
  • Dinner: any fish 200 – 250 gr.

Day 8

  • Breakfast: a cup of coffee
  • Lunch: a small size chicken without fat and skin, and fresh salad of carrots or cabbage.
  • Dinner: raw carrots, sprinkled with vegetable oil – 200 grams, 2 hard-boiled eggs.

Day 9

  • Breakfast: fresh carrots with lemon juice
  • Lunch: any fish and a glass of tomato juice.
  • Dinner: fruit.

Day 10

  • Breakfast: a cup of coffee without sugar.
  • Lunch: 15 gr of hard cheese, 1 egg (raw), 3 large boiled carrots dressed with vegetable oil.
  • Dinner: fruit, you can eat any fruit, except for sweet grapes and bananas.

Day 11

  • Breakfast: coffee with 1 rye rusk.
  • Lunch: zucchini large size cut into slices and fry in vegetable oil.
  • Dinner: 200 grams of boiled beef, 2 hard-boiled eggs, cabbage salad (fresh), dressed with olive oil.

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Day 12

  • Breakfast: coffee with a piece of bran bread or rye rusks.
  • Lunch: boiled cabbage or vegetable salad (cucumbers, tomatoes, greens, and radish daikon), a piece of fish.
  • Dinner: boiled nonfat beef 100 grams, a glass of kefir.

Day 13

  • Breakfast: a cup of coffee without sugar, you can also replace it with black or green tea.
  • Lunch: 2 boiled eggs, salad from boiled Chinese or white cabbage, dressed with olive oil, and a glass of tomato juice.
  • Dinner: any fish 200 – 250 gr.

After the extra pounds have disappeared, it is important to keep the result. The Japanese diet is good because after you have reached the ideal figure you can save your result for a long time. Weight reduction is based on the almost complete absence of carbohydrates in the diet. The diet regulates metabolism. Its balance will ensure that the weight will stay in the norm for a long time.

If you want your weight loss plan to be efficient, don’t forget to do some exercise on the regular basis. Check out this 20-min Full Body Workout at Home.

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. Diets of the World: The Japanese Diet (2007, webmd.com)
  2. How much salt should a person eat? (2017, medicalnewstoday.com)
  3. The Role of the Japanese Traditional Diet in Healthy and Sustainable Dietary Patterns around the World (2018, ncbi.nlm.nih.gov )
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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