The new cabbage soup diet is basically the same as the old cabbage soup diet that has been around for years. There are a few twists to the new version that make it a little different, but it is still a very low calorie diet that consists of eating a lot of cabbage. The cabbage soup diet cuts calories by drastic amounts, thus the weight loss is also dramatic. The great results are short lived because no one can sustain this diet indefinitely.
There is not a claim as to who first started this diet. The idea is to eat as much cabbage soup as you want. You are to eat enough to ensure that you do not ever feel full. The foods that you are allowed to eat are broken down so that only a couple of things are allowed each day. Of course, you eat the soup everyday.
Day 1 -Fruit as you like, no bananas
Day 2 - Vegetables
Day 3 - Fruit and vegetables no potatoes and bananas
Day 4 - Bananas and skimmed milk
Day 5 - Beef and tomatoes
Day 6 - Beef and vegetables no potatoes
Day 7 - Brown rice, vegetables no potatoes
Recipes for the cabbage soup vary, but all are based on cabbage, onions, tinned tomatoes, Bell peppers, celery, carrots and onion soup mix.
The cabbage soup diet does work, but the results are very short term. the weight is regained as quickly as it came off. This diet is often used by people who need a quick fix for some upcoming event. The diet is pretty simple and easy to keep up with, but it requires a lot of shopping and cooking. The soup stores well for a few days at a time in the refrigerator.
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