Mexican chicken soup can be made with heart-healthy ingredients. Day 4: Bananas and skim milk are god sent and you feel a bit better, eat at least 2 big bowls or 3 small bowls of soup even though that now you’re really starting to get fed up with the soup. but the day that i didn’t lost but took wight was the 7th day. When I do this, I lose the 22 some lbs after 4 weeks. I would not even use/suggest/recommend low calorie salad dressing during this 7 day diet. Which almond milk?, Unsweetened? The fiber will made you feel full longer. By subscribing you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Can you drink sweet tea, or just non sweetened tea? Thank you for your input! I’ve been getting many questions/inquiries via email lately and it’s a pleasure to answer them to the best of my knowledge and experiences. By the end of December my weight was 215 pounds. Good luck!! You can drink only black coffee, no sugar at all. And I feel great, energized, happy and so upbeat that I am contemplating doing it a third time starting on the 1 st of next month. Not being a vegetarian myself I don’t know the produce that is out there that can fulfill what the meat protein does. I follow the advice that comes with the diet and stick to cantaloupes and water melon. And I have done this years ago. Also, I highly recommend not having more than 10 ounces of whatever meat you choose. What matters the most is day 8 early morning. You’re very welcome and thank you for your kind words regarding my results. Tip: When you’re done making your soup and while it’s cooking, I highly recommend to prep all your fruits and veggies for the week so that when you have a craving/hunger, those are ready and on hand. Was it worth it? Your advices are so helpful for me 😊. What I mean is, even though this is called a 7 day diet, it’s actually a 14 day diet if you do it right. Dash on veg. Stay focus and remember that after your last day (the 7th day), day 8 to 10, your body is most probably still in fat burning mode, so be careful on those days and make sure you eat healthy and calculated. No, you can only add spices and here’s a tip, something that works for me taste wise and helps me eating all those veggies. I personally just can’t get up and go for a walk in the morning. There is nothing that says that you can’t take something to help with that. But if you’re like me and detest drinking so much water, you’ll want to drink something else than just water. Sorry to disappoint you with my lack of knowledge of that variant of the recipe. I have done this , followed it to a T and lost 15 pounds in a week. And I am glad to report that after this second 7 day diet, I lost 13.4 lbs by day 8 early this morning for a total loss of 31,8 lbs after only 3 weeks and doing this diet twice in 3 weeks. Will this affect how much weight I lose? Someone on here “Ted” said yes as long as it’s a non starchy vegetable and doesn’t surpass 132 calories total. On a salad I use low sodium seasoning salt. Now with festive days gone I gained 5 and will do this fit just five days. Any suggestions? For examples, implement a bit more cardio from day 5 to day 14th and instead of eating 1250 calories max daily from day 8 to day 14th, she might have to drop the 1250 calories a day max to 1050 calorie a day intake max, from day 8 to day 14th. 4:00 pm ; banana/skim milk Day 1 SHOP NOW. When healing from any kind of surgery, your healing factor needs all it’s (let’s say healing powers). Hi folks, High-Flavanol Diet Linked to Lower Blood Pressure, 10 Heart-Healthy Fruits and Veggies to Eat This Fall, poultry is also a great part of a heart-healthy diet, Olive oil is a good source of healthy monounsaturated fat, Depression Tied to Worse Symptoms in People With Peripheral Artery Disease, Clinicians Show Gender, Racial Biases in Treatment Decisions for Heart Failure Patients, Broken Heart Syndrome Spikes Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, How Housing Affects Heart Disease and Quality of Life. It does sound delicious though. Awesome jump start diet, I lost 50 lbs 1 week on this, then low calorie portion control in between, then on another week on this diet again with lots of exercise! With that said, you have many other variables that I do not have any idea on how this diet could/would affect you??? Polyunsaturated Fat 1.8 g Didn’t help I know that the second time, I won’t lose as much as I did the first time, I should in theory lose at least another 10-13 lbs, so I’m confident that after everything is said and done, my total weight loss for a 3 week period should be between 28 and 30 lbs loss. How much liquid all together should I drink daily? But you definitely need to eat green vegetables in this diet. I’ve still managed to lose 4lbs. Last time I had cramps the doctor gave me vitamin E and magnesium.. Are the drinks listed allowed on all days? I can get creative to make it easier but maybe it shouldn’t be easy to get the results I want? I found Walden farms ranch dressing that has nothing bad no calories or carbs,. If you must add olive oil, less is more. “The broth in soup is often a huge offender when it comes to sodium. Can I substitute brown rice for something else? Season with salt, pepper curry, parsley, if desired, or bouillon, hot or Worcestershire sauce. I understand,I have read the comments and I see that to make the soup I need 1 large can of beef broth (no fat),but here in my country we don’t have these kind of cans in the markets,what should I do? You need those vegetables to help balance your nutrition. But if you don’t like those, you can always just eat spinach salad, mix spring salad, green lettuce and use lemon juice and seasoning salt for salad dressing. I just started the diet, will it be ok to eat a boiled egg without the yolk in the morning along with the soup? Some have/will succeed and some might fail, either way your results and experiences are key to helping one another or any new people willing/wanting to try doing this 7 day diet plan. In your case, I foresee the same symptoms as someone doing heavy exercise during the first few days because their bodies cannot sustain their physical activities due to the lack of calories and proteins. And yes, you don’t need to do it as I do it. I’m just asking for others on here, as I myself have no problems eating my 6 tomatoes. Get on the scale day 8 and then again day 10, you might be surprised. Black coffee is actually good and recommended as it is used to burn bodyfat in a multitudes of other type of diets. Oh ok, I eat tomatoes that are apple size so hence my question of the 2 cups size to replace 6 apple size tomatoes. Yes, that’s true and those two will give you as much proteins as a steak, except not the same amount of iron, which by day 5 and 6 is very needed for energy. Hi Nancy, You can add cooked veggies to your rice if you wish. So, just eat 3 during that day. Before I didn’t exercise because I tend to tone quickly. you are suppose to be in control of that. I’m no expert but I think it’s good to take a break every 2 weeks for 2-3 days. Let me tell you it differently works. In addition to the numerous health benefits of the heap of veggies in this soup, poultry is also a great part of a heart-healthy diet because it's a lean source of protein. Sometimes you lose some during those days or you stay the same. Read, FAQ+Tips&Tricks that I took the time to write. The basket will touch the heart in several ways. I did this more than once but the attempts that didn't work were times when I cheated just a little. What kind of veggies should I eat and can I cook them? In between your soup meals and when hungry, but if you’re hungry and haven’t eaten enough soup and are behind on it, then soup should be your first choice when hungry. I fit the category– just over 40 and very much aware of my cholesterol numbers. 6:00 pm ; 12 ounce steak / vegetables Apfelbaum, M., Vague, P., Ziegler, O., Hanotin, C., Thomas, F., & Leutenegger, E. (1999). He scold me a bit saying losing that much weight that fast can be unhealthy, I told him, you give me a diet that makes me lose that amount of weight in that time frame without killing myself in a gym and I’ll follow it. Make sense? So, you also must expect the same if you do the diet two to three times no matter how much you commit to perfection during your following extra diets. Any reason why? Day 10 and I usually leave the scale alone during or more after I’m done my 9th day. If you tried this diet and didn’t get the end results you wanted, then let’s go through everything you did and try to find what might of gone wrong? if not it’s a waste of time. Hi my name is Catherine I just made the soup and can’t wait to start this Diet. To get the best and most benefits from this diet, it would be good to make it a 14 days diet, meaning you do the 7 day diet as detailed on here and then for the next following 7 days you follow a less stringent regiment by just following the simple 6 meals a day concept. My husband and I started yesterday. I have done thos for 2 days I’ve cheated both days, 3rd day today and I woke up with a wicked headache. And you have to stick to the plan. As the proportion of plant foods in the diet increases, the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer goes down. I wouldn’t recommend doing this diet back to back on your first attempt, just focus on doing it once and doing it the right way. If you plan on doing this diet multiple times in a short time, I highly suggest to take a full week off in between diets. I did the cabbage soup diet. By the end of day 4, start of day 5, your remaining pot of soup should be down by 2/3. © 1996-2020 Everyday Health, Inc. It also had the use of any spice to soup and even veggies if needed. Hi, so I’ve already done this diet for one week and I lost 6kgs, does that mean I can just continue from day 1 without a 2 day break from the diet since I did not lose more than 7.5 kgs like the plan said?. Thanks for your help, done this diet so many times and it does work if you follow it correctly. I plan on doing the sacred heart diet once every three months to “cleanse”. And yes I have tried the Cabbage variation and came back to this one above and each time I tried different but similar diets, I always came back to the original. Eat the soup at least once today. You can have as much of it as you want. A friend of mine who’s doing this diet as we speak, asked me about a “cheat day”. But, I use a store brand named zesty Italian 90% less fat salad dressing. I am 22 year,173 lbs. Then only get back on that scale on day 8 early morning under the same conditions as on day 1. It is pretty low carb. cans chicken noodle soup (Campbell Healthy) 5 stalks of celery (diced) 1 lb. If you’re fit and do this diet, you will also burn muscle and less body fat, so please reconsider this before doing this diet. (this reason will have more meaning as you read on). Leave the scale alone! I started my second 7 day diet on the beginning of the third week. I did it for two week then took a week off. Day 7 Now, if you can and really want to shed more, then just repeat all over again for another 6 weeks. Everything in this diet is healthy, except the calorie and protein deprivation during the first 4 days. Oh and has anyone on here ever done this 7 day diet 3 times in a row and if so, what were your results after the third one? This diet is very clearly an unsustainable fad diet but is not as nutritionally unsound as similar diets. The tomato has been referred to as a “functional food,” a food that goes beyond providing just basic nutrition. Boil fast for 10 minutes. I do a lemon water cleanse after, when I’m done my final diet. I have to go for open heart surgery in 3 mnths and was hoping to lose 30 lbs , is this realiastic. I found Walden Farms product that is free of everything. 12:00 pm ; cantaloupe Then another through the end of the year. Before the new rules that was changed a while back, fighters can no longer use IV for help to rehydrate after weigh ins. My usual comfortable weight is about 172, so I can now resume at a healthy, typical meal plan. After you lost weight (fat and water). Just pulse it about 5 times enough to drink with small amount of chewing. Amount Per 1 teaspoon (4.5 g) I too had some stomach pain, but day three was my “cleanse” day and after that I did feel so much better and had so much more energy. Total Carbohydrates 0 g Each cup of raspberries contains about 8 grams of dietary fiber which is more than 1/3 of your total daily need. “Vegetables fill you up with very few calories, which can contribute to weight loss or healthy weight maintenance,” Kennedy says. If you keep that promise, it will make a big difference in the end and you will succeed! It’s a reply to Ela about green leafy vegetables and her not being able to eat those vegetables without adding olive oil. Second week I’ll try to stick to every detail! I’ll never get another high calorie banana shake from checkers. Congratulations, 6 kgs is 13.2 lbs, so job well done! On day 4, I drink about two liters of skim milk, I love milk so that’s easy. I have never done this diet 3 times in a row and the hardest part was definitely eating the same darn soup every day. I know it wouldn’t be as tasty substituting vegetable broth for the beef broth, but what do you think of its implication diet plan-wise? If person A)’s goal is to lose 30-35 lbs in two, maybe three 7 day diets with 2 weeks off and eating right in between. I didn’t gain it back after. Follow the daily plan for 2 consecutive weeks, then take the following week off. This diet works, as long as you follow it to a “T”, period! if i eat many times suop during the day,is there any problem? In the moment that i click “send” it says me “enter recipient’s email address ” 😕, I think that i’ve send you the email ☺. I am looking forward to reading your end result on day 8 early morning. On day 4 and have only lost 1 lb. And much tougher to achieve. Good Luck! here to report I only lost 9 lbs. So, let’s do this, let’s start with a fresh slate with all the information needed. This soup is a twist on an old favorite … You can choose any fruit except … When should I eat my fruits and veggies? I first did this diet in January 2007. I’m on week 2 of this diet.. Before this diet I started the Apple Cider Vinegar drink 2X a day. When you’re in the mood for a classic veggie or chicken veggie soup, this recipe delivers. Hate that day. So don’t worry yourself about the exercise. Do not have a baked potato. With no calorie or portion guidelines in place, people could consume too little calories or way too many on certain days. And after many years doing this diet, I attribute not having attacks to the combination of healthy vegetables and fruits in this diet. I’m not trying to make things difficult for you, it’s just that olive oil has too many calories, calories that you do not want during this diet. You will gain it back and some if you go back to eating the way you did b4 the diet…. But that’s me and whatever each one of us has for motivation, we probably have the same reasons and goals. The soup keeps for like a week, since it doesn’t have meat. And if for some reasons, your diet didn’t go as planned, then let us all know too. I’m an extreme carnivore and if I was to eat as many steaks as I want on day 6, it would ruin and backfire on me. BIGGEST TIP OF ALL: Only weigh yourself day 1 early morning, before eating or drinking anything and don’t touch that scale till day 8 early morning before eating or drinking anything. 5 years ago I followed this soup 7 days and lost 10 kg I’m under active thyroid and it was the very first time I lost after several attempts. But if you’re like me and detest drinking so much water, you’ll want to drink something else than just water. Vinaigrette dressing is an absolute no-no if doing this specific diet. Hi Gloria, Honey would be a no and garlic would be a yes. I can’t wait! Clyde, my walking weight is also 220-225 lbs and I have found that this diet cannot be used as a longterm way of losing and keeping off the weight. Can’t wait to know your end result. Thank you so much SNK68! Good liquids to complete your gallon a day (minimum) are, OCEAN”S SPRAY DIET cranberry juice (10 calories per 250 ml and 0 sugar) I’m not sure if this is due to the rapid eight loss or something else. And Truvia for fruits if needed. I did everything right meal wise and I’m happy to say that from day 10th to early this morning (I lost another 1.4 lbs in this past week) for a grand total of 18.8 in 14 days. Every diet out there no matter by what name they are called, all have one basic core rule, eat at least 6 meals a day, 4 meals 2 snacks. I am using Mrs. The only diet that I know of and that includes “ginger” is the Lemon Water cleanse which I am doing right now (I’m on day 2). We don’t work on the weekends, sorry. If i don’t eat tham and use to eat only the soup is there any problem? The soup is a zero calorie intake with little protein. Now I can include some minimal exercise, like 45 mins evening walks each day till next Wednesday which should help shed 2 to 3 lbs more. Ela, If losing between 10 and 17+ lbs in 7 days is not a booster to lose more and lead a better life style, then nothing is. Can one add fresh parsley, cilantro, basil, mint, or dried Herbes de Provence, Oregano, (dried), curry powder, to make the veggies and other ingredients more interesting? 12:00 pm ; vegetables I’m not a fan of eating a baked potato, can I substitute for something else? To peel tomatoes, use a sharp knife to cut a shallow X on the bottom of each tomato. Don’t even try it, it’s like chasing two rabbits at once and you’ll lose them both.