Generally the cabbage soup diet is not recommended by the nutritionists because the body cannot possibly take all the necessary nutrients from this poor excuse of food. Still, you would be amazed how popular this diet is.
Basically, the diet is based on plain cabbage soup and its purpose is to burn fat and feed our body a very little quantity of calories. According to Aboutcabbagesoupdiet.com the soup quantity is suppose to burn and equal amount of calories.
The diet is so popular that they even made a pill out of it.
Before you plan to dive into it there are a few pros and cons you should consider and help you understand why so many women choose to keep this diet in spite of every nutritionist’s advice.
The cabbage soup diet is a diet with very fast results. The weight is not lost gradually so you can stop whenever you feel you have reached the desired weight.
The soup is actually quite tasty, it is easy to make and is practically very cheap.
You can lose around 7 kilograms in 7 days and once you give it up you won’t get the weight back in the blink of an eye like it happens after a lot of diets.
It can be considered a maintenance diet in the winter-summer transition which can help the body get ready for the lighter and less rich in nutrients summer food.
After only three days with the cabbage soup diet the body feels tired and tends to lose vitality and the power to focus and work. If you are planning to keep it consider that you might get dizzy, feel drained of energy and lack enthusiasm.
The body needs vitamins so depriving it will be like slowly putting it through torture.
Be sure you will dread the cabbage taste, smell and anything related to this vegetable.
During the time you stick to this diet you kind of have to stay put at home because you will spend a lot of time in the bathroom…You can guess why.
After you are done with the diet, if you do not plan to follow a lighter food regime and fall back into your usual eating habit the weight will build back faster than you might think.
The bottom line is that so many of us tried this diet at one point or the other or heard our friends talking about its result. Losing weight through dieting may not work the same for every one of us, so if you choose to try the cabbage soup diet consider all of the above and stay safe.
Keep in mind that your weight is important but so is a healthy active life filled with positive attitude.