It is believed that the pineapple is very effective in the fight against excess weight. Whether this is so or its effectiveness is exaggerated? Whether the pineapple diet will help you to become slender as a deer? Country Tips will help you to understand the advantages and disadvantages of the pineapple mono.

One of the benefits of pineapple is considered to be its ability to burn fat because it contained the enzyme bromeline (bromelain, bromelain). But in fact, no fats bromelain doesn't burn. This enzyme promotes the breakdown of proteins, not fat, and does not affect fat metabolism.

So, actually the pineapple is not conducive to weight loss? Helps — just different. Pineapple diet is effective due to the fact that :

  • by breaking down protein contained in pineapple bromelain improves digestion and metabolism
  • pineapple — low-calorie product (100 g of pulp contains 48 calories)
  • pineapple stimulates the production of serotonin, thereby blunting hunger
  • pineapple removes from the body excess fluid.

The pineapple diet is designed for five days. It is not too strict requirements, you need to follow a a few basic rules :

  • you need to eat four times a day (Breakfast, second Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • every day you should drink at least two liters of water or herbal tea.

Pineapple diet: menu for five days

Breakfast the same for all days of pineapple diet. Need to clean a fresh pineapple, blend it with a blender or mixer and add the resulting puree 100 g low-fat natural plain yogurt and two teaspoons of oatmeal. Second Breakfast  consists of a steep egg and a sandwich (a slice of rye bread + a thin layer of butter + a slice of salmon).

First day
. rice with curry.
Dinner. jacket potatoes with pineapple and cheese sauce. 100 g of fresh pineapple cut into cubes for the sauce, mix low-fat cottage cheese (50 g), 10% sour cream (1 tbsp), grated fresh horseradish (1 tsp.).

The second day
. fried chicken and fresh pineapple, diced.
Dinner. shrimp salad with pineapple. Cut 100 g of pineapple into small cubes, cut 100 grams of boiled and peeled shrimp into halves, cut into small cubes 1 small cucumber, cut a couple of celery stalks. Mix all the ingredients, salt, pepper, sprinkle finely chopped dill, fill 1 tablespoon. light mayonnaise.

The third day
. salad of 100 g of pineapple, half a red sweet pepper and two tomatoes. The ingredients cut into cubes, stir, add 1 clove missed through a garlic press, 1 tsp grated horseradish, mustard. Sprinkle with lemon juice and sunflower oil.
Dinner. 100 g of turkey breast cut into thin strips, fry 7-10 minutes in 1 tsp. sunflower oil together with 1 tbsp. chopped onions. Add 0.25 tbsp. water, salt and simmer under the lid for 10 minutes. Serve with 100 grams of sliced ​​fresh pineapple and two slices of rye bread.

The fourth day
. white meat chicken, toasted on the grill, and salad. To prepare the salad cut into cubes 100 g pulp of pineapple and three slices of orange, stir, add 2 tbsp green peas, salt, pepper, red pepper and 2 tbsp of light mayonnaise.
Dinner. vegetable soup with celery, 100 g pineapple.

The fifth day
. 100-150 g puff pies with any filling.
Dinner. 2 tbsp boiled brown rice mixed with chopped pineapple.

Pineapple diet will not help you "lose 20 pounds in three days." Weight loss will be more modest, but the pineapple diet is good for digestion, helps to cleanse the intestines. Since pineapple dulls the sense of hunger, this diet tolerated quite easily .

But there is a pineapple diet anddisadvantages. Pineapple contains a lot of organic acids, so pineapple diet is contraindicated in cases of high acidity of the stomach and peptic ulcer, problems with tooth enamel. In addition, pineapple can not be called a cheap product, so pineapple diet can significantly impact your pocket.