Cottage cheese is a tasty and healthy product. Nutritionists recommend that it be sure to use it for pregnant women, as well as for people engaged in mental work, because thanks to the content of vitamins and trace elements, it strengthens the skeletal system and nerve fibers. This dairy product has a positive effect on the condition of hair, nails and teeth, because it is one of the main sources of calcium.
The curd diet is considered one of the most useful and effective, because it is prescribed even for diseases such as atherosclerosis and diabetes mellitus.
Hearty and healthy
One of the most difficult parts of any weight loss technique is hunger. Not everyone can endure it and fight it. Fortunately, the dairy-based diet is quite satisfying, so you definitely won’t have to suffer.
There are two options for such food – designed for 7 days or just fasting days (one or two per week).
Mono diet for one day
This is the fastest way, but also the most radical, which will help you get rid of 300 g to 1 kg of excess weight at a time. You just need to eat cottage cheese in small portions (up to 60 g) 5-6 times a day. From drinks allowed green tea without sugar, still water or rosehip infusion. Increased fluid intake (up to 2 liters) is explained by the diuretic ability of the main component of the diet.
Remember that you should not get carried away with such an “aggressive” method, you can stay on a mono-diet as much as possible for up to 3 days.
Diet for 3 days
The menu of such a diet is designed for 3 days, during which you need to eat 50-100 g of fermented milk product and drink 1 tbsp. kefir. The number of meals is 5 times. Additionally, you can drink water, green or herbal tea.
The number of products can be changed depending on your appetite, but you cannot exceed the maximum – 1 liter of kefir and 0.5 kg of cottage cheese.
Curd + fruit for slimness
You can adhere to such a food system for 5-7 days. The best fruits for weight loss are apples, oranges, grapefruits, pineapples. Every day you can afford to eat up to 1 kg of these treats paired with a portion of cottage cheese (up to 100 g).
For a better cleansing effect, it is advised to add 1-2 tsp of pre-steamed bran and the same amount of honey to the fermented milk product. You can drink kefir or fermented baked milk.
To diversify the diet a little, it is allowed to make casseroles.
Apples + cottage cheese
An apple is a very healthy fruit, especially for those who want to lose those extra pounds. They perfectly cleanse the body, contain a minimum of calories and improve digestion.
The apple-curd diet is designed for a week. At this time, it is allowed to eat up to 200 g of cottage cheese, 1-2 kg of green apples per day and drink 1.5 liters of liquid (water, tea, kefir).
Apples are best consumed baked, as they give a feeling of long-term satiety. The results will not be long in coming, in a week you can get rid of 5-6 kg of excess weight, subject to strict adherence to the diet.
Who needs to be careful?
Since cottage cheese is a source of protein, oversaturation of the body with this component threatens complications for those who suffer from protein metabolism disorders, kidney and gastrointestinal tract diseases.
Otherwise, this fermented milk product contributes not only to weight loss, but also to an improvement in complexion due to the content of minerals, strengthening teeth and hair, and is also an excellent option for the prevention of osteoporosis.