Turbo slimming – principles and effects of the turbo diet
The rules of the turbo diet are very simple: just eat 6 low-calorie meals a day and drink plenty of mineral water. The prepared meals are supposed to contain a lot of protein, as well as carbohydrates coming not from cereals but other food products. According to the creators of this diet, such a turbo diet will have a beneficial effect on metabolic processes. Meals prepared according to the rules of the turbo diet are small in volume but highly fulfiling.
This type of diet is best used in spring and summer because then we have access to fresh fruit and vegetables.
According to the creators, the turbo diet is fast and effective – in 10 days you can lose even 5 kg. However, it should be remembered that the diet for losing 5 kg can be used only 10 days, not longer.
What to eat to lose 5 kilos in 10 days?
There is no specific diet to follow when using turbo weight loss. However, there is one common rule – a daily diet should provide no more than 1000 kcal. In addition, when preparing a diet menu and then preparing a meal, you should properly combine products from 4 groups.
The recipes for the turbo diet are simple. The dishes should be properly prepared, e.g. fish cannot be coated with breadcrumbs, no sauces can be added, only lemon juice and salt are allowed as additives.
Fresh fruits should be eaten, they cannot be replaced by juices. Turbo diet menu does not include products containing sugar and sweets.
Turbo diet – 4 product groups
The products from which the dishes are prepared (6 meals) are divided into the following four groups
- dairy, meat, nuts
Cherries, strawberries, oranges, lemon, grapefruit, apricot, berries, mangoes, raspberries, figs, plums, pineapple, kiwi, melon, pears, apples, grape, papaya, peach, blackberry, lime, nectarine.
Hard-boiled eggs, egg salad, slices of cheese, cottage cheese, tuna salad, mackerel, cod, swordfish salmon, flounder, trout, shrimp, crab, lobster, roast beef, chicken without skin, slices of ham, turkey slices, bacon slices, beans, peanuts, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts, walnuts, pistachios.
Parsnip, turnip, broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, onion, celery, sugar beet, mushrooms, garlic, cucumber, tomato, artichokes, spinach, peas, green beans, pepper, zucchini, squash, eggplant, lettuce, radish, asparagus.
Radish, cucumber, lettuce, asparagus, artichoke, broccoli, celery, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, spinach, garlic, peas, beans, sugar beets, parsley, onion, cauliflower, zucchini, turnip, lentils, tomatoes, mushrooms, nectarine, kumquat, pineapple, grape, strawberries, pears, peaches, cherry apples, blackberries, lemon, oranges, raspberries, grapefruits, figs, plums, dried plums, Apricots, berries, mangoes, mandarins, kiwi, melon, papaya, scrambled eggs, egg salad, hard-boiled eggs, roast beef, bacon slices, ham slices, country cheese, slices of cheese, trout, lobster, cod, crab, mackerel, salmon, flounder, shrimp, tuna salad, skinless chicken, pistachios, peanuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews.
10-day turbo diet – a sample 2-day diet
Day 1 (about 1000 kcal)
Meal 1: 250 g strawberries and orange (about 80-90 kcal).
Meal 2: egg, a slice of ham.
Meal 3: chicken, broccoli, tomato.
Meal 4: apple, walnuts.
Meal 5: blackberries, raspberries.
Meal 6: grapefruit, fig.
Day 2 (about 1000 kcal)
Meal 1: 250 g strawberries, orange.
Meal 2: 2 eggs scrambled eggs, sliced turkey ham
Meal 3: beets, onion, chicken.
Meal 4: walnuts.
Meal 5: cottage cheese light, a slice of ham.
Meal 6: onion, tomato, cucumber.
Nutrition model for the remaining days looks similar. You can mix low-calorie meals, choosing products from four groups. It can be a turbo cocktail diet because it is easy to prepare a cocktail from the recommended products.
Is the turbo diet safe?
The ingredients of the turbo diet are to be filling. Will strawberries and oranges satisfy you for a long time? Not likely.
Besides, the diet is low in calories – about 1000 kcal. This is very low in calories, even for a person with a low energy requirement.
Therefore, the caloric deficit can lead to side effects such as irritation, bad mood, hormonal disorders, weakened immunity. If a person who is on this diet just after its end returns to previous eating habits, he or she can expect a yo-yo effect.
There are contraindications to the turbo diet. Such treatment is not recommended for pregnant women, nursing mothers, children, teenagers or people with health problems. It is worthwhile to consult a doctor to start the turbo diet.