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Cabbage Soup Diet: Everything You Need Including Cabbage Soup Recipe And 7 Day Diet Plan

12/03/2014 19:08 | Updated 25 March 2014

The Cabbage Soup Diet is designed to help people lose weight at a rate of knots.

The plan lasts for just one week and dieters can expect to lose up to 10lbs, according to claims.

The way it works is simple - dieters eat mainly cabbage soup for one week, together with a selection of other foods that vary on each day of the diet.

We've included a link to the cabbage soup recipe and the seven day diet plan below, together with a list of pros and cons.

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Find the cabbage soup recipe here

7 Day Diet Plan

Dieters can eat as much cabbage soup as they wish on each day of the diet, in addition to the following foods.

Day One: Fruit

Eat as much fruit as desired, excluding bananas. You may drink unsweetened teas, cranberry juice and water.

Day Two: Vegetables

Eat as many fresh, raw or cooked veggies as you wish. For dinner reward yourself with a large jacket potato with butter. Do not eat fruit today. You may drink unsweetened teas and water.

Day Three: Fruit And Vegetables

Eat lots of fruits and vegetables. There is no jacket potato today.

Day Four: Bananas And Skimmed Milk

Today, munch on up to eight bananas and drink as many glasses of skimmed milk as you want.

Day Five: Beef And Tomatoes

Eat ten to twenty ounces (280g) of beef and up to six fresh tomatoes. Drink 6 to 8 glasses of water7 to wash the uric acid from your body.

You may eat broiled or baked chicken instead of beef (but a remove all skin from the chicken). If you prefer, you can substitute broiled fish for beef on one of the beef days.

Day Six: Beef And Vegetables

Eat as much beef and vegetables (excluding potatoes) as desired.

Day Seven: Brown Rice, Unsweetened Fruit Juices And Vegetables

Consume as much brown rice, vegetables (excluding potatoes) and unsweetened fruit juice as you want

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Diet Pros And Cons To Cabbage Soup Diet

The diet can kick-start a weight loss regime, but it is not suitable for long term weight loss. Some dieters have reported light-headedness, weakness or flatulence.

Have you ever tried the cabbage soup diet? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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