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The amazing apple diet! Lose up to 7lbs in 7 days!

WomanDetoxingYou’ve heard the saying an apple a day keeps the doctor away, right? Well, studies show they can also help us slim. It is thought that apples act as a fat-loss accelerator because of the 5g of fibre in each, which cuts sweet cravings and stops hunger pangs.

Getting started is as easy as 1, 2, 3:

  1. Drink at least 8 glasses of fluid a day, Water, sugar-free cordial and herbal tea can be drunk freely. You can also have tea and coffee, but black. No booze!
  2. Repeat the plan for a week to lose up to 7lb, but no longer
  3. Follow the meal plan below, which includes three daily meals of breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an apple to start each.

 

 Day 1

Breakfast – Blend 1 small pot of low-fat yoghurt, a splash of skimmed milk, 4 sliced strawberries and a handful of oats to create a summer smoothie. 1 apple.

Lunch – Prawn pitta: Mix a big handful of cooked prawns with a small handful of almonds, 1 crushed garlic clove, and 1 tbsp lemon juice blended to a paste. Stuff into a wholemeal pitta with the mixture and rocket. 1 apple

Dinner – Chicken breast grilled and served with steamed baby carrots and ½ cup of couscous. 1 apple

 

Day 2

Breakfast – 30g All-Bran with ?pt skimmed milk (you may add water if needed). 1 apple.

Lunch – 3 oatcakes and low-fat cottage cheese. 1 apple.

Dinner – Salmon fillet baked and served with salad. 1 apple.

 

Day 3

Breakfast – 30g Special K with ?pt skimmed milk (water can be added if needed). 1 apple.

Lunch – Tuna niçoise pasta salad: Mix 1 small can of tuna in brine, 4 spoonfuls of cooked wholemeal pasta, cucumber, tomatoes, 2 celery sticks and lettuce, all sliced. 1 Ryvita. 1 apple.

Dinner – 1 apple

 

Day 4

Breakfast – Cheese omelette: Mix 2 eggs and a sprinkle of low-fat cheddar and cook in low-fat spray oil. 1 apple

Lunch – 3 Ryvitas with a pinch of low-fat grated cheese and pickle. 1 apple.

Dinner – 1 piece of cod, baked and covered with passata, then served with 3 new potatoes and broccoli. 1 apple

 

Day 5

Breakfast – 2 Weetabix with ?pt skimmed milk (add water if needed). 1 apple.

Lunch – 3 oatcakes topped with sliced ham and tomato and served with a green side salad. 1 small glass of skimmed milk. 1 apple.

Dinner – Tinned sardines served with a tin of ratatouille. 1 apple.

 

Day 6

Breakfast – 2 slices wholemeal toast with a little low-fat spread and Marmite. 1 apple.

Lunch – 1 can of lentil soup, wholemeal roll. 1 apple

Dinner – Oriental stir-fry: Fry 1 medium turkey breast, cut in strips, in low-fat spray oil (add extra water if needed) with bean sprouts, water chestnuts and vegetables. Add 1 clove crushed garlic or a splash of low-salt soy sauce. Serve with 40g (dry weight) egg noodles. 1 apple

 

Day 7

Breakfast – Beans on toast: 1 Slice wholemeal toast spread thinly with low-fat spread and topped with 4 tbsp low-sugar baked beans. 1 small low-fat yoghurt. 1 apple.

Lunch – Egg and soldiers: 2 boiled eggs served with soldiers made from 1 slice wholemeal toast spread thinly with low-fat spread. 1 apple.

Dinner – 1 apple.

 

DO NOT EXCEED THREE APPLES A DAY. 


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1 Aug
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