Diet "red and green" can be used for weight loss and to cleanse the body. In addition, it has anti-aging properties.
The set of products for the diet is such that the best time for it – from may to September.
The Main diet of the diet "red and green" is vegetable food of red or green color.
Plant pigments of red color are antioxidants (slows down aging, inhibit the growth of cancer cells), regulate the permeability of blood vessels, accelerate their recovery, have a powerful anti-inflammatory effect.
Green pigment chlorophyll has antiseptic properties, activates the regenerative properties of the body.
Others useful and medicinal properties of fruits and berries
"Red part" diet menu:
Tomatoes, beets, red bell peppers, radishes, red grapefruit, red cabbage, any red berries, etc.
"Green part" of diet diet:
Cucumbers, parsley, nettle, dandelion green leaves, sorrel, lettuce, dill, mint and any other greens,
cabbage, zucchini, squash, green beans and peas, green onions and leeks,
grapes, kiwis, green apples, etc.
There are the above products can and should be every day in any quantity and in any form: salads, soups (vegetarian), main courses, juices, drinks.
It is recommended to drink green or herbal tea, hibiscus.
In addition, during the day you can eat:
A Piece of grain or black bread,
one egg or 100 grams of fish or 30 grams of cheese or a glass of milk,
1-2 tablespoons of vegetable oil or sour cream,
square of bitter chocolate,
if you are under 16 or over 45 years of age, add another 100 grams of any low-fat protein product's.
It is Recommended to stick to the diet "red and green" for 2 weeks.
In early autumn, when the body is stressed, this diet will help to avoid signs depression, to enhance the mood and keep the tone.
Nettle, dandelion leaves, which are very much vitamins and trace elements can be collected in may – June, dried and during the diet brewed or put into soup.
- to improve the work of gastrointestinal tract,
- normalization of metabolism,
- lower levels of "bad" cholesterol in the blood,
- enhancement immunity's,
- reduce the risk of cancer.