Water has zero caloric content and, at the same time, is of high value for our body. A day we need at least 1.5 liters of water, except tea, coffee, juices, and liquid first courses. The use of water is invaluable. In addition, it is an important element in the weight loss program, because the correct water-salt balance allows you to maintain a high rate of processing kilocalories. But do not forget that fasting on water – hazardous and strict weight loss method, but one fasting day on the water you can always arrange yourself.
How to spend a fasting day on the water
Some people arrange themselves fasting days on the water only after abundant feasts. But doctors recommend doing the opposite.
24 hours before the fasting day, you need to switch to light foods, connect fruits (for example, apples). Eliminate all meats, dairy products. In addition, it is necessary to clean the intestines. Prepare for yourself from 2 to 4 liters of water (not boiled, but purified). By the way, the water can be both cold and warm or even hot. Tea and coffee in this day not drink – only water. This fasting day can be repeated in two weeks.
"Exit" from the "water day" is carried out carefully, on steamed, stewed vegetables, cereals. Morning after fasting day start with 1 glass of clean water and a small carrot. The fiber contained in it will help your body to get rid of the remains of toxins that have accumulated in the intestine. Next, throughout the day do not eat protein foods (meat, beans, fish, eggs). Consume only vegetables or fruits. This will help the body to recover from stress, and the internal organs will be easier to "join" in the work. Reviews such fasting day has positive, some women and men lost for 1 fasting day on the water about 1 kg.
Schema handling of the day
According to reviews, the most effective scheme is as follows:
- a day you need to drink at least 3 liters of water (4 liters).
- Drink each hour.
- Food is completely excluded.
- In water can be add couple of pieces of fresh lemon.
However, if you have high stomach acidity, the lemon is better not to use.
"Plus" of discharge day on the water is that you almost do not feel hungry, because the water fills the stomach.
Try to keep a positive attitude and reach the end, and you will feel an unprecedented lightness in the whole body, which can not be compared with anything. In addition, the internal organs will be cleaned of toxins, which will have a positive impact on health. But be careful and listen to your health. If you feel a sharp dizziness, a strong weakness, then immediately stop "water diet", perhaps it is contraindicated to you.
We do not recommend fasting days on the water
As with any diet, in this case there are contraindications with which to be careful.
We do not recommend fasting days on the water:
- teenagers and pensioners;
- people who suffer from kidney and heart disease, as well as vascular disease;
- hypotensive (low blood pressure);
- patients with diabetes;
- pregnant women and nursing mothers;
- women during menstruation;
- people under vertigo.
It is Best to consult your doctor if you want to spend a fasting day. After all, every body is different, and sometimes it is very difficult to predict the reaction.
Nutrition Experts believe that if you follow a fitness diet and eat foods rich in proteins (including artificial origin), then you urgently need to carry out such unloading, because the gastrointestinal tract should rest from the digestion of heavy food. But it is worth remembering that on a fasting day on the water you can not engage in physical activity to avoid severe stress. Do not combine "water" diet and sports, because you risk slowing down the exchange substances'. The reason for this is the production of cortisol (stress hormone) during fasting. All the food eaten the next day will be absorbed by the body in full, and the appetite will increase several times. Therefore, it is best to stick to the Golden mean.