With the arrival of warm days, each woman thinks of how to take her body to the desired shape, get rid of those extra kilos. Nowadays you can find many different systems, recipes for weight loss. However, it is important not only to lose weight, but also to maintain health and not harm.
The most correct variant of such a situation is the Hercules diet. Next, find out what it is and the basic rules of its implementation.
How to lose weight with the hercules diet?
The Hercules diet (it is a diet in oatmeal) has many positive aspects for the body while losing weight. First, porridge is one of the most useful for humans.
It contains many vitamins and minerals. This product gently cleanses the intestines of toxins and other unwanted substances. With the regular use of oat cereals, the following positive manifestations with weight loss will be observed:
- The indicator of low blood cholesterol.
- the glucose indicator stabilizes
- the teeth become stronger, the bones
- increases immunity
- The state of the gastrointestinal flora is improving.
- Reduces the risk of heart disease, blood vessels.
Also receiving herbal porridges with weight loss strengthens the nervous system. Since the composition contains starch, it is he who gives the body “slow” energy along with rapid absorption.
When losing weight, the hercules flakes act as an indispensable helper, since 100 grams have only 84 kcal, of which 5% are fat. Therefore, diabetics are often prescribed by doctors.
Hercules refers to mono diets to lose weight, since the menu includes the only main product: Hercules cereal, cooked in pure water without sugar, oil. This mode can eliminate 4-7 kg. in a week
However, experts recommend not exaggerating, resorting to a menu of this type of Herculean diet should not be more than 1 time in 4 months.
Slimming into oat grains belongs to a rigid diet. Their varieties come in 3, 7 days, as well as in an easier way. To not harm the body, really lose weight, It is necessary to keep in mind certain weight loss rules of Hercules:
- You need to eat at least 6 times a day in small portions.
- Every day you need to eat at least 1.5-2 liters. water But you can drink water at least 1 hour after a meal.
- You need to choose only natural product. It is necessary to abandon the hercules extra cooking flakes with all kinds of additives, they contain a lot of sugar and are not suitable for a diet.
- Do not sweeten the dish with sugar, butter, salt. You can add flavor only with the help of berries, fruits, nuts, dried
- During the Hercules diet for 7 days, you can take a multivitamin to maintain the required number of useful trace elements.
- Before the Hercules diet begins in about 10 days, you must undergo a purification treatment with the help of the rice broth. The recipe for this is the following: 4 tablespoons of rice should be covered with 1 liter. Purified water, leave overnight, in the morning over low heat, cook for 1 hour without adding water. The resulting rice jelly should be drained, drink a glass each morning, replacing them with breakfast. To eat, after eating rice broth, you need at least 3-4 hours
- The last meal should not be less than 3 hours before bedtime.
You can not sit on the Hercules diet in the following situations:
- If a person has an intolerance to the protein present in cereals (celiacs).
- during pregnancy lactation
- with ulcers, gastritis, colitis, any other lesion of the gastrointestinal system.
Also, it is not recommended to use this diet to athletes.
Menu for the week
Sample menu of the week for the Herculese diet to lose weight:
- breakfast – 100-150 gr. oat groats with sliced apple, a handful of raisins, a cup of green tea or herbal tea without sugar
- lunch – apple or yogurt diet
- lunch – 100-200 gr. Oatmeal porridge with 1 teaspoon of honey, a cup of light yogurt or kefir
- afternoon tea – Carrot or small grated apple with a spoonful of honey
- dinner – 120 gr. Oat cereal with a glass of milk, a glass of water.
- 150 gr. Oatmeal with honey, some nuts or dried fruits, a cup of green tea
- half an apple
- 150 gr. oat flakes with yogurt
- half an apple
- 200 gr. Cereals of hercules with kefir, honey.
- 140 gr. Oatmeal, 150 gr. yogurt
- walnuts, green apple
- 150 gr. oatmeal with nuts
- 200 ml. kefir
- 150 gr. Oat flakes with honey, sliced pear, a cup of green tea.
- 120 gr. Oat grains in water, half an apple, a cup of phyto tea
- Half-grated carrot with apple
- 150 gr. oat milk with nuts
- a cup of yogurt
- 150 gr. Oatmeal with honey, 200 ml. Green Tea
- 200 gr. oatmeal with honey, a cup of phyto tea
- small apple
- 150 gr. Flakes and half pear, 150 gr. yogurt
- Nuts, a cup of herbal tea
- 150 gr. Oatmeal rolled with honey, nuts, water.
- 150 gr. Oatmeal with yogurt, 300 ml. Green Tea
- small apple or pear
- 120 gr. Oatmeal flakes with honey, apple, a cup of water
- 250 ml. light kefir
- 150 gr. Oatmeal in the water.
- 200 gr. Oatmeal, 100 ml. kefir
- apple, some nuts
- 150 gr. oatmeal with yogurt
- glass of green tea apple
- 200 gr. Oatmeal with honey, a cup of water.
This is a saving weekly diet. There is a more rigorous and effective version of the diet, which allows the first three days of taking only one oatmeal porridge 3 times a day, only allowing the use of green tea, fitods or water.
On the fourth day of the diet, you can add a little apple, kefir in small portions to Herculean dishes.
There is also a Herculese diet that consists of taking only oatmeal and kefir. You can drink between meals or soaked in herbal kefir flakes.
The amount of kefir per day should not exceed 1.5 liters, and the fat content should not exceed 1%.
Next, discover what exists. recipes that make porridge, So that it does not lose its useful properties:
A glass of oatmeal cereal will require 3 parts of water. In boiling water you must pour oatmeal, mix, simmer in a small fire for 10-15 minutes.
As a result, the porridge must swell.
Some simply recommend steaming oatmeal with boiling water, cover with a lid, insist 10 minutes, which saves a lot of useful items.
It consists of the fact that the Hercules grains are simply covered with kefir and left to swell overnight in the refrigerator. In the morning you have a thick and swollen porridge.
Jumping the plate is not worth it, because the salt retains liquid and, although losing weight, is unacceptable. It is better to cook porridge before use, it will be more tasty, although some cook a portion daily and then heat it during the day.
Out of the diet of Hercules
To maintain your weight, you must properly exit the diet. To do this, you must follow certain rules:
- We need to gradually expand the diet of new products.
- It is necessary to start with the entrance of boiled vegetables: potatoes, beets, zucchini, carrots.
- In the first week it is worth refusing heavy fats, spicy foods, convenience foods, soft drinks, alcohol. Ideal to keep the figure, well-being completely abandons such products.
- The first time after completing the diet is to eat foods with low protein and fat content. These include: boiled fish, poultry, boiled eggs, lean meat, light dairy products
- It is also desirable to eliminate sugar, and choose honey, dried fruits as sweet.
- Most of them should contain fresh fruits, vegetables, protein-rich foods. Then the figure will be normal, and there will be no health problems.
Also, to save the result you need to add physical activity, it’s better in the fresh air.
Hercules diet reviews
Comments on the effectiveness of losing weight in the Hercules diet are very controversial. Here are examples of several reviews of the forums that have lost weight:
- Elena, 30: I decided to sit on the Hercules diet for a week. The result – 4 kg per week.
- Anastasia, 25 years old: My nutritional experience during a whole week of oatmeal did not produce any results. In addition, after the diet, constipation and stomach problems were added.
A well-known Moscow expert states that without a medical examination in general, one can not embark on such a diet, as it is characterized by a certain nutritional imbalance. In order to shake the body well enough from a diet consisting of 3 days.
By the way, there are similar buckwheat, rice diets, based on the same principle.