The grape is a fruit that has a bad press in relation to losing weight because their caloric intake is a little high for being a fruit but like all myth is not true and the reality is that, beyond their calories grapes have benefits that can facilitate weight loss.
What are these properties?
Antioxidant. Grapes have vitamins, minerals, carotenoids and reservation which act as natural antioxidants. These not only act against free radicals, but also promote the use of fat for energy.
Depurative. The grape has fiber, especially when eaten with the skin, which stimulates peristalsis and hence cleansing the body. Also contains a high percentage of potassium which helps eliminate fluid from the body.
Medium glycolic index. Its GI is 45 this index indicates the glycolic load that produces a food after ingestion, in this case it is a food that can be consumed in a diet to lose weight, especially if eaten with skin.
Satiating. Like the glycolic index food satiety have an index. This measures the ability of food to remove the sensation of appetite. In the case of the grape has a high satiety index, meaning that you can eat as a snack mid-morning or afternoon or whenever you feel mead cravings.For all these benefits a special diet of grapes are designed.
The diet consists of grape:
Consume grape for a week distributed throughout the day and different foods.Drink homemade vegetable broth, and herbal teas, besides eating grapes.Take as much liquid as possible, help the detox is greater.Given these characteristics, a possible menu would be:
Breakfast: 1 cup pineapple juice and grapes.
Mid Morning: 1 cup dandelion infusion. A cup of nonfat yogurt with a teaspoon of bran and three chopped grapes.
Lunch: 1 cup light broth. Lettuce, endive, tomato, celery and cucumber, with a handful of almonds. 1 cup grapes.
Snack: 1 cup dandelion infusion.
Dinner: 1 cup light broth. Salad with asparagus, grated carrot and sauerkraut. 1 cup of green tea. Half a cup of grapes.
Days 2 and 3
Before breakfast, lunch and dinner: 2 glasses of water.
Breakfast: 1 glass of grape juice and orange.
Lunch: 1 cup light broth. Salad of broccoli, red peppers, Brussels sprouts and some chopped walnuts. 1 cup grapes.
Snack: 1 cup of grape juice.
Dinner: 1 cup light broth. Tomato, shredded carrots and shredded cucumber. A cup of grapes. 1 cup of green tea.
Breakfast: 1 cup of grapes and watermelon. A cup of green tea.
Mid Morning: A cup of dandelion tea.
Lunch: 1 glass of carrot juice and grapes. Lettuce, endive, asparagus and cucumber and soybean sprouts. Half a cup of grapes.
Snack: A quarter of a watermelon.
Dinner: 1 glass of grape juice. Salad of beetroot, carrot, peas and bean sprouts. A cup of green tea.These menus can be indicative and can replace vegetables and other fruits except grapes.
Keep in mind that this diet is not advisable to do it for more than 4 days since it is very restrictive. According to lore can lose between 2 to 2.5 kilos. Even recommended do it in late summer and / or winter to detoxify the body.