The Military Diet

Yesterday my friend and I were hanging out when she began telling me about this diet she was going to try out. I immediately thought to myself, “Oh great, another diet where you can only eat carrots for 5 days.” But when she began reading off the meal plan for The Military Diet, I was shocked that the list actually included real food and meals. I mean, you actually get to eat ice cream on this diet. I was highly intrigued and after doing some research about the diet, I’m going to try it too!

The diet is only a 3 day plan, but should be followed for several weeks. Although this diet allows for 4 days off, The Military Diet’s website recommends that participants follow a 1,500 calorie meal plan the other days of the week. The diet claims that participants will loose 10 pounds a week, something I don’t necessarily agree with, and that the diet’s foods are chemically compatible for quick weight loss. You can learn more about the diet here.

The Military Diet:

Day 1

Breakfast: 1/2 grapefruit, 1 slice of toast, 2 tablespoons of peanut butter and 1 cup of coffee or tea (with caffeine).

Lunch: 1/2 cup of tuna, 1 slice of toast and 1 cup of coffee or tea (with caffeine).

Dinner: 3 ounces of any type of meat, 1 cup of green beans, 1/2 of a banana, 1 small apple and 1 cup of vanilla ice cream.

Day 2

Breakfast: 1 egg, 1 slice of toast and half of a banana.

Lunch: 1 cup of cottage cheese, 1 hard boiled egg and 5 saltine crackers.

Dinner: 2 hot dogs, 1 cup of broccoli, 1/2 cup of carrots, 1/2 of a banana and 1/2 cup of vanilla ice cream.

Day 3

Breakfast: 5 saltine crackers, 1 slice of cheddar cheese and 1 small apple

Lunch: 1 hard boiled egg (or cooked whichever way you like it) and slice of toast.

Dinner: 1 cup of tuna, 1/2 of a banana and 1 cup of vanilla ice cream.

If you’ve tried this diet, what did you think of it? Let me know in the comments below.

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