A new and trending diet that many are quickly hopping on is the refreshingly delicious Watermelon diet. With promises of weight loss in a tasty and healthy way, does the hype live up to the diet and is it as safe and healthy as it claims?
As with all new diets, the Watermelon diet is recommended to anyone looking for a quick and instant weight loss plan. The diet also presents as an efficient way to purify your body and eliminate any toxins and unwanted bodily contents through eating much larger quantities of watermelon although many warn against the eating of excess amounts. When beginning the diet, a long-term and short-term variation of the diet itself. The Watermelon diet is meant to be a method of detoxifying the body, purging any unwanted contents and keeping the body hydrated, refreshed and mentally fit as well. The idea lies in that a lesser calorie intake, quick weight loss will follow. For the first three days, only watermelon is consumed. The second part of the diet allows the consumption of limited options including chicken breasts, fish and fresh salads, though more watermelon is consumed during dinner and continues for 6-10 days.
The short-term plan of the diet which runs for 5 days is simpler and less tasking. It permits eating some bread with watermelon in the morning as well as drinking green tea and coffee during the afternoon. Lunch permits eating boiled chicken and for dinner, two slices of watermelon with a variation of boiled vegetables and rice or fish as well.
Results and Research
Many recommend that the diet only be used for 5 days at a time. By providing all the required and essential nutrients and vitamins your body needs, many also claim that the diet results in quick weight-loss for those struggling with other diets. As watermelon is above 90% in water content, it aids in the flushing and detoxing of harmful substances coursing through your body. Researchers have warned that pregnant women, children and those with liver issues should avoid the diet at all costs.