What is the Famous Cabbage Soup Diet?

Have you heard of the famous “Cabbage Soup Diet?”  If you haven’t and you’re trying to lose weight, you might be interested to know what this is.

Basically, the bottom line of this diet is to follow it strictly for seven whole days.  You can eat as much as you want – provided you stick to a strict soup diet made out of cabbage and other low-calorie vegetables and fruits.

A limited quantity of meat and skimmed milk are allowed for protein needs.  This diet should make you lose 10 to 17 pounds in just one week.

Where did this diet come from?

Running myth suggest it came from hospitals.  However, no hospital ever stepped forward to claim this diet program is theirs.  It’s a sound plan for a short-term weight loss, especially those who would be going entail heart surgery.  However, it’s not a diet one can live on.

Some people have successfully lost weight because of strictly following the diet.  It’s a unique plan which you may want to try for yourself.

Instructions for this diet include drinking of fur glasses of water a day, eat soup as much as you want at any time, and take herbal appetite suppressants twice a day.  However, if you do, remember not to drink coffee whether decaf or not, or tea.

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