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Pineapple diet to lose weight in 3 and 7 days

by Georgia Ede
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Pineapple Diet, an effective diet to lose weight, purifying and detoxifying!

The Pineapple  is a tropical fruit of the family of bromeliads with important nutritional properties and has become a staple food in the diets that are made to lose weight.

Pineapple has satiating properties and also its caloric content is very low , which is why it contributes a minimum amount of calories to our diet, which is why it is commonly used in most dietary regimes and in some famous diets.

Pineapple also stands out for its diuretic , cleansing and digestive properties given its high water  content (85%) and fiber , thanks to this it becomes the allied fruit to eliminate toxins and detoxify by eliminating accumulated waste in the body through Urine also performs a good digestive function and prevents constipation due to its fiber content.

Properties and benefits of pineapple

Besides all these properties, pineapple also has VITAMIN C (ascorbic acid); vitamin necessary to form collagen in bones, cartilage, muscles, VITAMIN B1 ; It has a main energy function, it helps the body to break down carbohydrates to convert them into energy, VITAMIN A ; This vitamin and the beta-carotenes it contains are essential for the maintenance of the membranes and mucous membranes of the skin and for ocular vision, BROMELAMINE ; It is an enzyme capable of reducing inflammation, beneficial for joint and muscle aches and sore throats.

In addition to all this, it is also rich in minerals such as MAGNESIUM , PHOSPHORUS and POTASSIUM , all of them with very important functions for our body to function properly.

Pineapple is very rich in VITAMIN C (ascorbic acid); It is a water soluble vitamin that is necessary in the body to form collagen in bones, cartilage, muscles and blood vessels and helps in the absorption of iron. Dietary sources of vitamin C include fruits, in this case pineapple, and vegetables.

BROMELIN ; It is an enzyme found in pineapple juice and pineapple stem. It is used to reduce inflammation, relieve sore throats and sinusitis, relieve arthritis and osteoarthritis, reduce muscle aches after intense exercise, and balance heartburn.

VITAMIN B1  (thiamine); Thiamine is one of the B vitamins found in pineapple. It is used in chemical reactions for the production of energy in the body. Vitamin B1 helps the body break down molecules produced by eating carbohydrates. The thiamine obtained from pineapple is absorbed in the intestine and is subsequently sent to the cells where it helps to break down sugars and to produce energy.

VITAMIN A ; Pineapple also contains vitamin A and good levels of beta-carotene. These compounds are known to have strong antioxidant properties. In addition, this vitamin is necessary for the maintenance of the membranes and mucous membranes of the skin and essential for vision.

MAGNESIUM ; The  magnesium (Mg) is one of the most important minerals for our body, its presence is therefore vital,  participates in the transmission of nerve impulses, the contraction and relaxation of muscles in the transport of oxygen to the tissue level and participates actively in energy metabolism.

PHOSPHORUS ; Phosphorus (P) is also a very important mineral that is involved in the formation and maintenance of bones, the development of teeth, the normal secretion of breast milk, the division of cells, the formation of muscle tissues and cellular metabolism, among other functions.

POTASSIUM ; Potassium (K) is an elemental mineral for our body, with important functions at the muscle and nervous system level.

Nutritional Value of Pineapple

This nutritional information corresponds to a serving of natural fruit consisting of approximately 2 pineapple slices that are equivalent to 100 grams.

NUTRITIONAL VALUE FOR EACH 100gr
Energy, Caloric Value:50 Calories
Carbohydrates:13 grams
– Of which sugars:10 grams
Proteins:0.5 grams
Fats:0.10 grams
Dietary fiber:1.4 grams
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine):0,08 mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin):0,03 mg
Vitamin B3 (Niacin):0,5 mg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid):0,21 mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)0,1 mg
Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid)18 μg
Vitamin A:58 IU
C vitamin:47,8 mg
Football:13 mg
Iron: 0,3 mg
Sodium: 1 mg
Potassium:109 mg
Match:8 mg
Magnesium:12 mg
Manganese:0,92 mg
Zinc:0,12 mg

Diet benefits:

Among many other benefits of practicing this diet, such as losing weight , losing weight and detoxifying our body, with this diet we will also eliminate the swelling and accumulated fluid retention, of course , it is recommended not to continue with this diet for a very long period because it is also they could suffer from other nutritional deficiencies.

To this pineapple diet we add the benefit of incorporating chicken and tuna into the menu with what… we turn an effective diet to lose weight into a healthy and balanced diet!

Chicken avoiding the skin is a meat with very little fat and that contains many proteins, approximately 22 grams per 100 grams, given its high protein value, it is a highly recommended food for muscle development.

Tuna is the most consumed blue fish in our country , is it for something not? Tuna contains many benefits, it is a fish rich in omega-3, vitamins and minerals that are heart-healthy.

 

Pineapple diet recommendations:

Below is an example to follow to carry out the pineapple diet, as an indication, it is reported that it is a hypocaloric menu of approximately 1200 calories per day , so it will not be beneficial to exceed this diet for more than one week.

The menu consists of 5 daily intakes, breakfast, mid-morning, lunch, mid-afternoon and dinner. It is important to respect these 5 meals and not skip any of them.

It is also recommended that the orange juice be natural, since the packaged ones contain large amounts of sugars and that would not help.

As for the meat fillet that is part of this menu, you can choose the one you want, either beef or chicken, although we always advise that you preferably choose chicken or even turkey in order to provide our body with low-fat proteins.

3-day Pineapple Diet

DAY 1
Breakfast
Toasted with oil. Half a pineapple and a natural pineapple juice.
Midmorning
Two slices of pineapple.
Meal
A natural chicken fillet with a little salt or pepper
Mid afternoon
Two slices of pineapple and a natural yogurt.
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An Andalusian gazpacho with hard-boiled egg and Serrano ham.

 

DAY 2
Breakfast
A turkey toast. Half a pineapple and a natural pineapple juice.
Midmorning
Two slices of pineapple.
Meal
Beef steak with broccoli.
Mid afternoon
Two slices of pineapple and a natural yogurt.
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Grilled fresh tuna with mushrooms.

 

DAY 3
Breakfast
York ham toast. Half a pineapple and a natural pineapple juice.
Midmorning
Two slices of pineapple.
Meal
Grilled turkey fillet with 2 egg whites and a mushroom sauté.
Mid afternoon
Two slices of pineapple and a natural yogurt.
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Mixed salad with pineapple chunks. An infusion.

 

7-day Pineapple Diet

MONDAY
Breakfast
A single coffee with two whole grain cookies or a juice and two slices of pineapple, natural or in its juice (not syrup).
Midmorning
Two slices of pineapple.
Meal
A chicken fillet with broccoli or boiled chard dressed with a tablespoon of olive oil and unlimited apple cider vinegar.
Mid afternoon
Two slices of pineapple.
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A fresh grilled tuna fillet with artichokes sautéed with garlic and a natural yogurt without sugar.

 

TUESDAY
Breakfast
A single coffee or sweetened infusion with two whole grain cookies and a natural yogurt and two slices of natural pineapple or in its juice (not syrup).
Midmorning
Two slices of pineapple.
Meal
Grilled breast or baked chicken with steamed vegetables and an infusion.
Mid afternoon
Two slices of pineapple.
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Defatted vegetable soup with a slice of baked fish seasoned with lemon and a tablespoon of oil and natural yogurt.

 

WEDNESDAY
Breakfast
A single coffee or infusion sweetened with two whole grain cookies and an orange juice and two slices of natural pineapple or in its juice (not syrup).
Midmorning
Two slices of pineapple.
Meal
Grilled fresh tuna with a sautéed mushrooms.
Mid afternoon
Two slices of pineapple.
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Mixed salad (without corn) and grilled breast and a natural yogurt without sugar.

 

THURSDAY
Breakfast
A single coffee or sweetened infusion with two whole grain cookies and a natural yogurt and two slices of natural pineapple or in its juice (not syrup).
Midmorning
Two slices of pineapple.
Meal
A grilled beef fillet with green beans and a natural yogurt.
Mid afternoon
Two slices of pineapple.
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An asparagus omelette and a bowl of fruit salad (pineapple and kiwi) with yogurt.

 

FRIDAY
Breakfast
A single coffee or infusion sweetened with two whole grain cookies and an orange juice and two slices of natural pineapple or in its juice (not syrup).
Midmorning
Two slices of pineapple.
Meal
A plate of pureed zucchini and / or carrots (without cream) and grilled chicken breast.
Mid afternoon
Two slices of pineapple.
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A fresh grilled tuna steak with sauteed vegetables and two pineapple slices.

 

SATURDAY
Breakfast
A single coffee or sweetened infusion with two whole grain cookies and a natural yogurt and two slices of natural pineapple or in its juice (not syrup).
Midmorning
Two slices of pineapple.
Meal
A pasta dish with grated natural tomato sauce with minced garlic, parsley, anchovies and a slice of pineapple.
Mid afternoon
Two slices of pineapple.
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A plate of mixed salad (without corn) and a bowl of pineapple with natural yogurt.

 

SUNDAY
Breakfast
A single coffee or infusion sweetened with two whole grain cookies and an orange juice and two slices of natural pineapple or in its juice (not syrup).
Midmorning
Two slices of pineapple.
Meal
A defatted broth plate with a grilled hake fillet and a slice of watermelon.
Mid afternoon
Two slices of pineapple.
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A grilled chicken breast and a bowl of fruit salad with unsweetened plain yogurt.

Healthy and low calorie pineapple recipes

Here you can find various recipes to incorporate into your pineapple diet, you just have to click on the drop-down to discover them. Do not miss it.

  • Pineapple jelly 

Pineapple jelly is very easy to make, this combination with natural yogurt is a delicious and healthy recipe.

Preparation: We can make the gelatin with gelatin sheets or with agar-agar. We will dissolve the gelatin in hot water. and we will add pineapple juice and pieces of natural pineapple.

In a glass we will put a layer of natural yogurt, and on the other hand the pineapple jelly. We will make two layers of each of the flavors starting with the yogurt and ending with the pineapple jelly. We will let it cool until it gels. We can add sweetener if we wish, if we wish we must add it at the moment in which we add the juice and pineapple to the dissolved gelatin.

After two hours it will be ready to consume. We can grate an ounce of white chocolate to decorate the glasses on top, as well as a small piece of pineapple as seen in the photo.

  • Pineapple and turkey skewers

Pineapple and turkey skewers are one of the easiest recipes we can make with pineapple. We will cut turkey and pineapple cubes and we will grill them. We will season with salt and on top we will sprinkle with a little reduction of balsamic vinegar and walnuts and raisins in pieces as well as a little chopped parsley. A simple healthy and healthy delicacy.

  • Prawns with pineapple There is an alternative to combine the protein with the pineapple, in this case it is the prawns that we will prepare on the grill together with the pineapple, seasoned with salt.

  • Pineapple smoothie

The pineapple smoothie is one of the healthiest and lightest drinks out there. A delicious drink that we can prepare simply. It will be enough to freeze pineapple tacos and crush them with natural yogurt and some ice. If we wish, we can add sweetener. If we do not add ice and put more fruit we will make a low calorie homemade ice cream.

  • Grilled pineapple

Grilled pineapple is a delicious and healthy garnish, very simple to make. It will be enough to peel the pineapple and extract the center, leaving large pineapple fillets in which we will insert a stick and grill until golden.

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