Traditional chinese diet
includes small portions of fish and meat, lightly boiled vegetables,
fresh fruit and steamed grains, although accurate
Ingredients and cooking methods vary from region to region.
Spices, including pepper, ginger and garlic, have a special
medicinal value in nutrition, helping digestion and assimilation
Green tea, known for its antioxidant properties, is also
occupies a prominent place in this diet.
In general, Chinese food culture is more than
simply maintaining the vital functions of the body is according to
traditional oriental medicine, the main tool for healing
The main advantages of the Chinese diet
Statistically speaking, a typical Chinese diet is one of
the healthiest in the world, whose benefits include lower
indicators of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity.
In his pioneering book of oriental studies, T. Campbell
claimed that a modest amount of animal protein and a large amount
plant food as part of this diet is the key to
many of its benefits.
Since ancient times, traditional Chinese medicine has established
close connection between nutrition and health. After all, in fact, food
the value of food is not in its calorie content or availability
vitamins and minerals, and in the vital energy that she
carries And since the human body gets most of its
energy from food – about 70 percent – for this reason, the closer
food consumed to its natural state is better.
To ensure optimal consumption, concentrate your
attention to fresh food and stay away from refined and
processed foods, artificial ingredients and
Fundamentals and rules of the Chinese diet
Over the centuries, a complex system has been developed.
категоризации food. Each product falls into one of five
taste categories: sour, bitter, salty, sweet and pungent, and
carries with it a different type of energy that helps balance
various body systems.
Eating foods from different categories is
an important component of traditional oriental medicine.
Three meals a day
Breakfast: Eat small portions for breakfast.
anything healthy. Your digestive morning
the system is not fully awake yet, so no need to eat
Since your body needs a variety of nutrients
substances, you have to change your breakfast menu daily.
For example, you could eat porridge today, an apple or
other fruits, as well as some nuts the next morning, bread from
wholemeal flour on the third, the egg on the fourth day, a bagel on
the fifth day, the germinated grains on the sixth day, and the omelet on the seventh
Thus, you include all the nutrients necessary for the body
Lunch: You should really enjoy your meal at lunchtime
break. You can eat anything but low in fat.
Dine in the middle of the day when you are most active, so
You have much more opportunities to burn calories.
For this reason, lunch should be your most important reception.
food. Unfortunately, many people do quite the opposite, using
very light portions of food for lunch.
Dinner: For most modern people, dinner is the most
important (most volume) meal during the day. Correct
dinner should consist of low-fat foods and
sweet After the main food refrain from dessert, for
except perhaps fruit. Eating cakes, cookies and other
�”Heavy” sweets for dessert is harmful in many ways.
Many people eat a full dinner and small portions during
других приемов food. Over time, this is guaranteed
cause the appearance of various deviations and diseases.
The standard diet duration is 21 days,
the expected weight loss over the diet period is, of course,
On the 1st and 2nd day the menu is the same: 1 glass of tomato juice and 200g.
wholemeal bread, 1 liter of skimmed milk. On 3 and 4
The day also diet is identical:
Breakfast: Green tea or coffee without sugar, a slice of black bread,
smeared with butter and a teaspoon of honey.
Lunch: 300g. chicken or fish broth, one slice of bread from
wholemeal flour, 50g. lean meat and some green
Lunch: 50g. low fat cottage cheese and 2 boiled eggs.
Dinner: a slice of black bread and a glass of kefir.
On the 5th and 6th day the menu is no different:
Breakfast: 1 green apple or a glass of fresh juice.
Lunch: lean vegetable soup and a slice of black bread.
Tea time: 2 green apples or 2 glasses of juice.
Dinner: vegetable salad, a slice of wholemeal bread,
green tea with a spoon of honey.
P.S. Next, for 7-21 days of the Chinese diet, you
repeat the diet of days 3, 4, 5, 6 (days 1 and 2 are not allowed).