In recent times it has said much about the benefits of grapes both to treat overweight and to reduce other obesity-related risk factors.
The grapes have properties for both weight loss and to reduce other diseases such as high cholesterol or hypertension. If you want to get all these benefits and lose weight, nothing better to implement the purifying of the grape cure.
The objective of the grape cure is to purify the body, increasing intestinal transit and avoiding sugars and fats from becoming absorbed fat. Before starting with the grape cure it is important to have in mind that this is a strict diet that you can only make for a few days, more precisely four days.
What is the grape cure?
- This cure consists of three phases, in which you will alternate in consumption of white and black grapes.
- During this period it is important to stop smoking, drinking alcohol, and is even recommended to not eat red or white meat.
Start Phase 1 or day 1
Breakfast: 1 glass of grape juice with no added sugar.
Mid Morning: 1 cup of dandelion tea.
Lunch: 1 glass of carrot juice. Asparagus salad, broccoli, celery and tomato (add a handful of nuts and green or black olives). 1 cup of chamomile tea.
Snack: 1 cup of dandelion tea.
Dinner: 1 glass of grape juice. Arugula salad, lettuce, shredded carrots and grains of corn or sweet corn. 1 cup of chamomile tea.
Phase 2 or day 2
Breakfast/Snack: 100 cc. grape juice, plus 1/2 cup whole grapes.
Lunch: 1 cup of whole grapes, plus 1 bottle of 150 cc of grape juice.
Dinner: ¾ cups of whole grapes, plus 1 bottle of 100 cc of grape juice.
Phase 3 or day 3
Breakfast/ Snack: 1 cup of 150 cc. grape juice, plus 100 gm of whole grapes.
Lunch/ Dinner: 1 glass of 200 cc of grape juice, more than 150 grams of whole grapes.
Phase 4 or day 4
Breakfast: 1 cup of chamomile, lemon balm and star anise.
Mid Morning: 2 slices of pineapple or melon.
Lunch: 1 glass of carrot juice. Different types of lettuce salad, endive, cucumber and bean sprouts.
Dinner: 1 glass of grape juice. Tomato salad, grated carrot, celery and a handful of almonds and olives.
In all the phases you should only drink water (about 2 liters per day). This diet is very restrictive, especially on days 3 and 4 therefore, you should not hold it for longer.
If you like you can make this cure once a month. Also, grape cure can serve as starting a diet to lose weight in a balanced way. The grape cure will help to purify and prepare the body to begin with the diet to lose weight.
Remember, before starting a diet to lose weight, you need to have medical approval.