The 13 Day Diet: Fad or Faithful?

As you likely already know, your metabolism plays a large role in determining how many calories you’ll burn each and every day. By speeding up the performance of your metabolism, you’ll be able to burn calories and fat faster than ever before. There are tons of foods out there that can help you speed up your metabolism to some degree and they all work exceptionally well. So, what would happen if you combined all of these into a singular diet plan? You would get the 13 day metabolism diet. This diet plan gives you the ability to shed calories faster than ever before. Below, you learn more about this diet, so you can get started right away.

What Is The 13 Day Diet?

First and foremost, you should better familiarize yourself with the 13 day diet plan A.K.A The 13 day metabolism diet. As the name suggests, this diet plan lasts 13 days. It is very strict and it can be difficult to follow. Unlike many others, the 13 day diet tells you exactly what to eat during the dieting period, so there will be no guessing. When taking part in the 13 day diet, you will need to avoid alcohol, cooking oil, salad dressing, sweeteners, and chewing gum. You should also avoid any and all foods that are not listed on the plan. Just remember to drink plant of water during the 13 day period.

Day 1

While there are plenty of foods and beverages available that will boost your metabolism, you will need to break them down over a 13 day period. While you are on this diet, you will need to avoid all foods that are not listed in the plan.

  • Breakfast – cup of caffeinated coffee (no milk, cream or sugar)
  • Lunch – 2 organic boiled eggs and fresh cooked spinach (no limit on caloric intake)
  • Dinner – 1 lean grilled steak

 

Day 2

  • Breakfast – Cup of caffeinated coffee (no milk, cream or sugar) and 1 slice of whole wheat bread (with or without low-fat butter)
  • Lunch – 200 Grams of ham
  • Dinner – Salad (cucumber and lettuce only), grilled lean steak and fruit

 

Day 3

  • Breakfast – Cup caffeinated coffee (no sugar, milk or cream) and 1 slice of whole wheat bread (with or without low-fat butter)
  • Lunch – 2 organic boiled eggs, green beams and tomato salad
  • Dinner – Salad (lettuce and cucumbers only) and 1 slice of ham

 

Day 4

  • Breakfast – Cup of caffeinated coffee (no sugar, cream or milk) and 1 slice of whole wheat bread (with or without low-fat butter)
  • Lunch – Raw or cook carrots (with or without low-fat cheese)
  • Dinner – Plain or natural yogurt and fruit salad (a mixture of fruits)

 

Day 5

  • Breakfast – Cup caffeinated coffee (no cream, milk or sugar) raw or cooked carrots (with or without lemon)
  • Lunch – Grilled with fish and raw sliced tomato
  • Dinner – Salad and 1 grilled steak

 

Day 6

  • Breakfast – Cup of coffee (no cream, milk or sugar) and 1 slice of whole wheat bread
  • Lunch – 200 grams of grilled chicken (skinned)
  • Dinner – 2 organic boiled eggs and carrots

 

Day 7

Day 7 will provide you with the freedom to pick and choose. Finally, your freedom has been returned. Just do not get too greedy, because you have several more days ahead. Enjoy day 7. It is only going to get harder from here on out.

  • Breakfast – Enjoy a glass of lemon tea
  • Lunch – Chow down on some fruit and a grilled steak
  • Dinner – Enjoy anything you want, even if it is not on the list!

 

Day 8

Day 8 is very similar to the days before it. Brace yourself for hunger pains, because you’ll probably feel like you’re pretty hungry at this point. Thankfully, on day eight, you’ll be able to eat a little more than normal.

  • Breakfast – Drink a black coffee with as much sugar as you prefer
  • Lunch – Enjoy 2 boiled eggs with a little bit of cooked spinach
  • Dinner – Finish the day with a juicy, 200-gram grilled steak

 

Day 9

For day 9, you’ll be able to enjoy a delicious ham at the end of the day. And, your lunch will be pretty substantial as well. You’re on the down slide, but you have a few more days to go. Buckle your seat-belt and prepare yourself to finish the 13 day diet.

  • Breakfast – Eat a piece of buttered whole wheat bread and drink a black coffee
  • Lunch – Enjoy a piece of grilled steak and a green salad
  • Dinner – For dinner, enjoy a 200-gram Ham

 

Day 10

As day 10 arrives on the 13 day diet, you’ll probably feel pretty hungry. Do not worry, because day 10 brings a bit of a reprieve. On this day, you’ll be able to eat a great deal more and food that are more substantial. The day starts similarly and then you’ll be able to enjoy a large lunch and a good-sized dinner.

  • Breakfast – Start the day with a black coffee and a piece of buttered whole wheat break
  • Lunch – You can have a big lunch of green beans, a tomato salad, and two boiled eggs
  • Dinner – Finish the day with ham and green salad. The salad should consist of cucumber and lettuce only

 

Day 11

Day 11 will begin similarly to the days before it. You should start the day with a black coffee and a piece of whole wheat bread. After that, carrots and a salad will finish the day.

  • Breakfast – Have a black coffee with a buttered piece of whole wheat bread
  • Lunch – Have carrots. They can be cooked or raw and add cheese
  • Dinner – Enjoy a delicious fruit salad with natural yogurt

 

Day 12 And 13

On day 12 and 13, you’ll begin to notice the changes. However, you’re not finished yet. You’ve got two more days to go. Do not worry, because you’ll be able to eat a tad bit more on the last two days.

  • Breakfast – For breakfast, you should have a piece of buttered whole wheat bread and black coffee
  • Lunch – Enjoy a piece of tomato along with grilled skinned chicken
  • Dinner – Finish the day with 2 boiled eggs and carrots

 

Is The 13 Day Diet Healthy And Should You Try It?

The 13 day diet tries to bill itself as something that is simply not verified. There is a good chance that the diet will help you lose weight. However, you must ponder how healthy the diet really is. The diet forces the participant to lose a significant amount of weight in a short period and that may not be safe. On average, it is recommended that you should only lose 1kg or 1.5kg each week. So, should you give it a try? Well, the 13 day diet can work, but it is somewhat risky.

On top of that, there is a chance that you’ll gain the weight back after the 13 days have elapsed. Therefore, it might be best to choose a diet that is safer and more permanent. Have you tried the 13 day diet? What was your experience? Let us know in the comments section below!

*As always, please make sure you talk to your Dr before trying this diet or any other diet.

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