Celery is a spicy root crop that hassweetish bitter taste. It can be found in the store throughout the year. Celery dishes are always popular, as this product helps reduce pressure, relieves joint pain and has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect. Celery has a negative caloric content, thereby it helps to get rid of excess weight. Therefore, dishes from it, especially soups, are so popular among women. Many people do not cook soup from celery, because they do not like its smell, but it's only because they just cook it wrong. Correctly cooked, it is not only useful, but also tasty. Thus, celery is a proven way for many generations to get rid of extra pounds. Soup from this vegetable, or so-called Bonn soup, based on celery, cabbage and onions, is considered a group of lean and low-calorie dishes. If the vegetables are selected correctly, the soup will not only contribute to the breakdown of fats, but it is also great to cope with edema by removing excess fluid from the body. The diet on this dish is considered soft, gentle and promises a loss of 5 kg per week. Its essence lies in the fact that the body for 7 days is deprived of fats and carbohydrates, since the soup ingredients are vegetables and water, and it is impossible to recover with such a diet.
Description of the diet on celery
The classic diet option includesdirectly soup, fresh vegetables and fruits. But such a diet is not very easy to adhere to, so on some days of the diet it is allowed to expand the menu a bit with a piece of low-fat meat or fish. The most important thing in this diet is to observe consistency.
- Day 1: soup, fruits (all kinds of fruits, excluding grapes and bananas);
- day 2: soup, vegetables;
- day 3: soup, fruits, vegetables, boiled potatoes - 2 pcs .;
- Day 4: soup, vegetables, fruits, milk;
- day 5: soup, 1 portion of boiled chicken breast, beef or fish, tomatoes;
- day 6: soup, boiled beef;
- day 7: soup, dark rice, vegetables, freshly squeezed juice.
Celery soup is the main dish with a diet. It can be consumed in unlimited quantities for lunch, breakfast and dinner. The more, the more effective the diet will be. For all 7 days, sweet, floury, fried, fatty from the diet is excluded. Alcohol can not be consumed during a diet and 24 hours after its completion. It is recommended to drink more water and green tea. But first of all you need to learn how to cook soup from celery for weight loss. There are several ways to prepare it. Consider the main recipes that can be alternated throughout the diet. Classic Recipe Ingredients:
- cabbage - 250 g;
- half of celery root;
- pepper - 2 pieces;
- carrots - 2 pieces;
- onion - 5 pieces;
- Sprigs of celery - 1 bunch;
- bay leaves - 2 pcs .;
- garlic - 4 cloves;
- olive oil - 2 tbsp. spoons;
- tomato paste - 2 tbsp. spoons.
Before cooking celery soupshould be thoroughly washed in running water, peeled and, if desired, poured with lemon juice. This is done so that the product does not darken. Then we cut cabbage, root and branches of celery, pepper and 4 bulbs into small cubes. Carrots should be rubbed on a large grater. All these vegetables are poured into 3.5 liters of water and put on fire. After the water boils, cook it for 30 minutes. While the vegetables are boiled, the remaining bulb is crushed, fried in olive oil, add tomato paste and stew for 3 minutes. The resulting mixture is added to the pan with already cooked vegetables. We also add garlic with whole denticles, laurel, dill and parsley. All this is cooked for 7 more minutes. Salt in Bonn soup is not added, but you can pour a small amount of soy sauce directly into the plate before use. Recipe for soup with beans We will need the following ingredients:
- celery root - 200 g;
- cabbage - a small head;
- carrots - 6 pcs. (medium);
- onion - 6 pieces;
- tomatoes - 6 pcs .;
- pepper - 1 piece;
- string beans - 350 g;
- tomato juice - 1,5 l;
- greens, spices.
As in the first recipe, celery firstthoroughly washed and cleaned. Then vegetables and celery cut into thin strips, put in a pan, pour tomato juice and put on fire. If the tomato juice does not cover the vegetables completely, then water should be added to the pan. The contents of the pan must be brought to a boil and kept on the fire for 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Then we reduce the fire and keep the soup on fire for another 10 minutes. If desired, the soup can be blended before use so that the product is better absorbed. A simple recipe for celery soup
- celery root - 170 g;
- cabbage color - 300 g;
- carrots - 170 g;
- cabbage - 450 g;
- green and onion - 130 g;
- tomatoes - 250 g;
- garlic - 25 g;
- tomato juice - 200 g;
- olive oil - 2 tbsp. spoons;
- water - 1.5 l;
- soy sauce - 1 teaspoon;
- fresh greens.
All the vegetables are finely chopped into cubes, onionslet's add on olive oil, and then add the cut vegetables to it. Prepared a mixture of water and tomato juice, cook everything on low heat. Shortly before the end of cooking, add spices, herbs and garlic.
Advantages, disadvantages and contraindications
Celery soup for weight loss has the following advantages:
- High content of vitamins. namely, A, B1, B2, B6 and C;
- The use of soup provides the body with useful amino acids, potassium, folic acid and iron;
- Diet on the celery soup helps to regulate digestion, cope with constipation and, due to its diuretic properties, reduce puffiness;
- The use of soup helps reduce blood sugar and reduce blood pressure;
- Quickly getting rid of excess weight.
The disadvantages of this diet include:
- Insufficient amount of proteins for the body, loss of useful muscle, but not fat;
- Probability of eating;
- The probability of a quick return of weight when switching to normal food.
Despite all the useful properties of celery, hehas some contraindications for use. Celery is contraindicated: in pregnancy, epilepsy, stomach ulcer, kidney stones. In any case, in order to avoid negative consequences, before starting a diet, it is necessary to consult with a doctor. Bonn soup is considered a medical dish. Often it is recommended to use before surgery, when there is a need to quickly lose weight. If you strictly follow all the rules, then in a week it is possible to throw off 3 to 8 kg. The main thing is not to deviate from the planned menu, do not skip meals and drink more liquid. The most difficult thing is to start a diet, but in fact it is not as complicated as it seems at first glance. Good luck!