We all know how healthy are olives and olive oil. Olives are rich in fibers , amino acids , calcium , zinc , phosphorus , copper, selenium and iron, vitamins A, C and E. It is not surprising that doctors often recommend to consume 10-12 olives before breakfast , as prevention of all diseases .
The daily consumption of olives reduces the likelihood of elevated cholesterol and incidence of cardiovascular diseases. Olives are very good for digestion and they reduce the risk of occurrence of diseases of the digestive tract .
However ,from the vitamins contained in olive oil in the first place is vitamin E, which together with large amounts of other antioxidants can neutralize harmful toxins in the body. Also , it enables faster regeneration of cells , particularly to those that affect aging .
Therefore it is no surprising that olive oil is often used in the cosmetic industry , especially in the one that is designed to restore the skin and slow the aging of skin cells .
Olive oil is helping in the work of the bile , which allows normal digestion and absorption of the nutrients. The wealth of minerals in the olives and the olive oil is very important for the function of the kidneys , which, together with the liver , are very important for the elimination of harmful toxins from the body .
How to keep this diet ?
Let’s go back to the diet with olives , which is actually a diet that serves to detoxify the body in a short period , but it shouldn’t be kept for longer than five days. In fact , this diet can make a great boon for the body , but since it does not contain enough variety of nutrients , its posture for long periods is not recommended and can harm the health of the body.
After the diet , it is recommended a healthy and balanced nutrition , and not return to the old unhealthy habits that could lead to an even greater increase in the weight .
In addition , if you want to try this diet , you must be a fan of olives , especially green ones.
Breakfast and dinner : salad
40 g arugula
40 g lettuce
2 large fresh cucumber
40 g green olives
1 green pepper
little wine vinegar
Salt is not necessary , because the olives are salty enough , but if you can not live without salt , use sea salt .
For lunch and dinner , eat green and black olives , but they have to be chopped .
Also, do not forget that black olives have more calories than green , so for better effect of diet is recommended consumption of green olives . Between meals , drink plenty of water .
During the day , you should not consume more than three tablespoons of olive oil.
During the day , overall you can eat between 30 and 50 grams of nuts – almonds , walnuts , hazelnuts , Indian walnuts.
For lunch, you may eat cereals with whole grains: brown rice, oats, barley, buckwheat, bread from whole seeds, sorghum (the is not a recommended daily amount so feel free to eat until you feel full). These whole grains cook them or prepare them in the form of pulp.
Fish is allowed , but in smaller amounts (about 150 g), prepared with a little garlic and olive oil. Also allowed are dairy products such as yogurt , low-fat milk , but also in limited quantities.
Do not use any other oil except olive oil!
At the end of day with this diet you will not only lose weight , but you will also notice that your skin is becoming more supple . This occurs because the fatty acids contained in olives , normalize metabolism and stimulate fat burning , but they also regulate the creation of lipids in the skin .
Towards this diet can adhere healthy people and people who have problems with elevated cholesterol . If you have any other health problems or doubts , make sure to see your doctor or nutritionist .