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FAQ’s about GM Diet

Before anyone goes through a diet, there are common questions that arise and getting the answer to some common questions can help a person on how to prepare and how to succeed in a certain diet plan.

Question 1-

  • Am I allowed to drink coffee or tea?

Answer

  • It is just fine to drink herbal teas, but you are not allowed to put some sugar in it. Stevia is the only sweetener allowed. Coffee is not recommended for GM dieters, but if you cannot resist, you can have it with stevia too.

Question 2-

  • When can dieters eat the wonder soup?

Answer

  • Dieters can have the wonder soup on day 7 when hunger arises. You will never get hungry with this type of diet; in fact, a lot of people say that they feel much better when taking the soup.

Question 3-

  • Is alcohol allowed?

Answer

  • No alcohol is allowed during the GM diet, since it doesn’t contain any health value.

Question 4-

  • Can a GM dieter eat at restaurants or can they eat processed foods?

Answer

  • No, restaurant foods usually contain lots of fats, while processed foods contain a lot of toxins that may be harmful to the body and may interfere with the diet program. Toxic chemicals on foods like bread, meat and others are strictly prohibited.

Question 5-

  • How many bananas are allowed on the 4th day of the diet program?

Answer

  • 6 bananas are allowed. This is the authentic GM diet program.

Question 6-

  • Is buttermilk allowed instead of milk?

Answer

  • Yes, yogurt or buttermilk is allowed as long as you will not put sugar in them.

Question 7-

  • Is wheat bread or cereal allowed during the program?

Answer

  • No, GM diet is a gluten free diet so wheat bread is not allowed. It is genetically modified and it has been processed too. It can lead to weight gain and several health problems. If you will have lots of wheat intake, you cannot maintain your weight after finishing the diet program.

Question 8-

  • Is lemon water allowed in the morning? Is honey allowed too?

Answer

  • No, honey is not allowed in the water. Do you know that there is nothing healthier than regular water? Filling the water with honey is just like filling the water with sugar. You can have lemon water as you like; it is not bad for you.

Question 9-

  • What can I do if I’m a vegetarian and I do not want to eat meat?

Answer

  • There are other plans for vegetarians these days, you just have to remember that every time you change meat, you have to be sure that you also have a small amount of good fat too in your dish. Incorporating olive oil, butter, ghee or coco oil can also help. Curd meat is also a good source of good fat too.

Question 10-

  • Am I allowed to use salt, pepper and other spices?

Answer

  • Yes, you are allowed to have the normal amount of salt in your food. Just make sure you drink sufficient amount of water.

GM Diet Day 3

Day 3 Preparation – be Used to the Program

If you have completed day 1 & 2 successfully, then you will be on your 3rd day of the program and it will be easier for you to go through it this time. Day 1 & 2 must have been hard, since the body needs to adjust. On the 3rd day of the program, you will be allowed to eat fruits and veggies at the same time, but of course, bananas are still not included.  A lot of times, people suffered from mild headaches in the next days to come, since they are also allowed to take meat then.

With different servings at breakfast, lunch and supper, your tummy will not just feel satisfied, but your cravings will also be regulated in a much lower level. When you eat melons for breakfast, it’s essential to sustain them with 2 glasses of water to boost your digestion. Fruits and veggies can be taken the entire day from breakfast to dinner and that includes snacks in the middle of the day.

You have to say goodbye to carbs like potatoes, since you will now get the carbs that you need from fruits and veggies. Your body is now well prepared to shed off those calories from the 3rd day onwards. You will still experience light food cravings on the 3rd day, but that will go away in time as you approach day 4. You may also do some breathing activities in the morning starting from day 3. By doing this, you will be relieved of all the stresses and anxieties brought to you by day 1 & 2 of the GM diet.

Sample meals for day 3

You are now on day 3 of the GM diet program and you are now allowed to eat apples, watermelons and other fruits, but you shouldn’t eat them all at once. You can have one for lunch and then eat it again at snack time. You can still eat the meals you ate on day 2 and then mixed with fruits just to make your taste buds and your tummy fully happy and well satisfied.

At dinner time, you can eat a mixture of boiled veggies like broccoli, carrots, zucchini, lettuce, beets and others. You can also eat some fruits like melons and apples. At snack time, you can eat fruits and veggies along with tomatoes as well. But you shouldn’t miss out at eight to ten glasses of water daily to keep you hydrated and full at the same time.

Be reminded that you are not allowed to drink fruit juices until you are done with the program. They contain sugar and you do not need that at the moment. At day 3, you will feel lighter and you will weigh less than 4 pounds, which is just a natural result of the diet program. Just keep in mind that food consumption should vary to get better results. You can also have cabbage soup or tomato soup every time you feel hungry.

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GM Diet Day 2

Day 2 Preparation: All Vegetables Day

Compared to day 1 wherein dieters will feel a little bit lightheaded, because of insufficient amount of carbs and big amount of fluids, day 2 is merely focused on foods that are easy to digest. The dieter may start the day with potatoes and other types of veggies. You can have baked potatoes if you wish to start your day with a tasty breakfast. You can also stir fry some onions, garlic and cucumber with a splash of olive oil and herbs and then fill the baked potato. It will be a delish breakfast for you to start with GM day 2.

The baked potato will provide the energy for the body all throughout the day and it can also be followed by other dishes with veggies too for lunch and dinner. You can also have veggie soup, fresh salad without mayo for other meals and snacks throughout the day. Day 2 will enable you to take lots of veggies from green leafy to starchy crops. All these can help in boosting your needed fiber to regulate sugar from the day 1’s food consumption and to also boost your metabolic process.

Allowed foods for day 2

For breakfast, you can start with potatoes to keep your stomach full and to boost your energy throughout the day. Those who are living in tropical countries may also consider eating cassava or sweet potatoes instead. On the other hand, just make sure not to eat sugary meals.

For lunch, you are required to eat lighter meals. You can have a veggie salad instead. Fresh salad with zucchini, fresh lettuce & cabbage will do. You are also allowed to dress the salad with olive oil or other dressings of your choice, but not mayo. This will bring you added fat, which is not good for this diet.

For dinner, it’s up to you if you wish to have broccoli, asparagus, lettuce or zucchini again. You can boil them or stir fry them too with olive oil will do. Beets can also be an option and it will make you feel full as well.

Sample meal to follow

For breakfast, you can have a cup of potato (boiled or baked) and two glasses of water. This may be in between 8-9am. At mid-morning, you are allowed to have a bowl of cabbage soup and 2 glasses of water; this may be around 10-11am.

At lunch time, you can have a piece of tomato, a piece of zucchini and half a serving of boiled beet with two glasses of water still, this may be around 12-1pm.

At mid-noon you can have 2pcs of tomatoes, cherry tomatoes and 2 glasses of water. This may be served around 4-5pm.

Your dinner may be around 7pm and you are allowed to boil broccoli or cauliflower, asparagus may also do with 2 glasses of water.

You are not allowed to eat fruits at day 2 of the diet, since you have consumed sugary on day 1. You cannot also add as much oil, but if you want your food to taste, olive oil or 100% natural butter will do. In between meals you can have cabbage soup to satisfy the hunger.

GM Diet Vegetarian Recipes

GM diet for vegetarians is an adjustment on the diet program that was made for GM employees who are not vegetarians in 1990s. This diet is known as hard to follow for some. The vegetarian version is just close to the usual one, though it is much difficult, since you have to give up some common foods. The original GM diet program on the other hand is not meant for vegetarians, so people are still allowed to eat meat on a particular day.  Before going through a well-planned GM diet program, there are just some basic things you should know before you start.

The basics

Do not take any alcoholic beverages while you are engaged in GM diet. There should be at least eight to ten glasses of water daily to keep you hydrated. You can do this diet often, but you are advised to take a break from it even after a week. Dieters are not allowed to drink fruit juices due to high sugar content, except for the day that you are allowed. Engaging in strenuous activity is a big no. this is because you are into low calorie diet and there is no enough amount of energy to sustain the workout. A simple yoga and breathing exercises will do for now.

Diet plans exclusively for vegetarians

  • 1st day: You will be allowed to eat fruits only, but bananas are not included in the list. There is no restriction to the number of fruits you can eat. More watermelon is suggested, since this is rich in water that you need to start off the diet program.
  • 2nd day: You can have two to three potatoes for the entire day. On this day, you are only allowed to eat veggies and fruits are prohibited. You can eat as much veggies as you want and you have a choice to boil them, eat them raw or bake them.
  • 3rd day: You are allowed to eat veggies and fruits on the 3rd day. You have a choice, but bananas & potatoes are still not included in the meal plan for this day. At the end of the day, you will see that you have lost around 2kgs if you will not cheat.
  • 4rth day: Day 4 is all about banana and milk; you can have at least 6pieces of bananas for the whole day and 3 glasses of milk too. Every time you feel hungry, you can have the wonder soup to ease your hunger.
  • 5th day: Day 5 includes a cup of brown rice and six pieces of tomatoes. You can just have the soup with tomatoes if you do not want to eat brown rice yet. You can also have your choice of veggie soup, but keep in mind that more water is needed on day 5 to clean the system of the uric acid you will gain within the day.
  • 6th day: Brown rice and veggies are for day 6. A cup of rice with veggies is all you need today. When you add veggies to the rice, you can come up with veggies Pulao; just don’t add masala to it.
  • 7th day: This day is also known as the feast day, since you are down to the last and final day of the program. You can have a cup of brown rice with veggies and fruits for snacks.