Mushroom diet

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Briefly about the benefits of mushrooms

the chemical composition of mushrooms is very close to vegetables. The protein content in them can vary in the range of 2-55 % of the total weight of (increasingly this element is contained in the cap). Fat in mushrooms is not so much (0.5-4 %), and the amount and composition of carbohydrates is almost the same level of vegetable crops (1.7-23 %). The average caloric content of fresh mushrooms is 20-40 kcal per 100 g. note that the high-calorie mushroom is the truffle (97 kcal / 100 g).

due to the loss of moisture energy value of dried mushroom has significantly increased. For example, white mushroom fresh is the calorie 40 kcal per 100 g, whereas in a dry – 281 kcal per 100 g

Mushrooms contain large amount of phosphorus, potassium, iron, iodine, manganese, zinc and other mineral elements. They are rich in many essential vitamins – A, b, C, PP, D (portion of any mushroom dishes provides the body the daily dose of this vitamin). In addition, mushrooms contain aromatic and flavoring substances, which noticeably improve the quality and digestibility of the dishes made from them.

Research recently carried out by British scientists could prove that mushrooms really help to get rid of excess weight, and without any violence on the body. In the course of studies people of different ages and four times a week, were replaced in the diet of any meat dishes the same size portion of mushrooms. As a result, for five weeks each of the participants on average were able to get rid of 6 kg.

Versions of the diet, the mushroom diet

There are variants of the mushroom diet. The first of them is just offering to replace any meat products dishes prepared with mushrooms. This simple diet allows you to gradually and without any stress to the body to get rid of excess weight.

the Second option prescribes to eat at least 400 g pickled mushrooms (maybe mushrooms, volnushki, mushrooms, etc.). Before use they should be washed, flavored with a small amount of vegetable oil and sprinkle with finely chopped greens. To eat a daily portion of mushrooms is 3 hours, divided into equal portions. Also in the diet of the diet include vegetables in any form (about 400 g per day). You can drink any vegetable juice (0.5 l), mineral or pure non-carbonated water, rye kvass (200-400 ml) and green tea. Allowed the use of a small amount of natural honey.

• Breakfast: steamed vegetables with mushroom salad and green tea
• Second Breakfast: fruit salad of kiwi and Apple with 1 tsp of honey and a vegetable juice
• Lunch: steamed vegetables (in the cooking process you can add low-fat milk), mushroom salad and rye kvass
• Dinner: mushroom salad with steamed vegetables and green tea with honey

the Third option is the mushroom diet offers the following menu:
• Breakfast: coffee without sugar and milk, or toast with mushroom pasta (for its preparation, boiled mushrooms finely chopped and mixed with low-fat cream cheese, herbs and salt)
• Lunch: soup with mushrooms and green tea
• Dinner: salad of fresh vegetables, low-fat yogurt and a green Apple


Any of the above diet has its contraindications. Mushrooms – this is quite a heavy food, so when any disease of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and kidneys from them should be abandoned. They cannot be use even with minimal risk of an allergic reaction to this product, as well as immediately after infectious diseases. One of the major contraindications to the use of fungal diet is hypertension.

During the diet is contraindicated, any alcohol (including wine). This diet impossible to stick with for longer than 2 weeks. To repeat any of the options diet menus it is possible not earlier than in six months.

Results mushroom diet

Dieting with mushrooms allows in just over a week to get rid of 2-4 kg weight loss. However, note that the result depends on the number of extra pounds (the more, the faster the process of weight loss).

Even the limited menu of diet mushroom will not leave a trace of hunger – the mushrooms perfectly suppress the appetite. In the absence of contraindications you can see for yourself the effectiveness of this method of weight loss.