The Egg Diet | Lose 10 lbs in 7 Days
The egg diet is it just another passing fad diet or is it actually a legitimate way to lose a lot of weight very fast. Its definitely true that people have lost a substantial amount of weight on this diet plan. All over the internet people that have tried the diet claim you can lose 22 pounds in 2 weeks or approximately 10 pounds per week.
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So I wanted to make this video explaining what the diet is, how its done, as well as discussing the pros and cons. Because even though you can definitely lose a lot of weight eating like this you also want to weigh out the good and the bad to decide whether its the best route for you. The egg diet isn’t just one diet plan as there are a couple versions. You have the traditional egg diet, you also have the egg and grapefruit diet, the extreme egg only diet, the boiled egg diet and the ketogenic egg diet and all the names essentially refer to a similar diet plan but there are slight differences in each that id like to go over first. All of the egg diets are low in calories low in carbohydrates and high in protein. The traditional egg diet requires you to start each day with eggs usually two boiled eggs for breakfast with some kind of citrus fruit as well as low carb veggies like asparagus, mushrooms, broccoli, and spinach. Then you eat lean sources of protein like fish or chicken breast throughout the day as well as salad and more low carb vegetables. An example would be two boiled eggs and your favorite citrus fruit for breakfast. Steamed dark green vegetables with chicken breast for lunch, and a salad and grilled fish for dinner. Some boiled egg diets call for 1 to 2 eggs in each meal rather than substituting for other lean sources of protein. An example of this would be two boiled eggs for breakfast along with a medium-sized piece of citrus fruit.
Then for lunch, you would have two boiled eggs with steamed veggies and for dinner, you would have fish or another one to two more boiled eggs with a salad. With the egg and grapefruit diet things are the same for the most part, but for your citrus fruit, you would stick to grapefruit. Some grapefruit and egg diets advocate that you eat grapefruit with every single one of your meals and I’ve seen a lot of grapefruit and egg diets recommending that you keep your calories under 800 per day which is quite low. The extreme egg diet is exactly what it sounds like you’re basically eating only eggs, and the ketogenic egg diet is where you incorporate more fats like butter, full-fat cheese, coconut oil, and olive oil. These keto egg diets which are also sometimes referred to as egg fast diets usually incorporate more total eggs for the day ranging anywhere from 6 to ten eggs per day and they’ll throw in one tablespoon of fat with each egg. In general, I’m sure you guys are starting to see that all of these diet plans revolve around eating eggs, some other lean sources of protein, citrus fruits, veggies, and extra fats if you’re looking to do a keto style egg diet.
So the first question is will this help you lose a lot of weight fast? Well, this diet looks very similar to the way you would eat on a no carb day during a carb cycling diet. The no carb day is the lowest calorie day of the carb cycling diet where you’re basically eating only lean sources of protein and some fats throughout the day. Most of the fat loss occurs on your no carb day, and the other days of carb cycling are more for refeeding on carbs and calories to avoid low energy levels. So since this diet is similar to just doing back to back no carb days with your primary protein source being eggs, your weekly calories are going to be so low that I have no doubt that anyone that tries this diet plan will lose weight and they’ll lose it fast. Since you’re not going to be having any carbohydrates you’re automatically going to lose a lot of water weight, especially in the beginning. Carbs make your body retain water, so without them, you’ll be flushing all that water weight out. With the number of eggs, you’re eating you won’t have to be too concerned about muscle loss while doing this diet plan.
The protein found in eggs is very bioavailable meaning your body can digest and use it very efficiently. Each egg has 6 grams of protein, 13 essential vitamins, and minerals, along with choline, riboflavin and selenium and each only has under 70 calories. They’re also very filling and in combination with vegetables, they can make managing hunger throughout the day a lot easier on this diet.
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