Eat as much cabbage soup as you desire for seven days and lose 10 to 15
pounds. The recipe varies slightly, but basically includes a variety of low-calorie vegetables such as
cabbage, onions and tomatoes, flavored with bouillon, onion soup mix and tomato juice. Each day of the
seven-day program has specific foods that must be eaten, including potatoes,
fruit juice, many vegetables, and on one day, beef.
Upside You'll lose weight quickly and can eat as much as you want of the prescribed
Downside Many people who have tried this diet report feeling light-headed and weak,
and notice a decrease in ability to concentrate. The diet is too low in complex
carbohydrates, protein, vitamins and minerals to continue for an extended period of time.
Duration One week
Restaurants: No way can you find a
place that serves that much cabbage!
Caffeine: Encouraged to drink coffee or
tea along with the soup
Need to buy special foods:
Be sure to
lay in a huge supply of cabbage
Family friendly: NOT!
Okay for vegetarians: Cabbage soup
is vegetarian, but on some days you are
encouraged to eat 10 to 20 ounces of beef