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British Heart Foundation Diet – Diet Information

Byoni do not recommend the British Heart Foundation diet. Details for the heart foundation diet are provided for reference purposes only and the information may not be accurate.

Diet Information

The British Heart Foundation diet is a three day diet with claims of a ten pound weight loss. 

It was not created by,  or endorsed by the British Heart Foundation and is generally recognized as a poor fad diet.

The diets origins are unknown,  however it looks to have been popular in the UK which may explain the UK diet links in the diets name.

Like most other diets promising fast weight loss diets,  if you place the suggested ingredients for the heart foundation diet  into the Perfect Diet Tracker the diet appears to be nothing more complicated than a large reduction in calories, and is unsuitable for long term weight loss.

The Diet Plan

This diet plan is not recommend and should not be undertaken without medical supervision.

Day 1

Breakfast:
Drink black coffee or tea. 
Eat 1/2 of a grapefruit, one slice of dry toast and 2 teaspoons of peanut butter.

Lunch:
Drink black coffee or tea. 
Eat 4oz (114g) of tuna and one slice of dry toast.

Dinner:
Drink water.
Eat 2 slices of any cold meat, 1 cup of string beans, 4oz (114g) of beets, 1 small apple, and 4oz (114g) of vanilla ice cream.

Day 2

Breakfast:
Drink black tea or coffee.
Eat 1 egg (boiled or poached), 1 slice of dry toast, and 1/2 of a banana.

Lunch:
Eat 4oz (114g) of cottage cheese and 5 crackers.

Dinner:
Eat 3oz (85g) broccoli, 2oz (56g) carrots, 1/2 of a banana, and 2 hot dogs.
Complete the meal with 4oz (114g) of vanilla ice cream.

Day 3

Breakfast:
Drink black tea or coffee. 
Eat 5 crackers, 1 slice of cheddar cheese and 1 small apple.

Lunch:
Drink water.
Eat 1 hard boiled egg and 1 slice of dry toast.

Dinner:
Eat 4oz tuna, 4oz beets, 4oz  cauliflower, 1/2 of a melon and 4 ounces of vanilla ice cream.

Diet Risks

This is a VERY low calorie diet and is simply not sustainable for any period of time. Following any diet that severely limits your intake makes it difficult for your body to get all the different vitamins and nutrients it needs to remain healthy. Repeating this diet will increase this risk factor.

What do the British Heart Foundation actually recommend?

The British Heart Foundation recommendation is a slow, healthy weight loss through a well balanced and healthy diet, and light to moderate exercise.

The Perfect Diet Tracker is the ideal tool to help you lose weight, and keep it off.

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