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3 Day Diet Tuna

The 3 day diet tuna is a low calorie diet intended to help the user achieve rapid weight loss over a 3 day period. The 3 day diet tuna is intended to help people jumpstart long-term weight loss programs or slim down quickly for an upcoming event such as a wedding or a cruise. The 3 day diet tuna works by using a unique combination of foods. The 3 day diet tuna should be adhered to strictly with no changes, additions, or substitutions. The following shows in precise measurements how the 3 day diet tuna should be followed.

Day One

Breakfast: Black coffee, water, or tea; half of a grapefruit or pink grapefruit juice; and one slice of toast with 1 or 2 tablespoons of peanut butter

Lunch: Black coffee, water, or tea; 1/2 cup of water-packed tuna; and one slice of dry toast

Dinner: Black coffee, water, or tea; 3 oz lean meat; 1 cup green beans; 1 cup beets; 1 cup vanilla ice cream; and one small apple

Day Two

Breakfast: Black coffee, water, or tea; one egg, any style; one banana (some versions say 1/2 banana); and one slice of dry toast

Lunch: Black coffee, water, or tea; 1 cup of cottage cheese; and five saltine crackers

Dinner: Black coffee, water, or tea; two hot dogs; 1/2 cup carrots; 1 cup broccoli (or cabbage); one banana (some versions say 1/2 banana); and 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream

Day Three

Breakfast: Black coffee, water, or tea; five saltine crackers; one egg (or one slice cheddar cheese); and one 4-oz glass of apple juice

Lunch: Black coffee, water, or tea; one hard-boiled egg; one small apple; and one slice of dry toast

Dinner: Black coffee, water, or tea; 1 cup tuna, chicken, or turkey; 1 cup cauliflower or green beans; 1 cup beets; 1 cup cantaloupe or one small apple; and 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream

After you have completed the 3 day diet tuna, you should eat a low calorie diet so you do not regain the weight you just lost. If you have additional weight to lose, resume the 3 day diet tuna after taking a four day break.

Discuss It!

Donna ·

what can I have instead of beets?



Hope ·

Is there any possible replacement for the cottage cheese? And the apple juice? It gets me sick.



Bobbi ·

Can you switch the lunch and dinner menus. I go and work out at the gym right after work, and that dinner menu is a lot of food to eat in the evening. I'd rather eat more at lunchtime. Can we switch?



Frank ·

You can replace the beets with carrots. Also you can replace the cottage cheese with 1 cup of tuna. And the apple juice with a apple. As far as switching lunch for dinner sorry not sure if it makes a difference but I wouldn't imagine that it should be a problem.



Dee ·

What can you replace the grapefruit with?



Frank ·

Sorry unfortunately you can only replace with grapefruit 1 cup grapefruit jucie, no sugar added though. Which if you don't like the taste of grapefruit at least is faster and easier to get down.



Devon III ·

It's all horse sht. Eat anything with that low of a total calorie intake and you'll lose the same weight essentially. Change the beets to peas or fudge popsicles. The diet listed above is around 1100 to 1400 calories per day. You could eat 1200 calories a day worth of candy bars. You'll still lose the same amount of weight. (Anything high in sodium could cause water retention, which would appear as less weight loss.) Regular coffee and certain teas contain caffeine, which actually is a diuretic. Diuretic means it removes water from the body. Water weight lost, not fat. Caffeine Will also help you from being so tired as 1000 to 1400 calories (depending on your height/size) is the lowest recommended amount you can still eat safely. (relative word, safe. Some people are dizzy and faint at that amount.) You'll definitely have less energy, the caffeine is dual purpose, water weight and energy. Day 4 take a break. Day 5 start again but weigh yourself and discover you've basically gained most of it back. Let's say you're a 35 year old 5'8" female around 170 lbs with a lightly active lifestyle, meaning you spend an hour getting ready a day, walk intermittently at short distances desk to desk, stand for a portion of your day or walk, but don't just sit for most of an 8 hour shift, etc. You may clean a little when you get home and cook dinner, play with the kids, but mostly relax when you're home again. WithOUT exercise you'll lose about 2 pounds each week eating 1200 calories/day. Sure the first week or the first few weeks you might lose 3 lbs or so a week. The body gets used to less and the weight doesn't continue to fall off like that. The key is simple math. If you burn about 2200 calories in a day then you would need to eat 500 LESS calories than the 2200 to lose a SINGLE pound each week, or 3500 LESS calories in that week. To lose 2 pounds each week you would need 1000 calories less a day, or based on that 2200 you'd need to eat 1200 calories a day. You can eat garbage at 1200 calories and still lose the same weight. The combination of foods doesn't matter in the weight loss ultimately. You'd be nutritionally healthier eating better foods, but the above isn't anything special or revolutionary. After Day 4 you'll realize you hadn't lost much at all. Why is this? Water weight, a few days of the body sensing starvation, and less waste (poop) in your digestive tract. Your chest day will undo the short term goal. After the extra waste and water weight is gone you'll lose about two pounds a week if you continue the diet every day withOUT the break/cheat day. Everyone wants a simple fix: a magic pill or a quick diet. You didn't gain that weight in 3 days and you won't lose it in 3 days either. Improve your diet, count calories, eat healthier, but don't deny yourself a craving or a favourite occasionally. Eat it in moderation. If you want a roast beef and cheddar with fries at lunch, do it, but plan the rest of your day accordingly. Rice and vegetables or lean meat at dinner, egg whites and fruit at breakfast....anything to keep in that 1200 range. For picky waters especially this is important. Eating healthier foods will provide you with a nutritional benefit, but ultimately anyone can lose weight by counting calories and staying inbounds of that limit, whether you're eating cottage cheese or vegetables or macaroni & cheese or candy bars. I hate the mindset of "diets." You don't need a "diet." You need to change your diet, meaning how you eat on a daily basis. Gimmicks and fads and magic all seem like fun until you see the little man behind the curtain and you're brought back to reality. No tricks, just truth.



Roslyn ·

Can we use sweeteners in tea/coffee?



beckster ·

I know this diet works because of the source of protein.



Lee Lee ·

I followed this diet for four months and lost 80+ pounds. VERY rapid weight loss. Plus tuna is sooo good for your heart! Make sure to walk and do some type of muscle toning exercises also to help because of the RAPID weight loss.



Jen ·

With those choices of food, I much rather starve myself for 3 days--if I'm being honest. Toast and peanut butter? The peanut butter alone will have more calories than if you ate an egg with your toast. And hot dogs? Really? -.-



cindy ·

I can say i did this diet and it does work .I didn't do the grape fruit instead i did a small apple .I don't do tuna so i did cottage cheese instead this is my 3rd day i already lost 9 pounds ..Cant wait until in the morning .It is true all you have to do is a low calorie diet .My friend weighed way over 300 pounds and lost over 150 pounds by just watching and counting calories she does 1800 a day it took a year but i am very proud of her I did this tuna diet to help me get the boost i needed .But it does work.



uschi ·

I dont eat meat can I swap the 2 slices of meat for slices of smoked salmon?



anom ·

Did this for 2 months and lost 20 kgs which is like 40 pounds... u need to be as active as possible and keep at it..at the end of each week you'll be able to see the difference.and drink plenty of water



lucy555 ·

Day One Breakfast: Black coffee, water, or tea; half of a grapefruit or pink grapefruit juice; and one slice of toast with 1 or 2 tablespoons of peanut butter Lunch: Black coffee, water, or tea; 1/2 cup of water-packed tuna; and one slice of dry toast Dinner: Black coffee, water, or tea; 3 oz lean meat; 1 cup green beans; 1 cup carrots; 1 cup vanilla ice cream; and one small apple Day Two Breakfast: Black coffee, water, or tea; one egg, any style; one banana (some versions say 1/2 banana); and one slice of dry toast Lunch: Black coffee, water, or tea; 1 cup of cottage cheese; and five saltine crackers Dinner: Black coffee, water, or tea; two hot dogs; 1/2 cup carrots; 1 cup broccoli (or cabbage); one banana (some versions say 1/2 banana); and 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream Day Three Breakfast: Black coffee, water, or tea; five saltine crackers; one egg (or one slice cheddar cheese); and one 4-oz glass of apple juice Lunch: Black coffee, water, or tea; one hard-boiled egg; one small apple; and one slice of dry toast Dinner: Black coffee, water, or tea; 1 cup tuna, chicken, or turkey; 1 cup cauliflower or green beans; 1 cup carrots; 1 cup cantaloupe or one small apple; and 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream



Lurlene ·

Sorry DevonIII. It's just not true that a calorie is a calorie, that is such outdated thinking. All the new science proves that the same amount of calories worth of broccoli and fudge simply do not affect the body the same way. One triggers a much higher insulin response. If it were as simple as calories in / calories out, then we'd all have beaten obesity by now, we've tried dieting that way for over 40 years now. Obesity and diabetes are a bigger problem than before we started. I'm not saying I believe in the diet outlined above, it sounds hokey to me, too. I'm just saying that current science, and my own experience, shows all calories are SO not treated equally in the body.



krishna kumar ·

one cup tuna means how many grams?