Instructions For Use Of Low carb: One-Day Menu
Low carb diets are effective against overweight and diabetes. But, what do we eat concretely? Here is the one-day menu.
Low carb diets limit sugar and refined carbohydrates (bread, pasta, potatoes, etc.) while promoting a healthy and balanced consumption of foods with high nutritional value. These nutritional choices cause the body to burn more fat and work more efficiently. No need to count calories, it’s just eating real food by making sure the amount of carbohydrates.
Limiting carbohydrates means returning to the nutrition basics
For nearly 150 years, from the beginning of the 19th century to the end of the 1960s, doctors and scientists were in agreement to prove that the only effective way to lose weight when sedentary, Is to eat less bread, pasta, rice, potatoes, sugar. In the early 1970s, changing course, nutritionists will suddenly defend the idea that fats are responsible for overweight.
These recommendations are partly responsible for the increase in obesity and diabetes in the population in recent years.
How to get there?
The most known low carb diets are the Atkins diet and the ketogenic diet . Atkins is very effective at losing weight and against diabetes , while the ketogenic diet has therapeutic effects in diabetes, epilepsy, migraine, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
The menu of a low carb day
- Tea / coffee / sugar-free infusion
- 1 oopsie bread (recipe below) or an almond cake + butter
Recipe of oopsie bread
Ingredients for 8 loaves:
- 3 eggs
- 100 g cream cheese (philadelphia type)
- 1 pinch of salt
- 1/2 teaspoon Of bicarbonate
- 15 g of psyllium
- 1 tablespoon of Dried oregano
Separate the egg whites from the yolks. Beat the egg whites until stiff with the very firm salt.
Mix the egg yolks and the cream cheese together with the oregano. Incorporate psyllium and baking soda.
Gently stir the egg whites into the egg yolk mixture without breaking them.
Put 8 small piles of dough on a baking tray in the preheated oven at 150 ° C. Let cook about 25 min, until golden.
- Tofu skewers marinated in tamari sauce
- Japanese sauteed vegetables
- Caramel cheese or 50 g raspberries
- Burger of christophine (recipe below)
- Marinated cucumbers
- 1 infusion
Christophine burger recipe
Ingredients for 4 people:
- 250 g of christophines (or chayotes)
- 4 chopped beef steaks
- 50 g almond powder
- 8 slices of cheddar
- 1 egg
- 20 g of soya flour
- 40 ml of oil
- 2 shallots
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
Make chayote patties. Finely chop the shallots and cook them in 20 ml of oil for about 10 minutes, on low heat. Grate the chayote, wring it well then beat the egg and mix them together. Add almond powder, soy flour and candied shallots. Add salt and pepper. Stir quickly and reserve in the fridge for about half an hour as the dough thickens a little.
Cook the patties quickly. In a frying pan containing 20 ml of oil, place 8 small piles of dough. Cook about 5 minutes per side on moderate heat.
At the same time cook the chopped steaks in a hot frying pan without oil. The time depends on the desired cooking time. As soon as the steaks are cooked, salt them and pepper them.
Start with a patty of christophine, then a slice of cheese, chopped steak, another slice of cheese and finally a christophine patty.
Serve with a young shoot salad and a wasabi sauce.
Snack (if necessary)
1 coffee or other unsweetened hot drink + 1 chocolate tile with 90% minimum of cocoa
In case of hunger you can add to your meal a bowl of green salad or possibly pasta konjac.