Mickey Mehta is India’s leading Holistic health and fitness guru. Having revolutionized the concept of Wellness, he has been associated with Femina Miss India, Grasim Mr. India, and various other Reality shows on TV, including Fame Gurukul, Channel V – Pop stars, and Channel V – Get Gorgeous.
He is the only privileged health exponent in India to be interviewed extensively on almost all radio stations and TV channels. Here he talks about weight loss with a vegetarian diet. The following vegetarian diet plan is for quick weight loss and should be followed under competent, authoritative governance and medical supervision. Follow this plan for 10 days with the maintenance diet at the end of the ninth day.
Days 1 and 2 3 to 4 fruits, vegetables (steamed/ sautéed or cooked in less oil), salads, sprouts, clear vegetable soup and green tea.
Days 3 and 4 6-7 oranges, 1 to 2 glasses of grapefruit juice, 3-4 cups of green tea and 1-2 tea spoons of honey (to be had before a workout session)
Days 5 Very warm cow’s milk (5 to 6 cups) with a pinch of turmeric, 20 gms almonds, 20 gms walnuts, 2-3 dates or figs, 2 to 3 teaspoons of Isabgol, green or herbal tea.
Days 6 and 7 Fruits (3-4), mixed vegetable soup, 2-3 glasses of vegetable juice, green tea, 2 to 3 teaspoons of Isabgol.
Days 8 and 9 Fruits in the morning followed by 2 or more bowls of vegetable soups, vegetable juices, sprouts and salads.
Day 10 and onwards (to be followed as a maintenance plan): Morning: Warm water with lemon, Green Tea and fruits.
Lunch: 1 to 2 Millet Rotis ( jowar, ragi or bajra ) OR 1 cup of brown rice with vegetables and dal.
Dinner: (7 pm) Vegetable soup, steamed or sautéed vegetables and salad.
(Have a few almonds and walnuts,about 3 to 4 each) with a cup of herbal tea or green tea in the evening at about 5 pm
Drink plenty of water
Avoid mango, banana, grapes (all other fruits are allowed)
Avoid potatoes, beet, peas (all other vegetables are allowed)
Avoid white rice, breads, pasta
Use vegetables like celery, mint, coriander, cucumber, bottle gourd, tomatoes and cabbage for vegetable juice
Dinner time should be between 7 and 7.30 pm
Exercise daily – include cross training, walking and yoga
Rest for 1-2 hours at noon time and 7-8 hours in the night.