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I tried a cucumber diet for weight loss for 1 week | Health

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I’ve been wanting to lose a bit of weight since I’ve gained maybe 20lbs over the course of quarantine. I did a bit of research and I decided to try a cucumber diet, but I decided to fix it to my liking because only eating cucumbers doesn’t sound like it’d be too fulfilling. I ended up doing a week of the cucumber diet and I figured I’d share with you guys what I ate as well as the weight I loss within doing the cucumber diet. So let’s jump into it!

I tried a cucumber diet for weight loss for 1 week | Health

Within the cucumber diet, the plan was for me to eat cucumbers with every meal as well as to eat cucumbers when I felt liks I wanted a snack or when I wanted some sort of dessert. It’s pretty much supposed to curb my need for junk food. In this diet, I ate breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.

Breakfast

  • 2 scrambled eggs with 1 piece of turkey bacon & half a cucumber
  • Toast with butter & half a cucumber
  • spinach omelette with 2 eggs, cheese, & half a cucumber on the side
  • Nutri-grain bar and half a cucumber
  • cucumber & tomato salad with 1 piece of bacon

Snack

  • half a cucumber and sunflower seeds
  • half a cucumber and peach cup or pineapple fruit cup

Lunch

  • turkey wrap with a tortilla, lettuce, tomato, light mayo, mustard and half a cucumber
  • turkey sandwich with miracle whip and mustard with half a cucumber
  • tuna sandwich with half a cucumber
  • chicken salad and crackers with half a cucumber

Dinner (cucumbers are added with each dinner)

  • Salmon, salad or broccoli, and roasted potatoes
  • rice, broccoli, and grilled chicken
  • ramen noodles, bell peppers, onions, & grilled chicken
  • grilled chicken salad

Salad dressings I used: Raspberry vinegarette, Garlic dresssing, Greek dressing

Drinks I drank: Water & Vernors/Bundaberg Beer

Was sticking with this cucumber diet difficult?

It was when I wanted some cookies or ice cream. I also badly wanted to eat some chips or fries at lunch time, but I decided to stick with half a cucumber instead.

Did I workout during this cucumber diet?

I did my walking workouts which consisted of me walking 40-60 minutes every other day while watching a show on Hulu, Crunchyroll, Netflix, or Tubi.

How much weight did I lose in a week on this cucumber diet?

I lost 4lbs in a week with doing this cucumber diet. Honestly if I kept this diet up and removed the sugary drinks completely along with adding in more cardio, I probably could have lost more weight. Also if I changed some of my food choices, I would have lost more too.

I recommend trying this cucumber diet if you’re interested in losing a bit of weight.

Let me know what diets you’ve tried that actually worked for you by leaving a comment down below.

I’d love to hear about your experiences and hear your thoughts.

*I’m not a medical professional. I am a regular person that just wanted to experiment with a diet and try something new so that I could lose some weight.

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