Chicken Soup Diet
This diet operates on very simple mechanics. You have breakfast, then all the chicken soup you want for the remainder of the day. You are only allowed one breakfast per day, and then are restricted to the soup. There is a specific recipe for the soup, and participants are only allowed certain choices for breakfast.
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The Chicken Soup recipe
The actual recipe for the chicken soup is quite simple and includes vegetables such as celery, carrots and broccoli. The other ingredients are quite common such as chicken and various types of seasonings. There are also cooking directions that are easy to follow. The chicken soup diet is very simple in that all you need to do is make the soup once and it makes about 26 servings.
Items you can eat on the breakfast menu of the Chicken Soup Diet
One example of a typical Chicken Soup Diet breakfast involves a half cup of yogurt with chopped fruit and wheat germ. Another breakfast is just cereal and orange juice. There are specific measurements to follow but it's easy to see that the available breakfasts are quite common. All in all, the diet lasts one week and there are five available breakfasts. Participants simply pick their favorite of those five for the last two days.
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