Let’s face it – nobody enjoys dieting. But we’ve found a trending “fat-reducing” diet plan that is said to help accelerate metabolism in order to reduce excess fat.

Those who have tried it claim to lose up to 2kg in just one week.

Best part? You’ll not be going hungry and will in fact, be enjoying delicious food. Read on to find out all about it.

Day 1

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Breakfast: One soft-boiled egg, a cup of sugar-free soy milk
Lunch: A bowl of winter melon soup (without any added ingredients), a bowl of rice, pickled cucumbers, and other side dishes
Dinner: A fruit meal with at least two or more fruits

Winter melon is the ingredient that helps with “fat reduction” in Day 1.

According to advocates of the menu, winter melon is a “cooling” food according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, and can help clear away “heat” in your body and offering detoxification benefits.

Winter melon is also very effective for reducing water retention, a struggle that those who want to achieve weight loss see.

note that you have to cook the winter melon thoroughly and with its skin on for the best effects.

Day 2

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Breakfast: A tea egg and a bowl of white rice
Lunch: One scrambled egg with leeks (you can also add a bit of meat), and a half bowl of rice
Dinner: A fruit meal with at least two or more fruits

Leek is said to be the fat-reducing ingredient in Day 2’s menu.

Rich in calcium, iron, proteins, and other vitamins, leeks also has high fibre to help promote gastrointestinal motility and accelerate your intestinal metabolism.

Day 3

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Breakfast: A bowl of oatmeal porridge or milk oatmeal
Lunch: Fried kelp (you can fry it with some sesame oil or soy sauce for flavour, and add a little meat to the dish) and a steamed bun
Dinner: A cucumber and lettuce salad (use only a little olive oil and vinegar for the dressing)

Kelp is said to help reduce fat accumulation in the heart, blood vessels, and intestines. This superfood also has “detoxification” benefits, reduce fat, and lower blood pressure, making it a great food to enjoy when you’re on a weight-loss diet.

Day 4

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Breakfast: Two sweet potatoes
Lunch: White radish, seasoned with some soy sauce, sesame oil, and with some meat, and a bowl of porridge
Dinner: Fruit salad

White radish is the star ingredient Day 4, and is said to help lower blood pressure and blood lipids (fat in the blood).

Day 5

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Breakfast: White porridge
Lunch: A plate of fried bean sprouts (seasoned with a little salt or pepper, or add some meat), and half a bowl of rice
Dinner: A cucumber and lettuce salad

Who knew bean sprouts have a diuretic  effect that helps rid your body of salt and water)? This food also helps reduce fat and water retention.

Day 6

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Breakfast: Two hard-boiled eggs
Lunch: Fried fungus (prepared with a little sesame oil, soy sauce, or with some meat added), and a bowl of porridge
Dinner: A cucumber and lettuce salad

Fungus is the star in Day 6’s menu. Not only is it high in protein and low in fat, it also has positive effects on our immune and digestive functions and detoxification system. You’ll also benefit from its ability to reduce blood lipids and cholesterol, and inhibit fat accumulation.

Day 7

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Breakfast: A bowl of oatmeal porridge
Lunch: Two cucumbers (either fried or tossed, you can choose to add some meat), and a bowl of porridge
Dinner: A fruit meal with more than two kinds of fruits

Cucumber is rich in fibre, which helps to promote metabolism and accelerate your bowel movements. It can also inhibit the conversion of sugars into fat. No wonder it’s a great food to have if you’d like to achieve weight loss!

All photos taken from Chobchob.

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