In fact, the calorie restriction performed on the military diet is a form of intermittent fasting which can be considered as 3 day military diet substitutions. Intermittent fasting is a diet where you eat as much as you want at certain times, and the rest is fasting and you are only allowed to drink water.
This three-day diet limits the food consumed to a total of 16 types of food.
On the first day, the breakfast menu is half a grapefruit, a toast, topped with two teaspoons of peanut butter, and a cup of coffee or tea without sugar. At lunch, you’ll enjoy another toast, half a can of tuna, and a cup of coffee or tea without sugar. Then you will enjoy three ounces of any meat, a bowl of green beans, half a banana, a small apple, and a cup of vanilla ice cream.
The second day started with a healthy breakfast with a hard-boiled egg, toast, and half a banana. Then the lunch menu is one cup of cottage cheese, five saltine crackers (saltine crackers), and a hard-boiled egg. For dinner, have two sausages, a cup of broccoli, half a cup of carrots, half a banana, and half a cup of vanilla ice cream.
Then on the third day, prepare five saltine crackers, one sheet of cheddar cheese, and a small apple. The lunch menu includes an egg that can be processed according to taste and a toast. Then, dinner includes a can of tuna, half a banana, and a cup of vanilla ice cream.
In this phase, the total calorie intake consumed ranges from 1,100 to 1,400 calories per day. It is considered a low-calorie diet. Actually, there are no rules for the next four days. If you still want to lose weight, then limit your calorie consumption to 1,500 for the next four days.