Grapefruit Diet

The Grapefruit Diet also known as the Hollywood Diet, was originally developed in 1930s Hollywood.
 
It gained real popularity in the mid-1970s, This so-called fad diet regained popularity in the mid-1970s with its claim that you can lose up to 3 stone in only 12 weeks.

Sample weekly menu:

DAY 1
BREAKFAST
Coffee or tea with sugar substitute & 1/2 grapefruit
2 eggs any style or 2 rashers of bacon
LUNCH
Lean beef, chicken or fish + tomato salad + coffee or tea
DINNER
broiled fish + tomato and lettuce salad + grapefruit or melon

DAY 2
BREAKFAST
coffee or tea with sugar substitute & 1/2 grapefruit
2 eggs any style or 2 rashers of bacon
LUNCH
any amount of fruit salad + coffee
DINNER
hamburger (no bread!) and all the cooked vegetables you want

DAY 3
BREAKFAST
coffee or tea with sugar substitute & 1/2 grapefruit
2 eggs any style or 2 rashers of bacon
LUNCH
tuna salad + grapefruit or melon
DINNER
2 lean pork chops + mixed green salad + coffee

DAY 4
BREAKFAST
coffee or tea with sugar substitute & 1/2 grapefruit
2 eggs any style or 2 rashers of bacon
LUNCH
2 eggs + cottage cheese + 3 oz. squash + 1 toast + coffee
DINNER
Chicken ( grilled or broiled w/o skin ) + spinach or green pepper + coffee

DAY 5
BREAKFAST
coffee or tea with sugar substitute & 1/2 grapefruit
2 eggs any style or 2 rashers of bacon
LUNCH
As much dry cheese as you want + spinach + 1 toast
DINNER
broiled fish + cooked veggies or green salad + 1 toast

DAY 6
BREAKFAST
coffee or tea with sugar substitute & 1/2 grapefruit
2 eggs any style or 2 rashers of bacon
LUNCH
fruit salad (as much as you want) + 1 coffee
DINNER
broiled chicken w/o skin + tomato and lettuce salad + grapefruit or melon + coffee

DAY 7
BREAKFAST
coffee or tea with sugar substitute & 1/2 grapefruit
2 eggs any style or 2 rashers of bacon
LUNCH
cold or hot chicken + tomato & lettuce salad + grapefruit or melon + coffee
DINNER
lean beef + mixed salad + coffee
 

 

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