If you want to lose weight for a fast approaching event that falls in another 3 weeks time, it does not mean that you lose weight significantly during this period. A healthy weight loss is recommended at 2 lbs per week as per health experts and associations. If you are new to weight loss techniques, losing 10 pounds in three weeks is doable if you follow proven strategies or well established diet programs. Diet programs like Nutrisystem and Jenny Craig have been serving the weight loss field for decades and have put up lots of success stories. These programs claim to offer 2lbs of weight loss per week at a steady rate if their suggestions are properly adhered to. Nutrisystem’s Turbo 13 plan offers 13 lbs and 7 inches of weight loss in the first month which you can give it a try as you have to lose only 10 pounds in 3 weeks time. Go through this ProDiets comparison to know about the pros and cons of these diet programs.
To lose 10 pounds in three weeks, plan your diet to include protein of 2 to 4 ounces, half a cup of whole grains and two cups of watery and fibrous vegetables. For snacks, you will have to avoid processed foods and consume fresh fruits, celery sticks smeared with butter made out of nuts or simply have a cup of plain low fat yoghurt. Your breakfast can include scrambled eggs, whole wheat toast and a banana smoothie. Optionally you can include half a cup of strawberries, wheat muffin, almond milk, etc.
The lunch can include lentil soup, green salad, grilled chicken breast and half a cup of brown rice, tuna, celery sticks, carrot, low fat Greek yoghurt, wheat crackers topped with apple slices and hard boiled eggs. Dinner can include black beans, half a cup of wild rice, steamed broccoli, salmon and a few slices of avocado.