The 13 days diet plan is a strict routine of following a particular diet that focuses on fast weight loss within thirteen days. This diet plan is very effective in terms of weight loss quickly, especially for an upcoming event that is very nearer. 13 days diet plan is also called Copenhagen diet and Royal Danish Hospital Diet. This diet plan helps to lose weight from 13 to 22lbs. This diet alters the metabolism of your body, causing long term effect. In this diet plan, the calories consumption is restricted to very low amount causing weight loss of the body.

For some people, it can be hard to follow the 13 days diet plan. Though the time is short as compared to other diet plans but due to the extensive calories restrictions, weight loss occurs at a higher rate showing long term results.

Food items to avoid during the diet plan

During the diet plan, you should avoid certain food items, as a part of your plan. Most of these food items contains large amount of calories. And that’s what we have to avoid to reduce our weight. Below is a list of the food items you have to avoid during the 13 days diet.

  • According to the metabolic diet plan of 13 days, honey and sugar are to be avoided, due to its sweet taste, having more amount of calories.
  • Cocking oil should not be used.
  • Alcohol consumption should be avoided during the 13 days diet plan.
  • Chewing gums and other types of sweet food items are to be avoided.

13 days diet menu

The menu of 13 days diet plan mainly focuses on the lowest amount of calories intake. Weight reduction at a faster rate is the main purpose of 13 days diet. 13 days diet menu contains the following food items, that are to be strictly followed for 13 days.

First day

On the first day of 13 days diet plan, in breakfast drink a cup of black coffee but make sure to avoid sugar-containing coffee. For lunch boil 2 eggs for yourself and cook spinach. Eat both of them. While at dinner, you can eat red meat.

Second day

On second day of the13 days diet, again take black coffee at morning bug this time take wholemeal bread with it. Take fruit, green salad and red meat at lunch, while at dinner eat chicken.

Third day

On the third day of 13 days diet plan, take black coffee just as the previous days. In lunch eat 1 tomato, one cup of green beans and two eggs. In dinner, eat one bowl green salad and chicken ( 90 grams ).

Fourth day

On fourth day, take your breakfast the same as on previous days. Eat cheese ( 35 grams ) and 1 cup cooked or raw carrots in lunch. In dinner, take plain yogurt ( 200 grams ) and one cup of fruit salad.

Fifth day

On fifth day of 13 days diet plan, take one cup of coffee, one cup of carrots and one lemon in your breakfast. During your lunch take one tomato and chicken ( 90 grams ). Take 90 grams of red meat and also take green salad in your dinner.

Sixth day

On sixth day, eat wholemeal wheat bread or one slice of toast. Eat chicken in your lunch and in dinner eat 1 cup of carrots and two eggs.

Seventh day

On seventh day of 13 days diet plan, in your breakfast, take lemon tea. Take red meat and fruits in your lunch, as part of your diet. In dinner, you can eat anything according to your taste but make sure to eat something with less amount of carbohydrates.

Eighth day

Take black coffee during your breakfast on eighth day. In lunch eat two boiled eggs and spinach.  Eat red meat at dinner.

Ninth day

On ninth day, drink coffee and eat wheat bread in breakfast. At lunchtime, eat 1 bowl of green salad and 90 grams of red meat. Eat chicken in your dinner, as part of your plan.

Tenth day

On tenth day, eat the same food items as on the previous day in breakfast. During lunchtime eat one bowl of green salad, one tomato and two eggs. Take one bowl of green salad and 90 grams of chicken in your dinner.

Eleventh day

On the eleventh day of the diet plan, during your breakfast take the same food items as on the previous day. During lunchtime eat cheese (35 grams) and one cup of cooked or raw carrots. In dinner take 200 grams of plain yogurt and one cup fruit salad.

Twelfth day

On the twelfth day of 13 days diet plan, take one cup of carrots and lemon juice in your breakfast. During your lunch take one raw tomato and 90 grams of chicken or fish. Take one bowl of green salad and 90 grams of red meat in your dinner.

The final day

The thirteenth day will be the final day of your 13 days diet plan. On this day take black coffee and wholemeal wheat bread. In lunchtime eat one tomato and chicken. Eat one cup of carrots and two eggs in dinner.

Conclusion

The 13 days diet plan also called Copenhagen diet and Royal Danish hospital diet is a very effective diet plan to lose weight. The diet mainly focuses on the reduction of calories which ultimately cause a reduction of the weight. The food items given in the diet plan must strictly be followed. Any food item containing more amount of calories like sweats etc are to be avoided, as these are the actual substances containing more amount of calories.

In addition, this diet plan can be unhealthy to some extent due to the reduced amount of calorie intake than the amount required per day. Our body needs energy for its metabolic functions. That energy is obtained from the calories present in our food. If those calories are reduced, then our bodily functions don’t occur efficiently. So you should only follow the 13 days diet plan if it is recommended by a doctor or dietitian of yours.