As a rule, the Italians start their day with a small breakfast, while it must be present something sweet. For example, the morning meal menu might look like this: a cup of coffee with milk (not cream) and rich croissant (cornetto) or bar. For lunch you can eat fresh fruits and drink a glass of juice.
Lunch is represented by several dishes, the main one - pasta. Serve it with a low-calorie vegetable or tomato sauce. In addition, the dinner menu should necessarily include a small portion of meat or fish, salad, fruit and vegetables, as well as dessert.
And for dinner, you can bake fish or meat, make a salad and treat yourself to a casserole. However, despite such a rich menu, all portions should be small. Preference is given to drink - mineral water and a glass of red wine.
The complexity of the Italian diet consists only in the fact that the preparation of Mediterranean dishes of discharge diet can take a lot of time, because in this case the use of semi-finished products is not permitted. However, the process of cooking takes a real pleasure. And the body during this discharge period will receive a set of necessary elements, so the Italian diet will not cause harm to health.
Weight loss in Italian diet is 5 kg per month. But to achieve this result, you must follow these rules: there need to slowly, to be able to stop in time and no calorie counting (by the way, the very notion of 'diet' is alien to Italians).