What can I snack on while on the military diet?
- Bread (whole-wheat), in small amounts.
- Cheeses (cottage and cheddar), in small amounts.
Can I do the military diet for a month?
The diet plan involves a 3-day, calorie-restricted meal plan followed by 4 days off. Followers of the diet are told to repeat the weekly cycle for up to 1 month, or until they reach their goal weight. Because it follows on-and-off calorie restriction, the military diet is a form of intermittent fasting.
How many calories is the 3 day military diet?
The military diet requires people to follow a low-calorie diet for 3 days and then return to regular eating for 4 days. Across the first 3 days, the diet restricts daily calorie intake to 1,400, 1,200, and 1,100 calories. The diet is high in protein and low in fat, carbohydrate, and calories.