What You Should Know
The Sacred Heart Diet was created by the Sacred Heart Hospital in the United States to enable those who are overweight to lose weight before surgery. One main meal in this diet is a soup. The diet lasts seven days and those who promote this diet claim that if it is properly followed that you can lose ten to 17 pounds within a week.
This is a diet, not a weight loss supplement.
The online information given regarding the Sacred Heart Diet tells us that during the week that you follow this diet you should not drink any alcohol or carbonated drinks, or eat any bread. The soup which makes up part of this diet can be eaten as often as you like and we are told that this soup will help to rid your body of toxins and impurities. The ingredients in the soup consists of canned tomatoes, three large green onions, one can of beef broth, one packet of chicken noodle, one bunch of celery, two cans of green beans, two 1bs of carrots and two green peppers. We are told that on day one of the Sacred Heart Diet you should eat only fruit and the soup, on day two you should eat only green leafy vegetables and the soup. On day three you should eat soup, fruit and vegetables.
Those who promote the Sacred Heart Diet, tell us that by day three you should have already lost five to seven pounds. On day four we are told that you should eat three bananas, skimmed milk and the soup. On day five you should eat beef and up to six tomatoes, as well as the soup. We are told that on day six you should eat beef, and vegetables as well as the soup. On day seven you should eat brown rice, vegetables and the soup. During the Sacred Heart Diet you can drink coffee, herbal teas and as much water as you want.
- This diet was created by the Sacred Heart Memorial Hospital.
- Information regarding the Sacred Heart Diet is available online.
- You do not need a large budget to follow this diet.
- A seven day diet will not help you lose weight in the long term.
- There are hundreds of diets available to choose from.
- There is no evidence that this diet is more effective than the other weight loss diets available.
- Some people may find that preparing the soup if too time consuming.
Those who wish to lose weight have hundreds of diets to choose from, there is no concrete evidence that this diet is more effective than the other diets available to choose from.