Spoon light diet emerged in 2000 when the famous designer Karl Lagerfeld has decided to lose weight. He lost 42 pounds in 13 months. Zoom on the “Spoon light” diet.
The principles of the Spoon light diet
Spoon light method is more or less a variant of the low-carbohydrates diet that bans the consumption of carbohydrates and reduces fat. It is based on a balancing food on a protein intake on taking nutritional supplements and a reduction in calories. Lean protein is recommended: fish, poultry, veal, rabbit, etc… By cons, red meats such as beef, mutton or pork are excluded from the meal because their fats are directly stored by the body. Karl Lagerfeld’s diet also relies on protein bags at breakfast and during the meal. In addition, to help the metabolism and well eliminate to avoid deficiencies, it is useful to take the range of 6 nutritional supplements composed by a regulator of appetite, an appetite suppressant, a draining an anti-fatigue, a cocktail of vitamins and an accelerator of weight loss. It is not useful to perform intense physical activity during the diet, 30 minutes is enough, just to work the heart and metabolism.
The three phases of the Spoon light diet
To lose weight, Karl Lagerfeld had to go through three phases. The first phase lasts two weeks and is very narrow with a maximum intake of 800 calories per day. This phase is to take six bags of protein per day and 200 g of raw vegetables or steamed lunch and dinner. For the second phase, the calorie intake increases from 800 to 1200. During this stage, the protein supplement in the evening is replaced by lean meat and cheese or reduced yoghurt. The daily calorie intake for the third phase is between 1200 and 1600 calories. The menu is more diverse at Breakfast: 1 fruit, tea or coffee without sugar, 1 yogurt or cottage cheese 20% fat, 1 or 2 slices of whole meal bread and 5 to 10 g ghee. A protein bag, fruit or cottage cheese is allowed 10 h and 16 h. Lunch and dinner consists of 1 hall, 1 or 1 fish meat, potatoes boiled, vegetables, reduced yogurt and 1 fruit. The second and third phases can last a few months.