Discovered by Sumiko Watanabe, pharmacist and her husband Hitoshi Watanabe, Morning Banana Diet plan is one of the most popular fad diet plans prevalent in Japan.
Mrs. Watanabe herself lost massive 18 kilograms (almost 39 pounds) by using the weight loss plan.
The diet plan allows you to consume as many bananas as you want. After making a healthy beginning of the day with bananas, you can have anything you want in your lunch and dinner.
That being said, should you want to melt weight, instead of having high-calorie foods such as pizza, burger etc., eat low calorie and highly nutritious foods such as fruits and vegetables.
If you are longing to consume something sweet, you can have that in afternoon snacks only, not after that. The only thing you have to be very careful is, you have to have your dinner before 8 PM.
And you are not permitted to eat anything after your dinner, even desserts such as ice creams, alcohol, dairy products etc. are not permitted after dinner.
One factor of this diet that has many people going bananas is that there are no exercise requirements. While exercising is not prohibited, they advise to do it only if you want to. And if you do exercise, they suggest that it be done in a manner that is the least stressful.
That’s it for the rules of the Morning Banana Diet – simple and to the point.
Why Bananas Have Been Chosen in the Diet Plan?
Since banana has been considered the main fruit of the diet plan, the whole plan seems to revolve around bananas, which is also evident from its name. Bananas inevitably are opulent in potassium and many other essential nutrients.
Their fiber and water content being very high render them an amazing capability to keep you contented for a longer duration. High fiber property of the banana enables them to absorb numerous calories before passing to the digestive tract.
Besides that, special enzymes in bananas strip off several pounds from your body and bring you in perfect shape. Bananas also have resistant starch, which not only keeps you contented for longer but also assists your body in burning fats.