The diet consists of two phases. The first lasts two weeks and is to use the minimum amount of carbohydrates. The body gets fewer calories, and he begins to use the reserve fuel is fat. In this phase and a reduction in weight and a decrease in the volume of the figure. After this phase, a strict limit on caloric content are removed, but the control of consumption of carbohydrates is. Starts the second phase, which lasts a lifetime, is practically a new way of eating and food culture, which allows to save the result.
During the first phase the amount of carbohydrates a day not more than 20 grams, in the daily life of the people consume 40 grams, exceeding this figure can result in weight gain if the person does not lead an active lifestyle or play sports. 20 gram of carbs contains three teaspoons of sugar.
During the first phase allowed foods such as river or marine fish and seafood, poultry (except duck), eggs, hard cheeses, not all vegetables and mushrooms. You can not drink alcohol, pure sugar, fruit, potatoes, corn, bread and bakery products.
During the second phase there are no strict limits. Daily allowance for carbohydrates is increased to 40 grams. In the future, the person controls and chooses his rate of carbohydrates as soon as there is weight gain, so it's above the norm of that person, and you need to reduce the amount of carbohydrates per day.
The positive thing in this diet is that it is quite easy to carry, does not have any strict rules, no strict diet and required menu.
Disadvantages of the diet is the need for strict control of carbohydrate intake, lack of certain trace elements during the first phase it is necessary to take vitamin complex. You must follow the rules of life, so the diet was successful and effective.