Also known as the Green and Red Diet, this diet plan quite simply sees every day, within a weekly diet, being called a Green Day or a Red Day.
Foods are categorised on the basis of which day they will be eaten. Dieters select the Green or Red option for a day, and adhere to that throughout the week.
Green Day ‘free foods’ include fruit, vegetables, grains, pasta, beans, pulses, rice, tofu and eggs.
Green Day ‘healthy extras’ include fish, bread, milk, cheese, nuts and seeds, dried fruit and meat.
Red Day ‘free foods’ include fruit, vegetables, lean meat, eggs and white fish.
Red Day ‘healthy extras’ include bread, milk, cheese, grains and beans. Restricted amounts of potatoes and dried potatoes are permitted as ‘healthy extras’.
Daily Meal Plan
Muesli and fat-free vanilla yogurt.
Jacket potato, chicken curry, low-fat cottage cheese, large green salad.
Pasta with cheese and broccoli, chicken breast, green peas and carrots, and one fat-free berry yogurt.