The 3 Day Diet Meal Plan

British Heart Foundation Diet

This diet is best known as the British Heart Foundation Diet or the Greenland Diet and has been circulating for many years. The diet claims claims that you can lose 10lb in three days – and many of our readers get fantastic results. The diet is very popular in the UK – but the exact origins are unknown.

Long term weight loss can only ever be achieved through sensible changes to diet and the introduction of regular exercise. But this three day diet is great for a special occasion that has crept up and you aren’t quite where you want to be.

Oolong Tea

Why not try combining The British Heart Foundation Diet with Oolong Tea?

Every now and then we all feel the need to resort to a strict, short term weight loss eating plan to see fast results. While a very strict diet meal plan is not advisable to do regularly or long term. kick start style diet plans can give you the confidence boost and motivation that you need to start a healthy weight loss plan.

The 3 Day Diet should only be followed for three days at a time. If you wish to use the diet for a few weeks, we would advise that you follow a three days on, three days off rota.

This weight loss plan works because the calorie intake is low, but still gives nutritional balance. One of the things that makes this plan popular and relatively easy to follow, is that ‘normal’ foods such as ice cream and hot dogs are incorporated and there is some variety.

DAY ONE

BREAKFAST LUNCH DINNER
Black Coffee or tea with low fat sweetener
1/2 grapefruit
1 slice of toast with 1tbsp peanut butter
1/2 a cup of tuna
1 slice of toast
Black coffee/tea/water*
3 oz any lean meat
1 cup of green beans
1 cup of carrots
1 cup of vanilla ice cream
1 medium apple
Black coffee/tea/water*

DAY TWO

BREAKFAST LUNCH DINNER
Black coffee/tea/water*
1 egg(served any style)
1 slice of toast
1 banana
 1 cup of tuna or cottage cheese
5 plain crackers
Black coffee/tea/water*
2 hotdogs
1/2 cup of carrots
1 cup of broccoli or cabbage
1 banana
1/2 cup of vanilla ice cream

DAY THREE

BREAKFAST LUNCH DINNER
Black coffee/tea/water*
5 plain crackers 1 oz of cheddar cheese
1 apple
1 hard boiled egg
1 slice of toast
black coffee/tea/water*
1 cup of tuna
1 cup of carrots
1 cup of cauliflower
1 cup of melon
1/2 cup of vanilla ice cream
black coffee/tea/water*

*Low calorie sweetener should always be used instead of sugar

Condiments allowed on the 3 Day Diet

  • Lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • Mustard
  • Cooking oil spray

Variations on the 3 Day Diet

If you really don’t like any of the foods included you can make some changes;

  • Orange instead of grapefruit
  • Tuna instead of cottage cheese or vice versa
  • Frozen yoghurt instead of ice cream
  • Cauliflower instead of broccoli and vice versa
  • Green beans instead of broccoli or cauliflower
  • Beetroot instead of carrots
  • Toast instead of 5 plain crackers

Follow the plan for three days without cheating and you should see the fast results that you want. When you see the differences to the new slimmer you, hopefully you’ll be encouraged to continue with a healthy lifestyle!

  • Sandra Skelton

    Is it ok to put skimmed milk in the tea or coffee? Can’t drink it black and don’t think I could go without :(((

  • Catherine

    I substituted the hotdogs for 3oz of lean chicken breast. It worked for me, hope it helps.

  • Catherine

    I have just completed my first 3 days on this diet, I stuck to the plan with the exception of not eating peanut butter (can’t stand the stuff) & substituting the tuna for salmon. Jumped on the scales this morning and I could of cried with joy – 10lbs lost !!!! This diet really works. OK I will be honest and admit by the 3rd day I was almost about to give up but I’m so glad I didn’t. I will continue to do this diet weekly for the foreseeable and keep you updated with my results. I am so happy, I just wanted to share this with you all and say “Don’t give up” Keep up the good work everyone, the rewards of a slimmer & healthier you can be achieved. :)

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    Unfortunately not Danny.

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    It is not advised.

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    Yes tinned or jarred hot dogs or alternatively the quorn version.

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    Hi Kirsty,

    1 cup is approximately 4oz. Your water intake is absolutely fine : )

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  • Danny

    Any substitution for black coffee or tea?

  • ravsta

    Hi can you substitute normal sausages for the hotdogs?

  • ravsta

    Does it have to be hot dog sausages they’re so unhealthy?

  • kirstydavies

    A fair amount I ment

  • kirstydavies

    Iv just realised iv drank a fait amount of water today and it doesnt say on the day 1 of the diet which I started today… have I messed up? And when u say a ‘cup full’ are we talking a tea cup? Or mug? Im just about to eat my dinner… if u could let me know this would be great. Thank you x

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    Hi Gav,

    You can have cottage cheese as a substitution for tuna.

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  • Catherine

    No bread roll Yolanda, just the 2 hotdogs on their own.

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    Hi Carole,

    Unfortunately there is no substitute for eggs. As you cannot eat them please leave them out.

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    Yes you can have Green Tea.

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  • Yolanda joubert

    My english is not so good. I need to know the 2 hotdogs with breadrolls of without just the 2 vieanas

  • Gav Fry

    Is there a substitution for Tuna? I don’t eat seafood, thanks in advance! :)

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