Sauerkraut for weight loss: use, diet and recipes, reviews

Sauerkraut slimming

Sauerkraut in the diet in Korea and China appeared long ago. Later she migrated to us and became a Russian national product. It contains many beneficial vitamins, micro and macronutrients needed by our body, especially in the period of beriberi. That’s why nutritionists are singing the praises of the product.

Than sauerkraut useful figure

Salad with cabbage

It is much more useful than fresh product. Released during the fermentation lactic acid preserves like minerals contained in it. It helps to restore metabolic functions, normalize sugar and cholesterol in the body. Feature of the product to be enriched with useful bacteria has beneficial effects on our body, all this made it ideal for weight loss.

When you enable pickles to the menu the figure becomes slimmer as decrease the formation of cellulite, clears toxins from all internal systems and organs. The great merit of the product to retain shape that he does not consume carbohydrates from turning into fat. When overweight eating pickled product creates a feeling of satiety, because it has low calories. Also considerable health benefits that sauerkraut contains vitamin B12 delays the development of aging.

The benefits of sauerkraut for weight loss proven is the active weight loss need. It is worth remembering the dangers of salt, but because high blood pressure, people with high acidity, various diseases of the kidneys if you wish to lose weight you need to look for other ways to eat them this product is prohibited. For other people there are many diets.

Effective diet for sauerkraut and menus for weight loss

A salad diet

The concept of «effective diet» is very relative. Sauerkraut slimming if any one could lead to a positive result. How you can lose weight depends on diet, compliance with it. Decided on a diet? Then consider the options. Some women claim that when such diets in a week to lose 2 or more lbs. not Any difficulty to ferment the product at home.

Among the fastest options for weight loss three-day diet. It is sauerkraut with weight loss is possible almost without restriction, replacing foods containing protein and carbohydrates, but you need to drink a lot. There is a four-day diet: it is similar to the previous one, but on the day used 3 times meals can vary, plenty to drink (water, tea with honey, fresh juice). Read more about effective diet in the table.

Fast for 3 days

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Oatmeal, fruit (250 g) unsweetened yogurt or 200-250 g of boiled meat, bread (from wheat flour), brine sour cabbage. Pancakes made from fermented cabbage, plus a glass of fresh juice. Sauerkraut stew with fish and boiled beets or the soup is made of it with greens.

Easy 4-5 days

No. day Breakfast Lunch Dinner
1 day 175 g low fat cream cheese with herbs, a piece of bread with bran. 100 g boiled or steam meat, 200 g of sauerkraut, 1 fruit (pear). Salad: 150 g sauerkraut, 0.5 head, white radish, 4-5 radishes, cucumber. To fill with ground nuts and yoghurt.
Day 2 1 banana and low-fat yogurt (can add a spoonful of oatmeal). Soup (soup) with sauerkraut, 2 medium sweet peppers, half a Cup of Apple juice. 150 g salmon fillet or salmon, steamed, for garnish, 200 g of sauerkraut.
Day 3 150 g of cottage cheese with the addition of sunflower seeds, 1 orange. 150 g of boiled (steamed) fish with the same amount of sauerkraut. Potato pancakes and 100 g of cabbage lettuce, a few berries of grapes.
Day 4 Bran muffin, 30 grams of cheese (Gouda), Apple (slices). 200 g of boiled (steamed) meat, 150 g of sauerkraut, a few slices of pineapple. Salad: 3 tomatoes, about 100 g of pickles.
Day 5 (optional)

combine with 1-4 days

Strict for 10 days

Days Breakfast Lunch Dinner
1-10 day A piece of bread from the flour plus a glass of green tea (or mineral water without gas). 200 g of sauerkraut, 1 Apple, glass of water. 100 g of boiled fish, a glass of kefir or sour milk).

Recipes dietary dishes based on sour cabbage

Soup with sauerkraut

Soup traditional Russian salting is soup. For cooking need:

  • 0.6 kg beef;
  • a couple of potatoes;
  • large Cup sauerkraut;
  • one carrot;
  • one bulb;
  • 3-4 tablespoons of sunflower oil.


  1. A piece of veal, omit it for 7-10 minutes in boiling water, then drain it.
  2. Again boil water, put the veal, and after 25-30 minutes and washed potatoes, wrung sauerkraut.
  3. While everything is cooking, finely grate carrot, slice onion, sauté in sunflower oil.
  4. When potatoes boil, sauté, salt and spices (black pepper, Bay leaf), add to soup, bring to a boil. The soup is ready, but he needs to infuse.

Salad vinaigrette will appeal to all. Products need some:

  • beets – 3 PCs.;
  • potatoes – 2-3 tuber;
  • carrots – one big or two medium;
  • cooked beans – 150 g;
  • oil for refills.

Salad Vinaigrette

Consider the classic preparation:

  1. Vegetables, except beans, cut small cubes.
  2. Add the salt product.
  3. Add some salt, mix, fill with vegetable oil.
  4. You can just put layers of this salad and be oiled before use, to longer retain the attractiveness of appearance.

Diet soup will be useful to dieters. What you need:

  • sauerkraut – 150 g;
  • onion – 1 medium;
  • sweet Bulgarian pepper – 2 PCs. (red. yellow, orange);
  • potatoes – 1 medium tuber.


  1. Rinse 150 g sour cabbage, proposeront one medium onion in a teaspoon of vegetable oil.
  2. Peel and finely slice a few pods of sweet pepper.
  3. All folded up in a saucepan and cover with water. It remains only to cook until the vegetables are tender.
  4. In a dish add the potato one, but when serving the dish needed a slice of lemon.

Braised cabbage with beans cooked from sauerkraut or cabbage. Pre-buy:

  • beans (2/3 Cup white and red);
  • fresh cabbage or sauerkraut – 0,5 kg;
  • carrot – one medium;
  • vegetable oil for frying;
  • the herbs and spices.

Braised cabbage with beans

How to cook:

  1. Fresh vegetables (0,5 kg) finely chopped pickled cabbage to squeeze the same.
  2. Lightly fry in hot oil (about 10 minutes), away from direct sunlight.
  3. Add grated carrot, continuing to cook for another 5 minutes, then spices to taste (turmeric, parsley and the like), pepper, salt.
  4. Put there boiled beans. Stew, covered for about 15 minutes.

Reviews and results after weight loss

Tatyana, 29 years: I Tried on the advice of a friend have sauerkraut for weight loss (she’s already 10 pounds lost for the month). Took as a basis the four-day week. Ready bought the product in the store. Menu after dinner even added an Apple. While 2 kg down after the first dose! Nice!

Dmitry, 41 years: Sauerkraut in a diet is great, simple and not expensive. Because I love buckwheat, cook with it even add boiled chicken breast to make it tastier. Diet advised by the dietician, because I quit Smoking and started to put on weight. In addition to sauerkraut um 1 vegetable a day (cucumber, tomato), at night – kefir. Until 1 month dropped 7 lbs.

Darius, 37 years: Sitting on sauerkraut, eat 5-6 times a day and in small portions. After 4-5 days on the diet, make a break, and in a month diet again. Overnight in a glass of buttermilk add a teaspoon of fiber (I have problems with the switcheroo). Back in the day, drink 2 liters of water.

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