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What to Know about 3 Day Cardiac Diet


The 3 day cardiac diet can be something you need to know especially if you are suffering the heart problem and plan to have such a surgery. That is often recommended by the doctor as one of the preparations for the surgery. The diet is for losing the weight for the surgery. After 3 days, you need to consume the normal portion and menus.


3 Day Cardiac Diet Menu


3 Day Cardiac Diet Menu
One of the important things to be noticed regarding to this low calorie diet is about the menu. Here is one of the ideas of the 3 day cardiac diet menu for three days.

Day 1
Breakfast Menu:
Peanut butter (about a tea spoon)
Toast in a slice
A cup of orange juice

Lunch Menu:
Toast in one slice
A half cup of salmon
A cup of tea or coffee (the black one is recommended)

Dinner Menu:
A cup of carrot
A cup of string beans
An apple (small size)
Any kinds of meat in about 85 grams
A cup of ice cream (the vanilla or original flavour)

Day 2
Breakfast Menu:
A banana (small size)
Toast in a slice
An egg (hard boiled)
A cup of tea or coffee (the black type)

Lunch Menu:
Five pieces of saltine cracker
Tuna in a half of cup or you can substitute it with cheese 

Dinner Menu:
A banana (the small one)
A half cup of carrot
A cup of broccoli
Wieners in about two pieces (standard size)
A cup of ice cream in original or vanilla flavour

Day 3
Breakfast Menu:
Toast in one slice
An egg (hard boiled)
A cup of tea or coffee (the black type)

Lunch Menu:
An apple 
Five pieces of cracker biscuits
Cheddar cheese in a slice
A cup of tea or coffee (black one)

Dinner Menu:
A cup of beet roots
A cup of salmon 
A cup of apple
A cup of cauliflower
A cup of ice cream (original or vanilla)


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3 Day Cardiac Diet Grocery List


3 Day Cardiac Diet Grocery List
Here is the grocery list for the 3 day cardiac diet. That is one of the examples which can be applied to your need in this diet for about three days ahead. 

Tea or coffee for about four cups(black type)
Toast in 4 slices
Salty cracker biscuits
Eggs for about two pieces
Cheddar cheese
Cottage cheese
Ice cream
Carrot
String beans
Cauliflowers
Broccoli
Wieners
Salmon and tuna
Peanut butter
Meats
Orange
Beet roots
Banana
Apples


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3 Day Cardiac Diet Substitutions


There are so many ideas of the ingredients of the menu for 3 day cardiac diet which we can use. We have given some ideas above, but still you can easily substitute them with another proper ingredient to be chosen. That will be great to be done since sometimes particular ingredient just could not be easy to be found. In the other hand, it is also about our taste. That will be something good to consider the taste as well so that we can still enjoy doing this diet for the better health and to prepare for the successful heart surgery. Here are some ideas for the substitutions which we can deal with. 


3 Day Cardiac Diet Substitutions


  • Orange can be substituted by grapefruits or apples
  • Banana can be substituted by papaya, kiwi, or apricot
  • Toasts can be substituted by cracker biscuit, protein shakes, sunflower seed, cereal which is whole grains, and protein bars.
  • Salmon can be substituted by tuna, tofu, pumpkin seed, cottage cheese, almonds, or peanuts.
  • Peanut butter can be substituted by almond butter or even any other kinds of seed butter. 
  • Ice cream can be substituted by yoghurt or milk.
  • Egg can be substituted by nuts, bacon, milk, or chicken wings.
  • Beet roots can be substituted by carrots or spinach.


3 Day Cardiac Diet Success Stories 


3 Day Cardiac Diet Success Stories
There are some success stories which happen to some people who have tried the 3 day cardiac diet. Most of them can reach the great weight lose effectively in only three days of diet. Some of them are applying this diet for preparing the heart surgery which is recommended by their doctors. Then, the others are trying this diet for losing their weight effectively. One of them is a mom of two kids who have tried this diet. In one week she is on this diet for the three days. Then the next week she also was in the same three day diet. That was done for about one month and she successfully lose about 25 kg in amount. That was the great success story of the 3 day cardiac diet.


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