What is a 6-petal diet?

6 Petal Diet has a beautiful name that people unknowingly associate with flowers. In fact, each chamomile petal is a day of a certain mono-diet, ie the use of only one specific type of product.

Thanks to this nutrition system, you can lose weight quickly and easily. It turns out to get rid of 500 grams per day, and the results in 2 periods will be surprising - about 7 kilograms.

The essence of the diet

6 Petal Diet was created by Anna Johansson. He is a famous Swedish nutritionist. Weight loss food system approved by the Dietetic Association. Studies have shown that people lose 500 grams, sometimes up to 800 grams per day. At the same time, his general health remained good.

At the end, additional medical examinations of volunteers were conducted. The results showed that the health of program participants has improved. In other words, a 6-petal diet not only helps you lose weight, but also strengthens your body.

The duration of such a course is 6 days (this is the name of the diet). The main principle is a separate diet, as it has a weight loss effect. You should follow different mono-diets for 6 days - once a day. The order should not be broken, because it is the turn of carbohydrate and protein days.

You should eat the same food category during the day. The order is as follows:

  1. Fish Day.
  2. Vegetable Day.
  3. Chicken Day.
  4. Grain Day.
  5. cottage cheese day.
  6. Fruit Day.

To avoid consuming more calories than you need, you need to measure a portion of food every day:

  • fish - not more than 500 grams;
  • vegetables - up to 1. 5 kg;
  • meat - up to 500 grams;
  • cereals - up to 200 g;
  • cottage cheese - up to 500 grams;
  • fruits and berries - up to 1. 5 kg.

Anna Johansson advised to make a flower with 6 petals, which will write mono diets to maintain motivation. Hence the name associated with the plant, although in fact flowers and herbs are not used. In such a home-made chamomile you can hang in a prominent place, and every time you see that there is a high probability of an accident. Picking a petal every day makes it much easier to endure hunger.


But it is not always allowed to build such a simple and at the same time unusual diet. There are contraindications for it, because thanks to such a nutritional system, weight loss is sharply reduced. For this reason, the body experiences severe stress, and if there are diseased organs, their functions will be impaired.

Contraindications include:

  • diabetes mellitus;
  • diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (especially gastritis and peptic ulcer disease);
  • renal pathologies;
  • diseases of the endocrine system;
  • cardiovascular diseases.

Such a diet is completely contraindicated for pregnant and lactating women. This also applies to people who are engaged in special medical nutrition or recover after surgery. Diet is not applied with parallel drug treatment.

This technique is not suitable for people with severe physical, emotional and mental stress at work. Such a diet reduces the concentration of attention, which affects the ability to work.

Permitted and prohibited products

To properly design a menu, you need to know the foods allowed during mono-diets.

Prohibited foods should also be remembered. These include:

  • any sweets;
  • butter and vegetable oil;
  • bread, confectionery, baked goods;
  • canned food, pickles, marinades;
  • smoked meats;
  • fast foods, semi-finished products;
  • alcoholic and carbonated drinks, energy drinks.

Dietary fish is allowed on Fish Day. This category includes pollock, blue bleach, tuna, flounder, crane, hake, trout. Fish with high fat and protein concentrations are allowed. This applies to perch, carp, horse mackerel, pink salmon. Oil is also suitable, so you can use mackerel, lilies, snails, halibut, herring, salmon. Seafood is allowed as a supplement: shrimp, octopus, squid. Today, seaweed is also allowed. These foods can be boiled, grilled or steamed.

Different vegetables are allowed on Vegetable Day. However, in addition, spices, lemon juice, herbs, garlic are allowed. Vegetables can be eaten raw, cooked, baked, drunk freshly squeezed juices.

A one-day mono-diet for chickens is so called. In fact, you can eat veal, turkey, beef fillets. It is planned to remove the shell. You can cook them in any way, just do not fry.

Buckwheat, oat flour, pearl barley, rice, millet, bran are allowed on the grain day. Grain crumbs are also allowed. You can add nuts to them. Yogurt, milk, cheese and 1 chicken egg are also allowed with curd day. But all products must be natural.

On the last (fruit) day, the following is allowed:

  • apple;
  • orange;
  • pear;
  • pineapple;
  • plum;
  • kiwi;
  • watermelon;
  • hand grenades;
  • cherry;
  • cherry;
  • currant;
  • hips;
  • strawberries;
  • raspberries;
  • strawberries;
  • cornel;
  • lemon;
  • lime;
  • grapefruit;
  • pomelo.

Dried apricots and prunes are allowed. It can be eaten raw, baked or drunk fresh. Salt is legal in this diet, but if you want to get good results, it should be reduced.

It is important to maintain a drinking regimen. He should drink 1. 5 liters of clean water a day. Green and black tea, coffee (but not milk) are allowed. Sugar cannot be added to drinks. Drinking kvass on grain day is allowed, but beer is strictly forbidden. It is allowed to drink milk during the curd diet, but not more than 100 ml. In the absence of contraindications, kefir is also suitable. On a fruit and vegetable day you should drink not only freshly squeezed juices, but also fresh juices, cocktails, smoothies.

Daily Menu

In the "6 petals" diet, a sample menu has been prepared for each day, indicating the time of eating. Breakfast at 8: 00, lunch at 11: 00, lunch at 14: 00, afternoon tea at 17: 00, and lunch at 20: 00.

This diet is balanced, so nutritionists recommend not to change anything in it. Below is a detailed menu for the week.

Fish Day


  • breakfast: boiled fish with spices;
  • second breakfast: fish baked in the oven with greens;
  • dinner: fish soup without vegetables (thicken the broth);
  • snack: steamed fish with spices;
  • dinner: boiled fish.

It is allowed to drink fish water during the day

Vegetable Day


  • breakfast: fresh vegetable salad;
  • second breakfast: lean mashed potatoes;
  • dinner: vegetable soup;
  • snack: steamed vegetables;
  • Dinner: vegetables cooked with spices.

Fresh vegetable juices are allowed during the day.

Chicken Day


  • breakfast: boiled chicken fillet;
  • second breakfast: oven-baked chicken breast;
  • dinner: grassy chicken broth;
  • snack: grilled meat;
  • Dinner: boiled chicken breast.

Low-fat broth is allowed during the day.

Grain Day


  • breakfast: boiled wheat seeds;
  • second breakfast: buckwheat;
  • dinner: boiled rice;
  • snack: oatmeal;
  • Dinner: buckwheat porridge and herbs.

Homemade kvass is allowed during the day.

cottage cheese day


  • Breakfast: cottage cheese and 2 tbsp. l. yogurt;
  • second breakfast: cottage cheese and 100 ml of milk;
  • lunch: curd mass;
  • snack: cottage cheese;
  • dinner: cottage cheese.

It is allowed to drink kefir and milk during the day.

Fruit Day


  • breakfast: 200 g of cherries or strawberries;
  • second breakfast: 1 pear;
  • dinner: 3 plums and 1 orange;
  • snack: 2 kiwis and 200 grams of pineapple;
  • Lunch: 3 green apples.

Herbal decoctions, freshly squeezed fruit and berry juices diluted in half with water are allowed during the day.

Don't go on a diet

Before returning to your normal diet, you should note the consequences of losing weight during the diet. To do this, follow the rules below:

  • It is necessary to continue eating dietary products for a long time.
  • It is recommended to gradually mix protein and carbohydrate foods for the first time a day after the end of the 6-petal diet. And after a while add other ingredients.
  • It is important to continue to follow the principle of separate nutrition.
  • Daily calorie intake should be gradually increased. First 1600 kcal, then up to 1800 kcal.
  • Don't forget about physical activity. They will help you maintain your weight loss results.

To protect your health, you are allowed to switch to a 6-petal diet no more than once a month. It belongs to a period. If an option with a double course (12 days) is chosen, it is allowed to apply no more than 4 times a year.


You can use the following diet recipes to diversify your weight loss menu.

Baked pollock

Rules of nutrition in the diet of 6 petals

You will need:

  • pollock - 1 piece. ;
  • Salt and herbs to taste.


  1. Clean and wash the fish carcass.
  2. Put some herbs inside and add salt.
  3. Bake until crusty.

Pepper stuffed with vegetables

You will need:

  • bell pepper - 4 pieces;
  • pumpkin - half a vegetable;
  • summer - 1 piece;
  • tomatoes - 1 piece;
  • carrots - 1 piece. ;
  • garlic - 2 cloves.


  1. Crush carrots, tomatoes, onions and garlic.
  2. Mix everything and cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Finely chop the zucchini and add to the remaining ingredients.
  4. Continue to simmer until half cooked. A little salt is allowed.
  5. Cut a box of pepper seeds and put the vegetable mass inside.
  6. Leave on for 20 minutes.

Chicken with its own juice

You will need:

  • chicken breast - 2 pieces;
  • Salt and herbs to taste.


  1. Wash the meat and season with salt and herbs.
  2. Put in a saucepan and cook on low heat for 3 hours. Do not add water or oil. The container lid must be closed.

buckwheat cutlets

You will need:

  • buckwheat - 100 g;
  • Salt and herbs to taste.


  1. Pour boiling water over cereals and wait for an hour.
  2. Cool down.
  3. Grind in a blender and add the herbs. You should get a homogeneous mass.
  4. Make cutlets out of it and bake in the oven for 20 minutes.

cottage cheese pancakes

You will need:

  • semolina - 15 g;
  • cottage cheese - 300 g;
  • eggs - 1 piece.


  1. Grind cottage cheese and mix with eggs.
  2. Make balls and roll them into semolina.
  3. Bake in the oven until done.

Green smoothie

You will need:

  • kiwi - 2 pieces;
  • banana - 1 piece;
  • freshly squeezed apple juice - 50 ml.


  1. Grind bananas and kiwis in a blender.
  2. Mix with apple juice.

Any fruit is allowed instead of kiwi and banana.

Vegetable eggplant soup

You will need:

Vegetable soup for a diet of 6 petals
  • carrots - 1 piece;
  • eggplant - 1 piece;
  • tomatoes - 2 pieces;
  • summer - 2 pieces;
  • garlic - 1 clove;
  • basil, dill - to taste;
  • pepper, salt - to taste;
  • water - 750 ml.


  1. Cut the vegetables.
  2. When the water boils, put them in the following order: eggplant, carrots, onions, tomatoes, greens.
  3. Cook for 20 minutes.
  4. Add spices.

Oatmeal Sticks

You will need:

  • porridge "Hercules" - 1 tablespoon;
  • cinnamon - to taste;
  • vanillin - to taste;
  • water - 1 tablespoon.

Required for food:

  1. Pour liquid into Hercules flakes (1 cup). Wait until it softens.
  2. Grind them in a blender until smooth.
  3. Add vanilla and cinnamon, mix everything.
  4. Divide everything into small pieces on parchment paper.
  5. Keep in the oven until the sticks are dry.

cottage cheese foam

You will need:

  • cottage cheese - 0, 5 kg;
  • milk - 200 ml;
  • cinnamon - to taste;
  • sugar substitute - to taste.


  1. Grind the bread in a blender and add the milk.
  2. Add sugar substitute and cinnamon to taste.
  3. Stir and beat until smooth.