This will vary for different people. Remember that the average weight loss on SMD is one pound per day. You should certainly accomplish your goal in less than the two â˜ week period. Always keep KTP (KeepTrim Programme) in mind for a slower loss, and â˜cheat’ only when you know you can afford it.
Can I shift the lunch menu to dinner, and dinner to lunch, etc?
Once you begin to make changes, the chink in the wall is there, and the next chink is a little easier to make. Switch only if circumstances and common sense dictate it. And perhaps I should add, â˜good manners,’ as well. I was told about a woman who insisted that her hostess defrost a steak for her â˜because Sunday dinner on my Scarsdale Diet says plenty of grilled steak.’ I hope she wasn’t one of my patients.
Since the diet promotes the production of ketones, is it necessary to drink a great deal of water in order to help wash out the increased amount of ketones through the urine?
Drinking a lot of water is usually a good habit. Howevef; on the Scarsdale Medical Diet, take fluids as desiredas your own body dictates. The moderately increased ketone production does not require drinking a specified quantity of water or other liquids.