Is there a Indian vegetarian version of the GM Diet

General Motors has had a very long presence in India, close to 10 years I think  – first with GM Opal cars and then with the Chevy series. But the GM diet has been popular with the Indians even before the GM Cars. If you do some simple Google searches, you will find out that there is a lot of interest and a lot of people searching for GM Diet Indian and Vegetarian versions.

So why the rush of people searching for the GM Diet/General Motors diet ?  Simple: It works. On, we have listed a very detailed GM Diet Indian version specially for Indians looking to get on board. The diet plan is both vegetarian and uses only food items that an Indian can identify with.

While the diet is mostly vegetarian – maybe 90% vegetarian, it goes off track for a vegetarian on day 5 – with its predominant Beef diet. If you are a vegan/vegetarian – substitute Beef with Dhal/Lentils/Garbanzo/CheckPeas/Chana – basically, any kind of beans/legumes are good – idea is to consume something with lots of protein and fiber.

But watch out – do not overdo the beans since you are on a diet – you could run into constipation problems.   Always combine vegetables with Dal/Beans so that the food moves through and always remember to consume lots of water.

What about Vegans – who cannot have Milk ?  There is a remedy for that too. Substitute with Soy Milk. We have a detailed explanation of the Indian version of the GM Diet for those who need a more detailed, step by step diet plan.

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  1. Not such a good idea to go all out on all kinds of dried beans…they are too high on calories.
    Try Tofu it works just right. May be sautee Tofu with other vegetables!

  2. What is the GM diet plan for Jains who can’t eat potatoes and any ground root vegetables like onion, garlic, carrots etc

  3. What is the GM diet plan for Jains who can’t eat potatoes and any ground root vegetables like onion, garlic, carrots etc

  4. Y do jainis need diet they already are fasting so much ??? They dnt eat potatoes no ground vegeies , so first reply how do dey put on weight

  5. my wife is on day-2. please let me know whether salt on any day is permitted?Whether taking tea/coffee with milk without sugar is ok once/twice.

  6. Hi I wan to know can we eat sprouts in our diet . U suggested brown rice on last two days is it only for a meal or can we have for dinner. Curds or butter milk we can have in between these seven days . N green tea is suggested. Can we add sugar for milkshake and soup s can we have with corn n corn flour. Please give the detail.

  7. Hi am planning to start this diet.i hav a kid 6 months .can i do this diet while breast feeding.pls let me know whether salt can b added.

  8. hey all. me n my wife in trying GM diet for first time. both of us have lost 2 Kgs by the end of day 4. but fighting to loose an inch from waist/tummy.

  9. I am afraid i will regain the weight with 3-4 days once it is over.

  10. Hey der!!
    M planning to try dis diet.
    any one wanna do it wid me??

  11. Yeh dimple me too interested… Wld begin from tomorrow…

  12. Is it ok to have two sessions of the gm diet back to back, I finish my 7th day tomorrow, but want to pull down a little more

  13. I Am in day 2 got some work in day 6 that is sat csn I leave diet for 1 day plz reply

  14. 2 day i am on day 4 .on day 5 instead of brown rice can i take 2 slice of brown bread.

  15. Hi,
    I am on day 4 today feeling great about this plan. Im following this plan strictly. Please suggest what all i can eat on day 5,6,7. Can i eat regular basmati rice and paneer.please confirm asap


  16. 1.I want to know diet plan for day 5.
    can i eat brown rice and tomato instead of beef if so how
    2. can you suggest me proper diet for day 5?

  17. hi i’m on 3rd day, i’m bothering about last three days because i hate to eat curd.
    is their any alternate to it..?

  18. At the end of day 3… Constipated since beginning… So no weight loss.. Advice… Should I take medicine

    • diet changes and detox can do that to some folks, underlying gut issues, etc potentially. don’t take meds unless you ask a doc. i normally just go with a pure fiber supplement or some herbals teas that are meat to help.

  19. I can’t eat vegetables for the whole day . its very hard . Can i eat lentils on 2 and 3 day . Please i need answers.

  20. Can mutton be a substitute for beef?

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***Before asking your question, please understand that we are only here to help and these are our opinions. Also make sure you read and understand the entire diet before doing it. And also see a doctor if you feel you need approval to do so. If you plan to exercise during the diet, you cannot do heavy weights and heavy workouts (We state this on the Exercise page), you need to have the correct amount of protein. The first 4 days of this diet do not have protein, so your exercise you be very light. You cannot tear muscle down without something to build it up. Thanks You