After all, it is important to simply get all the vitamins. Therefore a salad for lunch and lots of fruit in between. This all serves as compensation for the days that you only eat bread. The bread / exchange diet is not a crash diet. You won’t lose five pounds a week. Crash diets are unhealthy. With the bread / changing diet you will lose up to one kilo per week. And that is much healthier and the chance of a relapse is many times smaller. When you have reached the desired weight, you can reduce the number of bread days.