Powered by 3.5 thousand rubles Saratov Deputy has lost almost five kilograms

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The Deputy of the Saratov regional Duma from the Communist party Nikolai Bondarenko told RIA Novosti that two weeks of «Ministerial diet» has lost four or five pounds, but continue the experiment even on a business trip.

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According to Bondarenko, he is now in Abakan.

«The second week was much more difficult, because under standard conditions it is much easier to cook, to buy food. I have not weighed professionally, as he did initially, but in the area of four or five pounds I lost by the end of the second week,» he said.

The Deputy explained that he lives in Abakan not in the hotel but in a rented apartment where you can cook your own meals. «Today I, for example, for Breakfast have scrambled eggs, but very small portion, than I’m definitely not satisfied. For lunch I will have soup, and for dinner I have not yet dealt with this issue, I think something will come up, too,» — said Bondarenko.

He added that on the third week purchased in Saratov products and with them went on a business trip. While he managed to stay within the weekly budget of 875 rubles.

«It is difficult to meet when you’re only holding a certain amount you will spend. Another question, could you buy something, could not. There seems to be a standard purchase was. I bought vegetables — potatoes, carrots, onions, bought eggs,» said the MP, adding that not buy perishable products such as milk.

Bondarenko, 24 Oct conducts an experiment to find out if there is enough three and a half thousand rubles to eat normally for a month. This prompted his dispute with the Minister of labour, employment and migration of the Saratov region Natalia Sokolova, who said that 3.7 thousand rubles per month will be enough «for minimum physiological needs.» Words Sokolova caused a big scandal, it was dismissed, and Bondarenko sat on the «Ministerial diet.»