Surely after you complete this diet you’ll feel recharged and rejuvenated, maybe even with the added perk of losing a few kilos. So how can all of this be achieved in seven days? What sacrifices need to be made in order to rid the body of toxins?
The detox diet usually involves removing all grains, alcohol, milk and sugar from your diet.
So, what is there left to eat?
This varies depending on what detox diet you follow; some allow all fruit and vegetables to be consumed ideally uncooked, nuts and seeds as long as they are raw, and some even allow you to consume red meat and chicken as long as it is a lean cut, skin free and limited to twice a week. This detox diet is generous in what you can eat compared to other more radical diets such as the lemon detox diet where you are only allowed to consume a lemon detox drink all day every day for SEVEN days!
From this list, it is clear that the lemon detox diet should not be tried. The less restrictive version will increase your consumption of fruit, vegetables and unprocessed foods, however, you do not need to follow a detox diet plan to achieve this.
Incorporating fresh foods, fruit and vegetables into your diet can be achieved in a maintainable and enjoyable way. If you do not know where to start, rather than turning to a fad diet, check out the Nutrition Foundation website where we provide awesome recipes and tips on how to create healthy and balanced meals.
Last modified: June 20, 2022