The Lemon Juice Detox is also known as Lemonade diet, Master Cleanse, Maple Syrup Diet or the Lemon Detox Diet. The Lemon Juice Diet is a quick, inexpensive and simple way to good health. It is natural, safe and engrosses no chemical processes. It detoxifies the total body system, as well as burning of fat. In this article people can know about Lemon juice detox diet plan.
Pure lemon juice, natural maple syrup and cayenne pepper are the ingredients of a lemon juice detox diet. Lemon juice’s natural power is maximize by the Lemon Juice Diet, to create a feeling of fullness, lower blood sugar, provide vitamin C and stimulate the liver for maximum fat-burning. Lemon juice can increase immunity and brain function, fight cholesterol, and fire up the metabolism. This diet plan cleanses the whole body, especially the colon, and assists in losing weight faster. This diet not only helps in weight reduction, but also increases the energy level and gives a glow and softness to the skin.
Lemon Juice Detox Diet Plan for 1 day:
The best day to detox is on Saturday or Sunday, as on that day there is enough time to relax, cooking and eating the food.
Ensure that during the day you must drink at least six to eight glasses of filtered water with added lemon peel. Drink more water or herbal teas, or have a banana with a handful of mixed seeds or a bowl of homemade warm vegetable soup when you feel hungry. Get up at 7.30 in the morning and drink a glass of lemonade. Drink it slightly warm because cold water in the morning can create gas and bloating. Wait for half an hour until you eat breakfast or brush your teeth.
5 each of blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and cherries
Organic live yoghurt
Handful of raw almonds
Chop up all the fruit, mix with the yoghurt and sprinkle with almonds.
Drink second glass of lemonade. After 10 minutes have a banana and a handful of sunflower or pumpkin seeds.
Mixed green bean or lentil salad dressed with lemon juice, balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil. Or have a cucumber- and smoked-salmon sandwich on whole wheat bread with cheese and a side of yogurt. Any kinds of beans and lentils, including haricot, butter, red kidney, cannellini, black eye and pinto beans and red, green and brown lentils can be eaten.
Drink third glass of lemonade. Then after ten minutes have cucumber, radish and celery crudités, or a handful of raw unsalted nuts and dried fruit.
Grilled fish with steamed vegetables including onions. Any vegetables fresh or frozen can be eaten. Lemon juice must be sprinkle on the fish before eating. Fish can be substituted with soya beans or tofu and avocado. You can also Stir-fry a selection of vegetables such as spring onions, mushrooms, bamboo shoots and bean sprouts in a little extra virgin olive oil with ginger, lemon juice, garlic and tofu pieces. This will give the body protein and essential fatty acids.
Two hours before bed:
Have a glass of lemonade, this time with warm or hot water.
Recipe of lemonade
- 8 oz cold Water
- 1 pinch of crushed Pepper or Ginger
- ½ Lemon juice
- 2 tbsp Maple syrup
Method of preparation:
- First of all take 4 oz of cold water in a glass.
- Then add lemon juice to it. Leave out the pulp and the seeds.
- Add the maple syrup, crushed pepper or ground ginger to it.
- Stir it nicely with the spoon.
- Add the remaining 4oz of drinking water and again stir nicely.
- Lemonade is ready to drink.
Dangers of Lemon juice detox diet plan:
The skin can lose elasticity due to rapid weight loss and it may need medical enrichment to fix this trouble.
Loss of energy and sickness:
Body tiredness and also weaken the immune system are experienced due to lack of vitamins and nutrients.
Liquid bowel movements:
Our body balance can be upset by this type of diet and cause disagreeable consequences such as anal leakage.
Loss of important nutrients and vitamin deficiencies:
Even the lemons provide vitamin C; we need more vitamins to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Using the ‘detox drink’ as a meal substitute and reducing the caloric intake to dangerously low numbers can induce unhealthy conditions for the body.
Due to the lack of protein and carbohydrates instead of losing fat, we actually lose muscle tissue.
Post-diet weight gain:
This type of ‘crash diet’ will inevitably lead to weight gain once return to a normal diet.
Benefits of Lemon juice detox diet plan:
- Great reduction of weight for overweight people.
- It improves the circulation of the body.
- It flushes toxins from the body very rapidly.
- It increases the energy of the body.
- It helps in better digestion.
- It helps in clear skin and eyes.
- It also strengthens the hair and nails.
Tips and warning:
- If available use organic ingredients.
- Do not substitute any of the ingredients of lemonade.
- For convenience and best taste, squeeze daily amount of lemons once in the morning and keep in an airtight jar in the refrigerator.
- Use ice cold water when blending the lemon detox drink; this will enhance its detoxifying effect.
- During the week following the lemon detox diet program take pro-biotic supplements.
- If you are feeling lightheaded or dizzy, sit down immediately.
- Do not do the lemon detox diet if you are pregnant, nursing, recovering from a serious illness or surgery, or under abnormally high levels of stress.
- If you are fasting for the first time, work slowly for the first 7 days. Try fasting for a single day at first and then go for two days fasting the next week.
- Take as much rest as possible. The process of detoxing removes toxins that are lying deep within your body. When these toxins leave your system, you may feel headaches.
Video of Master Cleanse – Day 7 (Lemonade Diet) from YouTube: