The Master Cleanse or the Lemon detox diet
This 10 day program is one of the most popular diets for detoxification. It starves the body by allowing no solid food intake and 12 glasses of lemon juice/maple syrup/cayenne pepper lemonade daily. In addition, you are supposed to take some daily laxatives like a laxative tea in the evening. This diet is followed by thousands of people around the globe including some celebrities like Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher and Beyonce. No solid food is allowed in this diet. The acidic nature of lemon juice helps in the cleansing process and cayenne pepper helps in speeding up the metabolism rate. Laxatives help in flushing out the dissolved toxins. After the cleansing, you can go back to normal diet gradually.
Dr. Oz’s 48-Hour CleanseDr. Oz’s diet plan promises to nourish the body and three key organs namely liver, kidney and colon. At breakfast, you are supposed to eat quinoa with prunes that is high in protein, phosphorous and fiber. Additionally, it includes some Detox drinks like Kale, pineapple and ginger juice mixed with lemon and other ingredients as suited to the taste. At lunch you are supposed to take a fruit smoothie made of blueberries (good for your liver), bananas (contains vitamin B6 that helps in detoxification of liver) ground flaxseed (Contains omega-3) and fiber. Lastly, at dinner you are supposed to take vegetable broth soup that contains cabbage, garlic, and mushrooms as main ingredients. Apart from this diet, you are supposed to take an Epsom salt bath, which helps in sweating out the toxins. It also contains magnesium that relaxes your muscles. Secondly, you are supposed to take dandelion root tea before bed. Lastly, you are not supposed to eat anything after 7 pm. The best part about this diet is that it is only for 48 hours and can be easily carried out on a weekend.
Raw food detox dietThis diet by nutritionist Natalia Rose pushes the people to increase the intake of raw food diet. There are five levels in the diet and the dieters chose the level appropriate for them, which they identify by answering a series of questions. Level 1 is the strictest level that encompasses of raw fruit, vegetables and juices. However, salmon is allowed once in a week. As the dieters progress the levels get easier. Last level is easiest of them as 75 percent of the entire diet includes raw food. It has one cooked meal daily and allows eggs, chicken and fish. The various levels make it easier for the dieters to adopt this diet plan. It also has alternative for deserts such as ice cream.
Detoxification should not be just in a diet plan but a part of your lifestyle in order to live a more healthy life. Drink lots of water and increase the intake of vegetables and fruit to avoid the build up of toxins by regularly flushing it out of the system. Lastly, avoid alcohol, caffeine, soda and smoking to live a more healthy life.