I wanted to share with you the Detox Plan I have been following. I have been getting lots of requests to know what I did to lose the 35 pounds and this is the general plan that I followed. I do want to preface that I am not a Doctor and encourage you to consult with a Doctor before starting any plan.
Here are the basic guidelines. It was a very thorough program.
- Limit Calories around 1,000 for women and 1,200 for men.
- Exercise Daily
- Sleep 8 hours a night
- Drink 1/2 your body weight in ounces of water at day.
You can eat the following.
Artichokes, Alfalfa Sprouts, Asparagus, Avocado, Bamboo Spouts, Beets, Bok Choy, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage (Red and Chinese), Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chives, Cucumber, Eggplant, Garlic, Green Beans, Green Onions, Jicama, Lima Beans, Leek, Okra, Onion, Parsley, Parsnips, Pepper (Green and Red), Pimentos, Radish, Rhubarb, Rutabaga, Shallots, Snap Beans, Snow Peas, String Beans, Sprouts, Tomatillo, Tomatoes, Turnips, Water Chestnuts, Wheat Grass and Zucchini.
Arugula, Beet Greens, Belgian Endive, Bib Lettuce, Boston Lettuce, Butter Lettuce, Cress, Collard Greens, Curly Endive, Red Endive, Escarole, Green Leaf, Iceberg, Kale, Mesclun, Mustard Greens, Oakleaf, Radicchio, Red Leaf, Romain, Spinach, Swiss Chard and Watercress.
Apples, Apricots, Bananas, Blackberries, Blueberries, Boysenberries, Cantaloupe, Cherries, Coconut Meat, Dates, Figs, Grapefruit, Grapes, Guava, Honeydew, Kiwi, Lemon, Limes, Mango, Melons, Mulberries, Nectarines, Oranges, Papaya, Peaches, Pears, Persimmon, Pineapple, Plums, Pomegranate, Raspberries, Strawberries, Tangelos, Tangerines and Watermelon.
Organic Poultry- Free Range: Chicken, Turkey, Duck, Quail
Organic Fish- Wild Caught, not Farm Raised: Cod, Halibut, Mahi Mahi, Salmon, Sea Bass, Sole, Swordfish, Tilapia, Trout, Tuna
Canned Fish – Water Packed Tuna
Lentils and Rice:
Brown Lentils, Red Lentils, Red Lentils, Basmati Rice, Brown Rice, Wild Rice
Dairy and Dairy Substitutes:
Organic Free Range Eggs, Organic Butter, Coconut Milk
Coconut Oil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Flaxseed Oil, Grapeseed Oil
I hope this helps answers your questions on what I ate. This is a VERY strict program and I can honestly say there was NO cheating – not one bite. Please read my other post about the cleanse as well as Candida Symptoms.
Disclaimer: I am not a health care professional and I am not providing medical advise. Always consult with a medical professional before you change your diet or implement a weight loss strategy.
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