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Consuming A Liquid Detox Diet Is Anything But Enjoyable

When it comes to giving the body a much needed rest, and allowing it to revitalize and re-energize, the best, simplest, way to get the job done is with a liquid detox diet. I know what you’re probably thinking, “This guy’s talking about fasting. I hate fasting. I’m outta here.”

Before you take off, just know that, yes, I am talking about fasting, but that’s just one part liquid detox diet will suckof a liquid diet. Here’s a couple of things you need to realize about detoxifying the body – it isn’t comfortable or enjoyable.

Anyone that tries to sell you that line, is looking to sell you something else as well. I’ve done a number of detoxes over the last ten years, and I’ve enjoyed none of them. The idea is not to feel warm and fuzzy about the process; the idea is to get the most benefit from that discomfort.

I mean, if you are going to be uncomfortable, why not make sure you’re going to get the most out of it, right? Fasting is one aspect of liquid detoxification. In our world, here at www.detoxcleansingdiet.org, we see fasting as only drinking liquids, every day, for a max out period of three days.

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Of course, you can do whatever you’d like to do; but we think that three days is more than enough time to get the value provided by deciding to skip eating solid food for 72 hours; and only feeding the body vitamins and minerals through a liquid form.

So how do you fast? It’s quite simple. You can drink structured water for the duration of your fast. Structured water is taking filtered water, and applying a few elements to it that causes the water to become a dynamic property; and not your standard H2O.

You can add a little Himalayan sea salt, just a pinch, and a squeeze, or slice, of lemon. Lemons bring a ton of value to the game, including helping the liver function at a high level. There are other ways you structure water, like adding powdered greens.

Green drinks have become a staple in cleansing diets over the past 10 years. They’re easy to make, and have a ton of nutrients and vitamins. Of course, noting is quite as nutritious as a fresh juice; made from scratch right in front of you – but not everyone has access to a juicer, or health store that offers juicing.

In those instance, buying a high quality mixed green drink will work perfectly. Another way you can fast is with green herbal tea. When you eliminate the sugar, and all the other additives, that tend to take away more than they provide, you have an excellent liquid nutrient that’ easy to make, as well as consume.

One level below these options, for fasting anyway, is the mixed drinks; like you find with The Master Cleanse. This drink contains lemons, and maple syrup, for the most part, and is consumed for as little as seven days, or as long as 30.

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Since The Master Cleanse can be done in a variety of ways, we don’t label it a fast; although it could be. If you decided to drink it, as it was originally created, then we suggest you only do so for three days. Although everyone’s genetic make-up is different, fasting after three days, in our experience, tends to affect your body adversely.

What doesn’t affect your body after the same period of time, is the second half to a liquid detox; and that’s a cleanse. A cleanse is made up of all the liquids we just covered, and also contains green smoothies, and fruit smoothies as well.

A smoothies, which is a blend of whole foods, is, essentially, drinking a bowl of fruits, or vegetable, or in some cases – both! Why cleansing can last for as many as 30 days, is because you are consuming whole foods – they happened to be blended into a baby food-type texture.

With juicing, precious minerals and nutrients are discarded in the process. These elements are critical to helping the body maintain it’s ability to function at a high level. When these elements are not fed to the body regularly, the body starts pulling what it needs from other areas.

Once this begins, breakdown, and organ malfunction begins to take place. If you let that process continue, eventually it turns into cellular malfunction; and this causes disease. This is why we suggest fasting for short periods of time, which your body can easily handle; and cleansing for a longer period of time, like 7-10 days, which again – your body can easily handle.

However, in either case, because you are not eating, there will be discomfort. You will be annoyed, irritable, and tough to be around for a few days, but that pain is what gives the body rejuvenation. Take the next few days off, and start a cleanse or fast – your body will thank you for it.

How To Cleanse Liver Issues Away With Three Simple Steps

One of the best lines I ever heard was from a movie titled, “Usual Suspects.” In it a character by the name of Kaizer Soze, who is played by Kevin Spacey, says “the greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he did not exist.”

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Well, the greatest trick the marketing world ever did was make the American public believe it needed supplements, cleansing kits, medication, exercise equipment, and a million other things, to be healthy and fit.

When it comes to cleansing the liver, of course you can buy products that help with the process; and I’m not here saying they don’t work, but they should only be used after all other natural options have been exhausted first.

Once again, this is my personal philosophy, and it’s how I believe people should go about doing a detox cleanse of any kind. Once you have followed through on all those options, then you can bring in additional products to help make sure the job is really getting done.

So what are some of the natural ways to cleanse liver issues away? First things first – get rid of crap that does more harm to the liver than good. For example, caffeine and alcohol depot toxins in your liver when consumed in large quantities.

I never drank coffee, and I’m never going to start. I don’t like the way it tastes, so it’s not my cup of tea (pun intended.) However, my mother, and brother, drink the stuff like it’s going out of style, so I understand where a coffee-lover is coming from.

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There are some steps you can take to reduce the damage coffee does to the liver. First off, stop drinking the stuff from high-traffic commercial places like Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks. And I say this for one reason, and one reason only – you don’t know how the coffee was made.

See, my brother is a java junkie, so he found a way to minimize the damage so he could keep drinking it. First of all you want to get the highest grade bean possible. That means if you can get it organic – you should.

Next, you want to ground the beans up with a coffee grinder, and brew the coffee within fifteen minutes of grinding the beans. This is coffee at it’s freshest. You want to avoid using commercial sugar, and stick organic alternatives; and avoid adding commercial milk, or creamers, as well.

When you drink fresh coffee like this, you reduce the amount of damage it does on the liver – but do not be mistaken; caffeine does not do a body “good.” Do your best to start reducing the amount of caffeine you take into your system on a regular basis.

The next culprit you want to avoid is alcohol; and there has been so much research done on it, with so much information available about it, it would be a waste of my time even trying to compete with the doctors and experts. Find your favorite search engine, and just search the term “alcohol effect on the liver,” and watch the show begin. You want to reduce the amount of alcohol you drink, but realistically – you want to work on getting it out of your life for the rest of your natural life.

After you get rid of those two jokers, you want to start flooding your system with clean water. Something that is readily available for us to drink, is hardly consumed by the majority of folks here in the U.S. I was watching a podcast with one of my favorite comedians interviewing someone, and the lady being interviewed is talking about her problems with diabetes as she pounds down a liter of Coca-Cola.

See, that to me is insane; but she doesn’t see it – so to her it’s fine. If she really knew had bad that was to her system, in general, never mind the fact that she already has diabetes, I believe she would never touch the stuff.

The amount of water you want to drink is entirely up to you. I’ll tell you what I do. I’m 165 lbs. on a regular basis. Sometimes I go up when I start lifting heavy, other times I fall down into 50s when I start playing basketball on a regular basis – but on the whole, you can catch at 165 for the most part. I drink half that amount in ounces, which would be about 80 ounces of water a day. In other words, a little more than half a gallon of water a day.

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And because our water pipes have been around for 100 years, and longer, at certain places in the city I live in, I need to make sure that water is filtered. I believe everyone drinking from the tap should do the same. Whether you drink well water, or your water is tapped into a city line – throw on a filter, and get to drinking.

Next you want to add lemon to your water and tea. Oh yeah, I forgot to tell you – start drinking tea instead of coffee if you can. In fact, you probably want to make it green tea, without sugar, which has antioxidants in it that help increase the liver’s ability to function properly. The reason you want to use lemon in this tea, and in your water is because it has agents that help the liver produce bile, and prevent the buildup of gallstones.

Lastly, you want to begin adopting a detox diet on a normal basis. Once or twice a week, you may want to substitute a meal for a green smoothie. You want to make sure that 60% of your overall diet is water-based, meaning is made up of fruits and vegetables. You want to eat in a way that resembles the diet of our cousins, the primates.

I know, sounds nutty. I understand, but when you realize that our genetic makeup is almost identical to them – you start to notice how we’re different, and yet, how we are exactly the same. They do not have our ability to think, and reason – but we don’t have their muscle density, bone structure, and strength. Everything else is basically the same.

They have a chain of command that looks the same as we find in our world. Every pack is dominated by an alpha, pretty much the same way we live in our own society. And it’s the same with both men and women – there is one person that dominates, while the rest just follow his or her lead.

However, the way they eat is something we almost never take a look at; and align with our own eating behavior. Primates eat a diet made up mostly of water-based foods, but every now and again they eat meat – and that’s pretty much the same way I believe we should eat as well.

Eat fruits and veggies for the most part, with veggies making up the largest part of your water-based foods; which means making fish, fowl, or meat a smaller part of your plate – with carbs being the smallest.

When you can adopt these simple steps into your life, you help your liver function at a high level, and you give yourself the best chance to live a much healthier and, I believe, happier life.