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A Short List Of Detox Diet Drinks To Release Toxins

There a number of detox diet drinks you can choose from to help cleanse your channels of elimination, reset your system, and get you back on the track to health. We’re going to cover a few here, and talk about a way for you to get your hands on some more information you can use to detox your system today.

The granddaddy of all the detox diet drinks – The Master Cleanse. This liquid diet was detox diet drinkscreated in 1941, by Stanley Burroughs, and a had a well-known history with health buffs before it became a worldwide sensation when mega pop star Beyonce Knowles, got on it to help her drop 20 pounds before the shooting of 2006 hit movie, “Dreamgirls.”

This diet is also known as The Lemonade Diet, and Maple Syrup Diet. It’s made up of water, lemon juice, maple syrup, and cayenne pepper, Sounds horrible, doesn’t it? It’s actually pretty good, but after pounding down anywhere from six to twelve glasses of this stuff a day, you can see just how unappealing this would become after day three.

Well, some folks actually stay on this diet for as long as forty-five days, can you imagine? That’s way too long for me, but it is possible to go that long, and still maintain some semblance of health; although I would recommend sticking with the 10 day version.

Next we have the Martha’s Vineyard Detox Diet, also known as the “Lose 21 Pounds in 21 Days Diet.” This definitely qualifies as a detox diet drink because it entails consuming specific fruit and vegetable liquids.

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Whole foods are allowed during this cleanse, but they are restricted to vegetables only. A registered nurse, Roni DeLuz, apparently was the creator of this particular diet. There are options you get to choose from – a two day plan, a seven day plan, and a 21 day plan.

This cleanse is used once a year, and for the amount of time you’re on the cleanse, you are drinking a concoction of fruits and vegetables every two hours. The people on this detox plan stress weight loss, but the reason for a detox has nothing to do with weight loss. If you lose any weight at all, it will be a by-product of the main outcome; which is  giving the digestive system, as well as the other channels of elimination, a chance to take a rest, and re-energize themselves

Another detox drink is the Ultimate Tea Diet, a diet created by Mark Ukra; an authority on tea. Mark believes the reason why his diet works so well ins because tea naturally encourages detoxification. Because the body is detoxifying, it’s also losing weight at the same time, because it contains three core ingredients – caffeine, L-theanine and EGCG.

Caffeine is a stimulant, L-theanine helps to neutralize the harmful effects of caffeine, while also acting as an appetite suppressant, and EGCG helps switch on the fat-burning mechanism we all have within us. Although this diet does focus on drinking a wide variety of herbal teas, including green tea, blak tea, and even white tea, you also have the option of eating three meals put together with an eye on protein, carbs, and fats.

The last detox diet drink is the Fruit Flush Smoothie. The original Fruit Flush is a three-day detox diet created by nutritionist Jay Robb. Robb believed his specific combination of whole foods flushed toxins out of the body naturally due to their high water and fiber content.

His diet called for a sugar-free protein drink to be consumed every two hours, followed by a meal made up of lean protein, like fish, eggs or fowl; and raw vegetables – all this happened on day one.  Days two and three consisted of eating cantaloupe, strawberries, mangoes and apples — every two hours, while dinner was a plate of raw vegetables and a protein drink.

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The smoothie version is slightly different. For one, or as many as seven days, all you do is drink different variations of fruit smoothies, made up of whole fruit. You can use any combination you want, and you go for it.

There’s going to be a lot of bathroom runs, and it won’t be pleasant, but it can be done. Since it’s all water-based foods, you’re giving your entire system a chance to reset, and get back into balance. Once you’re off any of these detox diet plans, it’s in your best interest to eat in a way that is very easy on the digestive system; almost as if you’re eating a detox-like diet on a daily basis.

You’re going to find that when you adapt this kind of  diet, food is going to taste event better, you will feel better, and you will experience the benefits through how you look and feel. To learn more about how to detox, join our newsletter by inputting your name and email in the form provided here on this page.

Once you do, will send you the first module of a seven module system that outlines seven key fundamentals you can use to detox your body immediately. You can read about detoxes, or you can get started on one today – the choice is yours.

How To Cleanse Your Liver Of Toxins For A Healthier Life

Did you know your liver was the second largest organ in your body? I didn’t either until I started doing research for these articles. Hey, if you know me, you know I don’t fake the funk. I’m a health enthusiast, not a health expert; and the more I learn about how the body works, the more I’m amazed at how awesome it is.

The liver is designed to filter out toxins from the blood stream – when it is working properly. These toxins are neutralized through a series of processes. Interestingly enough, some of the chemicals used to break down these pollutants are recycled, and the rest is shipped off to your digestive system through a substance known as bile.

If that was al it did, it will still be a valuable piece of hardware in our complex system; but that’s just the beginning. It also helps to store glycogen and regulate blood sugar levels. It regulates molecules and enzymes involved with protein metabolism.  It breaks down fat and produces cholesterol. It stores iron, copper, and a range of vitamins. It helps to regulate hormones. It neutralizes free radicals with antioxidants – and the most important piece, produces bile.

Bile, which is made up of salts, cholesterol, bilirubin, water, and other compounds, serves two purposes. It helps with carrying away all the crap that was produced during the liver detox process; and dumps it into the small intestine. Obviously that’s an over-simplification, but I like keeping things as simple as possible. Next, the bile, while sitting in the small intestine, also helps the body digest, as well as absorb, fatty foods that aren’t fully dissolved by the stomach and digestive enzymes.

How To Cleanse Liver

If you don’t find that amazing, you’re a little weird in my book. That’s absolutely fascinating to me; and yet, I can understand why so many people are sick, overweight, tired, and getting bigger as each day passes. If somebody like myself, who prides himself in staying in shape, and studies health, had no idea what was going on in my liver, how can we expect everyday working people to know about this too. And when you consider that the majority of doctors do not look at the liver’s health, until it is severely compromised, you can see how most people are in the dark about their bodies.

I believe when people know what’s at stake, they are more akin to making the “safer” decision. But the flip side to that argument are the smoking statistics here in our country alone, never mind the rest of the world where cigarette smoking is exploding. There are more people smoking than ever before, even with all the information we have on smoking – so who knows what people would really do that with that information I guess.

Anyway, detoxing the liver is a good idea to make sure it keeps functioning so that it can help detox your body on a regular basis, ya dig? So let’s find out how to do that.

First up are commercial products that claim their industrial-strength, warehouse-chemical produced pill is going to help detox your body’s organs. Sadly, most people still buy into the marketing hype, and forget to look at the product itself. When you use a bunch of man-made chemical-compounds, and introduce that into the body, it usually causes more harm than good. With that being said, there are still some products being made out there, that keep the body in mind when they are being produced, and they are absolutely fantastic. Unfortunately, they are few and far between; and because there is more care going into their production, they are more expensive than the garbage being peddled through normal media channels, like TV, magazines, and radio.

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So how to cleanse your liver in the best way possible is to take proactive steps to create a healthy environment for it to thrive in.

  • Avoid caffeine, alcohol and cigarette consumption as much as possible.
  • Avoid consuming non-foods – crackers, chips, TV/micro-waveable meals, syrups, dressings, etc.
  • Avoid ‘white’ foods e.g. white bread, rice, sugar, cakes, pasta, etc.
  • Avoid fried foods and the use of butter, margarine and processed vegetable oils
  • Avoid toxic pest control in your home and on your lawn, garden or fruit trees.
  • Be wary of the personal care products you use. For example: deodorant, shampoo, lotion, etc. If you see a long list of ingredients you have a hard time trying to say out loud – that’s a clear indication of how potentially dangerous those chemicals can be to your inner environment. There are alternatives, but like anything else – because they are being produced with more care, they require more money to produce; which then gets reflected in the price you end up paying.
  • Ease up on the use of air fresheners, and “industrial-strength” household products.
  • Use plastics the way they were meant to be used. Do not microwave food in plastic containers. Do not store soups, stews, or other liquids in plastic. Instead use glass. Even baby bottles should be glass.
  • When using Teflon, make sure to avoid the pan smoking, which means the release of toxins found within the Teflon.
  • Open your window and ventilate often. If you keep plants around the home, that helps too; because plants are natural air detoxifiers.
  • Get a shower filter and a drinking water filter to clean out your water.
  • Unplug electronics or devices from the wall that are being used on a daily basis – they produce electromagnetic frequencies (EMF) that do have an effect on your body.
  • Adapt a green water-based diet
  • Find out what your body is allergic too, and avoid those foods – eating them puts more of a stress on the body.
  • Go organic when possible
  • Drink at least 100 ounces of water a day
  • Take an appropriate multivitamin and mineral formula
  • Consider adding lecithin to your cereal at breakfast
  • Consider taking the herbal supplement ‘milk thistle’

Now do I expect you to do all of this? Heck no! It took me a few years to be able to adopt this whole list, and there are still times when I have to remind myself to take some proactive steps. This is a process. The idea is to just get started. The faster you begin making a healthy environment for your liver, the healthier you become as well.