It will be very useful if you had a juice but if you don’t, a regular blended will work. You should consume a certain volume of at least 64 ounces of the fruit or vegetable for the next few days and then drink at least 6 to 8 glasses of water.
For those who are unable to finish the drink made for that day, don’t worry because fruit juices will stay good for about 3 days while vegetable juices are good for 5 days.
Should the detox program last for about 3 days or longer, you can add in some solid fruits and vegetables during the succeeding days. If at any point you will dizzy, nauseous or you want to throw up, stop the program and get medical help.
Let’s say you have finished the detox diet. What happens next? Well, since detox diets are only good for the short term as this may be harmful to your health, it is best to gradually return to solid foods.
If you feel good about what it has done, this can be done again. Experts advise that this should only be done once or twice in a year.
The detox diet does more than cleanse your system. It may also help reduce your weight but don’t be fooled because the only thing you lost is water. You will eventually get this back when you go back to your regular diet.
There are many detox diets to choose from so read about each one to get to know what it is. If you don’t like to drink it, you can also eat it.