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How may times per year is a detoxification diet recommended and how many pounds should I expect to lose following this diet? Additionally, please tell me whether during detoxification diet period any physical exercise is recommended. Thank you!

Hello Christine! I read your questions and I will start by telling you several things about what detoxification involves. It will help you eliminate the toxins which enter our bodies with unhealthy foods and from the environment in which we live.

You should know that at the beginning of such a diet you might experience headaches, abdominal cramps, or skin eczema, which will disappear, as your body starts removing the toxins. I recommend a 5 day diet with juices made out of fruits and vegetables (in this format our bodies digests the nutrients easier). During day 4 and 5 of the diet, to these juices you will add ground flax seeds and germinated wheat or alfalfa (germinated food are protective foods which enhance the detoxification ability of the liver and digestive track).

A day during this diet looks as follows:

In the morning, before breakfast, you will drink {login} a glass of water with half spoon of lemon juice. The breakfast consists of a juice prepared from 3 apples, 4 carrots and 1 pear.

For snack, a juice mostly made out of vegetables and leafy veggies (2 cucumbers, green salad leafs, spinach leafs, 4 oranges).

Lunch: fruits or vegetables which…

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