You might never know that your body needs rebooting. But How? Simply you need a detox plan. Your body is already equipped with a detoxifying system but a 3 day detox diet will help to enhance the natural detoxification process of the body. Detoxing is a diet process to get rid of the toxins from the body. But what are toxins? In simple terms, it majorly includes pollutants, synthetic chemicals, heavy metals, and processed foods. They affect the body adversely. Body cleansing can have amazing benefits.
Is a Detox diet safe?
As a detox diet is low in calories and other nutritions which can have adverse effects on the body, it’s better to try a detox plan for 3 days before you jump into a lengthy detox diet. But people with diseases such as diabetes should choose to avoid dieting before consulting a doctor. Pregnant women should not consider detoxing at all.
Why does a person lose weight while on a detox plan?
A person simply loses weight because of two reasons. The Detox diet is low in calories and secondly because it limits carbohydrates which will help you to reduce the water weight of the body. But such weight loss results are not permanent.
Here we have prepared a detox diet plan best suited for three days. You can expect to see a difference in your health and weight. The least you will feel better after the diet plan is completed.
The 3-day detox diet plan is as follows
This diet will completely replace conventional breakfast and lunch with juices and smoothies and at the end of the day, you are still allowed to have dinner with a good nutrition level.
Caution: If your body feels weak while you’re on diet, we recommend exiting the plan.
Glass of lemon water and green juice followed by juice
Ingredients of green juice:-
- 1 full cucumber
- 1 pear or green apple
- Handful of spinach
- Handful leaves of parsley
- Half lemon squeezed
- ½tsp grated ginger
Grind them all into a glass of juice.
Later morning: Coconut milk and chia smoothie
Ingredients are as follows
- 1tbsp chia seeds
- 250ml coconut milk
- Handful of raspberries
- 1 big ripened banana
Use 1 red onion, one garlic clove, 170grams of butternut squash, 1 large tomato on a baking tray. Sprinkle half tsp turmeric, half tsp cumin seeds, one and a half tsp coriander seeds and half tsp mustard seeds. Roast all over in the oven. Use 300 ml vegetable stock. Place the ingredients in a blender and grind until it has taken shape of
120 gms tofu roasted in little coconut oil. Add one onion, one garlic clove, half tsp grated ginger, 120grams of baby corn, 100 grams mangetout, 100 grams garden peas and 1 red pepper. Add 1 tbsp reduced-salt soy sauce and a handful of coriander. Serve along with grated cauliflower and carrot that are steamed.
Breakfast: Glass of lemon water and green juice followed by juice
Juice of the following ingredients:
- 1 apple
- 5 leaves of lettuce
- Half of a full broccoli
- Handful of kale
Blend the following ingredients
- 1tbsp cashew nuts
- 250ml almond milk
- Handful strawberries
- Handful blueberries or cranberries
Mint soup with peas
Sweat 1 onion, 1 celery stick and 1 carrot. Pour in 300ml vegetable stock, 200g garden peas and a handful of fresh mint. Put some cream and serve fresh.
- Fill your plate with any 4 green vegetables. Steam them first.
- Use a simple homemade dressing of lemon or lime juice and crushed garlic, herbs of your choice
- Put some olive oil above all.
Ginger Cinnamon drink
- Steep a few slices of fresh ginger root in a 6-8 oz. a glass of water for 10 minutes.
- Add a small pinch of cinnamon and stir.
Bend together any 5 vegetables of your choice into a glass of juice.
Take all the vegetables of your choice. Put water to boil. Add all the vegetables. Bring heat to simmer for 16-18 minutes. Sprinkle Italian seasoning, herbs, salt and pepper as per your taste. Serve hot.
Salmon with vegetables
Bake 1 salmon fillet with 1 tablespoon reduced-salt soy sauce and 14 teaspoons grated ginger. Serve with roasted tomatoes, mixed peppers, and steamed spinach on the side.