Dieters are advised to increase their daily lifestyle activity by walking as much as possible and taking the stairs instead of the lift, for example. More deliberate exercise activities are encouraged but are not an essential part of the program.
The Clean Program gives dieters the opportunity to undertake an effective detox program without causing any major disruptions to their regular lifestyle.
A special meal replacement shake is recommended for the liquid meals, however, it is possible to substitute this with fresh juices and blended smoothies or soups if desired.
Junger developed his program to treat chronic symptoms such as irritable bowel syndrome, allergies, headaches, depression, fatigue, weight gain, and insomnia. He says these problems are due to a build up of toxins and that his plan addresses this factor so as to restore the optimal functioning of the body.
Costs and Expenses.
Mango, pineapple, raspberries, blueberries, apples, watermelon, leafy green vegetables, zucchini, cucumber, carrot, butternut squash, broccoli, asparagus, rice milk, almond milk, brown rice, millet, quinoa, lentils, beans, raw nuts, cold pressed oils, agave nectar, cold water fish, wild game, lean lamb, duck, chicken, turkey, herbs and spices, green tea.
Recommends the use of meal replacement shakes and supplements which will increase the expense of this program. Recommends the use of colonics and laxatives, which may potentially have adverse effects such as electrolyte imbalances. May require more time for food preparation, especially if dieters opt to prepare their own liquid meals rather than using the meal replacement supplements. A high-speed blender is necessary for some of the recipes.