If your goal is to Detox and to lose a few Kilo's along the way then you will achieve it on this diet. I hated the Pepper additive and salt drink so I just simply cut them out of my program. Lost 5.5 kilo's in 5 days. After the diet I put on 1/2 a kilo in the first day or so (I assume relining my empty stomach..or something), and have remained stable since. ie: lost 5 kilo's in 5 days. Diet was tough for the first 3 days, but after that I felt good and the subsequent two days were realitively easy (except for the craving to eat, not out of hu.
The Lemon Detox Diet has been voted one of the worst diets in many surveys. It’s a silly, faddish semi-fast that’s been around for years and honestly I’d forgotten all about it until I read a list of the worst diets for 2014. The next day I spotted the proprietary version for sale at a pharmacy hoping to catch those New Year resolutions and I thought ”Whoa there. Didn’t that come and go years ago?“ Clearly not. So here’s my not-so-favourable take on this silly diet detox.
Lemon Detox Diet – what it is.
Sweet or sour?
What’s in the drink itself.
During the ‘cleanse’, participants drink between 6 and 9 glasses of the concoction daily for about 10 to 14 days. Laxative tea and salt-water flushes are also taken.
Our bodies have a number of systems to eliminate waste: our kidneys remove waste as urine; perspiration expels toxins through our skin; our intestines break down and eliminate waste in faeces; our lungs prevent toxins trying to enter, remove dust and fine particles and breathe out carbon dioxide waste; our livers detoxify alcohol and drugs, and filter our blood; and our immune system 'seeks and destroys' toxins. (If someone is concerned any of these systems are not working properly they should see their doctor!)