'Instead, the fructose is metabolised exclusively by the liver, where some of it is turned into fat and stored. This is why consuming too much fructose from baked goods, sugary cereals, or products that contain high-fructose corn syrup contributes to development of a condition called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
The only snacks allowed over the three days include nuts and pepper sticks with hummus and you can only drink green/herbal tea and one black coffee with no added sugar per day (along with lots of water that can be jazzed up with a slice of lime).
Experts: Nutritionist Brooke Alpert, left, and dermatologist Dr Patricia Farris say people will lose weight and look younger if they follow their sugar detox plan.
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Unsweeten your life! Sample recipes from the Sugar Detox by Chef Jason Brown.
Place the cilantro/coriander, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a large bowl and mix well. Place the chicken in this mixture, cover, and refrigerate for 1 hour. At the half-hour point, preheat the oven to 375°F. Remove the chicken from its marinade, place in a single layer in a baking tray, and bake for 18 to 22 minutes, or until done. Discard the remaining marinade. While the chicken is baking, prepare the salad: Toss the asparagus in 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and half of each of the salt and pepper, place in a separate baking tray, and roast for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender. Do the same for the mushrooms, separately, using the remaining tablespoon of olive oil and remaining salt and pepper. Prepare the dressing: Place all the ingredients for the salad dressing in a small bowl and whisk together well. When chicken is done, toss the spinach in the salad dressing to coat. Divide the spinach among four plates. Split up the vegetables evenly among the four plates. Add the chicken and serve with lemon wedges.
THREE DAY SUGAR DETOX PLAN.
They explain the rationale: 'After seeing the Three-Day Sugar Fix meal plan and shopping list, you might think that the Sugar Detox is just another low-carb diet.