5-Day Lemon Detox Diet with Meal Plan (PDF) - Printable

5:2 diet - The Lemon DetoxThe Lemon Detox

The idea of detoxing is to flush out harmful toxins. However, the human body naturally prevents this from happening and protects the body from toxins by removing them.

The large intestine absorbs nutrients from the food a person consumes and distributes them into the bloodstream. The body excretes the remaining nutrients as solid waste.

I take a sip from my bottle and it is delicious. Using half a lemon has flavored the water with my desired level of tartness. What is my desired level you ask? Somewhere between biting into a lemon and very tart lemonade . My mouth feels refreshed, my thirst-quenched.

Anyone with a history of heart issues should consult with their doctor before fasting in order to avoid possible electrolyte imbalances that might affect the heart ( 13 ).

Simply mix together the above ingredients and drink it whenever you are hungry. At least six servings are recommended per day.

It important to note that the Master Cleanse diet is not for everyone, and you should always check with your doctor before starting any dramatic diet change.

Gallstones can also occur in some people, since rapid weight loss increases the risk of developing them ( 13 , 14 , 15 ).

The Master Cleanse diet, also known as the Lemonade Diet, is a modified juice fast used for quick weight loss.