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In addition, people on the Master Cleanse may experience lightheadedness, dizziness, and extreme hunger since they're not getting enough daily calories. Loose stools and diarrhea are likely to result from the herbal laxative and daily saltwater flush. Colonics and enemas should be avoided while on the Master Cleanse since they may pose certain health risks on their own.
Gluten-free: There is no gluten in the three drinks you're allowed to have on the first 10 days of this diet.
The cleanse involves drinking a lemon beverage with maple syrup and cayenne pepper for at least 10 days. In addition to the spicy lemonade drink, a saltwater solution and herbal laxative teas are part of the daily regimen. The Master Cleanse is really more of a fast than a diet.
If weight loss is your goal, it may work temporarily. Anytime you limit your food intake, especially that drastically, you will lose some weight.
Like most liquid fasts, the Master Cleanse program is not supported by the mainstream medical or nutrition community.