Hello, is this ingredient list for one person? Looking to do this with my girlfriend, should we just double the ingredients on the list when shopping or are there some variations in quantity that are not as simple as that? Thank you.
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"As much as people like to think they're getting so many nutrients on a juice cleanse, you're missing out on macronutrients like protein and fat that your cells need to function," says Dr. Chutkan. Doing a cleanse for more than three days could make you feel the effects of omitting these nutrients and possibly lead to loss of muscle, decreased brain function (since the brain needs fat to operate), and disruptions in neurotransmitters and hormones, which rely on protein and control multiple crucial bodily functions from menstruation to your mood.
Ditch the packaged, processed foods today (even the “healthy” versions). This will ensure you are taking out excess sodium, artificial ingredients and sugar from your diet. Also, ditch the salt shaker and instead use only herbs and spices to flavor your food. You’ll find this can help make a big difference in how you look and feel. Even after one day!
Note that if you go in this diet and you're in a stressful job, rather do it over the weekend or when you're on holiday, as the diet can leave some of us initially feeling faint and tired.
Kari, The perfect substitute, raw seeds. We love pumpkin and sunflower. You can easily grind them and sprinkle over soups and salads. YUM!
Breakfast : Quinoa With Prunes Start your morning off with a bowl of quinoa; this healthy whole grain is also a complete protein, and it’s high in phosphorus and fiber. Top it with prunes; they’re high in fiber and sorbitol, a chemical that acts like a laxative.
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