7 Day Detox Diet – From Start to Finish

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Detox diets are are designed to flush out toxins from your body. Although it is unclear exactly which toxins detox diet to get rid of that can still be extremely beneficial to your health. They can help you lose weight feel more energetic get rid of depression and even sleep a lot better.

This diet WILL change how you feel completely in just 7 days! If followed correctly, you’ll also lose around 2kgs in the next 7 days.

Ready to lose weight fast? Here’s how…

When might you use the detox diet? Please darts are usually more popular after the holiday season and people have been eating processed foods for months at a time. This diet can be seen as a quick fix. So if you have been enjoying a mountain of unhealthy food such as McDonald’s, Debonair’s and Taco Bell it might be a good idea to jump on this diet as soon as possible to flush out toxins you have been accumulating in your system.


DAY 1 – START HERE

To start out, squeeze half a lemon into warm water. You can also use a herb tea if you have one.

Here are some recommended herbal teas if you want to try them; Red Clover Tea, Burdock Tea, Milk Thistle Tea and Ginger Tea.

Start your day with a 5 to 10 min brisk walk or any other physical activity that you enjoy. During this diet you won’t have a lot of energy as the toxins begin leaving your body, so keep the exercise light!

BREAKFAST – VEGETABLE JUICE

Create fresh vegetable juice by choosing from these vegetables (choose as many as you would like.)

  • Celery
  • Carrots
  • Parsley
  • Spinach
  • Coriander
  • Kayl
  • Mint
  • Wheatgrass

If you want you can also add 2 teaspoons of Chia seeds to your smoothie for some added fiber.

LUNCH – STEAMED VEGETABLES

For lunch today, you’re going to tuck into some of your favorite vegetables. Simply select as many vegetables from the list below, steam them and enjoy!

  • Spinach
  • beetroot
  • cabbage
  • ginger
  • onions
  • mustard leaves
  • mushrooms
  • Pumpkin
  • Garlic clove
  • Beetroot

DINNER – VEGETABLE STEW

For dinner you’re going to enjoy a vegetable stew. Get a large pan that you can use to saute your vegetables.

Choose your favorite vegetables from the list above and saute for about three minutes. After this, add 2 cups of water to the pan and add some sea salt.

TOP TIP: Once ready, you can either eat the vegetables as they are or you can blend them into a thick soup. YUM!

SNACKS

For snacks throughout the day you can enjoy low GI foods such as peach plums guava and apples. (Do not over eat fruit’s, moderation is important.) If you want to be safe only eat 2 snacks per day.

Please also remember that you can drink as much water as you want with a minimum of eight glasses of water per day.


DAY 2 – That’s one day down already!

Day 2 you’ll start to feel overwhelming cravings. Don’t give in, hang in there. It’s will get easier.

You can start the day off with another lemon squeezed into warm water or your favorite herbal tea. (See day 01 for recommended herbal teas.)

Go for another brisk walk. If you have access to a swimming pool or bike then you can also do these activities to mix things up.

BREAKFAST – YUMMY VEGETABLE SMOOTHIE

Remember the list of vegetables provided on day one? Select from that list and create another smoothie, and again with added Chia seeds.

LUNCH – SALAD WITH QUINOA

For lunch you’re going to enjoy some cooked vegetables with a spinach salad. To make the meal a bit more filling, you can also add some Quinoa. Choose from this list.

  • Spinach
  • beetroot
  • cabbage
  • ginger
  • onions
  • mustard leaves
  • mushrooms
  • Pumpkin
  • Garlic clove
  • Beetroot

DINNER – COCONUT MILK VEGETABLE STEW

For dinner, make a vegetable stew. Here’s what you will need;

  • 2 Onions
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 4 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 2 Teaspoons of ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon of crushed black pepper corns
  • 2 Cups of Coconut Milk
  • 2 Cups of water
  • Curry Leaves
  • Salt

For the bulk of the meal, you will also need 4 cups of these mixed vegetables all chopped up.

  • Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Beans

PROCESS:

  1. Get a pan and start heating some oil in it. Saute some cinnamon and garlic for a few seconds.
  2. Then it’s time to add some sliced onions, chilies and ginger. Keep mixing in pan until the onions are soft. This will take about 2min.
  3. Next, it’s time to add the 4 cups of vegetables, curry leaves, salt and some water. Once added, leave it on a low heat and cover for at-least 16min.
  4. Finally, throw in coconut milk and leave it to simmer on a low heat for about 1 to 2 min. Make sure the heat is LOW so that the milk doesn’t curdle.

SNACK

Be creative with your snacks. Select from the list given on day one.


DAY 3 – Almost Half Way There…

You can start your morning with lemon squeezed into water or one of your favorite teas mentioned on day one. Also as usual, start your day with some light activity.

BREAKFAST – YOGHURT WITH FRESH FRUITS

Today you can go a bit crazy. For breakfast you can have one cup of natural yoghurt some raw honey sliced almonds and sliced fresh fruits.

LUNCH – VEGGIE STEW

Did someone say more vegetable stew? Fortunately yes. At least today we get to you at some lentil into your stew. Use one cup of your favorite veggies (see day one) sauteed with half a cup of moong dal. To spice things up you can also add some garlic ginger and Olive Oil.

DINNER – VEGETABLE SOUP

For dinner you get to enjoy a vegetable soup. Get a large pan that you can use to saute your vegetables.

Choose your favorite vegetables from this list:

  • Spinach
  • beetroot
  • cabbage
  • ginger
  • onions
  • mustard leaves
  • mushrooms
  • Pumpkin
  • Garlic clove
  • Beetroot

PROCESS:

  1. Add Vegetables to a pan with coconut oil and cook until all vegetables are cooked through.
  2. Add 2 cups of water to the pan with some sea salt.
  3. Place vegetables into a blender and blend.
  4. Add black pepper for taste.

DAY 4

Today marks a very special day. Day 4 is genreally when you will feel your worse. Why is this special? Well you can only feel better from here.

Remember to start your day off with some herbal tea and light exercise.

BREAKFAST – GREEN SMOOTHIE

Add the following ingredients into a blender and enjoy!

  • 1 peeled orange
  • 1 cup almond or coconut milk
  • ⅓ cup strawberries
  • 1 cup spinach uncooked

LUNCH – CHICKEN SALAD

There are two parts to this delicious healthy recipe.

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL NEED FOR THE SALAD:

  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup cooked chicken diced into cubes
  • 1 cup shaved Brussels sprouts
  • 1/2 avocado sliced
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 tsp hemp seeds
  • 1 tsp toasted almonds
  • Segments of one orange
  • 1 tsp raw pumpkin seeds

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL NEED FOR THE DRESSING:

  • 1 tsp olive oil. *Make sure it’s extra virgin.
  • 1 Orange juiced
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 shallot all chopped up
  • 1 garlic clove chopped or grated
  • Some black pepper

DINNER – FAJITA LETTUCE WRAPS

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp chopped oregano
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 Chicken breast sliced into strips
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 onion cut into rings
  • 2 bell peppers cut into thin strips
  • 4 large butter lettuce

PROCESS:

  1. In a pan on medium heat, add coconut oil and cook the chicken until it’s brown. Should take around 5min.
  2. Add chilli powder, garlic and oregano over the brown chicken and mix until the chicken is coated.
  3. Next, you can add the peppers and onion to the pan. Cook it for around 15 min. Spoon it into lettuce and serve.

DAY 5 – Should be getting easier

The diet should be getting a bit easier from today. If you’re feeling down in the dumps take comfort in knowing you’ve achieved a hell of a lot and things are only going to get easier.

PLUS you’re losing weight!

Star today off with some light activity again. Remember not to over think it. Just get out there and have some fun.

BREAKFAST – BLUEBERRY SMOOTHIE

  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup strawberries
  • 1 cup raw spinach
  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt

LUNCH – BERRY SALAD

Ready for a berry salad? Chop and dice the following ingredients and throw them into a bowl.

  • Pepper
  • 1 cup kale
  • ½ cup strawberries
  • ½ cup avocado
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • 1 carrots
  • 2 green onions

Dressing Recipe:

  • 5 strawberries chopped
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons white wine or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

JOKE: Why did the tomato blush? Because it saw the salad dressing… Lol. Ok now over to day 6! You’re making some good progress.

DINNER – VEGGIE OMELETTE

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • ¼ cup sliced mushrooms
  • 5 cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons sharp cheddar cheese
  • ½ avocado sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh salsa (optional)

PROCESS:

  1. Add in the bell pepper, mushrooms and tomatoes to a pan with olive oil and cook for 10 min. Once cooked turn off the heat and add the green peppers.
  2. Beat white eggs with a tbs of water until they are white and fluffy. If you use a blender this will be a lot quicker!
  3. Add eggs to a small pan that’s been oiled with olive oil on a medium heat. After the eggs have began to cook and you’re able to slightly lift them without it breaking, add the cheese.
  4. Once eggs are fully cooked throw all the veggies on the omelette and fold it over. Leave to cook for another 1min.
  5. Add avocado and salsa then serve.

DAY 6 – TOMORROW You Will be DONE!

Just think, two more days and you’re finito! Hang in there.

Start off with some delicious herbal tea and some light activity.

BREAKFAST – APPLE AND CINNAMON SMOOTHIE

  • 1 apple
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • ⅛ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 tbs chia seeds
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

LUNCH – BANANA SMOOTHIE

  • 1 banana
  • 1 kiwi
  • ¼ cup pineapple
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 cup water

DINNER – VEGETABLE SKILLET

Here’s what you’ll need

  • 2 small Potatoes chopped
  • 1 Jalapeno
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 1/4 cup corn
  • 1/4 cup Beans
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Lime Juice
  • Cilantro finely chopped
  • Greek yogurt
  • Hot sauce

PROCESS:

  • Add the potatoes to the skillet on medium heat until it goes brown. Should take around 10min.
  • Add jalapeno, garlic and Onions then cook for another 15min.
  • Once onions start to brown, put stove on low heat then add the beans and corn. Keep stirring until ingredients are even, then leave for another 5min.
  • Remove from skillet, add cilantro, greek yogurt and hot sauce. Then ENJOY!

DAY 7 – Final Day, YAY!

Don’t quit now, it’s literally your final day. A lot of people tend to relax and give up on their last day. Don’t be one of them.

Start with your usual herbal tea and light exercise.

BREAKFAST – SPINACH AND PINEAPPLE SMOOTHIE

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 orange peeled
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 tbs flax seeds
  • ¼ cup pineapple
  • 1 carrot

LUNCH – VEGGIE OMELETTE

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • ¼ cup sliced mushrooms
  • 5 cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons sharp cheddar cheese
  • ½ avocado sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh salsa (optional)

PROCESS:

  1. Add in the bell pepper, mushrooms and tomatoes to a pan with olive oil and cook for 10 min. Once cooked turn off the heat and add the green peppers.
  2. Beat white eggs with a tbs of water until they are white and fluffy. If you use a blender this will be a lot quicker!
  3. Add eggs to a small pan that’s been oiled with olive oil on a medium heat. After the eggs have began to cook and you’re able to slightly lift them without it breaking, add the cheese.
  4. Once eggs are fully cooked throw all the veggies on the omelette and fold it over. Leave to cook for another 1min.
  5. Add avocado and salsa then serve.

DINNER – FAJITA LETTUCE WRAPS

Here’s what you’ll need for this meal.

  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp chopped oregano
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 Chicken breast sliced into strips
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 onion cut into rings
  • 2 bell peppers cut into thin strips
  • 4 large butter lettuce

PROCESS:

  1. In a pan on medium heat, add coconut oil and cook the chicken until it’s brown. Should take around 5min.
  2. Add chilli powder, garlic and oregano over the brown chicken and mix until the chicken is coated.
  3. Next, you can add the peppers and onion to the pan. Cook it for around 15 min. Spoon it into lettuce and serve.

BONUS: 5 Easy Detoxing Hacks

Once you have finished this detox diet don’t stop there. You need to help your body continuously flush out toxins that gather from consuming bad foods and drinks.

Here are 5 other detoxing hacks that can effortlessly be implemented into your life style.

01. Reduce inflammation with Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Inflammatin is not only bad for your body but can also stop you from losing weight Specially when your body is full of toxins. The best way to deal with this is start including foods that have an anti-inflammatory properties into your diet. Foods that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids such as fish oils are great at getting rid of inflammation.

02. Drink a minimum of 2 L of water a day

Since your body is made up of 70% water, it is no surprise that water is extremely important to your health. Water can also flush out toxins from your body so make sure you drink at least 2 L of water per day.

03. Start Working Out at-least 10min 3X per week

Exercises not only great at helping you lose weight, it also helps you sweat out those nasty unwanted toxins. The trick with exercising is to find something you can do consistently. Remember, consistency over rules intensity.

04. Get PLENTY of ZZZZ’s – 7 to 8 hours per day

Did you know your brain detoxes naturally while you sleep? When you go to bed your brain goes into a Detoxification process called the glymphatic system. If you do not get the right amounts of rest your brain can’t detoxify, which means toxins will begin to build up in your body. Aim at getting at least 7 to 8 hours sleep per night.

05. Be Cautious When Buying Cleaning Detergents

Yes, your household products may clean your home but they could also be damaging your body. When buying cleaning detergents make sure you buy products that aren’t harmful to your body.

Steer clear of products that contain the following ingredients. They can be extremely harmful to your body.

  • Ammonia
  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
  • Chlorine Bleach
  • 2-Butoxyethanol
  • Sodium Hydroxide
  • Fragrance
  • Phthalates
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)
  • Parabens
  • Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (QUATS)
  • Triclosan

Rather use products that are made from GRAS certified natural ingredients.

Please make sure you let me know in the comments below how this 7 day detox diet plan went. Also if you have any question leave them below. I’ll make sure I answer them as soon as possible.


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