Lemonade diet is a short-term cleaning system, which can take 10-40 days, the only source of energy and nutrients constituting a lemonade made from fresh lemon juice, purified water (Non-fluorinated), maple syrup and pepper.
In addition, every morning, drink a glass of salt water and laxative tea at night. The only beverages are allowed on this diet are pure water and peppermint tea.
There are some strict rules to end the diet, starting with freshly squeezed lemon juice for 36 hours, then passing the raw vegetable and fruits, and vegetables to soups 3-5 days after the end of the diet.
Probably no need to repeat that foods rich in fiber and low in fat – whole grains, vegetables, fruit – should be part of your diet. Just make sure you eat them in combination with moderate portions of protein. Try to get 45-65% of calories from carbohydrates (pasta, cereal, bread), 15-20% protein (lean beef, chicken without skin), and no more than 20-30% from fat.
What is the lemonade diet?
The goal is to help the digestive tract, cleanse the body of impurities, mobilize and eliminate toxins accumulated in different parts of the body, but also to burn fat. So weight loss is a secondary action of the detoxification process.
In the early days, the diet is difficult to hold. Like any other diet based solely on consumption of liquids is a challenge to settle your stomach with so little solid food.
In addition, its symptoms: headache, nausea, vomiting, appetite, fatigue, irritability. Most symptoms are short term, but sometimes they are so serious that the diet must be completed.
Since represents a major change in eating habits, everyone who follow this diet should seek medical opinion before. In addition, the lemonade diet is appropriate only for healthy bodies, not taking long-term medication.
People who followed the diet have reported changes in blood pressure, levels of glucose/insulin and depression.
The recommended 10 days is sufficient for most people, dieting can be extended only if the person is under medical supervision.
Drink at least 6-12 glasses of lemonade per day. Each cup contains about 110 calories, so you should drink 11-12 glasses of lemonade, to ensure your minimum 1,200 daily calories.
To avoid dehydration, drink plenty of water. People who want to keep this diet several times a year are advised to wait at least six months between rounds.