Week 1 Detox

This first week of the detox:

Say goodbye to:

  • Processed junk foods,
  • White flours, wheat
  • Sugar/desserts,
  • Fried food, fast food,
  • Processed meats,
  • Alcohol,
  • Begin to wean yourself off caffeine.

Say hello to:

  • Salads,
  • Soups,
  • Smoothies with a variety of vegetables and some fruits
  • Nuts,
  • Seeds,
  • Natural nut butters,

Transitioning off animal proteins:

  • Choose wild-caught fish.
  • Organic eggs and gradually decrease poultry during the week and choose only organic varieties when you eat them.
  • By last day of the week, your protein should come solely from plant sources such as beans, nuts, and legumes (for example, black beans, hummus, chick-peas, lentils, edamame).

Transitioning off dairy:

  • Choose only low or non-fat organic dairy with little to no added sugars. If you choose soy, rice or almond milk get unflavored/plain to limit the sugar content.
  • Choose organic cheese, and transition from cow’s milk cheese to goat cheese by the middle of the week.
  • By the end of the week (day 5) all dairy should be out of your diet.

Look for your Week 1 email for more information on transitioning and foods to replace your regular diet.

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