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Detox for Health

10 Dec 2013 1:29 PM - Loose weight, feel great, be healthy

Detoxification

Detoxification is an excellent way to improve the function of the body and assist the liver to eliminate dietary and lifestyle toxins. 
This detox is not extreme and if done over the course of two to six weeks will drastically reduce inflammation in the body and improve metabolic function which will help you feel more energetic and restore vitality to your body. 

If you have symptoms of poor digestion, significant fatigue, difficulty loosing weight, recurrent infections, bowel sensitivity or food sensitivities combining this detox diet with our range of detox supplements will deliver more significant improvements in digestive and metabolic health as well as being a great kick start to weight loss.  For more information on our supported detox, please call 03 5721 5807 or fill the form on the right of this screen for more information. 

Phase 1 – GI Detox

  • Most important foods are fresh fruit & veg, brown rice and plain water
  • Start each day with juice of ½ lemon in warm (room temp) water
  • Limit black tea/coffee to 1 per day
  • Avoid alcohol, dairy and strictly limit wheat
  • Do not eat anything from the “avoid” list
  • No refined sugars or processed foods

 

Fruits  

Best: pealed pear, apples, paw paw, ripe banana

Include: melons, watermelon, mango, grapes,

Limit: Berries to 1/2 cup per day, pineapple to 1/3 cup per day, kiwi fruit 1/day

Avoid: oranges, tinned fruit, dried fruit

 

Vegetables

Best: Raw or Steamed Celery, potato (not chips), Cabbage, salad greens, bamboo shoots, sprouts, bok choy, spinach, zucchini, sweet potato, pumpkin, mushrooms, fresh herbs (basil, coriander etc), onions, capsicum, eggplant

Include: green beans, carrots, beetroot, avocado, asparagus, fresh herbs – eg basil, coriander,

Avoid: Tomatoes, tomato sauce, processed veggies (tinned or frozen)

 

Animal

Best: Fish (salmon, tuna or any white fish), tinned tuna in brine 3times/week

Limit: meat, free range chicken, eggs

Avoid: All processed meats, ham, shellfish

 

Legumes

Best: kidney beans, haricot, black-eye, pinto, lima, chickpeas, lentils

Limit: canned beans (check for preservatives and additives)

Avoid: Soybeans

 

Oils

Best: Cold pressed safflower or olive oil

Limit: Butter

Avoid: margarine

 

Nuts

Best: Cashews, walnuts, almonds,  pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds

Limit: Limit all other nuts

Avoid: Peanuts

 

Grains & Cereals

Best: Brown rice, millet, buckwheat, quinoa, rye bread (no wheat), LSA

Limit: Flat breads

Avoid: Wheat, cornflour, pasta, bread

AcuHerb - Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine

13 The Close, Wangaratta VIC 3677
Ph: 03 5721 5807
ABN: 99 759 199 494