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A Complete 3 Day Detox That Will Cleanse Your Body From Sugar, Help You Lose Weight and Boost Your Health

We may all be familiar with the fact that fats and carbohydrates play a huge role in weight gain. However, sugars are also responsible for weight gain. In addition, increased intake of sugars often leads to rapid weight gain.

These days, sugar is found in almost every food and drink we consume, such as honey, raisins, fruit juices, fruits like mangoes and bananas, and many others.

Nevertheless, weight gain is not the worst result of excessive sugar consumption. Sugar intake also contributes to experiencing health issues, for instance, fatigue, depression, sleepiness, mental disorientation, hyperactivity, yeast infection, headaches, and sinus issues. Moreover, the risk of heart diseases, diabetes, and cancer increases if excessive amounts of sugar are consumed.

How are sugar consumption and weight gain related?

In order to function properly, the body needs sugar. But, the body only needs a part of it that is used for energy, and the rest stores in the body in the form of fat. Excessive sugar consumption often leads to useless fat on the face, hips, thighs, and waist.

It is not that easy to say NO to sugar, especially if you are addicted to it. At first, you may experience headaches, sadness, fatigue, and cravings for sugar, which is common in giving up on any addiction. For that reason, it is not wise to cut out all sugar products at the same time, but one by one.

3 Day Sugar Detox Plan

Here is a three-day sugar detox plan:

Day 1

Breakfast: One cup of oats with seeds, almonds, or berries, or three scrambled or boiled eggs

Snack: a bowl of nuts

Lunch: Chicken breast with lightly cooked butternut squash, carrots, beets, parsnips, turnips, beans, and almonds.

Dinner: Salmon with fried broccoli and mushrooms, or broiled fish with a bowl of green beans

Day 2

Breakfast: One cup of  oats (steel cut) with seeds and berries or almonds, or three scrambled eggs with spinach

Snack: a bowl of nuts

Lunch: Grilled zucchini with peppers (yellow and red) with a lemon, thyme and vinegar dressing, or a shredded cabbage (red or green) salad and carrots, olive oil, salt, and lemon juice and chopped parsley

Dinner: Green vegetables cooked by steaming with a vegetable casserole and bean soup, or baked cod with stir-fried bok Choy and roasted Brussels sprouts and turnips

Day 3

Breakfast: One cup of  oats (steel cut) with seeds and berries or almonds, or an omelet made of three eggs with shrimp and a salad made of sautéed kale, radish, and walnut.

Snack: a bowl of nuts

Lunch: Chicken thighs roasted with sage, lemon, and rosemary, or roasted chicken with onion, thyme, and black olives

Dinner: Vegetable broth consisted of onion, garlic, carrots, celery, thyme, and bay leaves with mushrooms, or penne pasta with brown rice with a sauce made of basil, mushrooms, and tomato

Sugar Detox Drinks

You may replace sugary drinks with the following sugar detox drinks and consume them on a daily basis:

  • Fill one jar with water, add some fresh rosemary or mint, and chop some of the following fruits: blueberries, strawberries, oranges, or grapefruits.
  • Another alternative is drinking green or herbal tea three times a day without any sugar.
  • You should not drink more than one cup of black unsweetened coffee a day.

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