What’s the best weight loss cleanse for you? One that’s customized for your body!
We’ll guide you in creating a weight loss cleanse that fits your body’s needs AND your busy schedule. Unfortunately, most cleanses are too intense. Detoxing too quickly results in toxins getting recirculated instead of eliminated. The purpose of a cleanse is to get toxins OUT, so a slow detox is more effective.
Detoxing allows you to function more efficiently, feel better, and fully heal. What’s the result of a cleanse done right? Sustainable weight loss! Most toxins are stored in body fat, so get them out to lose weight and keep it off. We’ll show you how to support your body with the nutrients it needs to heal and clean out toxins creating stress, illness, and weight gain.
Start a Weight Loss Cleanse
First, it helps to have a solid nutrition foundation. Eating well before a weight loss cleanse makes it easier to complete and get the BEST results. Sign up for a Wellness Program to receive the support needed to cleanse correctly and improve your health on all levels.
Whether you work with a Wellness Coach or not, this cleanse will give you a boost. Pay attention to how you feel, taking it down a notch if you feel bad, and continuing as you feel good. The goal of cleansing isn’t to remove all toxins at once but to eliminate them over time. This slow and steady method is the most effective AND enjoyable way to detox.
Want to give your body the re-boot it needs to lose weight, heal, and re-energize your life? We’ve got the perfect solution…
Our weight loss cleanse uses natural foods, herbs, and supplements to boost and support detoxification. Also, view How to Reduce Toxins in Your Life. It helps eliminate toxins, support weight loss, balance hormones, improve digestion, rejuvenate the skin, and more. Unlike most healing plans, this is not about deprivation but supporting your liver.
Focus on Plant-Based Foods
This weight loss cleanse focuses on fruits and vegetables because they’re the most cleansing for the body. This cleanse eliminates processed food, caffeine, alcohol, grains, beans, legumes, vinegar, and animal products. Although high-quality animal products can be nourishing, they can also be difficult to digest. This makes an overburdened liver’s job even more challenging. Strive to stick to the full cleanse, but don’t create stress if you’re not perfect.
Favor raw foods as they’re easier to digest than cooked foods. They contain living enzymes that support digestion. If you feel discomfort after eating raw foods, it’s not because you’re not digesting them well. It’s because the nerves in your gut are sensitive to the fiber passing through the digestive system. How can you tell? You have weak digestion if you see chunks of food in your stool, which will be the case no matter what you eat. Raw foods give you a clue of how well your digestion is working.
Get ready to pee frequently! During this fat loss detox, you’ll consume a lot of liquid, including water, coconut water, juices, smoothies, and soups. A liquid diet aims to hydrate your system and flush out toxins while giving your hard-working digestive system time to heal.
Weight Loss Cleanse Schedule
Don’t have time for a 30-day detox or even a 21-day cleanse? No problem! Need a 3-day detox to lose weight? We’ve got it!
Create a fat loss detox that fits your schedule! Start with days 1-3 and continue as desired. You can make this plan 3, 6, 9 days, or longer. It’s great for a weekend or week-long cleanse.
2 days Prep Diet + 1 day Liquid Fast
1 day Prep Diet + 1 day Liquid Fast + 1 day Prep Diet
3 days Liquid Fast
Best Detox Foods
What do you eat on this weight loss cleanse?
This plant-based weight loss cleanse eliminates processed food, caffeine, alcohol, animal products, grains, legumes, beans, and vinegar. Omit sea salt to speed up detoxification.
Fruits and vegetables — aim to eat a rainbow of colors daily. Opt for the highest quality ingredients available and add plenty of herbs and spices for flavor and nutrients.
Spotlight fruits: bananas, berries, cherries, papaya, lemons, limes, grapefruit, pomegranates, Pitaya (dragon fruit), apricots, and peaches.
Spotlight vegetables, herbs, spices: asparagus, celery, cilantro, parsley, ginger, garlic, sprouts, lettuce, spinach, kale, dandelion greens, sweet potatoes, cucumbers, artichokes, Brussels sprouts, tomatoes, winter squash
Consume in Small Amounts…
Fats, plant-based: coconut oil (cooking), coconut milk (soups), olive oil (salads)
Sweeteners: honey, maple syrup
Best Detox Beverages
Don’t want to feel crappy on your weight loss cleanse? We get it! That’s why we emphasize daily hydration.
Hydration is one of the most important factors in this weight loss cleanse. It allows you to eliminate toxins more thoroughly. Choose at least one of these hydration options to drink upon waking, then wait 30 minutes before eating or drinking anything else. Omit all caffeine and replace coffee with Chaga mushroom tea and honey. Continue hydrating throughout the day, especially with coconut/lime/lemon water.
Drink at least 16 ounces daily of any of the following herbal detox teas:
- Fresh Ginger (recipe below)
- Lemon balm
- Raspberry leaf
- Linden flower
Fresh Ginger Tea Recipe: In an Instant Pot or Slow Cooker, combine… 8 cups of water with ⅓ to ½ a pound of sliced ginger. Instant pot — soup setting for 2 hours. Slow cooker — the high setting for 2 hours. Keep warm and enjoy as desired with honey and lemon juice.
Weight Loss Cleanse Tips…
Work with Wellness Coach Cate to determine the best supplements for your needs. These supplements are optional but recommended for support. Good fat loss detox supplements include B12, zinc, spirulina, barley grass-juice powder, and magnesium.
Make sure you don’t go hungry or get “hangry.” Eat frequently throughout the day to energize the cleansing processes taking place. The focus isn’t on eating less but on supporting detoxification and deep healing, which requires energy.
On these weight loss cleanse days consume only liquids until lunch.
Good Morning — BEST Hydration Options
Breakfast — Smoothie
Make a large smoothie and save half for a mid-morning snack.
Detox smoothie: 2-3 cups frozen wild blueberries, 1 cup cilantro, 2 bananas, 1 orange, barley grass juice powder, 2 or more cups of water
Fruit smoothie: 2 cups fresh/frozen fruit, 3 bananas, 2 cups water, or more
Lunch — Salad
Salad base: spinach, lettuce, cucumber with a homemade dressing
Add-on fruits: papaya, grapes, oranges, grapefruit, apple, mango
Add-on veg: cabbage, celery, arugula, kale, sprouts, scallions, cauliflower
Dressings: honey mustard, lemon tahini
Salad Base + …
- Papaya, grapes, red cabbage
- Oranges, scallions, arugula, cauliflower
- Grapefruit, avocado, radish, baby kale
- Red peppers, arugula, sprouts, carrots, cauliflower
- Yellow peppers, butternut squash, apple, red cabbage
Snack — Fruit
- Top choice: 1-2 apples + 1-4 dates
- Fruit, such an apple, pear or orange
- Wild blueberries with sliced banana, drizzled with raw honey
- Fruit smoothie
- Bowl of fresh berries drizzled with honey
- Fruit salad: apple, orange, banana, grapes
- Fresh veggie juice, such as cucumber, celery, apple, ginger
Dinner — Veggies
Steam veggies or use coconut oil for sautéing or roasting
- Soup: butternut squash, pumpkin tomato, cold spinach
- Spaghetti squash with tomato sauce, spinach, eggplant, mushrooms
- Roasted maple-glazed acorn squash with Brussels sprouts and garlic
- Mashed sweet potatoes with cauliflower, onions, and garlic
- Butternut squash with green beans, garlic, Chanterelle mushrooms
- Roasted red potatoes with rosemary, lemon, garlic, and broccolini
Liquid Fast Day
On these weight loss cleanse days consume only liquids, including beverage options, juices, and smoothies. Make this a day of relaxation, and skip any strenuous and stressful activities.
Rise & Shine
- Juice 2 lemons/limes and add to 32 ounces of water (wait 1 hour)
- Juice enough cucumber or celery to make 16 ounces (wait 1 hour)
- Optional: enjoy Chaga mushroom tea with honey
Breakfast — Smoothie
- Make a large Detox/Fruit Smoothie and drink half. Wait an hour before drinking the rest of the smoothie.
Lunch — Smoothie
- Same as breakfast. Wait a couple of hours, then enjoy detox tea, coconut water, or 2 apples + 4 dates blended into apple sauce.
Dinner — Smoothie
- Enjoy a smoothie. Wait 1-2 hours, then drink lemon/lime water or detox tea.