The maple syrup is the most balanced sugar. It contains an equal amount of positive and negative ions. It doesn’t enter the bloodstream as fast as other sugars. Lemon turns to alkaline in the mouth. Cayenne pepper dilates the blood vessels. Cayenne is an herb known for its ability to restore warmth and circulation. Some also use it topically for foot relief.
A three day to three week with the Lemon Water Diet claims to be the most effective cleansing schedule and the interval is recommended depending on the level of cleanse desired and your acclimatization to fasting. Exercise also compliments the process. You should refrain from drinking any teas, coffees, diet tonic water, or anything else other than the Lemony concoction. This is a tough thing to do but if you start it, you should really finish it. Three days to three weeks is not that much time out of your life to become healthier is it?
The beginning stages of the lemon water diet can get rough as you struggle to break out of old eating habits and stick to the routine. In this difficult time, you’ll be retraining your body not to eat which can be a mentally debilitating feat. Stay positive and work through it! In the middle and later stages, one might feel devoid of energy, experience a very short-term headaches, upset stomach or low energy as the body chemistry changes and toxins, parasites, and free radicals are expelled from the body. You may see various worms in your stools. Don’t be alarmed as that is the cleanse pushing out parasites. I bet you never knew you had those in your, huh? After the initial struggle, you may find your energy has returned better than before. Get some exercise in! Find things to keep you occupied as you’ll be inclined to reach for the comfort foods. Some suggest a person fast for a day a week in order to get used to it. Drinking more than enough water is paramount.
Though medical facts have not been stated, it seems that this detoxifying cleanse really can purge your body. It is important that you not let your efforts go to waste. Use this time to reflect on your eating habits and have a plan to eat and live healthier. Back away from the Ho-Ho and Little Debbie cakes. Plan your meals carefully with pure, fresh foods. Eat simple foods but find new recipes to liven them up a bit. Stay away from any preservatives or an ingredient list longer than any book you ever read. The Lemon Water Diet has stirred up the critics and the fans. As with anything that has to do with altering caloric/nutrient intake, if you are thinking of trying this out then you should consult a health care professional beforehand.