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Tips for a safe and successful detox for weight loss

BY Himanshu SharmaMay 14, 2014

Detox Diet to Lose Weight

Detox diets have gained popularity over the years. Nowadays, many celebrities have been endorsing the diet plan approach. It helps people seeking weight loss and body cleansing. The diet plan is easy to follow but you need to be wary of the dos and don'ts to make it safe and healthy.

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Eat fruits

You need to eat moderate amounts of fruit. They are important for the cleansing; help colon and lymphatic systems for the same. When trying to lose weight, fruits are best eaten on an empty stomach and in moderation.

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Start meals with salad

Have a large green salad to begin your meals. Greens are full of enzymes that help your body with the digestion of meals. Moreover, they give you vitamins, minerals, chlorophyll and many phytochemicals.

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Stay hydrated

Drinking plenty of water is an important aspect for any weight loss plan or even leading an active lifestyle. As you lose significant amounts of fluid during workout sessions, you need to make up for the lost fluids by sipping water throughout.

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Cut back on sweets

Liver is the body’s main detoxification organ. Sweeteners can make your liver work hard. During cleanse, keep those chocolates and cookies out of your reach. Free up that energy for liver to cleanse.

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Engage in exercises

Exercise is as significant during a detox as for an overall healthy lifestyle. The lymphatic system which cleanses your blood of toxins works the best when you are fit and active. During a detox, stick with a low-impact exercise like walking.

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