THE GENTLE 3 DAY LIVER DETOX PROGRAM
By HAMPSTEAD HEALTH PRACTICE
*You will need a juicer and a blender. * Do not eat any thing after 8 p m. *Aim to drink 9-10 glasses of water a day.
Start with a glass of water followed by half a lemon in a cup of boiled warm water.
1-2 boiled eggs with a couple of sprigs of parsley OR 5 figs
1 apple (winter). 1 tangerine(summer)
Aduki beans, with steamed broccoli, runner beans, onion and red pepper
3 tablespoons of mung beans cooked with a pinch of nori flakes with broccoli, garlic, red cabbage and
artichokes (when is season) or kale (when is season), with cayenne pepper, fennel and mustard seeds.
20 minutes after dinner have a cup of half a squeezed lemon in warm water.
Start the day with a glass of water.
Juice of Broccoli, 1 red pepper, 3/4 of a cucumber, fresh basil, 1 lemon and 1/2 a teaspoon of cinnamon
A small bowl of chopped watercress, beetroot and onion served with olive oil and lemon.
Freshly blended liquid vegetable soup of broccoli and carrots, cabbage, pinch of nori flakes, 1 tsp of turmeric
and 3 garlic gloves. (make enough for 2 medium size bowls, 1 for lunch and 1 for dinner)
Starter: Steamed asparagus with freshly squeezed lemon and ginger.
Main: Liquid vegetable soup with broccoli, carrots, cabbage, pinch of nori flakes, 1 tsp of turmeric & 3 garlic cloves
Juice 25 seeded grapes, 3/4 of a cucumber & 1 tbs of olive oil, squeeze of lemon juice & a sprig of mint.
Chopped beetroot with watercress, onion and raw broccoli with a lemon and olive oil dressing.
Juice of broccoli, 1 red pepper, 3/4 of a cucumber, 1/2 lemon and a tablespoon of olive oil.
AVOID THE FOODS YOU ARE INTOLERANT OR ALLERGIC TO.
AFTERCARE SHEET FOR CLEANSING THE LIVER
The liver is a complex organ that plays a major role in most metabolic processes including
detoxing the body.
Many of the toxic chemicals the liver must neutralise come from the content of the bowel, what
we eat and drink and the air that we breathe.
Q/ Why is it good to detox?
A/ To remove toxins from the body that could even have been stored for years. By detoxing
the body regularly you can rejuvenate and add vitality back to your life.
There are different ways to detox. This gentle liver detox is easy to do and fits into the busy
With this gentle detox you will be asked to follow an after care programme.
This will involve adding foods into your daily eating programme that help to continue cleansing
During your 3 day detox do not eat any thing after 8 p.m.
Aftercare for the next 3 days.
The day after your detox eat 5 figs.for breakfast.
Whenever possible your lunch or dinner should be accompanied by a side salad or salad served as a main meal. The salad is to include fresh beetroot.
Other meals are to include steamed or raw seasonal vegetables including watercress, broccoli, kelp, and cabbage.
Live organic yogurt for breakfast or as a snack with almonds and pumpkin seeds will help put back good bacteria into your body. If you are detoxing at wintertime, it would be better to take a probiotic supplement instead of the yogurt.
Keep eating fresh lemons to help cleanse and support your immune system.
PREPARATION IS THE KEY
You will need a juicer and a blender.
Make a shopping list.
Go to the shops and buy all you need for your detox program.
Restock on day 4 for the next 3 days with your aftercare foods.
Other foods to help improve liver function.
Foods to help improve liver function are garlic, onions, eggs and legumes, which are all sulphur foods.
(The beans can be tinned but must be organic when it comes to a detox program).
Water-soluble fibres such as apples and pears are good to stock up on for the week after especially
when in season.
Other good liver cleansing foods are Brussel sprouts, artichokes, dandelion and liquorice.
Buy organic when on a detox program.
Focus on good breathing and regular exercise and smile.