10 Day Mardi Gras Cleanse

February 17, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

Whether you drank too much or not enough, if you were out and about for Mardi Gras, the odds of you having drank the proper amount of water is slim! Your body is probably screaming for fluids and without water flushing your body out, you may never get back to feeling 100%. In addition to lack of hydration...how much king cake did you eat!?! It's time to get back on track! This 10 Day Cleanse is nothing extreme. I am focusing on the morning's...why? Because that's what sets you up for success. Your metabolism will get going and you are motivated if you start  your day off right! 

*For starters women need 74 ounces a day, while men need 101 ounces many go by 8 ounces, 8 times a day which is fine. Any type of fluid intake counts for your daily total.

(If you workout add am extra 13-15 ounces)

 

This 10 Day Cleanse will consist of lots of fluids and jump-starting your metabolism

 

What your days will look like:

 

Wake up – Drink 16 ounces of water before or with breakfast

Breakfast – Options:

         Fruit Bowl, Sliced Avocado with eggs and tomatoes, or Low fat yogurt     

         with fruit toppings

Before leaving for work, school, etc- prepare 32 ounces of detox water (finish by lunch)

Lunch & Dinner – Eat as you wish but try to prepare some sort of meat with vegetables or a fresh salad with a vinaigrette dressing

***Drink 26-39 more ounces for women and 53-68 more ounces for men

***If you would like something quick and healthy, check out Amy’s Burritos in the frozen section

Before Dinner – Drink a small glass of hot tea (Brand Option: Yogi)

 

Slim Down Detox Water

1/2 Lemon,

5 Mint Leaves

6 Slices of Cucumber

***All of these ingredients have different benefits, but when you put them all together, they work to boost your metabolism and kick start your slim down

 

Detox Water for Cravings & Beautiful Skin

1/4 of an Apple

3 Strawberries (Sliced into 4's)

5 Mint Leaves

1/4 Lemon

1/2 Teaspoon of Cinnamon 

***Strawberries are great for your skin, and the mint and lemon will help your digestion process. The cinnamon in this one will also help to control your cravings!

 

Facts:

*Cinnamon: improves circulation, thins blood, and manages blood sugar levels. Result in fewer sugar cravings so you eat less and can control calorie intake.

*Apple: vitamin c also known as absorbic acid synthesizes collagen, which can help your skin look better. It also helps repair and maintain bones and teeth and helps heal wounds swiftly.

*Strawberries: help fight carcinogens and contains anti aging properties such as biotin and antioxidant ellagic acid which helps prevent sagging skin.

*Mint: helps to improve digestion and gets rid of stomach cramps.

*Lemon: stimulates the digestive track and helps with constipation.

If you have ANY questions, please feel free to ask!

 

Stay Strong & True to Yourself <3

xoxo Angelina


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