Drink a minimum of two litres of water a day. Drink more if you can.
The mild detox is as follows:
Day 1 – drink water only.
Day 2 – eat fresh fruit only, excluding bananas.
Day 3 – eat fresh fruit, excluding bananas until lunch time then eat or drink nothing for the rest of the day.
Day 4 – eat or drink nothing until lunch time then eat fresh fruit for the rest of the day.
Days 5, 6 and 7 – eat any fresh fruit and raw vegetables.
Days 8, 9 and 10 – eat any fresh fruit and raw or steamed vegetables. Include –
Grains: brown rice, barley, rye, oats, maize. Legumes: peas, lentils, pulses. Vegetable protein: beans, nuts, seeds.
Thereafter – eat any fresh fruit and vegetables, grains, legumes, vegetable proteins and introduce, in moderation – Dairy protein: eggs, milk, cheese, yoghurt, etc. Animal protein: chicken and fish. Fat: butter, cream, avo, olives and cold pressed oil.
Liquids allowed – water, rooibos, fresh herbal teas, coffee substitutes in moderation, 100% fruit juice. Preferably fresh herb tea and fresh squeezed fruit juice.
Avoid – wheat products: bread, rolls, pasta, bran, muffins, cereals, biscuits, cakes. Processed fats. Sugar.