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Detox for Health

10 Dec 2013 1:29 PM-


Detoxification is an excellent way to improve the function of the body and assist the liver to eliminate dietary and lifestyle toxins.
This detox is not extreme and if done over the course of two to six weeks will drastically reduce inflammation in the body and improve metabolic function which will help you feel more energetic and restore vitality to your body.

If you have symptoms of poor digestion, significant fatigue, difficulty loosing weight, recurrent infections, bowel sensitivity or food sensitivities combining this detox diet with our range of detox supplements will deliver more significant improvements in digestive and metabolic health as well as being a great kick start to weight loss.  For more information on our supported detox, please call 03 5721 5807 or fill the form on the right of this screen for more information.

Phase 1 – GI Detox

  • Most important foods are fresh fruit & veg, brown rice and plain water
  • Start each day with juice of ½ lemon in warm (room temp) water
  • Limit black tea/coffee to 1 per day
  • Avoid alcohol, dairy and strictly limit wheat
  • Do not eat anything from the “avoid” list
  • No refined sugars or processed foods



Best: pealed pear, apples, paw paw, ripe banana

Include: melons, watermelon, mango, grapes,

Limit: Berries to 1/2 cup per day, pineapple to 1/3 cup per day, kiwi fruit 1/day

Avoid: oranges, tinned fruit, dried fruit



Best: Raw or Steamed Celery, potato (not chips), Cabbage, salad greens, bamboo shoots, sprouts, bok choy, spinach, zucchini, sweet potato, pumpkin, mushrooms, fresh herbs (basil, coriander etc), onions, capsicum, eggplant

Include: green beans, carrots, beetroot, avocado, asparagus, fresh herbs – eg basil, coriander,

Avoid: Tomatoes, tomato sauce, processed veggies (tinned or frozen)



Best: Fish (salmon, tuna or any white fish), tinned tuna in brine 3times/week

Limit: meat, free range chicken, eggs

Avoid: All processed meats, ham, shellfish



Best: kidney beans, haricot, black-eye, pinto, lima, chickpeas, lentils

Limit: canned beans (check for preservatives and additives)

Avoid: Soybeans



Best: Cold pressed safflower or olive oil

Limit: Butter

Avoid: margarine



Best: Cashews, walnuts, almonds,  pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds

Limit: Limit all other nuts

Avoid: Peanuts


Grains & Cereals

Best: Brown rice, millet, buckwheat, quinoa, rye bread (no wheat), LSA

Limit: Flat breads

Avoid: Wheat, cornflour, pasta, bread

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