What You Should Know
The Vegan Detox Diet is a diet designed for a detoxification program for non-vegan consumers. Detoxification diets are designed to rid the body of toxins and impurities that are said to build up in the body from our normal diet and lifestyle, and can cause diseases such as colon cancer. Vegan diets are restrictive, eliminating animal products, including meat, dairy, and eggs. Consumers that choose to follow a vegan diet as part of their lifestyle do so for a variety of reasons, such as ethical reasons, religious reasons, or health reasons. These consumers are careful to consume vitamins and protein that may be lacking in their food consumption. The Vegan Detox Diet is a 21 day detoxification plan.
The Vegan Detox Diet is designed as a detoxification program for non-vegan consumers. It is a 21-day diet plan. This diet includes plenty of plant food items. Organic foods are best for this diet. The diet does not allow for any processed foods, even plant based. The consumer must drink plenty of water, and may drink pure vegetable or fruit juice. The consumer must limit food additives such as salt, sugar, and oils. Some consumers decide to do the Vegan Detox Diet as a raw foods diet. Consumers may eat limited amounts of low-sugar soymilk, raw seeds and nuts, ground flaxseed, cooked starchy veggies such as butternut squash, acorn squash, sweet potato, and whole grains such as breads and cereals. Consumers may eat as much as they want of all kinds of raw vegetables, fresh fruit, cooked green vegetables, bean sprouts, legumes, beans, tofu, non-starchy vegetables, tomatoes, onions, peppers, mushrooms, and eggplant, either cooked or raw. Consumers are advised to abstain from drinking alcoholic drinks or caffeinated drinks during this diet.
- The Vegan Detox Diet said to eliminate the toxins in the consumer’s body.
- The Vegan Detox Diet may be too restrictive for some consumers.
- The Vegan Detox Diet requires the consumer to pay close attention to the intake of vitamins and protein.
- The Vegan Detox Diet may be harmful if done for longer than 21 days.
The Vegan Detox Diet is said to detoxify the consumer’s body of the toxins and chemicals that build up from lifestyle and diet. The Vegan Detox Diet eliminates all animal products from the consumer’s diet, including dairy and eggs. This may cause a vitamin and/or protein deficiencies if the consumer is not strict about ensuring these nutrients are in the food or supplements. It is said that side effects of this diet may include difficulty sleeping, stomach pains, hunger pains, cramps, and irregularity. It is also said that the positive effects of the Vegan Detox Diet will be feeling lighter and changes in skin tone. Detoxification diets are getting mixed reviews from doctors who believe that any positive effects of a detoxification will be reversed when the consumer returns to their normal diet and lifestyle. Also, some doctors believe that detoxification can be achieved through increasing the intake of water instead of changing the consumer’s diet. Consumers considering the Vegan Detox Diet should consult with their physician to ensure safety and adequate vitamins and protein.