How to make lemon maple syrup for a detox diet

Written by alexandra haller | 13/05/2017
How to make lemon maple syrup for a detox diet
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A detox cleansing diet consists of consuming nothing but liquids for a certain amount of time in order to spur quick weight loss. These diets can vary in the types of ingredients that make up the concoction, how many times to imbibe in a day and duration. The lemon maple syrup of the title refers to the master cleanse detox. It's a drink made with four ingredients.

Things you need

  • Pitcher

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

  • 1/10 tsp cayenne pepper

  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

  • 227gr water

  • Stirring spoon

Assemble your four ingredients for the detox diet and get out a pitcher.

How to make lemon maple syrup for a detox diet

Squeeze two tablespoons of lemon juice into your container. Use the real juice of an organically grown lemon. Do not use bottled juice.

How to make lemon maple syrup for a detox diet
Cayenne pepper

Add one-tenth of a teaspoon of cayenne pepper. This is approximately a quick dash. If you don't like drinking juices with an extra kick, you can leave the cayenne pepper out of the recipe and instead buy cayenne pepper capsules from a health foods store.

How to make lemon maple syrup for a detox diet
Maple syrup from a tree

Pour in the two tablespoons of maple syrup. In order for this concoction to be most effective, use authentic maple syrup. To top off the detox diet juice, add the water.

Using the stirring spoon, blend well. This makes one serving. Simply double and triple the amounts of the ingredients to make a larger batch of the cayenne, maple syrup and lemon cleanse.

Tips

  • Because the ingredients can go bad, it's not wise to make more than one day's serving in advance.

Warnings

  • As with any drastic diet changes, consult with your physician to make sure you you are still meeting your nutritional requirements. If you feel faint, dizzy, light-headed or you have serious stomach cramps, discontinue the detox diet immediately.

Tips and Warnings

  • Because the ingredients can go bad, it's not wise to make more than one day's serving in advance.
  • As with any drastic diet changes, consult with your physician to make sure you you are still meeting your nutritional requirements.
  • If you feel faint, dizzy, light-headed or you have serious stomach cramps, discontinue the detox diet immediately.

Things you need

  • Pitcher
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/10 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 227gr water
  • Stirring spoon

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