Juice Cleanse: What to Eat2018-03-02T18:27:40+00:00

HOW TO DO A JUICE CLEANSE: WHAT TO EAT

Before you get started, learn how to do a juice cleanse by printing out this list below. Take this list with you to the supermarket and to restaurants. Take two days BEFORE AND AFTER your cleanse to eat only the recommended foods below. This will help decrease your detox symptoms and help you ease into and out of the cleanse.

Fruits & Vegetables

DO EAT

Unsweetened fresh or frozen whole fruits, fresh squeezed fruit juices, sea vegetables (seaweeds), avocados, olives, and raw, steamed, sautéed, juiced, or roasted vegetables

DON’T EAT

Oranges, orange juice, grapefruit, bananas, strawberries, grapes, corn, creamed vegetables, nightshades (tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, potatoes)

Dairy Substitutes

DO EAT

Hemp, rice, and nut milks (such as almond, hazelnut, walnut, etc.) and coconut milk, coconut oil/butter

DON’T EAT

Dairy and eggs: including milk, cheese, cottage cheese, cream, yogurt, butter, ice cream, non-dairy creamers, ghee

Non-Gluten Grains & Starch

DO EAT

Brown, red, black and wild rice, millet, amaranth, teff, tapioca, buckwheat, quinoa

DON’T EAT

White rice, wheat, corn, barley, spelt, kamut, rye, triticale, oats (even gluten-free)

Animal Protein

DO EAT

Fresh or water-packed, cold-water fish (trout, salmon, halibut, tuna, mackerel, sardines, pike, kippers), wild game (rabbit, pheasant, bison, venison, elk, etc.), lamb, duck, organic chicken and turkey

DON’T EAT

Pork (bacon), beef, veal, sausage, cold cuts, canned meats, frankfurters (hot dogs), shellfish, any raw meats or fish

Vegetable Protein

DO EAT

Split peas, lentils, legumes, bee pollen, spirulina, and blue-green algae

DON’T EAT

Soybean products (soy sauce, soybean oil in processed foods)

Nuts & Seeds

DO EAT

Hemp, sesame, pumpkin, and sunflower seeds, hazelnuts, pecans, almonds, walnuts, cashews, macadamia, pistachios, brazil, nut and seed butters such as almond or tahini

DON’T EAT

Peanuts and peanut butter

Oils

DO EAT

Cold-pressed olive, flax, safflower, sesame, almond, sunflower, walnut, pumpkin, and coconut

DON’T EAT

Butter, margarine, shortening, processed oils, canola oil, salad dressings, mayonnaise, spreads

Drinks

DO EAT

Filtered water, green, white or herbal tea, seltzer or mineral water, Yerba Mate (preferable post cleanse Only), coconut water, green drink

DON’T EAT

Alcohol, coffee, caffeinated beverages, soda pop, soft drinks, fruit juice (unless fresh pressed)

Sweeteners

DO EAT

Stevia, coconut nectar, yacon, whole/fresh fruit, dried fruit (in moderation)

DON’T EAT

Refined sugar, white/brown sugars, maple syrup, high fructose corn syrup, evaporated cane juice, Splenda®, Equal®, Sweet’N Low®, juice concentrate, agave nectar, brown rice syrup

Condiments

DO EAT

Vinegar, all spices, all herbs, sea salt, black pepper, carob, raw chocolate (dairy and sugar free), stone-ground mustard, miso, coconut liquid aminos, wheat-free tamari and nama shoyu, unsweetened whole fruit jam

DON’T EAT

Regular chocolate (with dairy and sugar), ketchup, relish, chutney, traditional soy sauce, barbecue sauce, teriyaki, breath mints