Say “No!” to crash diets and try a post-Thanksgiving cleanse.
A way to detox after your holiday feast is by limiting your dairy, sugar, fats, and salts. A detox will help you maintain your weight and is a fresh start towards your fitness goals after the holiday.
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Kontrol Tip: Eliminate alcohol and caffeine for a week to reboot your system.
Drink water to naturally flush toxins out of your body and to feel fuller between meals. Overindulged on alcohol this holiday? Step up your cleanse by adding lemon to your water. Lemon water helps your liver and kidneys get rid of toxins. Stay hydrated and energized by drinking lemon water throughout your day.
Kontrol Tip: Drink warm lemon water in the morning to boost your metabolism and curb cravings.
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Lemon Berry Detox Water
- ½ cup of blueberries
- ½ cup of raspberries
- 1 lemon, sliced
- Drop ingredients in the bottom of a pitcher or fruit infuser bottle.
- Fill ½ with ice then fill to top with water. Place in fridge for 1 hour before serving.
You can refill the container 2-3 times before it begins to lose flavor
Dandelion tea helps with bloating, upset stomach, and constipation. Don’t want lemon water but guilty of having one too many? Sip on dandelion tea for its liver-detoxifying properties. The tea will have you back to your pre-Thanksgiving figure in no time.
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Plant-based meals are loaded with nutrients and fiber. Eating fruits, vegetables, and plant-based proteins will increase your energy, improve regularity, and decrease bloating. If you don’t want meatless meals simply try to incorporate vegetables into every meal.
- Sweet potato