Many people turn to super-restrictive cleanses to hit the reset button after an indulgent meal, but traditional cleanses tend to fail when they make you feel miserable. Physical activity is also key to helping you hit the reset button, but many people feel too weak and hungry to work out on a cleanse. Is getting back on the healthy eating horse really worth feeling this wretched?
And forget meditating to get your spirit in alignment! It’s hard to feel Zen when you’ve got hunger-induced crazy eyes and are too wiped to hit the gym. After white-knuckling it through that, it’s all too easy to faceplant back into bad habits and start back at square one.
This year, try a kinder cleanse for those times you want to get back on track. It’s all about working more nourishing ingredients into your liquid cleansing. This anti-cleanse gives you the flexibility to incorporate solid foods during certain meals. Rather than suffering through a liquid diet of high-sugar juices without any stabilizing protein, you can enjoy your veggies in a drinkable form all day and then incorporate a simple protein like grilled or baked wild salmon or organic chicken for dinner.
This is a great revamp on the cleanse you know and hate because it will leave you full, ready to work out, and energized from all of that plant power.
Do this abbreviated cleanse one day a week, and you’re guaranteed to feel great into the new year: