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Red Smoothie Detox Factor: 14 Days to Rapid Weight Loss, Limitless Energy and Vibrant Health Copyright Š Elizabeth Swann Miller – All Rights Reserved Copyright Notice: No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means including scanning, photocopying or otherwise without prior written permission of the copyright holder. Health Disclaimer: The information provided in this book is designed to provide helpful information on the subjects discussed. This book should not be used to diagnose or treat any medical condition. For diagnosis or treatment of any medical problem, consult your own physician. The publisher and author are not responsible for any speciic health or allergy needs that may require medical supervision and are not liable for any damages or negative consequences from any treatment, action, application or preparation, to any person reading or following the information in this book. Created with love in the United States of America


Contents Introduction .................................................................................................................. 7 Here are just a few of the things you don’t need: ................ 11

Chapter 1 What is the 14-Day Red Smoothie Detox Factor Program? .... 13 The Three W’s: What are toxic substances? Where do they come from? What do they do to your body? ................................... 15 What is detoxiication? ...................................................................................... 17 Why detox with red smoothies? ................................................................ 18 If you have problems with any of the following: ................. 18 Why I created the 14-day Red Smoothie Cleanse ........................ 20 What Happens on the 14-Day Red Smoothie Cleanse? .......... 26 What About After the Cleanse? .................................................................. 27 Am I a Good Candidate for the Red Smoothie Cleanse? ........ 28 Scoring: .................................................................................................................. 30

Chapter 2 Why Red Smoothies? ................................................................. 33 10 Awesome Reasons to Enjoy Red Smoothies ............................. 34  Detoxiication ............................................................................................. 34  Excellent Nutrition .................................................................................. 35  Weight Loss .................................................................................................. 35  Improved Health ...................................................................................... 36  Excellent Digestibility .......................................................................... 37  Outstanding Hydration ...................................................................... 38  Better Digestion ....................................................................................... 38  Easy to Make ................................................................................................ 39  Recipes, Recipes, and More Recipes! ....................................... 39  Incredibly Delicious ............................................................................... 40 What are superfoods? ........................................................................................ 41 Which Red Super Fruits and Ingredients, and Why? ................. 43


Chapter 3 Why add greens to your red smoothies?.................................. 47 Let’s take a look: .............................................................................................. 52

Chapter 4 The 4 Ancient Incan superfoods .............................................. 54 Maca .................................................................................................................................. 55 Chia Seeds .................................................................................................................... 57 Cocoa (Cacao) ............................................................................................................ 60 Vanilla .............................................................................................................................. 63

Chapter 5 Before the cleanse – tips for getting ready .............................. 64 Getting Ready for the First Day .................................................................. 70

Chapter 6 14-Day Cleanse Shopping List .................................................. 72 Ingredients List Days 1-5 .................................................................................. 74 Ingredients List Days 6-9 .................................................................................. 75 Ingredients List Days 10-14 ........................................................................... 77 Superfoods to buy ................................................................................................. 78

Chapter 7 How to do the 14 day red smoothie fat cleanser program ..... 79 Full Red Smoothie Cleanse Summary: .................................................. 81 Modiied Red Smoothie Cleanse Summary ...................................... 84 A Few Words About Detox Tea .................................................................... 86 Snacks ..................................................................................................................... 87 14 Days of Recipes for the 14-Day Red Smoothie Detox ........ 89 How to store your red smoothies .......................................................... 105


Chapter 8 How to create your own fat cleansing red smoothies ........... 106 DIY Smoothie Ingredients ................................................................... 109 Which Liquids to Use in Smoothies ...................................................... 110 Here are the best fruits to use as a base so that you get that highly desirable creamy texture. ........................................ 113 Use any greens that you prefer. ...................................................... 116 WHAT DO I DO IF…? .......................................................................................... 117

Chapter 9: How to Choose a Blender for Making Smoothies, Plus Blending Tips .................................................................... 119 Tips for Blending the Perfect Smoothies ................................. 122

Chapter 10 Liz’s top tips for turbo charging weight loss during the cleanse................................................................................ 125 Detox Symptoms and How to Deal with Them ........................... 134

Chapter 11 Ending the detox ...................................................................... 138 More Healthy Weight Loss ........................................................................... 141

Chapter 12 21 Day Meal Plan ...................................................................... 144 Before you get started, consider making a few things in advance: ............................................................................................................. 145 Beyond Meal Planning: Making the Best Food Choices ...... 154 FAQ’s.......................................................................................... 163 In Conclusion… ........................................................................ 171


Appendix 1. 14 Bonus Red Smoothie Fat Cleansing Recipes For The 14-Day Detox ......................................................................................... 174

Appendix 2. 21 Delicious, Nutritious Protein Packed Recipes For The 21 Day Meal Plan .................................................................................. 189 Breakfast Smoothies ........................................................................................ 190 Lunches ....................................................................................................................... 194 Dinners ........................................................................................................................ 201 Snacks and Treats ................................................................................................ 210

Appendix 3. Links to tried and tested supplements, teas and ingredients recommended by Liz. .............................................................. 219 Superfoods for Smoothies ........................................................................... 220 Detox Teas ................................................................................................................. 221 Blenders ...................................................................................................................... 221 Resources.................................................................................. 222


Introduction Congratulations! You’re on your way to ending the battle against excess weight and the many health complications that can come along with it. With this revolutionary plan, you’ll begin really caring for your body by giving it exactly what it needs to be vibrant and healthy. At the same time, this program is one that will leave you looking slimmer than you may have in years. Fighting excess weight can be among the most difficult, emotionally challenging experiences any of us undergo. If you’re like me and so many others, your battle to eliminate fat might have encompassed many things so far: crazy diets, so-called magic pills, and of course, exercise regimens that leave you feeling embarrassed and far from unstoppable! Despite your efforts, you might feel like your battle has been all uphill.

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You’re not alone though; approximately 95 percent of all people who lose weight by dieting gain it back (plus some additional weight) within just a few years. Following a special diet, taking pills, or following a specific exercise regimen that’s unsustainable will not lead to permanent weight loss. Losing weight and keeping it off involves something simpler: a lifestyle change where weight loss isn’t the main focus. The idea of a lifestyle change might sound more challenging than a fad diet – and it might even seem counterintuitive – but the truth is that at the center of major lifestyle changes designed to bring about better health is one core principal: You forget all about dieting. Think of it this way: A diet is temporary. A lifestyle change is something that lasts forever. With this fourteen-day cleanse, you set the stage for success by retraining your taste buds to prefer and crave healthy, natural foods so that you never have to go through the pain and frustration of dieting again. The first step in the process is to give yourself a clean internal slate by detoxification, which sets you up for the kind of permanent weight loss that just doesn’t happen with traditional diets. Simply put, people who go on diets don’t fail for lack of trying; there’s something deeper at play. Many people have difficulty getting those extra pounds to budge because their bodies are overloaded with toxins, which are stored inside fat cells. When we get rid of all that poison, the fat melts away rapidly. More about this shortly, but first, Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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I’d like to give you a brief introduction to the “tools” used in this lifestyle change: vibrant red smoothie. There are many programs promoting green smoothies, but do you know about the power of red smoothies? Red fruits and vegetables offer an incredible array of health benefits ranging from the prevention of cardiovascular disease to a reduced risk of cancer. Many help to regulate blood pressure, and all are excellent sources of a smorgasbord of nutrients your body needs to get healthy and stay that way. It’s likely that you are already familiar with some of the red super fruits that take starring roles in this cleanse: juicy strawberries, succulent cherries, rich-tasting pomegranates, beautiful blackberries and so many others combine with a touch of leafy greens and four secret ingredients to create concoctions that taste marvelous while helping you to change your health. Why bother? If you’re like I once was, you may find yourself feeling sluggish. Perhaps you dread the thought of waking up in the morning, and maybe you suffer from minor illnesses frequently. Perhaps most of all, you find yourself staring in the mirror wishing you could see a leaner, younger-looking version of that tired, bloated person peering back at you. The way back to health is surprisingly simple, and by following this program for a little less than two weeks, you can make some incredible things happen.

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 Detoxify your body, easing the load of chemicals and heavy metals that come from the many pollutants in the food you eat, the water you drink, and the environment around you  Kick-start your metabolism, so the food you eat goes to keeping you healthy, energetic, and looking your best  Burn fat quickly while keeping priceless lean muscle tissue intact  Lose up to 15 pounds in 14 days  Stay healthy even after the detox is over by following a handful of clean, delicious recipes every week So, what’s so special about this book and the smoothie recipes you’ll find inside? Many books on similar subjects are designed for a specific audience – some target women, a few authors aim at men, and more are directed at people who are already well-versed in natural health topics. This one is different. It doesn’t matter what your age or gender is. What does matter is that you want to look and feel younger and more energetic. If you want to become healthier, lose weight, and maybe even get off medications for problems ranging from ulcers to high blood pressure, following the simple program outlined in this book can help you meet those goals and feel better than you have in some time.

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Here are just a few of the things you don’t need: Â You don’t have to be a health nut to begin! Â You don’t need any special nutritional knowledge to get started! Â You don’t need a lot of specialized equipment! All you need is a little enthusiasm, a strong desire to become healthier, and the will to detoxify and cleanse your body, plus a few simple kitchen tools you might already have in your cupboards. Last, but not least you’ll need some wonderful ingredients that I’ll help you shop for. I’ll be giving you all the knowledge you need, plus delicious recipes that will help you enjoy this wonderful gift you’re giving your body. As you’ve probably realized, there will be some challenges along the way (more later about some common issues people face during this transformation). I’ve been in a similar position to yours, and I’ll help you get through them. For now, I’d like you to know that this program is so simple and so complete that anyone can follow it. Unlike some other books on cleansing and detoxing, this one does more than provide empty advice and cheerleader-like encouragement that feels a little less than genuine. Instead, it is jam-packed with knowledge that will boost your confidence, plus plenty of scientific facts and information, with references to research so you can learn even more if you like. You’ll find a complete list of citations at the end of the book. Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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There’s just one more thing I’d like to share with you before you start this journey. While the red smoothie cleanse will help you lose weight, it’s also intended to help you jumpstart something that lasts much longer than the weight loss that you might experience on a typical diet: This plan is meant as the first step in a lifestyle change. Instead of going “off” the cleanse and gaining back all the weight you lost, you will be training your taste buds to prefer healthy foods so that you never have to battle the bulge again. I would like to congratulate you once again, because you are standing on the brink of a massive change in your life – maybe one of the most significant ones you’ve undertaken so far. You have made the right decision, and I’d like to thank you in advance for picking up this eBook. It’s my life’s mission to help others, and I look forward to walking this path with you. To your success! Elizabeth Swann Miller

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CHAPTER 1 What is the 14-Day Red Smoothie Detox Factor Program?

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his 14-day cleanse is a two-week detox and cleanse made up of wonderful fruits and vegetables, with a focus on bright red varieties. Water, nutritious nut milk and a few incredible superfoods are included as well. Red smoothies are not just healthy – they are also delicious and quite filling, and you will enjoy drinking them. This program is about more than good taste, though. It is designed to help you detoxify your body, eliminating a wide range of pollutants and harmful substances.

Expect to wear a smaller size when the cleanse is complete. Besides detoxifying your body, this program kick starts your metabolism and increases your ability to melt fat and lose weight. In 14 short days, you can lose up to 15 pounds. A few people who have followed the Red Smoothie Fat Cleanser program have lost even more than that. The good news is that almost all, if not all of it, will come from fat and not from muscle. The red fruits and superfoods that go into these smoothies keep your lean tissues nourished while encouraging your body to let go of the fat reserves that are making you uncomfortable and contributing to ill health. Substantial weight loss isn’t the only benefit you’ll reap, although it might be the one you’re most looking forward to. Cravings will disappear, your energy level will skyrocket, your mind will be clearer, and your overall health is likely to improve. Stick with this cleanse and maintain a red smoothie habit, and you will enjoy positive benefits that last for life. Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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So, what goes into a red smoothie? These simple, yet powerful drinks are a combination of red fruits, nutritious leafy greens that contribute lots of micronutrients without changing the fruit’s flavor significantly, and a handful of ancient Incan ingredients and superfoods that provide some amazing benefits of their own. We’ll delve deep into the world of red smoothies in future chapters, but for now, let’s focus on the ways these delicious concoctions will help you change your body.

The Three W’s: What are toxic substances? Where do they come from? What do they do to your body? Modern life is full of wonderful things, but along with many of the conveniences we enjoy so much come an incredible array of toxic substances. They’re in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and much of the food that we eat. In short, there are toxins and toxicants everywhere. Let’s look a little closer. In a nutshell, there are two basic types of toxic substances. For the sake of convenience, we’ll refer to them simply as “toxins” throughout the rest of the book, but before we move on, it’s important to highlight the distinction between toxicants and toxins. Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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Toxicants are not biological in origin, while toxins like the venom produced by snakes and other animals that use poison to defend themselves, are produced by living organisms.1 Many of the substances commonly referred to as toxins are actually toxicants. Pesticides, controversial food additives, and herbicides are among the most common ones found in consumables and public drinking water sources. Toxins can be ingested in and on your food, usually when you eat conventionally grown (non-organic) items. They can be inhaled; smog, vehicle exhaust, and the fumes you smell while filling your car are some examples. Toxins are also absorbed via the skin.

Any time you come into contact with chemicals – even ones that manufacturers want you to believe are benign – you run the risk of absorbing toxins. In addition, we produce some of our own toxins – not really poisons, but hormones and metabolic byproducts that do nothing to advance our health. The byproducts of stress are an example.2 Don’t panic though, because your body is very good at eliminating toxins, especially when you give it a boost while treating your digestive system to a break from the hard work of breaking down food. And, whether you’re taking a break from solid food or not, the liver and kidneys are always working hard to keep metabolic wastes and other substances out of your bloodstream. The toxins we take in vary in severity. Many are quite minor on their own, but when compounded with others, lead to Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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health issues such as skin problems, sluggish digestion, bloating, and more. These problems are often so minor that they seem like nothing more than an irritation, but in actuality, they are warning signs that worse problems are on the way. The sooner we address these minor issues, the better off we are in the long run. Once you’re finished with the detoxification process, you’ll want to do all you can to keep your toxic load low, and I’ll be giving you some tools to do that in an upcoming chapter.

What is detoxiication? Detoxification, also known as detox, is the removal of built-up toxic substances from the body. You might be familiar with the concept of detox as a process that people who are fighting problems like alcoholism and drug addiction go through. During a period of time that averages a week to two weeks, the body is decontaminated and allowed to return to its natural state. There are many ways to detoxify your body in order to feel better and look younger, and you’ll be glad to discover that one of the fastest and easiest methods is to follow this program.

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Why detox with red smoothies? By eliminating animal products and some other common culprits from your diet for a while, you will be treating your digestive system to a much-needed break. This gives the body a chance to eliminate some toxic byproducts that come from the digestive process itself. These toxins build up in the intestines, kidneys, liver, colon, skin, and blood, and eliminating them on a regular basis can help you live a heathier, more comfortable life. Not only will you look and feel healthier after a detox, you’ll find you have a much easier time shedding excess weight. Toxins are among the prime culprits in sluggish weight loss. When the body is carrying a large toxic load, energy that would otherwise go into cleaning the body is put into attempts to eliminate the toxins. You don’t burn as many calories this way. If you have ever wondered why traditional diets just don’t seem to work for you, this is one of the top reasons. Count all the calories you want, but without detoxifying the body, all of your systems will remain sluggish. Once you’ve eliminated the toxins, your metabolism will skyrocket.

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 Chronic pain  Allergies  Headaches  Allergies  Gut / digestive issues  Low energy  Brain fog  Fatigue Then…It’s quite likely that you are carrying a large toxic load. All of these things are problems in themselves, and they are also signs that the body is not getting rid of waste as it should. A thorough detox encourages elimination. Drinking plenty of pure water, for example, helps to hydrate your cells while treating your kidneys to a gentle, supportive cleanse. We’ll talk about more ways to clean up your inner waste removal system in an upcoming chapter, as this is just the tip of the iceberg! As you may have guessed, detox involves the removal of all the “bad” stuff from your diet. That means breaking up your relationship with fast food, sugary drinks, fatty snacks, and anything that has been highly processed, artificially sweetened, fried, or refined in any way. Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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This cleans takes the classic detox diet a step further by treating your body to a nourishing smorgasbord of fresh fruits and vegetables, along with high-quality superfoods that add rich flavor and provide satisfaction. Making dietary changes can seem like a challenge, and sustaining them over the course of your lifetime might seem incomprehensible right now. For the moment, let’s take it a step at a time. But keep in mind that following a clean lifestyle in the future will reduce the need to undergo frequent cleanses, and it might even add years to your life!

Why I created the 14-day Red Smoothie Cleanse As a naturopath and nutritionist, I make a point of eating a clean, healthy diet filled with natural, organic foods. But my diet hasn’t always been the best! In fact, obesity runs in my family. In college, I ate constantly. I gnawed my way through study sessions and stressful pre-exam jitters. I gorged myself to celebrate good grades, and binged to mourn bad ones. My weight skyrocketed, making the average “freshman 15” look like a drop in the bucket. When I went to the student health clinic for a checkup at the beginning of my sophomore year, I was obese. My doctor warned me to stop the out-of-control eating or lose my life before it even had a chance to really blossom. Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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All that happened about 20 years ago, back before America’s obesity crisis was really out of hand. I was someone unusual – a young woman with a serious weight problem and lots of impending health issues to go along with it. Now, I see that stressed, binge-prone girl in so many of my patients, and my colleagues and I agree that this may be the first generation to live shorter, unhealthier lives than their parents. Anyway, I digress. By the time spring break arrived a year later (I was a junior) I was 30 pounds into the “obese” category. I did well on my semester finals, but not well enough to satisfy the perfectionist inside me; in fact, I lost my mind and binged on everything in sight. During one memorable binge session, I gorged on a huge pizza with loads of meat and cheese. I downed cheesy garlic bread, along with buffalo wings and the blue cheese dressing that came with them. Then, I drank an entire two-liter bottle of diet soda. In my craze, I thought that would somehow make things better.

The more I drank diet soda instead of having nourishing foods like the ones I’m about to introduce you to, the worse I felt. In fact, the hungrier and more crazed with cravings I became! Although I looked and felt like a python that swallowed an entire goat, I was still hungry. I kept on eating. In the morning, I felt like I had survived the worst day of my life. Yes, I’d survived, but things were about to get even worse. I decided to go on a college-sponsored summer trip to Peru, a place I’d always wanted to go. I was bursting out of my Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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clothes. My belly hung over the waistband of my jeans, making me feel beyond uncomfortable and causing me to struggle to breathe. As our group made its way along, it wasn’t the beautiful mountain scenery I noticed most; it was the fact that I had to pause and rest after a mere five minutes of walking.

My usual way to deal with this discomfort would have been to find my favorite comfort foods and placate myself with them. But instead, I had to settle for local foods. Suddenly, I was immersed in a world of drinks made with ripe, red fruit, all smelling and tasting of exotic spices that the Incas and Spanish prized like gold. Sometimes light and refreshing, sometimes rich and creamy, these drinks somehow kept me going. Soon I noticed that I never felt hungry, even though I was subsisting on a diet consisting almost entirely of these local drinks! Within a few days, I discovered that my clothes were looser. Soon I had to tighten my belt to keep my pants from falling down. As walking and breathing became easier, I started to sweat less. At night, I slept better, longer and deeper. I woke up feeling refreshed. While I didn’t have access to a scale, I ultimately lost 15 to 20 pounds that month. You might think that’s the end of my story…but it’s not. The worst day of my life was yet to come. On the day I went to the ruins of Machu Picchu, feeling like a hero for conquering so much of my weight, I decided to buy a ticket to take the climb up Huayna Picchu, the mountain you see towering behind Machu Picchu in photos. Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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This climb takes those in good shape an average of 45 minutes. The majority of people make it to the top in an hour and a half. For me, the climb took two hours, and instead of feeling like a victory at first, it felt like running a gauntlet rife with public shame and humiliation. With every step, I fell further and further behind my group of several hundred tourists.

Sweating worse than ever, I kept on going. My shirt and pants were soaking wet. I could smell my body odor getting riper. My hair was dripping and sweat was running down into my eyes, causing them to sting. I was gasping for air as the altitude increased, and I could feel every beat of my heart as it pounded in my chest. Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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I thought my doctor’s prediction was about to come true. I thought I would die there on the trail, of a heart attack, in front of travelers who were looking at me with a wide range of emotions ranging from compassionate and hopeful to bemused and even contemptuous. Perhaps you have experienced something like this. If you have, then you know how I felt at that moment! Ultimately, I made it to the top. I took in the view. And it was then that I realized that what felt like the worst day of my life was actually my best. Something clicked in my mind, and I realized that I had unwittingly detoxed myself from my former diet of fatty, chemical laden food and drinks. Without even trying, I’d lost a significant amount of weight and despite feeling like a whale out of water, I needed smaller pants.

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That was when I knew that I had to share what I had learned with the world, beginning with my family. Despite their skepticism at my new plan (which you’ll soon be starting) they were astonished as the fat melted away and a healthier, prettier version of me begin to appear before their eyes. I wasn’t starving. I wasn’t exercising for hours each day. I wasn’t following a fad diet. I wasn’t doing any of the things the weight loss establishment claims you have to do to lose weight! Instead, I was enjoying fresh, delicious foods that nourished me, inside and out. Soon enough, my parents and the rest of my family started enjoying the red smoothies. You see, they wanted what I had. New energy, better health, and an overwhelming zest for life. My younger brothers and sisters grew up looking lean. My parents lost all the excess weight they had been carrying and despite years of abusing their bodies with food, they are healthy today, with no trace of diabetes or heart disease. Since making that change, I’ve never looked back. My energy was (and is!) high, my skin has a radiant glow, and the horrible bloating and indigestion that were part of my miserable daily existence are long gone. I felt so motivated and so renewed, and my family had become so healthy using my accidental discovery, that I knew I had to help others by sharing my discovery. Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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What Happens on the 14-Day Red Smoothie Cleanse? The 14-day red smoothie cleanse is a detox program that’s designed to help you lose weight while gaining energy, reducing the cravings that keep you coming back to the foods and drinks that are causing some of your problems in the first place, and improving your overall health. You will be detoxifying your body by eliminating certain foods for 14 days and reprogramming your taste buds to prefer foods that contribute to your health rather than detracting from it. During this period of time, your body will receive the highest-quality nutrition while working to clear your vital organs and cells of toxins that have been built up over time. The red fruits, greens, and superfoods you’ll be consuming are filled with the vitamins, minerals and nutrients your body needs to work at peak efficiency, allowing your cells to renew themselves quickly to that you begin to feel and even look younger. The sludge and waste that’s clogging your body now? It’ll be gone – and clearing it is something even the most advanced plastic surgery and the most expensive anti-aging creams can’t do. As your cells regain health, your skin will take on a more youthful appearance. Friends may begin to wonder where your wrinkles, dark under-eye circles, and dry, tired skin went! As unbelievable as it may seem now, you really will begin to feel younger, healthier, and much more energetic. Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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Red smoothies work on your body from the inside out, helping you to feel as if your age is reversing rather than advancing.

What About After the Cleanse? As I mentioned, this is not a diet – it’s a lifestyle change. After the cleanse, you’ll continue to enjoy the benefits of red smoothies by having at least one per day, either at a mealtime or as one of your healthy snacks. Don’t worry – you won’t be consigned to a daily intake of only smoothies forever. As much as I love them, I know that variety really is the spice of life! That’s why I created a 21-day meal plan that will help you enjoy some new twists on old favorites while eating for optimum health. You can keep following that 21-day meal plan for as long as you like, using the recipes I am including in this book along with wonderful recipes from several outstanding sources that I’ll be sharing with you just a little later.

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Am I a Good Candidate for the Red Smoothie Cleanse? This quick quiz will help you to determine whether your body is carrying more toxins that it can handle without some help from you. Read each of the questions below and give yourself one point for each “yes.” Â Do you sleep less than eight hours nightly? Â Do you use artificial sweeteners or drink diet sodas daily? Â Do you eat fast food or processed foods such as lunchmeat, canned soup, meal replacement bars, or frozen dinners at least three times per week? Â Do you often crave things like bread, pasta, potatoes, white rice, and sweets? Â Do you drink less than 64 ounces of water daily? Â Do you have any silver-colored fillings?

 Do you suffer from frequent yeast infections?  Do you smoke, or are you exposed to secondhand smoke?  Are you a former smoker, or have you ever been exposed to secondhand smoke?

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 Do you eat non-organic fruits, vegetables, or meats?  Do you eat farmed fish?

 Do you feel sensitive to chemicals, smoke, or fumes / fragrances in the environment?  Are you overweight?  Do you have cellulite?  Do you take (or have you ever taken) medications such as antibiotics, antidepressants, birth control pills, prescription pain medications, OTC painkillers, or hormone replacement therapy?  Do you use common chemicals such as commercial household cleaners, detergents, deodorants, or cosmetics?  Are you exposed to any environmental toxins at work?  Do you live near an airport, highway, or busy urban area?  Do you often feel tired, sluggish or fatigued?  Do you find that you have trouble focusing or concentrating?

 Are you often anxious, stressed, sad, or depressed?  Do you often feel antsy?

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 Do you suffer from feelings of indigestion, bloating, or excess gassiness after meals?  Do you get common illnesses such as the cold or flu twice or more per year?  Is postnasal drip, sinusitis, or congestion a problem for you?  Do you have dark circles under your eyes?  Are there puffy bags beneath your eyes, or is your entire eye area frequently puffy?  Have you ever noticed that your tongue has a thick coating?  Do you suffer from bad breath?  Does your urine have a strong, unpleasant odor?  Are breakouts, rashes, acne or hives an issue for you?  Do you have insomnia?  Do you have bowel movements less than once daily?  Do you suffer from itchy, burning eyes or blurred vision, even occasionally?

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20 or higher: A detox will benefit you significantly, leading to weight loss and a vast improvement in vitality.

Between 5 and 19: A detox will deliver greater health and improved vitality. Detoxification symptoms may be less pronounced for you than for someone with a greater toxic load. Less than 5: It looks like you are already taking good care of yourself, and your toxic load is probably lower than average. Adding red smoothies will help you feel even better! When the body is overloaded with toxins, it stores them inside fat cells. Because these cells aren’t easily broken down, the body’s toxic load just gets heavier and heavier. As that load increases, problems like the ones outlined above increase. The 14-day red smoothie detox plan is a simple, streamlined way to transform your health and make life more pleasurable. Here’s how it works: 1. Each morning, you’ll prepare an entire day’s worth of red smoothie, pack it up, and take it along with you. You can either sip on it as you feel hungry, or you can drink about one-third every three to four hours, until you’ve consumed up to 60 ounces of the blend. 2. Snack on crunchy veggies and fruits such as carrots, cucumber slices, celery, apples, and pears throughout the day. If you find that you’re feeling hungrier than usual, have a hard-boiled egg, a handful of raw, unsalted seeds or nuts, or a little unsweetened peaRed Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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nut butter. Aim for two substantial snacks per day (one in mid-morning and one during the midafternoon hours) and have as many plain veggie snacks as you want during the rest of the day. 3. Drink a minimum of 64 ounces of water (8 glasses) each day. Enjoy as much herbal tea as you like, remembering to drink your detox tea at least twice daily. 4. At least once during the detox, perform one of the recommended colon cleanse methods, which isn’t nearly as scary as it sounds! 5. Do not consume any of the following: meat, milk, cheese, refined sugar in any form, processed food, fried food, refined carbohydrates (pasta, white bread, donuts, etc.), coffee, liquor, beer, soda or diet soda.

Now that you know what the cleanse entails, it’s time to get started! Keep reading to jumpstart your weight loss and get healthy. If you like, you can read the entire book before getting started, but I’ve laid it out so that you can begin now if you prefer.

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CHAPTER 2 Why Red Smoothies?

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foods that provide your body with a real boost while adding incredible, exotic flavors you’ll find irresistible. Note that I have nothing against green smoothies – in fact, I recommend them to my clients and have written extensively about them! It’s just that when the focus is all on green, there are many nutrients that might not make it into your diet.

10 Awesome Reasons to Enjoy Red Smoothies I skimmed a few benefits of red smoothies in the previous chapter, and you might already have some great reasons of your own to add to the ones I listed. Let’s take a closer look.

 Detoxiication Your body has its own mechanisms for removing toxins, but overexposure causes a burden, slowing the detoxification process. By drinking red smoothies, you can give your body some help with detoxification, making it much easier to eliminate the toxins that lead to weight gain and harm your wellbeing. Detoxification helps you live better and happier, and it can also help you live a longer life. How does this work? We’re always breathing air, drinking water and other beverages, and of course, eating our favorite foods. But what happens after the body extracts what it needs from the particles we ingest? Digestion results in Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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even more waste. While this is a natural byproduct of the digestive process, some waste is almost always left behind, and your toxic load increases. The powerful red super fruits and super foods provide fiber that sweeps your body clean, tones your digestive system, and eliminates built-up toxins along the way.

 Excellent Nutrition The red smoothies that you will be drinking consist of 100-percent raw ingredients, meaning that none of the nutrition has been broken down or altered in any way. These red smoothies are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, phytonutrients, anti-inflammatory substances, pure water and so much more. They’re also packed with chlorophyll, which is a substance produced by plants, which is similar in structure to the hemoglobin your blood contains.3 In a sense, drinking red smoothies is a bit like receiving a blood transfusion that completely refreshes your body.

 Weight Loss Did you know that simply losing between one-fifth and one-tenth of your current weight can lead to a whole host of health benefits? Scientific evidence points to a decrease in bad (LDL) cholesterol and an increase in good (HDL) cholesterol, a significant drop in triglycerides, and a decrease in problems related to high blood pressure. The same amount of weight loss has a positive impact on diabetes, Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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decreases insulin resistance, and improves sleep apnea. Inflammation that leads to strokes and heart attacks drops with a weight loss of ten percent or higher. 4

A staggering number of Americans are overweight, and obesity is a problem that compounds other health problems. Even when we have just a few pounds to lose, we reap benefits by shedding the excess weight! If you are hoping to lose weight, you will not be disappointed by your newfound red smoothie habit. These delicious blends are so tasty that they seem like forbidden treats, but their high water content, fiber, and nutritious ingredients let you enjoy them in abundance while staying full, reducing the cravings that accompany most weight loss plans, and feeling no sense of deprivation.

 Improved Health Think back to the time when you felt healthiest, and imagine yourself feeling that good – or even better – again. When you’re healthy, you feel as if you are bursting with energy. You look and feel vibrant, and life is wonderfully enjoyable. What’s the secret? Because red smoothies are filled with vital nutrients, consuming them on a regular basis leads to excellent energy levels and a vibrant, radiant look that people are likely to comment on. No matter what your age, you’ll look and feel better when you consume a diet high in natural foods.

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Why? Despite the processed gunk that crowds our diet today, humans are designed to thrive on a diet that consists mostly of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds. When we give our bodies the foods they are meant to eat rather than the ones manufacturers provide, our cellular structure flourishes so that good health shines from the inside out, the toxic load is eliminated, and suddenly we find ourselves looking and feeling amazing. When you start drinking red smoothies regularly, you will notice some changes, beginning with the way your skin looks and feels. Don’t be surprised if some of the “normal” signs of aging – wrinkles, spots, and tired eyes – clear up quickly. Your eyes will take on a whole new sparkle that reflects vibrant health!

 Excellent Digestibility

Red smoothies are easy for your body to digest, and they are very easy to metabolize, so your body gets all the benefits of the ingredients they contain. Solid foods are harder for the body to digest and metabolize, so you may not be getting all the nutrients they contain when you eat them. You will probably notice the smoothies beginning to do their work as soon as you begin drinking them – and this is because the nutrition they contain is so highly bioavailable! Because the blender has masticated the smoothie ingredients into tiny pieces, your digestive system does not have to work as hard to extract nutrients. Once your smoothie reaches your small intestine, nutrients are absorbed and

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begin to undergo chemical changes that transform them into energy for your body to use.5

 Outstanding Hydration You might be surprised to discover that proper hydration helps to ensure that your entire body functions properly. Your muscles, digestive system, brain, and even your immune system rely on good hydration to work properly. And some of the things we drink – even though they’re liquids – dehydrate, rather than hydrate the body! Alcohol, soda, and coffee are the primary culprits. Some other habits lead to dehydration too; smoking cigarettes and eating processed foods are two common ones that you’ll want to avoid at all costs. Besides avoiding sources of dehydration and drinking lots of water each day, you’ll find red smoothies contribute to superior hydration, which helps keep everything moving smoothly and contributes to immediate feelings of good health. Like many people, you are likely to feel a little overwhelmed by all the liquids at first, but keep on sipping. Your body will quickly figure out that it’s finally getting the moisture it has been missing, and the entire process of sipping will feel welcome and refreshing.

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foods, meat, dairy products, unhealthy fat, and salt leads to a whole host of diseases, not to mention digestive woes ranging from heartburn to colitis to irritable bowel syndrome to acid reflux (to name just a few!). Red smoothies give your body a much-needed break from all of these substances, helping to clear the sludge from your intestines and colon and letting the body reset its delicate digestive balance.

 Easy to Make Red smoothies are so easy to make that you may wonder where they’ve been all your life! If you lead a busy lifestyle as so many of us do, then you will appreciate the five-minute prep time and quick cleanup. You can speed the process up even more by using frozen fruit, prepping your fruits in advance, or using greens that have been pre-washed.

 Recipes, Recipes, and More Recipes! There are 28 red smoothie recipes in this book, and many more are available online, from a variety of sites. You’ll also find other colorful recipes that will keep your taste buds engaged, meaning you’ll never get bored with your smoothie habit. There are so many wonderful combinations to try that you can easily enjoy something different each and every day, still without making a huge effort! Once you are comfortable with smoothies, you will probably find yourself making some new creations of your own! Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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 Incredibly Delicious I’ve mentioned this before, and it bears mentioning again. If for some reason you are still on the fence about undertaking this cleanse, it is definitely time for you to hop off and get started! For many people, it’s uncertainty about whether or not they will be able to stomach the smoothies’ flavors that holds them back. You can take it from me, a certified foodie, that there is absolutely nothing to fear in the taste department. Red smoothies are just amazing, with their rich, zingy flavors. Even children enjoy drinking them!

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What are superfoods?

Superfoods are so packed with nutrients that even small amounts can pack a powerful punch. While there are no set criteria for determining what is and isn’t a superfood, experts generally agree that items containing extra-large doses of vitamins, minerals and micronutrients qualify for the moniker. I would have to write a whole new book to explain the benefits of all the nutrients found in superfoods, but there are a few main components that stand out and deserve special mention. We’ll start with antioxidants: These nutrients are thought to ward off cancer by fighting free radicals and helping to keep cells in good condition. Next up is fiber, which aids in Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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the prevention of diabetes and a wide range of digestive problems, plus soluble fiber, which helps to sweep arteries clean and keep your heart healthy. Vitamins and minerals support your body’s systems in many ways; without them, your skin, eyes, nerves, and organs would fail. Finally, phytochemicals, which are minuscule components that give plants their rich fragrances and delightful colors also provide a wide range of health benefits.

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Which Red Super Fruits and Ingredients, and Why? From cranberries to strawberries to watermelon, red fruits and vegetables pack a powerful punch. Red fruits and veggies are brimming with antioxidants such as anthocyanins and lycopene, helping the body to ward off illnesses such as heart disease and cancer. These vibrant red foods also decrease the risk of macular degeneration and stroke, and they help eliminate the free radicals that contribute to aging. Here is a quick list of some of the best, most nutritious red super fruits and superfoods you’ll be enjoying during and after this detox, plus some reasons why each one is so fantastic. Apples: Simple apples, with their bright red skins and juicy interiors, offer bone protection, help ease breathing disorders, and help keep cholesterol levels healthy. Beets: Love them or hate them, beets continually make the list of red powerhouse foods. They are high in lycopene, folate, and anthocyanins, nutrients that help the body function properly. Blood Oranges: Blood oranges have a rich, delicious taste and are filled with vitamin C, among other nutrients.

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available, consider soaking dry, unsweetened ones or adding frozen ones to your smoothies. If you’re using fresh cherries, double check to be sure that you’ve removed all the pits before tossing them in the blender. Cranberries: Tart and tangy, a little cranberry goes a long way. In lab studies, cranberries have been shown to kill cancer cells.6 The proanthocyanidins they contain keep bacteria from sticking, helping to prevent stomach ulcers and bladder infections. Dried, unsweetened cranberries can be soaked before being added to smoothies, or you can leave them dry to add little bits of texture. Currants: Like other tart red fruits, currants offer some protection against heart disease and other maladies. Their high magnesium content plays a role in building and maintaining strong, healthy nerve and muscle fibers.

Goji Berries: Fresh goji berries are almost impossible to come by, perhaps because these fruits are usually sold fresh only in Asian and European countries. If you can’t get fresh gojis, don’t worry – dried ones are a potent addition to your smoothies. Full of antioxidants, beta carotene, and other nutrients, they are also very high in fiber. If adding goji berries to a smoothie, consider soaking them beforehand. Grapes: Red and purple grapes are high in fiber, plus they’re loaded with antioxidants.

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Pink Grapefruit: Pink and ruby red grapefruit varieties are high in antioxidants, including vitamin C. Citrus fruits also contain plenty of pectin, which helps to reduce cholesterol. Plums: These juicy fruits neutralize free radicals and provide protection from arthritis, stroke, heart attack and cancer. They contain a carotenoid called Zeaxanthin, which helps to slow the aging process. Pomegranates: Beautiful, deep red pomegranates help prevent cancer, protect cartilage from age-related deterioration, and help prevent plaque from building up inside arteries. If you are at an elevated risk of developing breast or prostate cancer, enjoying pomegranate regularly may help provide some protection. Raspberries: Among other things, raspberries contain a type of fiber that helps reduce “bad� cholesterol.

Red Peppers: Sweet bell peppers and spicy red ones are high in vitamin A, which is essential for good skin, bone, and dental health. Additionally, a red bell pepper contains about the same amount of vitamin C as an orange does. Strawberries: A good source of folate, which is essential for women of childbearing age and for everyone who wants to enjoy good heart health. They also pack plenty of vitamin C, which is responsible for boosting immunity, among other things.

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Tomatoes: Despite their savory flavor, tomatoes are considered fruit! They’re high in lycopene, which helps prevent breast and prostate cancer. Watermelon: Like tomatoes, watermelon is loaded with lycopene. Besides helping decrease cancer risk, this nutrient cuts the risk of macular degeneration and stroke, and it improves blood vessel function. To truly harness the incredible power of red fruits and vegetables, enjoy a variety of different flavors each week. Feel free to mix things up, too, and consider adding some red super foods to your meals and snacks. It’s tough to get too much of a good thing!

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CHAPTER 3 Why add greens to your red smoothies?

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hile red fruits are fantastic on their own, your red smoothies will be even more nutritious if you add some greens. Sure, this does sometimes make for some funny colors in the glass, but when you discover what leafy greens can do for a red smoothie (or any other smoothie, for that matter!) you’ll find yourself craving sweet kale, light-tasting lettuce, and so much more.

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When you add greens to your smoothies at a ratio of about 6 parts fruit and 4 parts greens, you will enjoy faster weight loss. Your energy will skyrocket, you will crave sugary foods even less than you would with red fruits alone, and your skin, hair and nails will begin looking healthier than ever. Soon, people will start to ask you what you’ve done to make these changes! Keep up with the healthy living plan after the detox comes to an end, and the benefits will keep on coming.

Smoothies that contain about 40 percent greens are higher in protein than those containing red fruits and vegetables alone. This is because greens are filled with amino acids, which are actually the building blocks that combine to create all the different proteins in your body. They are more bioavailable (easier for your body to use) than complex proteins such as the ones found in animal products like meat and dairy. When you provide your body with a wide range of plantbased foods, especially greens, you are giving it all the protein it needs! I’m not saying that you need to become a vegetarian or vegan overnight, but have you ever wondered where herbivorous animals get the protein they need to create the meat and dairy products people eat? All of it comes from plants. Thanks to greens and their ability to provide plenty of amino acids, people who follow a clean eating plan get all the protein that they need for good health.

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If you feel like you need more protein, you can add more greens to your smoothies, enjoy a handful of nuts or seeds, or add a plant-based protein powder to your smoothie. You can also nibble on broccoli, which contains about 4 grams of protein per cup. This way, you can continue with the detox without subjecting your body to the strain of breaking animal proteins down into amino acids. Yes, this thinking goes against what you may have heard before, but keep in mind that meat and dairy producers rely on consumers for their living. Millions of people worldwide thrive on diets that contain no animal products whatsoever. It’s just a little food for thought. Besides the protein they contain, greens are also an excellent source of chlorophyll. Remember this funny-sounding nutrient? Besides being structurally similar to the hemoglobin in your blood, it helps purify your body and it helps you to produce a stockpile of new, healthy blood cells. The benefits of greens don’t stop there. They are rich in magnesium, which is directly associated with a reduced risk for type 2 diabetes. Once you become accustomed to adding leafy greens to your smoothies, consider adding some green “power boosters” in addition to the ancient superfoods you’ll be discovering in the next chapter. Green boosts like powdered barley or wheatgrass add even more chlorophyll to your smoothies, plus they greatly increase your intake of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, amino acids and enzymes.

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While we’re on the subject of greens and the benefits they provide, let’s look at just a couple of other green ingredients that you can add to any smoothie. You have probably heard about aloe vera, and it’s likely that you may have used its healing gel to soothe a sunburn or help a cut close up faster. This succulent plant makes a wonderful addition to any red smoothie. Its abilities–including improving digestion, easing chronic inflammation, and boosting immunity are almost legendary.

Thanks to aloe’s ability to act as a mild laxative and aid in cleansing and detoxifying the body, aloe is an awesome addition to any smoothie you drink during a cleanse. Because this power booster is so popular, it is now available in pure juice form and as a food-grade gel that you can squeeze right into your smoothie. Its taste is light and fresh, not at all heavy or overpowering. If you want extra aloe power, you can use it as a supplement between smoothies. Just be sure to choose an organic variety and steer clear of brands that contain added sugar or artificial flavors.

Another green booster that deserves special mention is blue-green algae. Incredibly, this superfood contains every single nutrient your body needs for good health. When you add it to your smoothies, you’ll enjoy increased energy and greater mood stability. You may also notice that you feel more alert and engaged, thanks to its ability to enhance brain function.

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Chlorella is another algae to try. As you might have guessed from its name, it is an outstanding source of chlorophyll. It helps boost immunity and improves digestion, and like other algal superfoods, it helps with detoxification.

Marine phytoplankton contains long-chain omega-3 essential fatty acids (EFAs), plus it is an outstanding source of vitamins and minerals. Phytoplankton serves as the basis of many marine animals’ diets, and is an almost complete food! Over time, it can help improve circulatory health, and when added to smoothies on a regular basis, it can help to reduce inflammation.

Spirulina is a bit like phytoplankton, but it comes from freshwater sources rather than ocean environments. This single-celled wonder is an aquatic plant, just like other algaes are. It contains all eight essential amino acids, plus it is high in protein. It is an outstanding source of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, and is an excellent addition to any smoothie. Kelp, a type of seaweed known for its natural iodine content, makes a good addition to red smoothies, too. This underwater miracle food helps your thyroid stay balanced while providing a boost of vitamins and minerals. It has a slightly salty taste that makes it an excellent addition to savory smoothies. Don’t worry! These green power boosters might sound weird – I know they did to me when I first heard of them – but they taste just a little green, a lot like the leafy greens that go into your favorite salads. When combined with Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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red fruits, their flavor is so subtle that it’s often difficult to detect. You can buy them online and at health food stores, either alone or in combinations with one another. If you find yourself running out of refrigerator room for fresh greens or want a more convenient way to add more green to your red smoothies, these power boosters can help. Besides these boosters, there are lots of wonderful fresh greens to try! If you have a garden, even a small container-based one, you can grow them yourself, adding even more freshness and nutritional value.

Let’s take a look: Arugula – With a zippy, almost peppery taste, arugula is an outstanding source of vitamins A, C, and K, along with folic acid. It’s a great choice for brain and bone health. Beet Greens – Adding fresh beets to your red smoothie gives it a warm, earthy taste. Why not take it a step further and add the greens too? Rich in potassium (vitamin K), they give your immune system a boost while providing some protection against Alzheimer’s and promoting healthy vision. Bok Choi – This crunchy, mild-tasting Chinese cabbage is loaded with calcium, vitamin A, and vitamin C. Chard – Also known as Swiss chard, this leafy vegetable has long fibers that help cleanse the digestive system while providing some protection against cancer. Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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Collard Greens – Known for their ability to promote healthy cholesterol levels, collard greens have a zippy taste that makes them ideal for adding to savory smoothies. Dandelion Greens – If you can get them, organic dandelion greens make a wonderful addition to your cleansing smoothies. They act as a mild laxative, and they provide plenty of vitamin A and potassium. Kale – With its lovely, ruffled leaves, kale makes a beautiful addition to your stash of greens. It’s more than just another pretty plant though! This powerhouse is loaded with vitamins A and C, plus potassium and more. Lettuce – Available in a mind-boggling array of varieties, lettuce contains lots of folic acid, plus plenty of vitamins and minerals. If you’re looking for a “starter green” to add to your red smoothies, make it lettuce. Its taste is so mild you won’t even notice it! Parsley – Another green that’s great for savory smoothies rather than sweet ones, parsley helps to regulate blood sugar, and it contains plenty of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that help slow down the aging process. Spinach – Mild-tasting and packed with omega-3s, calcium, iron, and magnesium, spinach makes a nutritious addition to any smoothie. It’s just as mild-tasting as lettuce, making it a good “first time” green to add to your red fruits. Red Smoothie Detox Factor | Elizabeth Swann Miller support@redsmoothiedetoxfactor.com

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CHAPTER 4 The 4 Ancient Incan superfoods

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e’re almost ready to begin the cleanse, but first let me introduce you to some star players in the program that will soon be making a huge difference in the way you look and feel. You might be surprised to learn just what these Incan superfoods are, and what they can do for you.

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Maca Maca is a plant that flourishes in the high Andean mountains of Peru and Bolivia. The Incans prized it for its ability to de-stress and balance the body and mind. As it turns out, maca nourishes and protects your delicate endocrine system, helping to protect you from stress, which you might recognize as one of the main contributors to weight gain. Maca is an adaptogen that gives your body a smooth burst of vibrant energy. If you’ve been wondering what you’re going to do without coffee, here’s your solution. Maca provides you with a healthy alternative to caffeine, minus the jitters and crashes that come with the overconsumption of coffee and other caffeinated drinks.

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Besides making your detox easier, maca offers a rich but mild nutty flavor that makes it the perfect complement to many of the other ingredients you’ll be adding to your smoothies. Maca is also known as Peruvian Ginseng, even though it is not even remotely related to ginseng. It is traditionally used to boost stamina, increase energy, and enhance libido. Emerging evidence shows that maca may help ease anxiety and depression when used over time.7 Be sure to select an organic maca powder designed for raw food diets rather than one grown conventionally. The same applies to the rest of the superfoods you’ll be enjoying during this cleanse and beyond. Maca is easy to incorporate into any smoothie. Use between two teaspoons and one tablespoon per smoothie recipe. Adding it to fruit at the beginning of the blending cycle will ensure it is fully incorporated and prevents any lumps, which can taste bitter, from forming.

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Chia Seeds

Remember Chia Pets? These cute little creatures have been popular for decades and are grown using tiny black seeds that sprout into hardy little plants. Unlike the cheap chia seeds used for these little figurines, the ones you’ll be adding to your smoothies should be selected for their goodness and purity.

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Chia seeds come from a flowering member of the mint family. These tiny seeds were so precious to the Incas that they were reserved for expectant mothers and warriors. Each chia seed is a nutritional powerhouse, with every serving containing an incredible 4.9 grams of the valuable Omega-3 essential fatty acid your body craves. In addition, each serving contains 4 grams of protein and meets 17% of your daily calcium requirement. According to research conducted at the Cleveland Clinic, chia seeds improve blood pressure in diabetics, and it may even increase healthy (HDL) cholesterol while reducing bad (LDL) and total cholesterol numbers.8 All of this is great news for your heart! Beyond their ability to provide amazing nutrients, chia seeds give your smoothies a luscious, creamy texture while making them more filling. To unlock their nutrients and make them easier to digest, soak them in pure water for 10 to 15 minutes before making your smoothie, then just toss them in with the rest of the ingredients, where they will blend right in. Soaking your seeds first might seem like a bit of a pain, but don’t skip this step! If you do, the fiber inside the chia seeds will soak the moisture out of your smoothie and could leave you with a lumpy, gelatinous mess in the blender or your smoothie container. If you want, you can soak your seeds for up to 24 hours in the refrigerator before adding them. Any longer, and the nutrients may begin to deteriorate.

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Table of Contents Introduction: What is a Detox?������������������������������������������������������������������������� 05 Detoxing vs. Dieting: Why Detoxing Is a Better Option��������������������������������� 06 Detoxing and Dieting: The Difference���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 07 Why Detoxing Is Better���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 07 Sustainability���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 07 Short-Term Impact�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 08 Appearance������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 08

Toxins and Their Impact on Your Health and Weight������������������������������������� 09 How Toxins Affect Your Metabolism������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 09 Why Toxins Make Weight Loss Difficult������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 11 How Toxins Affect Your Health��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 13

Common Misconceptions about Detoxing����������������������������������������������������� 14 Juicing is the New Black������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 14 Survive on Lemon Water or Salt Water�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 16 Detoxing = Fasting����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 16 You Don’t Need to Cut Your Calorie Intake������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 17 Only the Foods You Hate Can Help You Detox�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 17 Normal Food is Prohibited���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 18 Detoxing Causes Grumpiness���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 18 Detoxing Is Not For Me���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 19

The Benefits of Using Tea for Detoxing����������������������������������������������������������� 20 Why Cleansing is Crucial������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 22

How Tea Can Help You Lose Weight��������������������������������������������������������������� 23 Develop a Habit���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 23 The Health Benefits of Drinking Tea������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 24

The Ideal Detox Solution: Red Tea������������������������������������������������������������������� 26 Why The Red Tea Detox?������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 27


How The Red Tea Detox Works�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 28 Dieting�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 29 Working Out������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 29 Motivation��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 29 Why Red Tea��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 31 The Red Tea Effect����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 32 There Are No Fat-Burning Foods��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 32 The Fed and Fasted Cycles������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 32 The Origins of Red Tea���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33

All You Need to Know about The Red Tea Detox������������������������������������������� 35 But Isn’t Quick Weight Loss Dangerous?���������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 37 Benefits of Using Red Tea for Weight Loss������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 38 Hydration���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 38 Digestion����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 39 Preparation������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 39 Taste����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 40 Weight Loss������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 41 Detoxification���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 42 How it Works�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 42 Follow a Low-Carb Diet������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 44 Enter The Red Tea Detox���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 45 Tips and Tricks You Can Use ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 46 The Preparation Phase ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 46 Chew Fennel Seeds������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 47 Activate Your Prefrontal Cortex ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 48 Learn to Deal with Headaches ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 48 Exercise Smartly ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 49 Brush Your Skin ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 49

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Introduction:

Introduction: What is a Detox?

What is a Detox? Do you want to lose weight in a simple and effective manner? Do you frequently deal with health issues despite no apparent cause? The perfect solution for both these can be detoxification. Detoxification, or detox for short, is the process of eliminating toxins from your body. As you would know, toxins surround you and your body absorbs them through the air, the food you eat, and pollution. Detoxification, contrary to common perception, is a natural process. The body has systems for detoxification, and the process involves different functions. You can enhance and optimize this process by reducing your intake of toxins. Keep in mind that there are two types of toxins: controllable and uncontrollable. The controllable toxins are which you take in via food, water, and from the environment around you. You can reduce your intake of these toxins in a bid to help your body detoxify. Generally, people focus on external cleanliness more than cleansing their bodies. Do remember that a detox is not the same as cleansing. You might brush your teeth or dust your home, but that doesn’t mean you can get rid of all the toxins that surround you. Sometimes, people don’t realize that their body is unable to deal with the toxins on its own. The mechanisms break down and you are left with a toxin buildup. This is where you can opt for a detox. This eBook will focus on one of the most effective detox plans in the world, The Red Tea Detox, elaborating its effectiveness, benefits, and the different ways in which you can try it to completely transform your body.

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Detoxing vs. Dieting:

Why Detoxing Is a Better Option Detoxing vs. Dieting: Why Detoxing Is a Better Option

Go online and you’ll find a plethora of information about detoxing and dieting. A significant percentage of the global population seeks to lose weight, but not everyone realizes there are safe and healthy ways of doing so. Moreover, there is a common misconception that dieting can lead to sustainable long-term weight loss. ‘Fad’ diets in particular deliver short-term results. Once you stop following the tips and tricks for the diet, you will regain the weight you have lost and will be back at square one. Surely, you don’t want that? The main reason people want to lose weight is to preserve their health. However, what if your diet plan deprives you of nutrition and makes you appear older than you are? Well, this doesn’t mean that you can’t tweak your dietary routine to achieve long-term weight loss results. The difference is that you must take the detox route rather than just deprive your body of calories.

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Detoxing and Dieting: The Difference As mentioned in the introduction, detoxification is the process of expelling toxins from your body. An effective way of doing so is preventing the said toxins from entering your system in the first place. Now, when you’re dieting, you usually:  Cut out certain foods from your daily diet according to the guidelines of the diet plan you are following  Restrict the number of calories you consume on a daily basis Detoxing, on the other hand, involves changing your eating habits to reduce your intake of foods that contain toxins or toxic substances. Because your body is constantly exposed to toxins, continual detox is important, and you can do this by modifying your diet.

Why Detoxing Is Better There are several reasons why detoxing is better than dieting:

SUSTAINABILITY Let’s say your diet plan requires you to stop eating ice cream, or pizza. While you may be able to stay away from your favorite foods for a few months, you can’t sustain it in the long run. Your level of satisfaction decreases when you deprive yourself of certain food items, especially the ones you like. There will come a time when you buckle under the pressure and give in to temptation. The entire concept of ‘cheat days’ is based on this lack of satisfaction. Detoxing is far more sustainable than dieting.

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SHORT-TERM IMPACT Dieting is great for obtaining shortterm results. You can lose a few pounds quickly, which can enhance your appearance. However, a restrictive diet plan will eventually lead to a lack of energy. As you would know, calories are the main source of energy. If you are eating less and working out more, you need to maintain a balance or else you will deprive yourself of energy. This happens in most cases, where dieters struggle with lack of energy and a constant feeling of fatigue. Detoxification, on the other hand, reduces the toxin buildup in your system, which naturally boosts your energy levels and also improves your immunity.

APPEARANCE You might be able to cut out belly fat with vigorous dieting and exercise, but your skin may not look as great. Many people who go on crash diets have wrinkles and lines on their skin, even though they manage to lose weight. Surely, this tradeoff is not worth your while! The main reason people want to lose weight is because they want to look and feel their best. This is certainly not the outcome when you opt for a crash diet, where your skin bears the brunt of your weight loss efforts. Detoxification can give you the weight loss results you are seeking, without any adverse impact on your appearance. The bottom-line is that detoxing is a superior option to dieting. You can achieve long-lasting weight loss. You can rest assured there will be no risks to your health and safety, and you’ll look great in record time.

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Toxins and Their Impact on

Your Health and Weight Toxins and Their Impact on Your Health and Weight

Did you know that over 20% of the people in the US resolve to lose weight and get healthier on every New Year’s? However, only a small percentage of those people actually manage to achieve their weight loss goals. Some people have it particularly hard. They work out regularly, reduce their calorie intake, and change their lifestyle, and despite this, they are unable to shed the unwanted extra pounds from their body. What you may not realize is that a buildup of toxins within your body can be acting as a roadblock to your weight loss success. As we mentioned in the previous chapter, detoxing is far more effective than dieting. In fact, there is a chance that you might not achieve your weight loss goals simply if you don’t detoxify simultaneously. The impact of toxic overload on your body can be quite harmful. Your fat cell production can increase, and each cell might get overloaded by toxins in addition to fat. The reason for this is to flush out the toxins from your system and protect your vital organs. However, what this does is make it easier for you to gain weight rather than shed it. The simple reason for this is that your body does not shed toxic fat easily. The level of pollution today means only the fittest can survive. The toxins you are exposed to on a daily basis can cause issues with reproduction, cancer, hormone-related problems, and weight gain. The main point here is that you need to take toxins seriously, and until you do, you will not be able to shed weight effectively.

How Toxins Affect Your Metabolism Try as you may to avoid toxins, they will find a way into your system. The long-term use of toxic chemicals and pesticides in agriculture will continue to affect future generations, contaminating the food you eat. The worrying part is that some companies in the food industry incorporate toxic elements in

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the products they manufacture. Marine life, in particular, is at risk of exposure to harmful toxins. The fish you eat today can be affected by toxic elements, such as TBT. Fish are exposed to this element because it is widely used in paint manufacturing. Because the waste is disposed into the sea, it reaches the fish and starts affecting their health. Over the years, there have been numerous studies that used fat samples from participants to gauge the level of toxicity. A study conducted in 1987 showed that the fat samples in human adults showed traces of a dioxin and some industrial solvents. To cut a long story short, the years of research and testing have shown that toxic chemicals do indeed contribute to weight gain and make it difficult for you to lose weight. The chemicals are known to attach to the process of gene signaling in white adipose tissue. This results in the formation of new fat cells. In addition, you deal with inflammation caused by toxins and your metabolism gets affected. Because the new fat cells being produced are contaminated at the origin, they don’t contribute effectively to the metabolic processes of your body. Among the many effects of this is your body is unable to properly produce leptin. Generally, fat cells perform a number of important functions within your body. However, the increased number of fat cells brings with them a higher risk of type-2 diabetes. Your thyroid is also at risk, and the gland might be unable to function effectively. More significantly, a study showed that women who are exposed to the chemical compound DDE bear children with a higher risk of obesity in the future. The bottom-line is that toxin damage might not only result in you gaining weight, but put your children at a higher risk of obesity as well.

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Why Toxins Make Weight Loss Difficult There are several reasons why toxins can make weight loss difficult. As mentioned above, if your system is overrun by toxins, your body will continue producing fat cells, which store the toxins along with the fat. Now, in this situation, even if you reduce your calorie intake and work out vigorously, you won’t be able to shed any weight, let alone meet your weight loss goals. The inability to lose weight is a symptom, not a disease. The disease, for lack of a better word, is a heavy buildup of toxins in your system. Unless you address the root cause, you won’t be able to shed weight. Now, when you do lose weight, the toxins stored in the fat cells are released into your bloodstream. If you cut down around 10% of your body weight, depending on your weight, the weight released from toxins could be up to 50% of the number of pounds you lose. It is extremely dangerous to have these many toxins floating around in your bloodstream. There is a threat to your vital organs. The toxins can invade your important systems and lead to major health problems, including cancer and cardiovascular problems. Moreover, the toxins released from the fat cells are likely to target your thyroid hormone in particular. The reason for this is that toxins and thyroid hormone cannot coexist in harmony. And this is just the tip of the iceberg. You have to deal with many other symptoms of toxicity within your system, including  A constant feeling of irritability. If you suddenly develop a ‘short fuse’ for no apparent reason, it could be caused by a heavy quantity of toxins in your system  Feeling better if you eat a lot of food. When you increase your food intake, the toxins transfer to the fat cells, along with the fat you ingest. As a result, you feel better because there are fewer toxins floating around in your bloodstream. In this scenario, you wouldn’t have much difficulty losing the weight that you have gained recently. However, that is as good as it gets. You will reach a plateau beyond which you will not be able to lose weight.

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The only way you can get over the plateau is to detoxify. The more you weigh, the harder it will be to lose weight if you don’t deal with the toxins simultaneously. You have to find a strategy that enables you to detoxify and at the same time, you can continue your weight loss efforts.

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How Toxins Affect Your Health In addition to impeding your weight loss efforts, toxins can have several other negative and harmful effects on your body. Here is an overview of a few:  The bacteria in your gut play an important role in regulating your weight and overall health. Toxins can kill the friendly bacteria, leaving behind only bad bacteria, which cause harm.  Excess levels of toxins in your system can also prevent oxygen from binding with red blood cells. This reduces the flow of oxygen to different parts of your body, which can be dangerous in some cases.  Your body will be unable to perform normal functions, because the toxins in your system will block the enzymes required for those processes  You will be unable to benefit from the nutrients you consume. Toxins can keep vitamins and minerals from being absorbed into the bloodstream. In other words, the nutritional content of the food you eat In addition to the aforementioned health issues, toxins can cause damage and irritation, particularly when they combine with the toxins from your environment. Naturally, your body expels harmful toxins through the intestines, kidneys, and liver. However, if these organs aren’t functioning optimally, toxins look for other ways to get out, which include your skin. As a result, you get rashes and acne, among other skin conditions. You might also deal with chronic fatigue if the toxins find a pathway through your lungs. It is virtually impossible for you to eliminate toxins from your life. Hence, you need to focus on detoxification as a means of improving your health and losing weight, which is the core idea of this free eBook.

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Common Misconceptions

about Detoxing Common Misconceptions about Detoxing

As is clear from the previous chapter, you can’t ignore the importance of detoxing for weight loss. However, you might wonder why most people opt for crash diets and other means of losing weight as compared to detoxification. It’s not wrong to say that almost all the people who attempt to lose weight don’t focus on detoxifying their bodies. The main reason for this is that there are numerous stereotypes and misconceptions about detoxing, based solely on hearsay. You can’t believe what you hear through the grapevine. Moreover, all the information you find about detoxification on the internet is not necessarily accurate. However, these same myths can dissuade people from opting for detoxing. For example, you wouldn’t go for a detoxification routine if you read that it entails starving yourself and surviving on green juices, would you? The mere thought of depriving yourself of the foods and beverages you love can make you feel miserable. It isn’t until you separate the myths from the facts that you realize that detoxification isn’t as hard as people make it out to be. Don’t worry, you don’t have to eat brown rice with raw garlic for dinner! Here is a look at some common misconceptions about detoxing:

Juicing is the New Black Juicing is great if you want to stay hydrated and increase your fruit intake. However, it is not the optimal way to detox. Many people assume they are detoxifying their bodies simply because they are consuming nothing but juices. There is a popular fad of juicing all the nutrients you want to eat. Fruits and vegetables do become palatable in liquid form, but you may not realize that they lose most of their potency when you juice them. The reason for this is that the fibers break up when blended

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or put through a juicer. Moreover, people don’t usually incorporate peels when juicing, but the peels contain nutrients as well. Not to mention, juicing can be an expensive way to detoxify. Think of how many apples you need just to produce one glass of juice. Plus, consider the number of calories you are consuming in one glass and you will realize why juicing isn’t the most effective way to detox! Continuing from the previous point, juicing is great if you stick to healthier items, such as kale and cucumber. However, people often tend to add other fruits into the mix, including carrots and apples. When you juice these items, the fiber content disintegrates while the sugars become more concentrated. Sugar, in concentrated form, is difficult for your body to process. There is likely to be a significant residue from the sugar once the juice passes through your digestive system. This can disrupt your blood sugar level. Given that you need to add more than one apple and carrot to your juice just to make one glass, your sugar intake increases. You would know how many apples go into making just one glass of juice! The point is that your system will digest juice quicker than any foot item. As a result, the sugar you have consumed will be absorbed into your bloodstream in virtually no time. That’s why, you have to pick and choose the right fruits and veggies when juicing.

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Survive on Lemon Water or Salt Water Perhaps the most absurd misconception about detoxifying is that you only need to consume lemon water or salt water throughout the day. You don’t have to be a nutritionist to figure out how harmful these concoctions can be for your system. Not to mention, you are depriving your body of vital nutrients and elements that are essential for your survival. In other ways, you are compromising the efficiency of your system, which is the opposite of what you should be aiming for. If your body is not in sync, it will not flush out toxins effectively. Moreover, there is a huge risk of dehydration when you stick to salt water or lemon water.

Detoxing = Fasting For some strange reason, people believe fasting can help with detoxing. In fact, you need sufficient nutrients for your body to be able to flush out the toxins and fasting goes against this. You will neither be able to detoxify, nor lose weight if you simply starve yourself. The result will be that you feel weak, miserable, and will probably curse yourself for even trying to make it work.

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You Don’t Need to Cut Your Calorie Intake At the opposite end of the spectrum is the misconception that just because you are detoxing, you can eat pretty much anything you want. As mentioned above, starving yourself is not the way to go, but you cannot load up on calories either. If toxins overrun your system, even a slight increase in your calorie intake can lead to weight gain. You have to watch what you eat and be mindful of the number of calories in each meal. That said, you don’t have to obsess over the calorie count of every morsel you consume! Just make sure you are eating sufficient food and getting optimal nutrition from your meals.

Only the Foods You Hate Can Help You Detox You will be amazed (and probably grossed out) looking at some of the foods and beverages people force themselves to consume just because they feel they will help with detoxification. The last thing you probably want to feed yourself is raw garlic, but some people unhappily eat it for dinner (and that too with plain brown rice). Science proves that your body won’t benefit from the food you consume unless you actually enjoy what you eat. Steer clear of foods and beverages that you don’t enjoy eating, because they will end up causing more harm than good. A simpler solution is to load your daily diet with healthy items, such as nuts, whole grains, and good ol’ fruits and veggies.

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Normal Food is Prohibited Another prevalent misconception about detoxing is that you have to give up normal food, when in fact it is better if you continue eating it. You don’t have to change your entire dietary routine just because you are trying to get rid of toxins. Again, whole foods can prove highly effective at helping your body cleanse itself. These include fruits and veggies, plus nuts, seeds, and grains. The key to success is nutrition. If the food you are eating provides adequate nutrition, you can continue. Otherwise, you need to stop and rethink your diet. After all, your body needs healthy fats and protein to function properly, and cutting out meat entirely can restrict your intake of these nutrients. Luckily, you can make up for the deficit by eating foods that are loaded with protein, such as raw nuts, and healthy fats, such as avocadoes and seeds. Combine these with fresh fruits and veggies and you have a healthy mix of foods that will fulfill your nutritional requirements.

Detoxing Causes Grumpiness It is natural to feel a bit down when you don’t have access to your favorite foods and beverages. However, you can’t blame detoxification for causing your foul mood. Most people feel that feeling grumpy is part of the package when you start detoxifying your body. The opposite, in fact, is true. The purpose of a detox is to improve the state of your body from the inside out, which should make you feel great. In fact, you should be excited at the prospect of shedding the unwanted pounds that you have been carrying for so long, despite your best efforts to drop them. You will enjoy the experience if you keep a positive mindset and focus on the end results, rather than the effort you are putting in to achieve your goals.

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Detoxing Is Not For Me Surprisingly, most people feel that because there is so much bad feedback about detoxing, they wouldn’t even give it a go. Well, you can’t know something is bad (or good) until you try it. As mentioned above, the results of the detox will amplify when you enjoy the process. The fact of the matter is that you shouldn’t believe everything you read about detoxification on the internet. In this section alone, we have debunked seven myths people tend to believe about detoxing. The bottom-line is that detoxification is necessary if you want to achieve healthy weight loss. Otherwise, you will find it next to impossible to reduce your waistline. The stubborn fat will cling to your body and you will eventually give up. Therefore, detoxing is for everyone! You just need to put in some time and effort and the results will follow. As they say, “detox and they (pounds) will go”.

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The Benefits of Using

Tea for Detoxing

The Benefits of Using Tea for Detoxing

You will come across a surfeit of methods for detoxification. Not all methods are healthy and safe for you, and therefore, you have to be careful when selecting a method. One of the most effective ways to detox your body is with tea. There are many different types of teas available that you can use for detoxification. These include green tea, oolong tea, sencha tea, and most importantly, red tea. As you would know, regular tea (or chai tea, as it is known in popular lexicon), is a popular beverage around the world. Many people around the world don’t start their day until they brew a cup of tea. The popularity of the beverage hinges primarily on its lower caffeine content, as compared to coffee, and the feeling of freshness it provides. However, these are not the only reasons why tea is great for detoxification. You get a number of health benefits by drinking tea on a regular basis, which include  Increasing the quantity of antioxidants in your body. Antioxidants are soldiers in the battle against toxins. Plus, it keeps your system from deteriorating due to age and environmental factors.  Tea contains less caffeine than coffee. Herbal teas, in fact, don’t contain any caffeine. Even other types of teas don’t contain more than 50% of the caffeine content of coffee, making them a superior option.  Tea is great for your heart health. Numerous studies and researches have shown that you can reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack by drinking tea on a daily basis. It is the perfect hot beverage for people at risk of cardiovascular health problems.  The pH level of your mouth improves when drink a cup of tea. This effect can reduce the risk of tooth loss, and improve your smile.  Some forms of tea are particularly known for being great for digestion. People dealing with digestive distress are often advised to drink green tea or chamomile tea.

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 As long as you don’t add any milk or sugar, tea is calorie-free. Tea is the perfect substitute to water, if you are tired of the bland taste. You will find tea available in a variety of flavors, which makes it a great choice for improving hydration without sticking exclusively to water. Keep in mind that this is just the tip of the iceberg. There are many other health benefits to be had from drinking tea, depending on the type of tea you opt for. Coming back to the point, drinking tea is a great way to detoxify your body. There are two steps to daily detoxification: refreshing and cleansing. Refreshing refers to the process of restoring the electrolytes and other nutrients your body loses as a result of the cleansing process. Cleansing, as is self-explanatory, involves cleaning your colon by filtering out all the toxins and waste that builds up within your system at the end of the day. Tea can perform both these functions effectively, though you might have to opt for two different types of tea. For example, the tea you drink in the morning should be refreshing, i.e. contain the nutrients your body needs as well as have high electrolyte content. The tea you drink for cleansing should be efficient at detoxifying, removing all harmful elements via your colon.

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Why Cleansing is Crucial You can’t improve your health without putting in effort to cleanse your system. The reason for this is that you are ingesting toxins every time you consume food or drink. Along with the nutrients your body absorbs from the food and beverages you intake, the toxins are absorbed alongside. Toxins also enter your system when you breathe and even when you touch anything. This reason is why your body’s main routes for eliminating toxins are the lungs and skin. Other organs that play an important role in getting rid of toxins include  Liver  Gallbladder  Kidneys  Colon In this day and age, it is virtually impossible to eliminate toxins from your environment. The more toxins your body absorbs, the more health problems you are likely to face. You can reduce some of the burden by changing your diet. You have to consume items that are known to kill toxins and enhance their expulsion from the body. Moreover, you also have to incorporate sufficient rest and exercise into your routine. Exercise is particularly important for two reasons. Firstly, you perspire more when you are engaged in vigorous physical activity. Your skin releases toxins when you work out through sweat. Secondly, the stimulation of serotonin when you work out enables your body to eliminate toxins as well. You have to find ways to curb the side effects that detoxification can cause. If your body is overrun by toxins, you might find yourself dealing with all sorts of major and minor ailments, ranging from fatigue to nausea to insomnia. These ailments signify that your body is finding ways to eliminate the toxic chemicals within. This is why you have to find a detoxification method that helps you deal with the toxic load effectively before you can move on to the weight loss part.

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How Tea Can Help

You Lose Weight How Tea Can Help You Lose Weight

Generally, people assume that they have to reduce their calorie intake in a bid to lose weight. It is true that you have to cut certain items from your diet if you want to shed the excess fat from your body, but that alone will not deliver the results you are looking for. You have to complement your weight loss efforts by consuming the right items, which will speed up the process, enabling you to burn more fat quickly. Drinking tea has proven an effective means of losing weight. People around the world consume different types of tea on a daily basis, including green tea, to reduce the harmful effects of the food they consume. The main reason tea works for weight loss is because it flushes out toxins from your system. Hence, the main roadblock to your weight loss success is eliminated and you are able to notice a difference. That said, the results do depend on your choice of tea. We will cover this in the next chapter.

Develop a Habit Before you can enjoy the weight loss benefits that tea offers, you have to get into the habit of drinking tea on a regular basis. Coffee remains the hot beverage of choice for a majority of people around the world. Even you might gulp down several cups of coffee a day, because the caffeine keeps you awake and helps you focus. However, if you want to detoxify and lose weight simultaneously, you have to switch to tea instead. This can be a challenge if you are not a tea drinker. Believe it or not, some people have never had a cup of tea in their life.

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Overcoming this hurdle is not a hassle, because the tea that is included in our detox program tastes great and you will have no problem having a few cups a day. However, if you are in two minds about developing the habit of drinking tea, you should focus on the positives. Tea will overload your system with antioxidants, which fight off not just free radicals but the toxins that your body absorbs from the environment. In other words, by drinking tea, you create a pathway for toxins to be excreted from your system every time you urinate! Do keep in mind that tea on its own isn’t a magical cure for weight issues. You have to make other changes to your lifestyle, which is the reason we are offering a holistic detox program, rather than just propagating drinking tea. A healthy lifestyle which involves regular tea consumption can help you strengthen your immunity, feel more energetic, and enjoy a better overall quality of life.

The Health Benefits of Drinking Tea As mentioned above, tea is a reliable source of antioxidants. When these antioxidants enter your system, they fight off harmful free radicals that cause health problems. As a result, your immunity is strengthened. There are dozens of studies that prove the link between tea and stronger immunity. In addition, several types of tea are known to boost your body’s ability to fight cancer. People who are at risk of developing cancer can drink tea on a daily basis in order to keep the cancer from spreading and causing irreparable damage. The foremost reason to opt for tea over any other food or beverage for weight loss is because it contributes to an overall healthier lifestyle. As we have mentioned repeatedly in this eBook, the results of your efforts are better when you make changes to your lifestyle. If you eat healthy food, get sufficient sleep, work out regularly, and drink tea, you can detoxify your body, and in the process, lose weight. And there is no reason why you shouldn’t opt for tea. There is a common misconception that tea is a diuretic. This myth is based on the fact that tea does contain some caffeine, like coffee and soda. However, the impact of tea is opposite to that of other beverages you consume. Tea actually perks up your hydration levels. So,

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the bottom-line is that tea does not cause dehydration, unlike other beverages that contain caffeine. Do note that this is not the only reason why you should drink tea on a daily basis. Tea offers a wide range of health benefits. Of course, these benefits vary depending on the type of tea you opt for, but some are fairly common. These include:  Hydration  Protection for your skin against harmful UV rays from the sun  Weight loss  Lower cholesterol level  Good for your teeth  Lower risk of heart attack and stroke  Great for digestion  Helps reduce stress As you can see, there are numerous health benefits of drinking tea. In fact, it’s surprising that the beverage hasn’t managed to usurp coffee from the top of the list when it comes to popular hot beverages around the world.

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The Ideal Detox Solution:

Red Tea

The Ideal Detox Solution: Red Tea As is evident from the previous couple of chapters, drinking tea can be the ideal weight loss solution because it helps you detoxify. However, there remains the small matter of determining the type of tea that will best suit your detoxification needs. The best option in this regard is red tea. Red tea has proven the ideal weight loss solution for people who are dealing with toxicity, which is blocking their path to achieving their ideal weight level. You have to brew the tea according to a special recipe in order to get the best results.

In fact, Red tea is different than the conventional types of teas you find on the market. For one, red tea is completely natural and tastes great. It provides the body with endless energy and cleanses away unwanted toxins that are causing your body to hold on to weight. Secondly, the results will be clear from day one. You will not only look and feel better, but you can actually reverse the aging process and look younger. However, we do need to proceed with a degree of caution here. The Red Tea Detox is effective, but you have to follow the methods to the letter. Even a slight oversight can affect the end results. That is why it is important that you commit yourself to detoxification before you proceed with this detox method. Do keep in mind that you don’t have to put in too much effort to notice a chance. The numbers on the scale will go down from day one. You will also notice that your clothes will fit you better and your body will shrink. At the same time, your energy levels will go up and you will feel great. Does this sound too good to be true? Well, it is true. In this chapter, I will highlight the reasons why The Red Tea Detox is the perfect weight solution as well as provide more information about why this detoxification method is effective.

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Why The Red Tea Detox? Let’s address the main question first: why should you opt for this detox method over any other? For this, we need to highlight the reasons why this method has proven effective. As you have read in the previous chapters, an effective detox will help you lose weight. The Red Tea Detox does that and more. In fact, there are many more benefits to be had than you can imagine. Just to reiterate, the presence of toxins in your system can lead to a wide range of health problems and symptoms. Most of these problems are signals that your body is sending to alert you that you need to find a way to get rid of toxins. Moreover, a majority of these issues are inter-connected. In fact, you are at risk of developing many of the health problems that toxins can cause if you are obese or overweight. These include:  Low energy levels  Sleep issues  Inability to concentrate  Irritability and mood swings  Asthma  Allergies  Fatty liver disease  Skin ailments  Headaches  Constant fatigue  Digestive problems  Carpal tunnel syndrome

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Keep in mind that this is just the tip of the iceberg. There are many other health issues you might develop as a result of toxins. The root cause of this is that the toxins in your system affect cell function, and even cause damage to the structure of your cells. A prominent example of this effect is cancer. People are more likely to develop cancers when their blood cells aren’t functioning effectively. In other words, toxins can lead to cancer as well. The main concern is that people don’t take toxins seriously. The reason why we spend a third of this eBook explaining the harmful effects toxins have on your health and body is to make you take toxins seriously. No wonder people today are dealing with chronic illnesses more frequently than their ancestors. Coming to the point, your body expels toxins in a number of ways. These include sweating and answering nature’s calls. However, these natural methods are not enough to deal with the buildup of toxins the average person today deals with. The Red Tea Detox is designed to help curb these symptoms and enhance the speed at which your body eliminates toxins. Since obesity can be a major risk factor for the health problems caused by toxins, the emphasis of this detoxification method is on shedding excess fat.

How The Red Tea Detox Works A common misconception is that you have to stay away from certain foods during detoxification. Naturally, you won’t find the thought of giving up your favorite foods pleasant. Moreover, it can be difficult for you to fully convince yourself that this effort will reap dividends in the long run. The Red Tea Detox provides you a viable detoxification solution that will make it incredibly easy for you to expel toxins from your system. While The Red Tea Detox is not a magical cure, it provides effective results in quick time. Your effort and perseverance pay off. The reason The Red Tea Detox delivers the results it promises is because it offers a comprehensive solution. You don’t just lose weight, but your overall health and quality of life improve. There are three pillars on which this detox method stands:

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DIETING The diet portion of this detox method is divided into four phases. The different phases reflect the stage of your weight loss effort you are at when you follow this detox program. For example, during the first phase that lasts a week, you will lose up to eight pounds, on average. In the last phase, you will have to focus on calculating your BMR as well as tracking the nutrients and calories you are consuming as part of your diet. These steps help prepare your body to burn fat. The focus of the diet is to enhance your metabolism as well as to reduce the number of toxins you ingest. Your body becomes a fat-burning machine when you are on The Red Tea Detox, which means that you can lose weight safely, efficiently, and in a healthy manner.

WORKING OUT Following the diet plan that comes with The Red Tea Detox will help you shed the excess fat. You can amplify the results you achieve by working out on a regular basis. The fact of the matter is that you can lose weight without working out regularly, but it will take longer. You can boost your metabolism by working our regularly. The best part is that you don’t have to spend hours and hours at the gym. As long as you can work out at a high intensity, you don’t have to spend more than 30 minutes a day on exercise. The worst that can happen is you will have to cut your Facebook time, or perhaps watch one fewer episode of the show you are currently bingeing on. It’s not a bad bargain at all!

MOTIVATION Perhaps the most important part of this Detox program is focused on motivation. This is the reason we dispelled the many myths about detoxification that people believe in. When you know the facts about detoxification, you will find it easier to make up your mind and make a commitment towards getting rid of toxins. When you are motivated to get rid of toxins, you are more likely to achieve the results that this program promises. Moreover, your chances of success also improve when you move ahead with a positive mindset.

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These three factors ensure the effectiveness of this detox program. You can see the results from day one, and once you start looking and feeling better, you will be more motivated to continue with the program. Another major reason this detox works is because it doesn’t center on the idea of eliminating toxins from your body. The focus is on getting rid of the harmful elements that are affecting your health, but at the same time, you also consume more good stuff to achieve the ideal balance. The goal is to make you feel happy and vibrant, not just eliminate toxins from your body. With The Red Tea Detox, you can counter other issues that might crop up when you are unable to lose weight. For instance, your weight level might lead to insulin spikes and troughs. Not to mention, you might be dealing with a food addiction. The idea is to bring about a holistic change, so you can adopt a healthier lifestyle with a focus on being your best self.

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Why Red Tea Before moving forward, you need to learn why you should consume Red Tea rather than any other type of tea. For one, Red Tea is completely natural. It contains a number of herbs that provide a wide range of health benefits. A common issue people face when detoxing is lack of energy. Red tea boosts your energy levels, so that you don’t feel depleted at any stage. Moreover, your body will be better equipped to deal with the side effects that detoxification can cause. Often, people end up quitting their detoxing efforts once they hit a plateau. This will not be a concern when you follow The Red Tea Detox. Moreover, your body often halts the process of detoxification if you are dehydrated. This is because the lack of hydration means that any expulsion of fluid can lead to health problems. Red tea can perk up your hydration level, ensuring that your body doesn’t hold back when it comes to flushing out toxins. Not to mention, you don’t have to opt for bland meals or beverages in order to detoxify your system. The taste of red tea is delicious and there are numerous recipes you can try. In simple words, you can trick your mind to believing that you are enjoying a delicious beverage when in fact the beverage will end up cleansing your system. To summarize, red tea can help you nurture your body using the goodness of nature. The method is simple to use, and the taste of the tea is great. You can get rid of toxins and increase your energy levels, which will make it easier for you to work out on a daily basis. Simply put, red tea is the ideal detox solution that you can opt for if you want to lose weight.

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The Red Tea Effect With a plethora of diet plans and programs to choose from, you might wonder why The Red Tea Detox is the most effective option. There are two main reasons why you cannot detoxify with food and lose weight:

THERE ARE NO FAT-BURNING FOODS Any food item you eat will contain some calories. There are no calorie-free food items. You would know that calories are the main source of energy for your body. Your body will burn the calories it needs for producing energy. However, if you consume more calories than you expend over the course of a day, which is the case with over 80% of people, the calories are stored as fat. Your fat cells will absorb these calories, and this means more fat within your system. Over time, the more fat that is stored from the calories, the more weight you will gain. This brings us to the myth of fat-burning foods. No foods can help you burn fat. All foods contain at least some calories that will eventually get stored as fat in your body. Even healthy foods that are rich in nutrients and low in calories will eventually contribute to weight gain, not weight loss. You might be misled by wrong information on the internet. There are many articles that list the top ‘fat burning foods’, but there is no such thing.

THE FED AND FASTED CYCLES Do note that your body produces energy by burning the calories you consumed in your last meal. Usually, an average meal will give your body enough fuel for up to six hours. This state is referred to as ‘fed’, as opposed to ‘fasted, where you aren’t consuming any calories and your body is burning the calories already stored in your system. However, the problem arises when a person consumes a meal within six hours of the previous meal. Your body isn’t able to enter the ‘fasted’ state as a result. You have to give your body enough time to digest the previous meal, which is at least six hours. Now, if you consume more food before the six hours are up, your calorie store is replenished and the excess calories from the previous meal are stored as fat. In other words, you will not

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be able to burn fat unless you allow your body to enter the ‘fasted’ state. But, why do you feel the need to eat so quickly after your previous meal? This is one of those questions for which there is no exact answer. Some people succumb to cravings, while others simply feel an appetite building and want to satisfy it before it intensifies. This is where Red Tea comes in. The beverage will help reduce your cravings and curb your appetite. As a result, you will eat fewer calories than your body can burn. There will be no calorie overload and hence, no calories will be stored in the fat cells. The excess calories within your system will fuel your body till you have your next meal. To put it simply, your body will become a fat-burning furnace when it enters the ‘fasted state’, and this process will resume after you reenter the ‘fed’ state after your next meal. This is, by far, the simplest and most effective way to burn fat and to lose weight. Eventually, you will be able to get rid of the stubborn fat clinging to your abdomen in a safe and healthy manner. The Red Tea Detox can help you achieve this and more without any risk to your health.

The Origins of Red Tea Preparing and drinking Red Tea might not sound like the most adventurous experience in life. The same is not the case with how I discovered this wonderful concoction. Let me introduce myself a little. My name is Liz Miller and I’m a weight loss expert. I have helped close to 15,000 people improve the quality of their life by helping them enhance their health and fitness, enabling them to be happier and healthier. I work primarily as a Naturopath and I am a best-selling author on Amazon. Coming to the point, there was a time in my life when I was ashamed of my body. After a pregnancy, I had put on a considerable amount of weight. Tried as I did, I was unable to shed the excess weight. The stubborn fat just refused to leave my body and naturally, I felt incredibly frustrated and angry at myself. The situation was so bad that I felt that my body isn’t mine. Despite my

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best efforts, I simply couldn’t go back to being the real me. The worst part of the situation was the feeling of helplessness. I felt that I couldn’t do anything about my body. Fortunately, at that time, I travelled to Africa and the trip changed my life. In fact, that trip enabled me to change the lives of many people over time. On my trip to Africa, I came across the Red Tea, which is the basis of The Red Tea Detox. I realized that this delicious tea can be the foundation for quick and successful weight loss. Speaking of results, I managed to shed 14 pounds in just 14 days after consuming the Red Tea. That’s right; losing a pound a day might seem too good to be true, but I have experienced it for myself, and I decided to share my story with you via this report. I followed through on The Red Tea Detox to the point that I managed to shed 27 more pounds. At the same time, I felt my body being cleansed of all toxins. Just a cup of tea helped me shed over 40 pounds in quick time. So, you might wonder how I came across the Red Tea. Well, it all started in college when an exchange student from South Africa told me about it. I found out that the Red Tea is available in the remote Africa wilderness, and a Kenyan tribe goes so far as to only consume this tea to kill their hunger. The origins of Red Tea are from long ago, when an African Shaman discovered the ancient recipe for this tea. He realized that this Red Tea can boost energy levels, while at the same time eliminating hunger and thirst. Initially, I thought this is just hearsay and that the Red Tea is a myth, which is why I decided to go ahead and find out about it myself. I am lucky I did, and so are you, because you don’t find this tea available in any store across the US. I am a pioneer of sorts, blazing the trail for the Red Tea to reach the US. I risked my life to head to the remote African wilderness and that’s all she wrote. I found the Red Tea, brought it over to the US, and now you can benefit from it as well, losing weight quickly.

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All You Need to Know about

The Red Tea Detox All You Need to Know about The Red Tea Detox

People expect overnight results when they embark on a journey to detoxify and lose weight. The unfortunate part is that there is no cure or magic pill that will deliver the results as quickly as you want. The Red Tea Detox is an effective plan, but you have to persevere, and more importantly, make a commitment to achieve success. You need to invest the time and effort necessary to achieve the results you want. A majority of people fail to achieve their ideal body weight simply because they are not patient enough. The Red Tea Detox offers a simple solution that works, but only if you ‘pay your dues’. In fact, this area is where this detox plan is superior to most other diets you find online. Generally, the marketers use terms such as ‘quick’, ‘easy’, ‘superfast’, and ‘simple’ to mislead readers. Their aim is to get as many people to adopt the diet plan as possible, but what the readers actually believe is there is no effort required on their part. As a result, when you start following the plan, in your mind, you assume that the results will be visible from day one and within a matter of hours, not days or weeks, you will be at the weight level you want to achieve. Hence, it is almost impossible that you would commit yourself to following the plan for more than a few days, at best. The problem stems from the most frequently-asked question: “How can I lose weight fast?” No person says that I want to lose weight and how I can go about it. The emphasis is on achieving quick results. If you plan to shed over 30 pounds, you have to know that it cannot happen overnight. After all, it is impossible for you to gain 30 pounds in a week. Therefore, you shouldn’t even imagine you can shed that much weight quickly. What works is a ‘slow and steady’ approach, where you do all the right things. The results will surely follow; because that is the only way your body will react to detoxification. That said, a majority of people who follow this approach often end up giving up way before the finish line. The reason, again, is that the results take time to show. You might see the

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number on the scale change over time, but the drop is nowhere near the level you expect. Thus, there might come a time when you start feeling that weight loss is an unachievable goal. To put it simply, the problem of ‘effective’ weight loss can be solved if you notice the fruits of your labor. This means that the results start appearing soon after you follow the plan. It is only natural that you feel motivated and encouraged to continue with the plan once you see that your efforts are making a difference. It is not possible for you to enjoy the benefits of a diet when you cannot actually view the changes. Once you start perceiving the changes positively, it sets your mind and body on a path towards weight loss success. You will get healthier and leaner and this, in turn, will motivate you to continue with your efforts. This is where The Red Tea Detox makes a real difference. You will start seeing real results in a short period of time, rather than having to follow the program for months on end with no visible changes to your body. The results are tangible, and they give you the fuel to continue following the program beyond the initial stages. You will be able to visualize yourself at the end of your weight loss journey, and there is no greater motivation to keep going.

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But Isn’t Quick Weight Loss Dangerous? A question that might come to mind when you read about the quick results The Red Tea Detox can deliver is if the quick weight loss can prove harmful for your health. The fact of the matter is there is no conclusive evidence to suggest there will be danger to your health if you lose weight quickly. You might find information to the contrary on the web, which is the basis for this myth. If you investigate closely, you will find that the studies and research painting fast weight loss in a negative light focus on the methods people use for achieving the results. Moreover, you have to focus on the tradeoff. The excess weight and fat you are carrying around is more dangerous to your health than any effect quick weight loss can have. You are actually preventing the risk of serious health problems by losing the excess weight. Data clearly shows that obesity is an epidemic. Obesity is the second-most prevalent cause of preventable death in the US. Plus, excess weight exposes you to the risk of a large number of health problems, ranging from sleep apnea to coronary heart disease, the outcome of which can be fatal. So, in fact, your approach should be to shed the excess weight as quickly as you possibly can. After all, don’t you want to wake up feeling fresh, rather than fatigued, which is the case with most people who are overweight or obese? Moreover, the longer you put off making an effort to lose weight, the greater risk you pose to your health. Sooner or later, your unhealthy lifestyle will catch up with you and the fat that you can shed easily with The Red Tea Detox can potentially prove fatal in the long run. In this chapter, we will explore The Red Tea Detox in more detail, including how it works. The next section will focus on the recipes you can use, and we will also be covering the many benefits of using this program for weight loss rather than any other ‘diet’ you find online.

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Benefits of Using Red Tea for Weight Loss In addition to the benefits mentioned above, there are some other reasons why you should use Red Tea for weight loss. Here’s an overview:

HYDRATION Believe it or not, a majority of the beverages a majority of people in the US consume lead to dehydration rather than improving their hydration levels. As you would know, your body needs adequate hydration to function optimally. All the systems of your body need hydration to work, including your digestive system, your muscles, your brain, and even your immune system. The main liquids that you might be consuming that can cause dehydration include coffee, soda and alcohol, which are, unsurprisingly, among the most consumed beverages around the world. Some other lifestyle habits can also cause dehydration, including smoking and consumption of processed foods. Water is the most important drink, as it hydrates your body adequately. The great news is that Red Tea can also offer superior hydration. Your body’s functions will improve and so will your health when you consume Red Tea on a regular basis. It is possible that you might feel you are drinking way too many beverages can get tedious. The fact of the matter is that your body takes time to get used to the increased intake of beverages. Once this happens, you will feel refreshed after each sip and your body will like it too.

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DIGESTION The regular American diet mainly incorporates meat, processed foods, unhealthy fat, and dairy products. This diet is the reason why a majority of people are dealing with digestive problems. These foods can cause a range of problems, ranging from heartburn to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). And this is just the tip of the iceberg. You can consume Red Tea, which will reduce the impact of the standard diet on your system. Moreover, the tea will cleanse your entire system, from the color to the intestines. The end result will be that your body’s digestive balance will get to a normal and manageable state.

PREPARATION The last thing you want when embarking on a detox program is spending hours and hours just preparing the foods and beverages you have to consume. In fact, a major reason why people give up on dieting is because of the effort required for preparation. Red Tea is easy to prepare, and you might be surprised at how effective it proves down the line. You won’t have to spend more than five minutes on preparing the Red Tea, which makes it ideal if you have a busy lifestyle. Moreover, cleaning up afterwards is easy.

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TASTE Another reason why people don’t opt for detox programs is that they have to consume foods and beverages that don’t taste as good as their favorite items. You have to take one sip and you will discover how great the taste of Red Tea is. Even if you are a foodie, you will find the flavor pleasant and you will have no issues drinking it on a regular basis. The zingy and rich flavor of the tea makes it a great choice for people of all ages.

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WEIGHT LOSS Coming to the business end of things, we know that this is the point you are reading this report for. A majority of people are not aware that simply losing one-tenth of your weight can provide you a host of health benefits. The fact is that when you lose even a small amount of weight, the levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides go down and the quantity of good cholesterol increases. The result of this is that your blood pressure improves, reducing the risk of hypertension and related problems. Moreover, your risk of a whole range of health problems is reduced. These include diabetes and sleep apnea. Also, your body is able to secrete and regulate insulin in a better way. Some weight loss can also reduce the level of inflammation, which can lead to heart attack and stroke. And this is just when you lose 10% of your body weight! The point of concern is that a significant percentage of the population across the US is dealing with weight issues. When you are obese or overweight, you are at a higher risk of a wide variety of health problems. That said, even if you are a few pounds above your recommended weight level, shedding them will provide a host of benefits. This is where Red Tea can help you. The

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flavor of the tea is deceptive, i.e. so good that you might feel it contains all the forbidden treats you like. However, what you might not realize is that Red Tea contains fiber and other nutritious ingredients, in addition to its high water content. You can drink as much Red Tea as you want, killing your cravings in the process and stepping on the path to effective and healthy weight loss. Rest assured, you will encounter no sense of deprivation at any point!

DETOXIFICATION And now we have come full circle to the basic idea behind this report: detoxification. Make no mistake that your body is equipped to eliminate toxins. There are several mechanisms and systems within your body that flush out toxins. However, the level of toxic exposure today means that your body needs some assistance to carry out the process. Red Tea can help speed up and optimize the process to ensure your body is able to get rid of toxins in an effective manner. As we have mentioned time and again, toxins are harmful for your health. If you want to be healthy and happy, you need to detoxify your system and Red Tea will help you achieve the desired results. The fact of the matter is that despite your best efforts, toxins will find a way into your system. The air you breathe, the beverages you drink, and the food you consume are all absorbed by your body. However, once your system extracts what it needs from these, you get leftover waste that your body has to expel. Unluckily, the digestive process doesn’t address this issue and over time, toxins continue to build up within your system. With Red Tea, you can increase your fiber intake so that your body is equipped to handle the waste and eliminate toxins effectively.

How it Works So, now we move to the business end of the eBook: turning your body into a fat burning machine. The average person consumes a meal whenever he/she feels hungry. The food you consume

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provides your body with the calories needed to produce energy and therefore, your body never uses the fat stored within. Over time, the fat continues accumulating, to a point where you start feeling overweight or obese. The fact of the matter is that because you are constantly in a fed state, your body is unlikely to burn fat. The antidote to this is putting your body in the fasted state. This step alone can convince your body to stop storing fat, and instead, start using up the fat reserves already present in your system. There are many ways you can go about fasting. For example, you can fast for 24 hours at a stretch, or simply 8 hours a day. You might feel it is difficult to start with a 24-hour fast right away, because you won’t be eating anything between lunch on day one and lunch the next day. A simpler way to get started is going for an 18-hour fast. Here, your body will be in the fasted state for 18 hours a day and in a fed state for 6. For this, you can start by skipping breakfast. This means that you have your last meal in the evening and then have lunch the next day. Because you aren’t eating breakfast, your body will stay in a fasted state for longer, which it enters when you are asleep. The ideal time for dinner in this scenario is 6 PM so you can have lunch at noon the next day. What most people do instead is skip lunch or dinner, and because of this, they are unable to stretch the fasted state to a point where it exceeds the fed state. Keep in mind that the longer your body stays in the fasted state, the more fat it will burn. As you keep fasting, you will keep burning fat. Well, this sounds simple on the surface but there is a major risk: bingeing. Most people are tempted to enjoy big, hearty meals, because they are eating after so long. You have to avoid this trap and keep your food consumption at a normal level. So, to put it simply, you have to consume all your calories for the day in two meals in a restricted span of time, let’s say 6 hours. Research proves that your appetite will remain at the same level or might even decrease when you get into regular fasting. That said, you should expect to feel some hunger pangs, but that is a good sign. The pangs

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signify that your body needs fuel and that is the point it starts using up the fat reserves in your body. It is at this point that you should drink a glass of water or a cup of red tea rather than eating. The fact of the matter is that you will feel your more gets clearer when you fast regularly. You don’t have to think about what to eat for each meal and meal preparation becomes easier as well, which helps you save time as well. Not to mention, the feeling of losing weight will give you great joy and happiness, and make you feel that you are in control of your body. Even short-term fasting can produce long-term weight loss, and that is what we promise through our Detox Diet.

FOLLOW A LOW-CARB DIET The most effective way to lose weight and burn fat through dieting is cutting out the carbs. You can follow a low-carb diet to the point where you reach your weight loss goal, and beyond that, you can pretty much eat whatever you want, as long as you stay within your BMR limit. When you consume fewer carbs, you are basically forcing your body to burn fat. You can ‘trick’ your body to believe there is no food left as fuel for energy, and because of your diet, your body doesn’t receive any glucose. As a result, your body will start using up the fast reserves to a point where you create a calorie deficit, i.e. your body burns more calories than you consume. This leads to the process known as ‘fat mobilization’. So, how do you go about following a low-carb diet? We will lay out a three-phase plan that you can follow, which is optional, but we suggest that you opt for it. You can maximize your weight loss by sticking to this plan religiously. However, bear in mind that you are allowed to make mistakes. If you encounter any pitfalls or roadblocks, don’t let them put you off the track. As long as you can bounce back and resume the plan, you shouldn’t have any problems. You will keep losing weight as long as you are following the right steps and follow the information we have provided in this report. You can boost your motivation by reminding yourself that all you really need to do is create a calorie deficit.

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As long as your body is burning more calories than you consume on a daily basis, your body will tap into the fat reserves and burn them up. In fact, creating a calorie deficit is the foundation of your weight loss success. Whatever else you try is a bonus. In an ideal world, you would be able to bring your carb intake down as close to zero as possible. However, that is next to impossible. You can overcome this potential problem by consuming carbs as part of the first meal of the day and as a rule of thumb, don’t consume more than 30 grams of carbs.

ENTER THE RED TEA DETOX The diet that is part of The Red Tea Detox takes you through four phases. These phases don’t include the optional fast we highlighted above. The idea behind this diet is to ensure maximum weight loss from the outset, while increasing your intake of whole foods. As a result, you lose weight but at the same time are able to consume a diet that is balanced in terms of nutrition and is good for your health and weight levels. The best part about this Detox Diet is that you continue enjoying the foods and beverages you love. The key is to accommodate them in your new dietary routine in a way that you consume plenty of healthier alternatives. Plus, this diet plan will EMPOWER you. You will feel that you are in control of the food you consume and are able to make sensible, healthy choices, rather than just bowing to temptation and consuming the items you love. Moreover, you will be able to let go of emotional attachments towards the food you like. As mentioned above, there are different phases of The Red Tea Detox. Once you get through Phase #1, your confidence will soar to a level where you will feel you can do anything. The adrenaline alone will push you through Phase #2 and after that, the next phases will seem easy as well. You simply have to rinse and repeat till you reach your ideal weight. In fact, if you end up putting on weight after completing the phases, you can restart and shed the extra pounds again. You have a weight loss solution that remains viable and doable for life! One important point before moving forward, you have to keep your protein intake high. Your body can survive without an overdose of carbs, but protein is the building blocks of your body. Luckily for you, The Red Tea Detox addresses this issue effectively.

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When you cut out carbs from your meals, your protein intake will naturally increase. Therefore, you don’t have to worry about a protein deficiency when you are following this diet plan. And did we mention that your body will shed toxins like crazy while you are losing weight? This is a combination that is impossible to beat!

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Tips and Tricks You Can Use Now that you have a clear idea of how this detox program works, let me highlight some tips and tricks you can follow to stay on track. Do keep in mind that these tips only work once you commit to this detox program:

THE PREPARATION PHASE While the detox program itself is divided into phases, you have to start with a preparation phase before the program. A week before you begin the detox, you should start reducing your intake on addictive substances. These range from dairy products to alcohol, to sugary items. The reason for this is that your body is likely to crave these items once you start the detox program. Dealing with the cravings can be a major challenge, one that you want to avoid during the initial stages. Hence, you will be better prepared to deal with the restrictions the detox program requires of you.

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CHEW FENNEL SEEDS An effective remedy for cravings and even hunger is fennel seeds. You can chew a few of these seeds every time you start feeling the pangs. This is an effective way to keep cravings in control and curb your appetite, the result of which is effective and healthy weight loss.

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ACTIVATE YOUR PREFRONTAL CORTEX Even if you are pumped up to start the detox program, there is a chance that a certain part of your mind might dread the effort you have to invest down the line. You can prepare yourself for this by activating your prefrontal cortex. Now, we don’t need to get technical here. The idea is to train your brain to stay positive when you start the detox program, which is the key to achieving the results you expect. You have to change your thought pattern so that you don’t fixate on the detoxification. A great way to take your mind off this is by focusing on something pleasant. You can choose any number of ways to do so, including  Spending time with friends  Calling up a friend to have a nice chat  Smelling essential oils or trying aromatherapy  Taking long walks and getting close to nature  Playing video games  Watching your favorite shows & movies In short, any activity that you find pleasant and which takes your mind off the detox program works. You can keep your mind engaged whenever you are dealing with cravings. This way, you will be able to fight them off without the risk of giving into the temptation.

LEARN TO DEAL WITH HEADACHES There are no major side effects of following a detox program. Among the common occurrences is a headache. You might experience one during the initial stages, because toxins are escaping your mind and body, and also affect the sensitive tissues within your systems. You can overcome headaches using peppermint essential oil. All you need to do is apply a few drops of oil behind your neck or on your temples. After this, lie down in your room, turning the lights off.

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In case you have sensitive skin, you should dilute the essential oil using any other carrier oil before you apply it to your scalp or neck. This way, you can rest assured you can enjoy its benefits, including getting rid of the headache.

EXERCISE SMARTLY You also have to be careful when working out during the detox program. You’ll be eating less than usual, and therefore, you have to work out smart, not hard. For instance, some people enjoy yoga and walking, while some people enjoying cycling or swimming. Other options available to you include stretching and breathing exercises. These exercises boost blood circulation and also allow more oxygen to enter your bloodstream. This is important for removing toxins from your system quickly. The ideal time to work out when you are fasting is when you have had a meal and are planning to eat again in a few hours. You can work out at high intensity when you know you will be consuming food not too far in the future. You can work on more muscles and also take up challenging routines.

BRUSH YOUR SKIN Not many people know that brushing your skin lightly is an effective way to detoxify. You can choose to skip this part, but the fact that it is so easy to execute makes it a great addition to your detox routine. All you need to do is purchase a soft brush that is ideal for your skin. Not only can you remove toxins this way, but you will improve the texture and appearance of your skin, which is an added bonus. Make sure the bristles of the brush you purchase are not harsh or hard on your skin. Gentle bristles enable you to softly brush your skin, removing dead skin and enhance blood circulation. You can also enhance your lymphatic system, which will pump out toxins from your system. Dry skin brushing can also reduce the appearance of cellulite. The trick is to work from bottom to top, i.e. start at your feet and go all the way up to your heart. You have to brush your skin in circular motions. You can go up to your scalp, if you want, but that is optional.

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Conclusion

Conclusion

You’re now armed with a very valuable tool to help eliminate dangerous toxins from your body, promote weight loss and boost your health! Yet what you’ve just read is only the tip of the iceberg. To really harness the full power of The Red Tea Detox and put your body onto an accelerated program of healing, cleansing and rejuvenation, you’re going to want to unlock the entire Red Tea Detox program, which includes the really good stuff… …including an amazing secret tea recipe that you can make right at home that literally melts fat cells overnight! That’s right – this proven African tea recipe gives your body the power to safely lose a pound a day and has helped nearly 15,000 others do exactly that and then some! If you’ve ever felt frustrated about putting on weight and then trying in vain to lose it… if you’ve ever tried weight loss plan after weight loss product and gotten nowhere… if you feel like you’re at the end of your rope and just want to give up… You aren’t alone. That’s why we want to offer you this fully comprehensive ancient African Red Tea detox and weight loss book at a very special rate. We want to empower you to make dramatic and permanent changes in your fitness, weight, and health and of course… your self-esteem. The Red Tea Detox program isn’t just about drinking tea – there’s so much more that you must understand. So much about how we eat and even exercise that actually hinders weight loss! This program shows you the truth about losing weight and rejuvenating your body. You may be surprised by what we disclose, because so much of what most people believe is good fitness sense is actually doing more harm than good! It’s about time that somebody pulled back the curtain and gave you the scientifically proven information and the step by step path to take in order to use that information successfully.

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