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The lemon juice diet - does it really work?

   

Does the lemon juice diet really work? - The lemon juice diet - does it really work?
Does the lemon juice diet really work?
The lemon juice diet - does it really work?

Reviewed by Lauren Mills, Slims.com

What is the lemon juice diet?
We have Naomi Campbell to thank for drawing attention to this extreme, liquid-only detox back in May.

She claimed to replace meals with a cocktail of Maple syrup, cayenne pepper, lemon juice and water for a few weeks at a time, three times per year.

But at a mere 600 calories per day, what are the consequences of such an radical form of weight loss?

Does the lemon juice diet really work?

I lasted for a day on this diet and I want to know how Naomi, Gwyneth and Beyonce manage it.

If wasting a ten-quid bottle of Maple syrup wasn’t torture enough, then come the dizzy spells, anger at the human race and general feeling of lacklustre to finish you off.

After a restless night’s sleep caused by the intense hunger pains, I raced to the kitchen the following morning for a steaming bowl of porridge, minus the Maple syrup.

I agree that having a liquid meal can be time saving; an easy way to get all the vitamins and minerals you need in a flash. But I’m talking the likes of a thirst-quenching carrot, apple and ginger juice or a banana-nut smoothie.

This sorry excuse for a diet offers practically nothing in the form of nutrition- no protein, fibre and insignificant amounts of vital nutrients.

Can you lose weight on the lemon juice diet?
well, it's not eating so of course you'll lose weight... I gathered from its famous fans that my figure would bear no resemblance to a melon, or a cauli(flower).

But after one measly day, I was left with a slightly sour, positively burning taste of melancholy in my mouth. You might lose weight initally but this diet is not good for you!

For recipes, tips and news visit Lauren’s free online weight loss community www.slims.com






  
 

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