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Lemonade cleanse: Lemon, cayenne pepper & honey

Women's Best Health Team

Have you ever heard of the „Beyonce Diet“?

The lemon, cayenne pepper, and honey diet might be better known as the Master Cleanse, the Lemonade diet or perhaps even the Beyonce diet. Queen Bee is famous for practicing this cleansing method but does it really work?

What to expect from the lemon cleanse diet:

The master cleanse is a way of detox or cleansing with the intention of removing toxins from the body and to boost the metabolism. Give it 10 days and you’ll drop pounds, detox your digestive system and feel energetic, vital, and healthy.

The truth about the Master Cleanse diet

Despite its popularity even among celebrities, this diet could do more harm than good. Of course, you will lose weight on this lemonade diet but it will most likely not have a long-lasting effect. Because you’re getting so few calories, you will lose weight, but also muscles and water. And you’re likely to gain the weight right back. If you wish not to gain the kilograms back, you should combine the lemonade with a balanced diet filled with vegetables and fruits.

Balanced & healthy recommendation about the lemonade diet

You don’t have to go on a 10-day-detox to get rid of toxins or some pounds! Lemon-honey-cayenne water is a great way to cleanse your body regularly even when you’re not “on a cleanse.”

All three ingredients have anti-fungal, immune-boosting and detoxification properties.

Honey and lemon juice are both great for digestion, destroying bacteria, and cleansing the system – they support the liver and kidneys to get rid of toxins. Cayenne pepper supports your metabolism and increases fat burning, aids digestion and helps regulate blood sugar.

Put them together and you have a very powerful cleansing drink!

The lemonade-cleanse recipe:

  • About 10 oz of water
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh organic lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper

You can drink it every morning or when you crave for unhealthy food. It also works as a fat-burner and energy booster. Your body will thank you, so give it a try!


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