The Cleanse and Restore Protocol leverages easy dietary shifts, powerful essential oils, and whole-food supplements that facilitate a healthy detoxification process. Below, you'll find a list of foods that can be included in your diet during your 30-day cleanse journey.
Before you begin, please review the cleanse + restore supplements so you know what to expect for the next 30-days of the cleanse program.
Please review and download the grocery checklist. This will help you with meal preparation throughout the 30-days. If it's not on the list, then it's not part of the cleanse protocol (except for most herbs and vegetables).
The chlorophyll in dark green vegetables cleanses the blood and loads it with nutrients including iron, which allows blood to carry more oxygen into the cells. Consume organic whenever possible.
Fruits provide the body with lots of vitamin C and antioxidants which support healthy immune function and help break down free radicals that cause inflammation and disease. When choosing fruits, consider eating those on the low-glycemic scale such as:
When choosing your protein, try to eat wild caught seafood, not farm raised, and organic, grass-fed meats. Limit other types of seafood such as shrimp, calamari, clams, etc.
Healthy Fats, Herbs and Dressings
Ghee (clarified butter)
Apple Cider Vinegar
Smoothies are a quick and easy way to get some pack-filled nutrients into your diet while supporting the detoxification process. It's important to get lots of fiber while cleansing, so you might want to blend your juices instead of using a juicer. When making smoothie recipes, consider these ingredients as your base:
Water, ice, unsweetened almond milk, or coconut water is often added to the smoothie to thin it out and make it easier to blend. Also, keep these superfood staples on hand for an easy and intense nutrition boost to any of your smoothie recipes:
Hemp seeds: vegan protein source with a mild, nutty flavor
Flaxseed: rich in fiber, protein, and omega-3s
Chia seeds: fiber-loaded and protein-rich to control blood sugar
Tea and Water
Hydration is essential not only for the liver and kidneys to be more effective at eliminating toxins, but it also helps with the withdrawal (die-off) symptoms. Be sure to avoid caffeinated beverages as these can cause dehydration. Here is a list of options you can choose from:
Nuts and Seeds
Seeds and nuts are a great snack and a good source of protein. Remember to keep some of these while you're on-the-go. Also, consider these gluten-free grains as a staple for any meal.
Some dairy is easier to digest than others such as sheep and goat cheese. However, if you are lactose intolerant, it's best to avoid dairy altogether.
Eggs (free-range, grass-fed)
Plain Kefir (no sugar)
Adequate rest is needed for your body to clear out toxic waste, restore the endocrine system, liver, kidneys, and other bodily functions.
Rest, take naps if needed, and support your adrenals with an early bedtime routine such as taking a bath, diffusing essential oils, or reading a book.
Our emotions are literally chemical molecules (hormones) that are triggered by our thoughts. Anytime we experience a negative emotion for too long, it can become trapped within the body causing physical signs and symptoms. Mediation combined with essential oils is a powerful way to reduce the mental chatter that causes stress, anxiety, worry, and other negative thought patterns. If you’re new to meditation, start with just 5 minutes per day and work your way up to 20 minutes or more. It will help you feel more in control of your thoughts and emotions and help you experience greater joy, love, and happiness, ultimately bringing your health back into balance.
Exercise is a great way to assist the body in detoxification. It also gives your body more energy, stamina, and increases your metabolism. Get in the habit of increasing your heart rate at least 30 minutes per day. Here are some exercise recommendations: