Liquid diets are popular for more than just losing weight. A 10-day liquid diet may improve your overall health by removing harmful toxins. By creating homemade juices and staying hydrated with plenty of water, you can safely complete a 10-day liquid diet without depleting your body of essential vitamins and nutrients.

Go Shopping

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When preparing for a 10-day liquid diet, you need to stock up on some important staples. You will need a juicer, as all of the juices you consume during your liquid diet will be homemade. Store-bought juices do not contain the same essential vitamins and nutrients as homemade juices. You will also want to buy a wide variety of fruits, vegetables and greens. Strawberries, oranges, bananas, grapefruit, carrots, celery, cucumbers and spinach will make tasty, healthy juices. You can be creative in buying your juice ingredients since any fruit, vegetable or green that you would normally eat raw can be juiced.

Liquid Breakfast

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Create a great-tasting smoothie to start your day by combining strawberries, oranges, grapefruit and bananas. This drink not only tastes delicious, but is also loaded with vital nutrients that will provide you with the energy you need in the morning.

Liquid Lunch

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For lunch, combine a variety of fruits and vegetables. Vegetable juices should compose the majority of the juices you create during your 10-day liquid diet. Vegetables are high in vitamins that will keep you healthy and energized throughout your diet. For example, mixi carrots, celery, cucumbers, strawberries and oranges in your juicer. The sweetness of fruits will balance the taste of the vegetables.

Liquid Dinner

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For dinner, it is important to add leafy greens to your juices. Spinach is vitamin-packed and doesn't carry too strong a flavor. Combine it with carrots and fruit. Like your liquid lunch, a bit of added fruit will offer sweetness to subdue the flavor of the greens.

Ending the Juice Diet

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At the end of your 10-day liquid diet, you should notice more than just weight loss. You should feel more energized and notice significant improvement in your digestive health. The 10-day juice fast will have detoxified your body and removed blockages from your colon.