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A good detox cleansing diet?

I have been feeling a little slugish ever since mygallbladder surgery 2 months ago. I just gave birth 4 months ago to so I wanna jump start my weight loss by doing a week or 2 of detoxing. Any suggestions?? Thanks


Asked by momavanessa at 2:03 AM on Mar. 26, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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  • Your body doesn't need detoxing!! Up your fiber intake slowly and increase your water intake. That alone will make you feel fuller longer and help get you regular. Your large intestine is designed to stay full. If it's not full, it can cause cramping and other issues, which can become more serious. Try speaking with a dietician before you try one of these FAD diets! They slow your metabolism, which just makes the battle to lose weight that much harder.

    Answer by musicpisces at 2:41 AM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • I would be asking your doctor first, especially since its only been 2 months since your sugery.

    Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 2:07 AM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • Lots of cranberry juice and blueberries added to normal diet :)

    Answer by LovableFox at 2:08 AM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • Errr....Anonymous, this lady stated that she had gallbladder surgery, after which a low-fat diet is required.

    Check your facts before you shoot your mouth off.

    Answer by Fistandantalus at 10:25 AM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • I already talked to my doctor. My surgeon and Doctor say the samething go back to eating as normal. I am healthy except for this extra weight I gained from the pregnancy. I am on a low fat diet now I just want to get more energy. I was thinking that maybe my digestive system needed cleansing but I guess I was wrong.

    Comment by momavanessa (original poster) at 3:12 AM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • Low fat is the wrong way to go. Fat doesn't make you fat; excess insulin in your system due to carbohydrates does. Reduce your carbs (sugar, pasta, bread, rice, crackers, etc.), eat enough protein, veggies, and healthy fat; you'll gain lots of energy and lose weight very easily. Read up on carbo intolerance and hyperinsulinemia if the topic is a new one to you.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:21 AM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • i dont know, sorry and good luck!

    Answer by MommaSiete at 3:22 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • I had my gallbladder removed 2 years ago. I watch my fat because of not having a gallbladder, to lose weight I watch my carbs.

    Answer by tazdvl at 4:06 PM on Mar. 26, 2011