Why let 'moon phase' decide your diet? People are following a diet in line with the phases of the moon to detoxify TNN Aug 1, , Also known as the moon or werewolf diet , this detox routine has been tried by many international celebrities like Demi Moore and Madonna, amongst others. The diet takes advantage of this fact and enables weight loss and detoxification of the body, when observed on specific days coinciding with certain phases of the moon.
People can lose up to a kilo and more in a span of 24 hours. Also, the moon diet is easy to follow as it requires no special food rituals.
It might be just another manner to get someone motivated on the way to their weight loss journey. Include buttermilk , mint leaves , coriander seeds and leaves, lemon water , coconut water , cold milk , cucumber , watermelon etc. These food items are best for detoxification and give good results. During this period, avoid the consumption of fried and spicy food.
It consists of a hour fast in which you consume only boiled water, green tea and fresh juices made from fruits like cranberry, watermelon, lemon etc. Extended plan - It begins with a fasting day on a full moon, as described by the basic moon diet plan and then provides additional guidelines for each phase of the moon.
Drink about eight glasses of water each day, and eat only solids like salads, fruits etc. Consume fluids and no solids at this time. You have to avoid all kinds of sweets and fats. Drink more fluids between 3 pm and 5 pm to keep yourself full and avoid eating after 6 pm. Pregnant and lactating women should avoid this diet plan. Its benefits Because you consume only water and fresh juices on certain days, it flushes out toxins and acts as a great detox for the body, thus improving immunity.
Combining the lunar diet with another diet programme can give an extra boost to your weight loss efforts. Download The Times of India news app for your device.