One of the most famous singers in the world, Beyonce, has a great figure and always tries to keep her body in a perfect shape. In particular, she advises to carry out 2 fasting days the lemon-honey diet once a month.
The lemon-honey diet should not be used more than once a month, nor extend for more than 2 days. In fact, this detox and weight loss method well be attributed to the discharge day.
Recipe of the strict lemon-honey diet
Useful properties of lemon and honey have been known to everybody for a long time. Both products are particularly valued as a source of carbohydrates and vitamins that we need every day. The essence of the lemon-honey diet is to refrain from food for some time, and to drink a specially prepared beverage for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- Take a glass of clean water
- Add 2 tbsp honey
- Add 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- Add a pinch of red cayenne pepper
Before you drink this lemonade, you should thoroughly mix all ingredients. You should drink it 6 times a day. In between the drinks, you are allowed to drink water and laxative tea (once a day).
Classic lemon-honey diet
Those who find it too difficult to keep to this “celebrity” diet, you can use more adapted and less strict classic lemon-honey diet. It is low-caloric, and will allow you to lose up to 2 kg of excess weight in 2 days.
Lemon-honey diet suits both, the ones who prefer having regular fasting days and the ones who urgently want to lose a couple of kilos before an event.
Citric acid will:
- reduce hunger,
- cleanse your body of toxins,
- get rid of cellulite.
Even though Honey-Lemon Diet is low in calories, it does not contribute to fatigue due to the nutritional properties of honey.
- For breakfast, lunch and dinner, you should consume only the mixture of the two mentioned products. It is quite simple: add 15 lemons with pulp and 50g of honey to 3L of water.
- For the second day, you should make the same mixture, and consume it throughout the day, without dividing into meals.
In addition to the lemon-honey mixture, you are allowed to drink water or green tea without sugar throughout the day.
As a result, the lemon-honey diet allows you to:
- Cleanse your body of harmful toxins
- Purify blood and lymph
- Provide a tonic effect over your skin
It is allowed to repeat the lemon-honey diet no more than once a month, and it is not recommended to extend it for more than 2 days. If you have the opportunity to stay home while on the lemon-honey diet, as well as to avoid physical or mental work, you’d better spend these days in tranquility.
The lemon-honey diet is contraindicated to people with kidney disease, gastritis with increased secretion. You should consult a doctor before you start this diet.
Lemon-honey diet is accompanied by constant fluid output, so it is best to stay home. After you exit the diet, you should follow a moderate diet to avoid problems with the gastrointestinal tract.