Chiropractic & the Essential Liver Detox Diet: How a natural detoxification diet can help cleanse the liver and help you loose weight
by Dr. Valerie Girard, Santa Barbara Chiropractor
Dr. Girard has helped hundreds of her chiropractic patients implement the liver detoxification diet in Santa Barbara. Find relief from liver symptoms.
The liver is the largest organ in your body and is located on your front right side, just below your ribcage. The liver plays an important role in the metabolic process of breaking down proteins, toxins and fat stored in your liver.
How A Chiropractor Can Help Your Liver Symptoms:
Combining chiropractic adjustments to balance the central nervous system, clearing the liver using energetics, following the liver detox diet under the care of an experienced chiropractor and adding in specific supplements to rid the liver of fat and restore it are all part of the liver rejuvenation process that Dr. Girard will guide you through.
Benefits of the Liver Cleanse Detox Diet:
Overtime, your liver may need cleansing and nourishing, especially if you've had a long term poor, heavy diet and excessive alcohol intake. There are many other reasons to detoxify your liver. After you cleanse, you may feel increased vitality, better eyesight, improved memory and you may experience weight loss.
Dr. Valerie Girard's Liver Detox Cleanse Diet.
If Dr. Girard feels that your liver might benefit from a cleanse, she will guide you in the process, the scope and duration of the diet, will be determined by Dr. Girard. In addition, she will prescribe specific supplements that help both detox and rebuild your liver and other organs as well. In addition to these supplements, the diet below should be adhered to depending on each patient's unique situation. It is recommended to drink the Santa Barbara Green drink once a day with these foods. Buy organic only.
The goal of the liver cleansing diet is to eliminate fats, starches, sugars and alcohol so that the body can excrete toxins and stored fats.
ORGANIC ONLY, NON
GMO if possible:
FISH RED MEAT
GREEN VEGGIES STARCH VEGGIES
BROWN RICE WHEAT, BARLEY, RYE
BUCKWHEAT, MILLET BULGAR, KAMUT, RYE
RICE CRACKERS SACCARIN
NON FAT YOGURT COW DAIRY PRODUCTS (CHEESE, ETC)
NONFAT RICE DREAM MILK
WHEAT or CORN TORTILLAS
BERRIES DESCIDUOUS FRUIT
BANANA, PAPAYA MANGO
CITRUS FRUITS BUTTER
HERB TEAS ALCOHOL
SPARKLING WATER SOFT DRINKS
DILUTED JUICES COFFEE, BL. TEA
GLUTEN FREE BREAD WHEAT PRODUCTS
RICE OR QUINOA PASTA WHEAT OR WHOLE WHEAT PASTA
TAMARI SOY SAUCE
STEVIA SYRUPS, SUGAR, ASPARTAME
SM. AMOUNTS HONEY CANDY, CAKES, ICE CREAM
REAL MAPLE SYRUP CHOCOLATE
WINTER SQUASH CARROTS
GARLIC, ONIONS, SPICES Non ORGANIC VEGGIES
You should try to sweat as much as you can to help eliminate the toxins. You may feel an increase in energy from the cleanse after 5 days or so...
YOU MUST DRINK 1 GALLON OF WATER A DAY TO HELP FLUSH TOXINS,
DRINK WATER. YOU MUST DRINK 1 GALLON OF WATER A DAY, IDEALLY 1 QUART AT A TIME BETWEEN MEALS. DR. GIRARD WILL ADVISE WHAT SUPPLEMENTS TO TAKE ABOUT 20 MINUTES BEFORE MEALS.