Review | We try Detox Delight’s five day liquid detox
Detox Delight’s five day liquid detox
As I’ve mentioned on numerous occasions, I am not a fan of fad diets and weight loss gimmicks. However Detox-Delight, in my opinion, does not fall under this bracket. As some of you know, it’s my wedding soon and I started my health and fitness regime about four months ago. To date I have lost 7kgs and plan on continuing my workouts and healthier lifestyle after my wedding.
The Detox-Delight ladies ‘Nicole and Claudia‘ have been vendor club members at www.brideclubme.com for almost a year now and we discussed a detox program for myself to commence about two weeks before the wedding. I really wanted a boost of vitamins to my system, and a good cleanse before the big day and I have heard rave reviews about Detox-Delight and their programs. Of course, it’s always important for me to try out (where possible) what I am promoting on my own website.
About Detox Delight
Founded in Munich in 2009, Detox-Delight is a home detox programme with a difference; Developed by accredited nutritionists and raw food gourmet chefs, all soups and juices are produced from fresh ingredients every day and gently prepared using only the most exquisite ingredients to be delivered to the customers doorstep on a daily basis.
The Dubai subsidiary of the business launched in March 2012, and is proving popular with health addicts and local celebrities alike.
The 5 Day Plan
For my review, the ladies at Detox-Delight, recommended I try the five day detox plan. I must admit, at first I suggested only doing one day or three days maximum, but the girls convinced me to go for the five day program. With fear in my heart (I love my food), I soldiered on.
The evening before my Detox-Delight program started, I had my box packed full of ‘three days’ worth of juices and soups delivered to my door step. This was extremely convenient for me, as I am usually short on time, and busy. The foam box was filled with ice to keep my soups and juices chilled. In the box was a welcome back and an after-detox care routine, along with my three day menu plan.
An example of a typical day’s menu with Detox-Delight is below, this was my menu on day one.
- Homemade granola with Yoghurt & Mango Mousse
- Orange Detox (Orange, carrot, ginger and aloe vera)
- Pink Detox (apple, pears, orange, beetroot, lemon, ginger)
- Green Detox (green apple, fennel, spinach, cucumber, lime and mint)
- Soup (zucchini potato soup with parsley cashew cream ( zucchini, potatoes, leek, barm, parsley, cashews, lemon, olive oil, and sea salt)
On day one, I experienced headaches (a normal side effect as I am a heavy coffee drinker) and I wasn’t drinking enough water (NOTE: Drink lots of water). I did have cravings for naughty food on the first day, but I hear that is pretty normal.
Further along the day, I became slightly tired and sleepy, by the evening I was ready for an early night, which for me, wasn’t a bad thing at all! Overall the juices and soups were delicious, my favourite being the pink detox and detox lemonade.
By day three I was doing fine, and sticking to the routine. However, I slipped up in the evening after an overwhelming desire to munch on something solid, I had olives, naughty me! I also really wanted a hot drink in the mornings, so I had hot water and lemon. I would have loved to have had a warm drink option in my detox programme. On the evening of day three, I received my final box with two days’ worth of juices.
On the final day of my five day programme, I was felt great, I had increased energy levels, felt less lethargic and was sleeping better than I have before.
My post Detox-Delight experience was good, while I was already on a health and fitness regime and had lost 5kgs, my detox helped my shift another 2kgs. I felt lighter, had more energy and slept better than I have done in a long time. It was also rather nice not having to worry about cooking and having everything ready and prepared for me. I didn’t really notice a huge change in my skin, but I think that may be due to the fact that I am a smoker and did not really cut down during my detox.
All in all, I had good results and would definitely recommend Detox-Delight to my readers, they are professional, punctual and produce delicious juices and soups. A detox would be ideal for post-Christmas indulgence, and of course for brides looking to cleanse before their wedding. I would definitely try another detox, but perhaps the three-day option next time.
A five day detox plan with Detox-Delight will cost: 1950AED.
Want to try your very own Detox-Delight program? Email: [email protected] and quote ‘Bride Club ME’, you will receive a special 10% discount on all packages as a wedding gift. You can also visit Detox Delights ‘Vendor Club’ profile here.