In addition to a healthy diet, the body benefits from detoxification assistance, stress reduction/management, and micronutrient optimization through supplementation as needed. Body, mind, and spirit benefits from a balanced lifestyle.
Early Breakfast 6:00-8:00 a.m.| Perfect Smoothie or Fresh-Pressed Green Juice Options: almond milk, raw almond butter, unsweetened/cultured yogurt, soft avocado, coconut cream, agave/stevia/raw honey/maple syrup, banana, ground flax, chia, hemp seed, grass-fed whey protein powder (and/or pea or hemp), organic berries, organic spinach; probiotics; psyllium husk powder, dried coconut Benefits: easy to assimilate; allows liver to purge after its overnight detox work; delivers antioxidant and nutrient load which protects and energizes
Mid-Morning 9:00-10:00 a.m. | Protein Jolt & Nourishing Broth Options: Seafood, meat, jerky, nut butter, quinoa, high-probiotic yogurt, protein smoothie, eggs, nuts/seeds, hummus/bean dip, pesto, lentils, nourishing bone broth Benefits: stimulates metabolism, provides amino acids for cell and tissue growth and repair, hormone and red blood cell synthesis, as well as enzyme production
Lunch 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | Raw, colorful produce & high-protein meats. Low to no carbohydrates from grains. Options: various salads, crudité plates, slaw, lightly-cooked stir-fry, wraps, roll-ups Benefits: Vitamins & minerals heal, protect, balance, and nourish, while additional protein keeps body systems functioning properly and allows cells to be produced and repaired
Late-Afternoon 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Brain Food-High-Quality Fats Options: Walnuts, almonds, brazil nuts, pistachios, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, diced avocado, pesto, bean dip, high-fat & collagen smoothie, boiled egg, egg salad, salmon salad, coconut oil, veggies & vinaigrette Benefits: High-quality fats are essential for hormone and neurotransmitter synthesis and function, as well as aiding nutrient absorption. They give us energy, keep us warm, support cell growth, and protect our organs.
Dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Light & Right (gently cooked) Options: fish, seafood, poultry, vegetables (steamed, blanched, stir-fry), cooked apple/pear, sweet potato or quinoa (if carbohydrate is needed for calming or sleep). Benefits: Easy to digest, stabilize blood sugar, provide gentle nutrients allowing digestive system to finish its work and prepare body for a fasting sleep.
Fasting & Sleep 9:00-11:00 p.m. | Falling into REM sleep before midnight is ideal for proper detoxification and repair Options: Establish a bedtime routine that you follow each night Benefits of healthy sleep: Detoxification (physical and emotional), growth, repair, synthesis, rejuvenate brain and cognitive function, oxygenation due to deep/rhythmic breathing, digestive rest, organ cleansing.