Q. Will the lemon juice mixture cause too much acid for my sensitive stomach?
A. Although the lemon is an acidic fruit, it turns alkaline as it is digested and aids in
attaining a proper pH balance within the body.
Q. Is detoxification SAFE?
A. Absolutely. Body cleansing for health is a concept that has been in use for thousands
of years. This type of internal cleanse has been used safely for periods of up tp
2 months over the last 30 years. M'lis recommends detoxification for 3-10 days only,
3-4 times a year.
Q. Can I detoxify if I have hypoglycemia?
A. Detoxifying is especially beneficial to those with hypoglycemia. Be sure you are using
only pure maple syrup in the lemon juice mixture. Honey or other sweeteners will
trigger an unhealthy insulin responce. M'lis Slender Aid will also help to regulate
blood sugar levels.
Q. Will I have energy during the cleanse?
A. As toxins are expelled from the system, the energy levels rise. It may take a day
or two for this effect to occur. If you are not as energetic as you feel you should be,
add a little more maple syrup to the lemon juice mixture to raise and maintan
your blood surgar level. It is also helpful to make the mixture last throught the day
rather than drinking it all at once. M'lis recommends reducing physical activity on
Q. Why is it important to use distilled water?
A. Distilled water is pure, which means it has no chemicals or bacteria to interfere with
the cleansing process. Do not use bottled mineral water since it may contain concentrations
of heavy metals. Soft water is also a poor choice because of it's high sodium content.
Q. Can I detoxify for longer than 3 days?
A. People with more sever to toxicity could benefit by cleansing for longer periods, up to 10 days
maxium. However, our recommendation is to utilize the program regularly for 3-4 days each time.
Q. Can I use other juices?
A. You may, but it is not recommended. Many juices contain high levels of sugar. In addition, lemon
juice contains important building aids and its astrigent action makes it a superb cleansing agent.
Fresh, ripe lemons are the best.
Q. What if I feel like I must eat?
A. Detoxification can be difficult, because eating has become a pastime in our society, and we have
come to crave the the taset of foods. The first time can be especially taxing. If you feel like you
must eat, first increase the amount of maple syrup in your mixture and drink the mixture more
often. This will raise the blood sugar level, which increase energy. If that doesn't help, try a short
nap and additional water.