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 response. 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 maintain your blood sugar level. It is also helpful to make the mixture last throughout the day rather than drinking it all at once. M'lis recommends reducing physical activity on detoxification days.
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 maximum. 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 astringent 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 taste 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.