Step By Step Guide To A Post-Holiday Party Detox

Date 18 Dec, 2016

The answer is no, you should most certainly should not do a full 24-hour juice cleanse—though there’s nothing bad about having an extra- low calorie day after a long night of eating unhealthy food and beverages, states F. Xavier Pi-Sunyer, an expert on obesity at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. "It won’t negatively impact your metabolism. You won’t be starved," he quotes. "It’s just one day."

 Here is a step by step guide on how to safely truck through your binge and make the most out of your post-party detox, according to doctors:

 1) Hydrate yourself. First thing, you need t wake up and de-bloat with a nice tall glass of water with lemons or cucumbers in it. (The vegetable possesses an antioxidant that helps alleviate swelling).

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Here's how to safely power through your binge and make the most out of your post-party detox, according to the docs:

2. Eat a healthy breakfast. Have a scaled-back breakfast of Greek yogurt with 2 teaspoons hemp seeds and half a grapefruit. If you don’t like Greek Yogurt then try chia seed pudding with a cup of mixed berries; you can prep it in just 10 minutes and leave it in your fridge overnight.

3. Schedule a morning workout. If you overdid it the night before, there is one silver lining: "You’re likely carbed up from your indulgent meal last night, so you’re going to have a lot of energy," states Jim White, RD, owner of Jim White Fitness & Nutrition Studios. “Use that energy and do a little bit of cardiovascular training, a little bit of weight training; keep drinking plenty of water and you’ll feel better.”