Dr. Junger’s 7-Day Vegan Cleanse

Do you have an inflamed body type? It could be a sign of food intolerance. Give your body a break with this cleanse.

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This cleanse is best for the inflamed body type. If you experience excess inflammation it could be a sign of food intolerance. Take the opportunity to identify your intolerances and allergies by eliminating the most common causes of inflammation for a week. You'll be avoiding the foods your body might not be able to tolerate while loading up on anti-inflammatory superfoods.

Basic Structure
Length: 7 days

Meals 
Breakfast: Solid meal
Lunch: Solid meal
Dinner: Solid meal
Snacks: Veggies, 1 cup of almonds or 1 cup of berries

Key Rules
No Animal Products: Avoid all meats, chicken, turkey, fish, dairy and eggs
No Gluten: Avoid wheat products or any other grains that have gluten (oats, spelt, barley, rye)
No Nightshade: Avoid all nightshade vegetables (tomatoes, bell peppers, eggplant, potatoes)
Maximize Anti-Inflammatory Superfoods: Cook with turmeric and ginger

Eat These Foods
Whole vegetables
Greens and fresh vegetable juices
Nuts, seeds and nut butters
Quinoa and lentils
Fermented foods
Avocado and coconut
Fresh and frozen berries
Whole fruits
Small amounts of caffeine in the form of green tea

Meal Plan
Day 1 
Breakfast: Chocolate Mousse
Lunch: Wild Rice Stuffed Acorn Bowl
Dinner: Broccoli and "Cheddar" Soup

Day 2
Breakfast: Buckwheat Granola
Lunch: Pureed White Bean Soup
Dinner: Sesame Noodles

Day 3
Breakfast: Zucchini Muffins
Lunch: Mushroom Lasagna
Dinner: Curried Celery Root Salad

Day 4
Breakfast: Almond Pancakes
Lunch: Vegetable Stir-Fry with Quinoa
Dinner: Butternut Squash "Noodles" with Winter Pesto

Day 5
Breakfast: Blueberry Stone-Fruit Crumble
Lunch: Wilted Spinach and Chickpeas
Dinner: Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower with Quinoa

Day 6
Breakfast: Coconut Yogurt Parfait
Lunch: Roasted Winter Squash with Lentils
Dinner: Thai Noodles

Day 7
Breakfast: Hot Breakfast Cereal Bowl
Lunch: Roasted Autumn Vegetables and Rice with Cranberries and Walnuts
Dinner: Carrot Parsnip Soup

Source: Clean Gut by Dr. Alejandro Junger

Dr. Alejandro Junger

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