Fruit Flush Diet ReviewThe Fruit Flush Diet is a 3-day detox diet designed to help cleanse your system and promote weight loss. It was developed by clinical nutritionist Jay Robb, who believes that Fruit Flush works to give your digestive system a rest from over-processed foods. It allows low-calorie, fiber-rich foods to cleanse your system and turns your body into a fat-burning machine.

This diet is broken down into different phases and those who intend to follow this diet should expect some pretty heavy dietary restrictions. For instance, on the first day of this diet, followers are to consume a protein shake every 2 hours between 8am and 4pm, and should then follow this with 8-12 ounces of water. Dinner consists of a raw salad (with no starchy vegetables) with only olive or flaxseed oil, or half an avocado, along with egg whites or 3-6 ounces of lean protein.

Over the next 2 days, you are to consume fruit (100 calorie serving every 2 hours) from 8am to 4pm. For dinner, you have one protein shake as well as either half an avocado or a non-starchy salad. Throughout the detox, other than water, you are not to consume anything else. This includes caffeine, alcohol, seasonings, salt, sweeteners, etc.

Exercising is to be avoided during the 3-day detox.

On the plus side, the Fruit Flush Diet does encourage you to eat fresh fruits and vegetables, which are an essential part of a healthy diet. What’s more, due to eating so few calories per day, you’re also likely to slim down.

On the not so plus side, this cleanse is likely to do more harm to your weight loss efforts than good in the long run. The reason is that this diet is nutrient deficient and causes you to consume too few calories, which isn’t good for you, even if what you’re eating is technically healthy foods. When you don’t consume enough you don’t feel well and you also hurt the effectiveness of your metabolism, which can actually reduce your body’s fat burning efforts.

The weight you lose following the Fruit Flush Diet is only temporary. Most of what you will lose is water weight and any fat loss that has occurred, you will likely gain back (and possibly more) once you return to your regular eating habits and because of a sluggish metabolism.

What’s more, this diet does not actually “cleanse” your system. If you want to naturally detox, eat a healthy diet rich in high-fiber foods, drink water regularly and obtain proper rest to help your natural body detoxifying organs, like your liver and kidneys, function at their best.

Overall, the Fruit Flush Diet is really nothing more than quick-fix for weight loss. You’ll see results but they won’t last. Still, if you would like to give this diet a try, it is best to consult with your doctor first.