Phase 1 of Dr. Ian's "Fat Smash" diet is a detox. The purpose of a detox is to cleanse the body of toxins. This phase of the diet will lasts nine days and requires lots of fruits, vegetables, water and exercise.Continue Reading
In order to properly detox, you must consume only fruit and vegetables during the nine-day period. The increase in the amount of vegetables and fruits you consume speeds up your body's repair process. There is no limit to the amount of vegetables and fruit that you can eat.
It's easier to prepare the required food at home so that you know all of the ingredients in the food. For variety, you can consume the foods raw, grilled or steamed. You should eat four-to-five meals per day and one meal every three hours.
Staying hydrated is essential to the success of this phase, so drink plenty of water. Consume at least six 10-ounce glasses of water each day. Another important factor is exercise. Exercise a minimum of 30 minutes per day, at least five days a week. In addition to this exercise, walk after dinner for 25 minutes every day.