The Wellbeing Diet
consists of advice and guidelines only. The intention is to assist and
support you. There are no rules, no "musts, should not, not allowed".
You can do exactly as you please - the whole time! However, if you intend
to reach your goal (whatever the reason for startingthe
diet) - follow the guidelines.
you do not already have a blender, invest in a portable one since you
will get the best result from
freshly made drinks.
* To assist the process, get an herbal
cleanse for your inner organs from the health food store.
The diet might act as a colon cleanse, therefore it is highly recommended
to avoid laxatives while on the program.
* Take your vitamin - and mineral
supplements as usual.
* Try to drink at least a gallon of
water a day. Carry a bottle of water with you at all times to assure you
get all the fluid you need. Make a habit of taking a sip every ten to
* Have a jar of lukewarm
water handy, avoid cold water. Mix some of it with lemon juice and cayenne
* It is very important that you drink
enough to assist the cleansing, or you might suffer from side effects.
At times, you are most likely to feel these symptoms anyway, so do yourself
a favor and make it easier on yourself
and your body. If you suffer from effects of the cleanse - keep drinking.
If it feels as if you drink a tremendous amount this first week, remember
that it helps the process of getting rid
of waste products and it will be reduced over time.
* For an evening snack, let a cup
of tea or a green drink be your first choice.
* Have a cup of herbal or green tea
before bedtime. If preferred, have a cup of warm water instead of tea,
at any time.
* Use honey instead of sugar if you
need a sweetener for your tea.
* To sweeten your drinks use dates,
figs or choose a different juice, fruit or yogurt.
standard milk products for soy or rice milk. This is to avoid the medication
which most milk producing animals
are undergoing. You do not have to avoid all products, but try to limit
their use. The most important thing
is that you are becoming aware of what you consume.
your own fruit and vegetables. A lot of the ready made products are too
old, and have therefore lost some
of their potential. Make sure all the products you use are as fresh as
Avoid juices with added vitamins and sugar.
* Do not use the scale, at least not
for the first ten days. The initial changes will show in other ways than
just weight loss.
* Wear loosely fitted clothing. Your
body might have a tendency to hold onto the energies the first few days,
and you might even feel a bit bloated-
* Avoid attention about your change
of lifestyle from the environment. People might not react as you would
like them to. If your behavior receives a lot of attention, simply say
that you are improving your health
and lifestyle, and refer them to the website if they want to know more
about the diet. Avoid wasting energy
on defending yourself and your behavior.
* It is a very private process to
nurture yourself, give yourself the right to keep it that way. Avoid having
people intruding your personal space, be aware of your boundaries. Remember,
you have no obligation to let anyone
read your program or your journal.
* Do things that inspire you; read
a good book about health, engage in activities that stimulate your senses,
be creative. It will assist in the process, and make you more content.
Treat yourself to a quiet evening, i.e. hot bath with aromatic oils, candles,
and soothing music. Relax in whatever
way you find satisfying.
* Enjoy stimulating company, i.e.
your own, without being distracted by TV, radio, and telephones.
* Take time-out. Give yourselftime
and space in order for the changes in your body to take place. Tune in
- and live out. Make a habit of listening to your body and acting on it.