The lemon, pepper, and honey diet is a variation of the one used by the famous starlet, Beyonce, to lose 20 pounds in two weeks for her role in the film "Dreamgirls." This drink-diet is easy and cheap to make but very difficult to adhere to because you are to fast for seven to 14 days while taking it. Its primary use should be for cleansing and detoxification because the majority of weight loss will be superficial fluid-loss as opposed to actual fat loss.
Lemon is an acidic citrus fruit, filled with vitamin-C and potassium. It also naturally cleanses the stomach. Lemon contains antibacterial and antiviral agents to cure infections and promote immune system health. Lemon juice absorbs toxins from and cleans blood cells that circulate throughout the entire body.
Cayenne pepper is a powdered spice made from red hot chili peppers and is considered a thermogenic food. Thermogenics stimulate weight loss by increasing the metabolism and improving circulation. Improved circulation allows the blood cells to carry and expel toxins to the digestive system where they can be emitted from the body through elimination.
Honey is a natural sweetener that can help make the consumption of cayenne pepper bearable. Beyond that, it has amazing health benefits. Honey is easily digestible and cleanses the liver and body with natural antibacterial agents. It burns fast because it speed the metabolism. Honey has also been used to decrease stress levels. Increased stress makes our bodies hold on to fat.
Find organic lemons, raw honey, and organic cayenne pepper for best results. Organic foods are not treated with hormones and should not have traces of harmful pesticides. Juice three lemons; add two teaspoons of cayenne pepper, and a tablespoon of honey. Mix the ingredients with 8 ounces of warm water. Take this drink eight times a day. To completely cleanse the digestive system, drink only this beverage and pure water for an entire week. If you are an experienced faster, try it for two weeks. If you want to get the benefits of this cleanse but without a complete fast, limit your diet to raw fruits and vegetables.