Page |2 Serenity’s PHASE I MINI FAST -14 days===================================================== Eat fish (wild caught salmon and other deep water fish, Pollock, tuna, sword, etc is best) Chicken (cooked any way except fried-skin is OK) Salad All Vegetables Phase II Eating: After the 14 days, use standard Serenity eating as described on page 10 Additional Pre-Cleanse Tips: Great time to try to coffee enemas (2-4 on consecutive evenings (See page 3 of this portfolio) Do a Kidney detox-click on the link below or cut and paste into your browser. Choose the type of detox most comfortable for you Kidney Detox http://www.slideshare.net/serenityretreats/serenity-kidney-detox-juice- supplemental Guide cleanse-instructions
Page |4Using Coffee Enemas for Liver Detoxification The use of coffee in enemas for liver detoxification purposes is well known. It makes some people chuckle. I prefer to think as a very powerful health practice for a healthy liver. The coffee enema is extensively used in the Gerson cancer therapy and is a practice which has been recommended by holistic and alternative medicine professionals for many years. The coffee enema is used to detoxify the liver, NOT THE COLON. It is a low-volume enema that remains only in the sigmoidcolon. There is a duct between the sigmoid colon and the liver called the "entero-hepaticcirculation system". When the stool reaches this point, it contains many toxins, which are sentto the liver for detoxification.Coffee Enema For Liver DetoxificationWithout getting too technical here, the caffeine that is absorbed into the entero-hepatic systemcauses the liver ducts, including the bile ducts, to empty into the sigmoid colon. Releasing thetoxins in the liver ducts, makes room for toxins from the body to enter the liver for detoxification.The alkaloids in the caffeine stimulate the production of an enzyme called "glutathione-S-transferase", which is an enzyme that facilitates the liver detoxification pathways. The coffeeenema is safe even for people who are sensitive to caffeine because the coffee remains in thesigmoid colon, where it will not be absorbed, provided the proper amount is used and theenema bag is not placed too high. Video clip on the use of Coffee Enemas http://youtu.be/jqdgDuxIuP4
Page |6Bag of pre-washedsaladFrozen spinach (chopped or leaf)Frozen CornFrozen Cow peas orblackeye peasFresh potatoes (yams, red or white)Fresh Tomatoes orcanned packed inpuree stewed,chopped or dicedCucumbersBlack olives no green, we want to avoid the vinegar, which causes yeast overgrowth (see chapter on yeast)String beans-canned or frozenFresh white, red oryellow onionsAll fresh squash: Zucchini; Spaghetti squash; Acorn squash; Yellow SquashScallions or greenonionsAll beans-canned,frozen or freshexcept baked beansFRUIT QuantityFresh bananas Other form of fruit may be added when you reach your goal. If allergic to bananas, omit and substitute with applesFresh LEMONS orLIMESHERBS/ Quantity
Page |7SEASONINGSVegetable broth or MORGA brand is excellent, available at health food storesbouillonGarlic powderONION powderSea SaltProtein Seasoning A vegetarian seasoning used as you would seasoned salt- an excellent brand is Bronners. Look for at health food stores or in the health food section of your grocery storeChili PowderPowdered mustardCans of tomatopasteLiquid Aminos Braggs brand, available at health food storesVEGIT seasoning SPIKE brand, available at health food storesGarden Salad Herbs SPIKE brand, available at health food storesCAYENNE Pepper Red pepperExtra Virgin Olive Wal-Mart has a good priceoilItalian seasoningDried Tarragon For fish and poultryCajun seasoning Bayou brandSOUPS QuantityChicken vegetable,or split peaManhattan clamchowder (red)
Page |9 Serenity on Eggs and CholesterolMany of you have been advised by your physicians or heard through word-of-mouth that becauseof the cholesterol content, eggs should be eaten no more than 2-3 times per week.The problem with this advice is that it does not consider the fact that many foods in addition to eggs, contain cholesterol. If you have been told you need to “watch” your cholesterol intake,follow these simple guidelines:Remember that many of your favorite foods contain cholesterol, including all processed foods,cakes, cookies, pancakes, waffles, donuts, canned meats and most canned meals, likes spaghettior beans and franks. All pre-packaged frozen meals contain very high amounts of cholesterol,including Weight Watchers entrees and other pre-packaged diet foods.Serenity does not advise you to eat eggs, we permit it. Thus, our overriding recommendation is thatyou eat “dinner foods” for breakfast. These are healthier than nearly all breakfast foods. Dinnerfoods are also quicker, because you can store left over dinner in a storage container and place it ina microwave for breakfast.If you choose to have eggs, you MAY have 2 WHOLE eggs per day. Please do not eat just the eggwhites; although the white contains no fat or cholesterol, it also contains little if any nutritionalvalueDo not use egg beaters. Always eat whole foodsYou may fry or scramble eggs in olive oil; do not use PAM, which is artificial and not a whole food.While we are not espousing a diet of eggs, we want to ensure that you decide to include or excludethem based on accurate nutritional information. Many doctors have not had nutritional training andtherefore repeat some of the same inaccuracies about diet as heard in the media. Updated Tips: NO FRIED EGGSOK to USE EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL, although heated oils, regardless of the type, are not as healthy but no Canola Oil
P a g e | 10 Serenity Weight Loss & Detoxification Program Rev, 2012 General Guidelines (Basic guide after your MINI FAST) ►Basic Lifetime Rule: Eat ONLY items that have nutritional value or “essential foods”. Please do not treat this as a diet ITEMS TO AVOID:ALL dairy products (includes cheese, ice cream, skim milk) [substitute w/ soy based products later] ALL foods with added sugar (includes soda, honey, artificial sweeteners, maple syrup, molasses,etc.) [Should be a permanently avoided category, except honey and Stevia, after you reach goal] Fruit or fruit juices (until you reach your weight loss goal, however, then on a limited basis-forexample, juices will be OK, but only if diluted 50/50 with water) ALL cereals, including oatmeal, nuts and grains [until you reach your weight loss goal, but neverreturning to cereals because all meals are to contain a protein and veggie) ALL red meat (includes lamb, pork, beef and veal) [Ok for later, on occasion; we recommendavoiding pork permanently]ALL bread (includes crackers, pizza, muffins, whole wheat bread, etc.) [Occasional deviations OK,with whole grain versions]ALL pasta, including rice, until you reach your weight loss goal. Later, simply avoid all white food.ALL condiments, including mustard, ketchup, salad dressing, mayonnaise or vinegar NO coffee, including decaf, tea with caffeine or alcohol [Should be permanent, unless yocompromise with a healthy, organic, vitamin fortified coffee, such as JAVA brand]Special Note: These junk food items were not on the original purple food guide, however, everyoneshould avoid protein bars, cheese doodles, tortilla chips, gum, breathe mints, cough drops,especially during the aggressive weight loss phase or if you have a medical challenge such asdiabetes, arthritis, allergies, celiac , etc.
P a g e | 11 FOODS THAT YOU MAY CONSUME WITHOUT CONCERN ABOUT WEIGHT GAIN (or contributing to health challenges) (Breakfast foods come from this list too)Water, equal to ½ of your weight in ounces per day, sipped at the rate of 4+ounces per waking ½ hour. Flavored seltzer water, (with no added sugar) &herbal teas are great for varietyFish, eggs, chicken, turkey, seafood & vegetarian protein sourcesALL vegetables (includes baked sweet and white potatoes, with skin) (1)per dayALL beans, except baked beans (use as a protein)Salad (no dressing-extra virgin olive oil with fresh lemon)1-2 bananas per day, but not as a meal. Eat bananas as you would dessertNOTE: Taco Bell’s Bean or Chicken Burritos are an excellent fast food - please request “no cheese, redsauce or rice”; onions extra lettuce and tomatoes are fine. Good restaurant choices include Piccadilly’s andother “southern style” buffets, East Indian, African or Japanese restaurants. You may use lots of onions,garlic, fresh herbs, iodized sea salt, pepper and extra virgin olive oil for seasoning and cooking. Stir frymeals are excellent. Avoid hot sauce which contains sugar; you may however use cayenne . ABOUT CRAVINGS(either withdrawal symptoms or an indicator that you are mineral deficient, or both):This style of eating also cleanses the body. You may experience withdrawal symptoms such aslightheadedness, fatigue, nausea, or weakness during the first 2-5 days. The reaction may beintensified if you cheat with the food guide. Certain foods cause withdrawal, such as sugar, alcoholand coffee. Therefore, remember, that you are not sick; simply eating a more healthy diet and yourbody is adjusting to not having its usual junk
P a g e | 12 WHEN SHOULD I EAT? To maintain stable blood sugar and healthy fat burning, everyone should eat every 3-3½ hours9:00 a.m. or Noon 3 p.m. 6:00 9:00 Midnight, if stayingwithin 1 hour p.m. up lateupon arising,then every3-3½ hours,thereafter Eat breakfast @ home.Leftover food from dinner the night before. Take lunch Left over Fresh Left over DittoBreakfast foods must contain to work, if lunch meal, but food from a protein and a veggie. If at you are should be ensure dinnerfirst, a veggie for breakfast is a turn-off , use tomatoes going to be your 3 that it is slices, red, green or yellow busy p.m. snack not the peppers, onions, chopped heaviest spinach meal of the day Copy and paste the link to view Serenity’s 7 “Fat Habits” http://myemail.constantcontact.com/7-FAT-HABITS-------or-to-be-politically-correct---UNHEALTHY- HABITS-.html?soid=1110442875411&aid=6nIcF2dvcik
P a g e | 14*Avoid catfish Gluten Canned Tuna ALL MEALS ARE TO CONTAIN A PROTEIN, Veggie and/or a salad (including breakfast). Choose from category A most often. Eat a mini meal every 3- 3½ hours, but if you ate a low quality protein meal you can eat sooner; there is no law that states you cannot eat sooner than 3 hours. Avoid piling your salad plate high; the reason for the salad plate is to control portion sizes, so do not be tempted to fill the plate in the other direction!