Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Losing 5 Pounds of Bloat - Jillian Michael's Recipe for Losing 5 Pounds in 7 Days

I've said it before and I'll say it again: if it looks healthy and it promises a weight loss, I try it :)  I pinned this Jillian Michael's 7 day bloat loss detox about a month ago and I just finished my 7 days.  I liked this idea because it didn't really require you to change your meal habits or anything.  It just simply says to add this 60 ounces of tea to your daily routine every day for 7 days.  This recipe calls for:

60 oz of purified water
2 tablespoon's lemon juice
1 tablespoon sugar free cranberry juice
1 dandelion root tea bag

When I went shopping for the tea bags and cranberry juice, I encountered a problem. I could not find sugar free cranberry juice anywhere! I saw lots of no sugar added, but nothing sugar free.  I finally ended up talking to a juice guru at my local natural foods market.  The guru explained that cranberry juice will never truly be sugar free, being that cranberries contain natural sugars. Needless to say, I felt so dumb, but the recipe does call for SUGAR FREE. I got the lowest in sugar I could find - organic, pure cranberry juice.

Here is exactly what I used:





Here is what my tea looked like:



The taste is quite bitter, but I didn't mind it. I drink unsweetened tea all the time and this didn't taste much different, to me.  The website that my pin originated from is no longer there, but here is a you tube video of Jillian explaining this process.  Also, here is a thread from myfitnesspal.com regarding other people's experiences.

I really liked this "detox" process. It was not difficult to follow, didn't taste bad and I got results.  I didn't lose 5 pounds, I lost just slightly under 4 pounds.  For me, that's great!  I know that since it's water weight it will most likely come back, but I do feel good about this cleanse.

While researching and reading through other people's results, one thing I noticed people talking about was the additional water they drank during this process. Most of the people who did this and got great results said they drank the tea in addition to their average daily water intake. I really drank very little other than the tea. Needless to say drinking the 60 oz of tea per day had me running to the little girl's room an awful lot.  I'm sure if I drank the usual 8 glasses of water per day along with the 60 oz of tea, my results may have been better.  Either way, I am pleased with my results.  I plan  to use up the remaining tea bags and cranberry juice to make this mixture until their gone! 

Pin Tested, Dana Approved!

221 comments:

  1. I have done this a few times, It's great right before "that time of the month". It really cuts down on the water weight gain. The first time I did this cleanse I lost 5.5 lb 3 of which were in the first 3 days.

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  2. Question do you eat also during this time or JUST drink this and water?

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    1. I left the tea bag in for a few hours. But the directions on the brand I used called for 15 minutes of steeping.

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    2. Leaving the teabag in for a few hours could be the reason your tea was bitter. Just a word of advice. :)

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    3. Can you use the yogi detox tea bags??

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    1. So do you have to change what you eat in order for this to work right?? Or just go about your day as normal + the drink???

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    1. I started this today, and I'm not a big fan of super cold drinks. Can't imagine that drinking it at room temperature would make a huge difference would it?

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  6. Can you find the dandelion root teat bags at a normal grocery store or do you have to go to a health food store? Thanks!

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    1. My local average grocery stores did not have Dandelion Root tea bags or the cranberry juice, so I did have to go to a health food store. The chains I tired first were Target, Cub and Rainbow Foods.

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    2. Sarah,
      I was able to find mine today at target. It was by Traditional medicinals. There weren't that many left, so I guess a lot of people are trying this. Target had all of the ingredients (the cranberry juice isn't organic. I went with diet). I cannot wait to try this!

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    3. Thanks for that info, I am heading to TARGET today!

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    4. i found the Dandelion Root Tea at GNC..

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    5. I found the Dandelion Root tea at GNC..

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    6. They have it at Wegmans as well.

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    7. I found my tea bags at Meijer, in their coffee and tea section. I also found the pure cranberry juice there as well.

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  7. hi! Is there an alternative for the Dandelion root tea? Unfortunately I'm unable to find one.... :(

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    1. Hello! Unfortunately, the recipe didn't list an alternative. I'm sorry.

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    2. You can find the tea at walmart. thats were i got mine.

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    3. Try walmart. thats were i got mine.

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    4. Fresh and Easy sells the dandelion tea.

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    5. yeh, and where do I go if I live in Europe?

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    6. Dandelion is Loewenzahn in German and should be easy to find in Europe. (Tea = Tee) depending where in Europe you live look it up in a translation, Most European countries speak English, I am sure someone would help you.

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    7. Vicky try to go to TOOM or DM in europe or Aldi that where you can find the Tea... maybe in the APTHOKE

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  8. I am going to try this today!Thanks for all the info.

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  9. Okay, one other question is how safe is this for a nursing mom? Any idea? I would love to try this but unsure if I should. Thanks :)

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    1. I'm not sure about that. Maybe you should consult with your Doctor first, to be on te safe side.

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    2. As long as you're eating the right amount of calories it should be fine.... its like 90% water which nursing moms should drink in excess! And there's nothing wrong with you drinking tea, water, cranberry juice or lemons while nursing :)

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    3. Nursing moms should be careful which herbal teas they drink. Some can actually lower or affect your supply. I would research and talk to a doctor first.

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    4. Dandelion in all forms should be avoided while nursing, esp if you have supply issues. I'd wait on this, but I had major supply issues.

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    5. Detoxing of any kind is not recommended for nursing moms as toxins will be flushed into your milk

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    6. Dandelion tea is what the doctor gave me to dry up my milk after my daughter stopped nursing, but you can try maybe milk thistle which would help your supply.

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    7. Do you drink it all at once or throughout the day???

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  10. Did you maintain a certain fitness routine and additional dieting while drinking the tea (did you just drink the tea and not eat/drink anything else). A

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  11. At the time I did this, I was doing 1 hour of cardio about 4 times per week. I drank it in addition to my regular diet.

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  12. how much of the water do you boil for the tea bag?

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  13. Is it safe to use for longer than 7 days?

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    1. I don't see why not? It only calls for 7 days in order to lose the bloat though, so I'm not sure what benefit you might get from continuing with it afterwards.

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    2. I don't know if this applies for all dandelion root tea or not, but my box and the woman at the health store said not to use the tea more than two weeks in a row without a break.

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  14. So I have always wanted to try a detox but I have always been afraid that it was going to give me, excuse the expression, the runs. I don't mind having to go #1 but having to go #2 no thank you.

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  15. Similar to Katie's question, I AM looking for more of a colon cleanse. Does this do that? Or just more of getting rid of water weight? TY :)

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    1. It wasn't really an intense cleanse because you eat as well. It just eliminated some bloat.

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  16. Did you gain the weight back afterwards?

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    1. Not immediately. I kept up with a healthy eating regimen so that helped. But eventually, yes, I did. I think of this as a great way to slim down quick for something special or to squeeze into something in a hurry.

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  17. I just found this pinned on pinterest and you have no idea how excited I am right now. I will definitely try this, that time of the month is close and I am retaining water like a dam right now and I feel so uncomfortable, it's just horrible. Thanks so much for this!

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  18. If you want a colon cleanse, drink a cup of the dandelion root tea by itself before bed. Promise....it will clean you out!

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  19. Do you have to steep the tea bags in hot water first or just add the tea bags to cold water?

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  20. Do you have to steep the tea bag in hot water first, or just add the tea bags to the rest of the cold water mixture?

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  21. So All you have to do is put a tea bag, lemon juice, and cranberry juice in 60 0z of cold water and then drink it through out the day each day?

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  22. Am I reading this right? You can still eat through out the seven days of cleansing?

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  23. Yep! It's meant to reduce bloat only.

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  24. Where did you lose most of your weight?

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  25. I'd say it was all from the stomach.

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  26. Do you bowl the water for the tea bag or do you just put the tea bag in the cold water?

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  27. Did you bowl the water for the tea bag or just put the tea bag in the cold water?

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  28. I didn't boil the water, just steeped in the cold water

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  29. SO excited to try this. Starting today :)

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  30. Just started my day 1! It is pretty easy to drink. I purchased the dandelion root tea, lemon juice and sugar free from Target if anyone is still having trouble finding those items.

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  31. I've been drinking this combo everyday for about 8 months now and I love it. I usually go 3 weeks on with the tea root and one off. But it's my go to. I only drink water, no sodas, etc. It's not so much what's in it that makes you loose the bloat, (lemons help) but its the fact that you are actually drinking water :)

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    1. Emily, have you continued to lose weight for the 8 months, or is the stomach bloat just gone?

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  32. Emily,

    Since you have been doing this for 8 months, have you continued to lose weight or just kept off the first 5ish pounds?

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    1. I have the same question. Thinking about starting this today

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  33. Hi I have a question want to start this, but can I drink this thru out the whole day??? Its big bottle of water.

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  34. Hi I have a question want to start this, but can I drink this thru out the whole day??? Its big bottle of water.

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  35. Hi I have a question want to start this, but can I drink this thru out the whole day??? Its big bottle of water.

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  36. A note about fluids: 60 oz is a LOT to push. An additional 8 glasses of water may cause electrolyte loss. You need electrolytes in order for your body fluids to flow, from the cellular level on up to organ function. Too much fluid flushing can have dire effects on the body (especially during menstruation, when your hormones are effectively wiping you out) (not to be all scary, but it's true)! Which is funny because you're always told to drinkdrinkdrink water every day. I'm with you, Dana, the tea would definitely be enough for me. Trust your body when it's telling you you've had enough. (Cathy S, LMT)

    P.S. I loooove pin-testing! This stuff takes time and I appreciate other people's time for doing it. :)

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  37. Just watched the youtube link posted and it sounds to me like she says 16 ounces of water (I also used the cc and it said sixteen). I know you had results with 60 ounces, but perhaps 16 would work just as well and not be as hard to finish.

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    1. I just tried watching the video with cc and saw 16 as well..... but THEN keep watching and you'll see pretty hilarious mistakes in the CC. So not sure if to trust it at all, lol.

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  38. ok-I guess I am the negative...I started drinking the tea yesterday and am really bloated and have gas bad- so I am not sure this is for me

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  39. 8 cups of water per day is recommended for the average size person, but everyone has different body sizes needing different amounts of water. I have learned as a rule of thumb, you should take your body weight and divide by 2 to get the total number of oz of water your body needs in a day. Drink the 60oz of tea then add on the difference your body still needs for water.

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  40. Just some advice for everyone wondering if this is "safe" to continue with for longer than a week... It is a mixture of tea and lemon/cranberry juice.. What about this makes you think that it would be harmful??

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    1. The dandelion tea is an herb that is used for liver cleansing, among other things. While herbs are a good alternative to drugs, that doesn't mean it's harmless. Too much could have adverse effects over a long period of time. This is also why nursing moms need to do some research on this and see if dandelion root comes through their milk and how safe is it for the baby.

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  41. sugar free actually means "fake sugar" aka splenda. which isnt good for you

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  42. GNC sells Cranberry Juice concentrate, with no added sugar.

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  43. The point in the cranberry juice is for antioxidants. The process used to make concentrate juice actually removes nutrients and fiber from the fruit. Concentrate is not good for you. It actually causes weight gain. You can use any antioxident juice. What you should look for is pure juice. We buy pure blueberry juice at the farmers market. Pure juice is not sweet.

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    1. This is true of all juices not just concentrates.

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  44. So I have done this and plan on brewing up some tomorrow-But here is what I did to substitute. Looked all over for dandelion tea (no Target :( ) I did find a tea at Walmart called Detox Tea which has Dandelion Root in it so I use this. Also instead of buying cranberry juice I just boiled up some cranberries in water and then pressed the juice out. It doesn't take that much for one batch. Figured it was healthier then bottled that is many times just flavored apple juice. I also have added a few drops of liquid Stevia to it to help with taste.

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  45. Unsweetened cranberry juice can be found in health food stores and is usually known as Cranberry Concentrate. It is extremely tart as the natural "sugars" are not sweet like most of us are used to. As usual, organic is best when cleansing or detoxing.

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  46. Thanks for letting us know how it works, I'm excited to try it! (As I'm reading this I am sorry you have to answer many of the same questions over and over again, haha) :o)

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  47. I am so excited to try this! This week I have started going to the gym every morning, and I think this will be an added help!

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  48. I'm excited to try this! Question...how do u purify water? do you just use bottle water or water from a brita? Do you need to boil the water for the tea bag? I'm just confused as to how you make the tea! Help please!

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    1. I used bottled water and I didn't boil it. I put the tea bag in and set it aside in the fridge for a while.

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  49. Does the water have to be distilled or can I used filtered water (i have a filter on my tap).
    Thanks

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    1. I used bottled water, I don't see why you wouldn't get good results with filtered water though.

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  50. Did you heat the water like an actual tea or just let the tea bag steep in cold water?

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    1. I didn't boil the water. I put the tea bag in the 60 oz of water and let it steep for a while in the fridge.

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  51. I used bottled water, I don't see why you wouldn't get good results with filtered water though.

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  52. did this taste awful to anyone else?

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  53. Are u sure its not 16 oz instead of 60 oz ? I just want to make sure as i just made 60 oz of this in a plastic Orange Juice container and mine is not the color of yours, Maybe it will be darker in color once It finishes steeping

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    1. I drank 60 oz per day. I did steep mine for quite a while as well. Maybe it's because we used different brands of tea?

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    2. I actually made this today and and let it steep for over an hour and it tastes pretty good, hard to believe that such a small amount of Cranberry,Lemon Juice would do in such a big container, doesn't seem like it would be enough to do anything. Oh well hope it works for m too :)

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    3. Although I havent tried this, I have seen these items at my local Krogers grocery store in the organic/vegetarian section. Good luck to all, and hope this helped.

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    4. Although I haven't tried this, I have seen these items at my local Krogers grocery store in the organic/vegetarian section. Hope this helps some of you and good luck.

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  54. I have read thru the comments and am curious about the tea. I haven't ever looked at dandelion tea to know the answer to this question so I'm gonna ask it... is dandelion tea caffeine free? Since I cannot tolerate caffeine in anything that I eat or drink I wouldn't be able to to this cleanse with this product. There is no store close to me to even look at this product, I'd have to drive more than an hour to get to a health food store. Just curious.

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  55. The brand I used is. I used Traditional Medicinals

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  56. just to clarify, we eat our regular 3 meals per day AND drink the cleanse? or only drink the cleanse and no food...?

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    1. You drink it in addition to your meals.

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  57. Dandelion Root Tea & Organic Cranberry Juice can be found at almost any grocery store that has A natural/organics section...I get them both at Kroger. The dandelion root tea is what body builders drink a ton of on preparation for competitions because it helps with water weight, hence tightening their skin around the muscles. Really helps clean you out...I just need cranberry juice and I'm going to try this new twist you have here to the traditional nasty tasting tea by itself. Thanks for sharing!

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  58. I just started this last night. I woke up this morning feeling achy and sore like I had worked out pretty hard the night before (I didn't). Did anyone else experience any aches after drinking this? I've heard that you can get flu like symptoms during a detox due to the toxins leaving your body but not sure if that's true?

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  59. do you have to boil the tea and how long is a few hrs like 2-3

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  60. Hi All,going to start this cleanse today, but just a question about dandelion leaf tea vs. dandelion root tea? I got both and will use the root one first, but does anyone know if there's a difference? Health food store sold me the leaf tea and picked up the root tea from grocery store.

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    1. I used the dandelion root. I don't think it would hurt to try the leaf tea. Good luck!

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  61. I have a very similar question to Zoomerrs24. I've got the root tea but a lady at my local herbalist said the leaf tea was also used for dietetic purposes. I suppose it's ok to use this as well? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. From Sophie, BATH, UK

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    1. I used the dandelion root. I don't think it would hurt to try the leaf tea. Good luck!

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  62. I am not a fan of tea, but I am going to try this! I am leaving on a trip in a day and I always get super bloated. If I can drink this while I drive I will be set! :)

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  63. I made my yesterday, but my color isn't the same as yours. Yours is more red, mine is more clear. How much of the juice did you use? I used 2 T. like you have above.

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  64. I have dandelion tea from Teaopia, not specifically dandelion root tea. Would that be suitable to use also?

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    1. I'm sure you could use that. The recipe calls for Dandelion Root though, so I'm not sure that it would have the same effect.

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  65. Hi so is Dandelion tea the same as dandelion root tea?? This was the only one I could find near me. Also my sisters wedding is next week and i plan to do this up to the day of the wedding should I worry about the runs.....

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    1. I believe there is a difference between dandelion root and leaf tea. This recipe calls for dandelion root tea. This is alot of liquid to consume and I frequented the little girl's room.

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    2. This site explains the difference pretty well: http://bit.ly/13Hzm2O

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    1. I didn't boil it. I don't think it would matter if you did though. It would probably brew faster.

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  67. i'm steeping my bag now and will start the 7day cleanse today will let you all know how it went weighed in at 140lbs

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  68. Just a few thoughts: dandelion is a natural diuretic, so it will up your water output all on its own. The root is more concentrated than the leaves, but they are the same plant so overall, you'd get a similar effect. You might need to double to teabags if you can only find leaf tea.
    Nursing moms shouldn't use it because it can dry you up. That is, unless you're like me and have enough milk to feed the entire neighborhood. Sigh.
    Distilled water? No. Bottled (labeled purified)water or filtered with a britta (for ex.) is best. Tap water, not so much, but still better than distilled. Save distilled water for using in machines that you don't want mineral build-up in (c-pap/humidifier/etc). If you boil the water to make the tea it will be stronger, but cold works fine. It just takes a little longer.
    Fred Meyer in the NW carries it as well as New Seasons, Whole Foods, and Market of Choice.

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  69. okay this might be a silly question but in your picture it shows one water bottle, do you just keep making this mixture during the day to make 60 oz or what?

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  70. Do you have to exercise when you drink it?

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    1. She doesn't say you have to. I did though.

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  71. My sister-in-law just gave me her dandelion root tea. She has allergies to pollen and other things and this tea aggravated those allergies tremendously! Just an FYI to watch out for allergic reactions.

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  72. I have done this before and was able to find all of these ingredients at Raleys. You'll want to look in their like 'specialty' area where they keep the organic, gluten-free, sugar-free, etc. products. Also, I noticed one person substituted Diet Cranberry Juice. Just a heads-up, that most likely will not work the same. Most Diet Juice isn't real juice because the natural juice of the cranberry has more calories than they want in a diet drink, therefore the organic is a better way to go. After all, the whole point is to get the nutrients and such from the cranberry!

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  73. I can only find the small tea bags, how many should I use.

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  74. So ready to try these!! thanks for the review...

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  75. I'm on day 3... since I hate any kind of tea, I thought I would have trouble gagging it down, but I added an extra tablespoon of cranberry juice on day 2 which made it easier for me to drink. I'm actually looking forward to drinking it today! :) Do you think regular tap water would work as well?

    P.S. Just found your blog and love it!

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    1. I used bottled water. I tend to think water is water. Let me know how you make out if you use tap.

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  76. Hello! Today is the first day I started this drink, I live in Buffalo, NY and found the exact listed items she posted a picture of at Wegmans :) Coming from someone with a sweet tooth, I actually hate the taste. It just tastes like watered down unsweetened tea -_- kinda bland.. I've already drank more than half and have noticed more bathroom visits lol I am a gym/fitness rat and am using this as a quick de-bloat fix. I typically drink 3 liters of water a day, and have replaced much of my water with this.. but as soon as I am done with this drink (I aim to have it all gone by 5pm) I'll continue to drink water especially at the gym. I hope this works!!

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  77. Tap water seems to be working just fine. Although I've gotten incredibly chapped lips and my husband suggested it was from the acidity in the lemon juice. I started drinking it through a straw and I think they're getting better. :) Thanks again for the great blog!

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  78. What about allergies I'm allergic to Berry's all berries lol any suplement?

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    1. I never saw a replacement for the cranberry juice. Let me know if you find one!

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  79. I must ask you about that, coz this torment me a lot. Are you sure that your "100% lemon juice" it's from lemon ? I read a lot about stuff like this and must say that's a poison ! At the 70% products like this it's nothing more like a citric acid ;/ [ sorry 4 my bad english]

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    1. I think juice from a lemon would be better. I did use the bottles lemon for most of it though.

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  80. You're supposed to eat while doing this, right? So what would happen if you do this detox thing and only eat breakfast? Because I normally just eat breakfast. Like, would I still get results or would it make me gain weight? (I know, I probably sound incredibly stupid, but I'm just wondering)

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    1. I an only speak from my personal experience. I ate a healthy diet and drank this in addition. I don't think it would cause any weight gain though.

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  81. Do I need to exercise while drinking this? Or can I just drink it and lose weight?

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  82. I've heard about this tea and wondered if it worked! I'll have to try it out too, on the hunt for the tea now! I'm your newest follower! :)

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  83. i have not hurd of this at all but i am willing to give it a shot to see what it does for me if it works i will keep it up along with the walks i dod everyday for and hr a night.i also go a candle that ibought theother day and it not here yet but it has a suprise in it can hardly wait to get it and see what it is a ring bracelet necklace ect

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  84. Did you mix everything together in a pitcher or did you just mix the ingredients together each time you made your water bottle?

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    1. I made the entire amount for the day in one large pitcher

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  85. your juice guru was trying to make you feel stupid. All fruit contains a sweetness that does not mean it's sugar. You just want unsweetened juice. Meaning sweeteners, ie sugar, was not added. The guru was just trying to show he knows so much more than you.

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  86. Where did you get your bottle?

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  87. Since this is just water weight, about how long does the weight loss last? How fast does it come back?

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    1. Not immediately. I kept up with a healthy eating regimen so that helped. But eventually, yes, I did. I can't say exactly how long, a couple of weeks. I think of this as a great way to slim down quick for something special or to squeeze into something in a hurry.

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  88. Trying this..however GREEN tea (decaf) with lemon works just as good. I dropped six lbs in one week drinking 32 to 46 ounces a day. I also take a supplement too everyday. Great for metabolism. :)

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  89. Dandelion Tea is a natural diuretic. It's actually the only safe thing you can have while pregnant. Also helps keep the baby from getting jaundice.

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  90. I just tried this today, just a bit more to drink, but I gotta tell ya, I have been to the bathroom 12 times and its only 2 pm. Jeesh this stuff makes you go. Is it the water or the tea? Tastes okay, pretty refreshing, but the bathroom visits oh my. Can't wait to see if this really works.

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  91. This makes you use the bathroom so much its annoying, but going to continue it anyway to see if it works for me.

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  92. Ok i am confussed. How do you make this? There are ingredients but no recipe...do you brew the tea hot and then let it cool or put the tea bag right in the water/cranberry juice/lemon mix?

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  93. Am I supposed to brew the tea hot first and then add the other ingredients? Or do I just put everything together and let the tea steep in the other ingredients?

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  94. This drink never made me lose any weight , I did like the taste and had no problem drinking the daily amount, it made me feel very bloated though , all that liquid in my stomach.I drank it for 7 days and then cut down to half the amount which I now still drink every day. As a weight loss I would not recommend it but I like it better than just drinking plain water.

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  95. Hello, Dana!

    We love your blog! We just began our own blog/online spa and we referenced your post today.

    Here is the link: http://www.hellolovelyglow.com/2013/06/slimming-down-for-summer.html

    Tiffany and Carrie
    www.hellolovelyglow.com

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  96. I threw fresh cranberries into a pot with water and boiled, pressed and strained..and then said DUH i have a juicer LOL. Gonna buy a couple bags of the frozen ocean sprays, let thaw, throw through the juicer and keep in the fridge.

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  97. FYI lots of bottled water comes from a municipal source which means its bottled from city tap water, check the bottling source of your water or use a Brita if u want filtered water :)

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  98. i bought cranberry cocktail juice with 2/3 less sugar than regular, but i wonder if i should buy juice that's not 'cocktail'???

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  99. Stupid question, do you boil water, add tea bag, then drink cold? I'm not a tea drinker, so I'm a little confused. When do you put in the lemon juice and cranberry juice?

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  100. After completing the week how long do you have to wait until you do it again?

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  101. On day 2 of tis detox..the cold tea is fine and not at all bitter, think unsweetened iced-tea. didn't, weigh myself first, but noticing a difference in how my belly looks. Eating and exercising as per normal. thanks for the idea!

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  102. I've never made tea before. Do you just leave the bag in the mixture, or what? Someone please explain!

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  103. lemon juice has a lot of health benefits. it is good for both internal and external body.it is rich in vitamin C. which gives glow to your skin, lemon also helps in fighting kidney stones.Lemon Juice For Weight Loss is just out of the world than any other tip for losing weight.

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  104. I did this cleanse last month and it was great. I'm doing it again now (on my second day) and I think I'll make this monthly. I bought a bottle of liquid concentrated Lakewood organic no-sugar-added cranberry juice and I use tap water. That way I don't have to keep going to the store for more supplies. I had the 5-lb loss using tap water so I don't think it matters much.

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  105. when you seeped your tea did it have a color? mine is clear...

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  106. I am in the process of drinking this and I am also drinking my regular 8 glasses of water. I woke up this morning and I felt great! I'm not bloated! I will weigh myself in a few days I think, I'm going to give it time so I don't get discouraged. Also, I'm planning to do Jillian's DVD 30 Day Shred 5 days a week. So hopefully all of these things combined, while eating a lower calorie diet, will see the pounds, the water weight (and bloating), disappear! Thanks Dana!
    P.S. I left the tea bag in for many many hours (like 6 or 7 hours...this time I will take it out sooner. Hopefully it doesn't have any negative results).

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    1. I left my tea bag in for too long as well and it tasted bitter. I've done the 30 day shred previously. Loved it!

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  107. Does it have to be cold water, or can I drink it hot? I prefer warm tea :)

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    1. I don't see why you can't drink it hot, but I do drink it cold

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  110. so its 2 tablespoons of lemon for the whole 60 ounces?

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  111. i don't know if this has been said, but trader joe's has sugar free cranberry juice.

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  113. Do I make the tea as it says on the box one bag to every 8 oz of water or one for all 60 oz?

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  114. I gained 2 lbs a day for the first 2 days. Have you heard of people that were probably dehydrated actually bloating for the first few days before your body lets go of the excess water? I am on day 4 and am still up 3 lbs from where I started...which is a bit concerning. I dont have a lot to lose but gaining water weight is not what I am looking for!

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  115. I know this may sound crazy to say, but do you really have to go to the bathroom badly after drinking this all day or during the day?

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  117. Do you drink all at once or throughout day???

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  123. Hello, I wasn't able to find dandelion root tea at my store either but I have seen this detox mixture used with Yogi brand Detox tea which is a kidney and liver detox blend with other roots and herbs. It has a spicy flavor. I also add slices of fresh ginger root for an added antioxidant and help with digestion. I'm drinking this tea, taking a daily multi-vitamin while following a healthy soup diet with Jillian Michael's workout. I have to say I feel so wonderful!

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  124. I tried taking the Lady Soma Cranberry Pills every day for about a week, but it gave me a stomach ache. I now take one once a week or one a day for three days if I feel a UTI might be coming on. I haven't had a UTI since I purchased the product which it great, but I will probably purchase a lower mg dosage that I can take for everyday use, and save these for emergency situations.

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  125. I lost 7 lbs my first week. 4lbs in week two and 6lbs last week! It is not water weight either it is belly fat because my jeans keep falling off.

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