We try a three-day 'Juice Delight' Detox Delight programme in Dubai
The promise By consuming nothing but juice for three days it’s expected we’ll feel more energetic, healthier and slimmer as the digestive system doesn’t have to use up to 70 percent of the body’s energy. Special juicers protect more of the nutrients that eventually get bottled and delivered to your door (six beverages) for consumption.
Step by step To organize everything correctly and to customize the detox, they have a quick chat with us over the phone to make sure nothing we don’t agree with goes into the drinks.
We also sign up for beauty shots, which are miniature size bottles available in three drinks, Black Lemonade, Grey Nutmilk and the Black Beauty Shot. The charcoal, lemon juice and cayenne mix is said to work by having an alkalizing effect, clinging onto toxins, chemicals, cholesterol and other dangerous substances to remove them from the body.
Five 500ml drinks – which are fruit and vegetable mixes to be consumed every two hours - are part of the cleanse, while the last bottle is nut milk. The first batch arrives with one day’s worth and the two-day remainder arrives the following morning to ensure freshness.
The result Although rather hungry at first, we have enough drinks to last us throughout the day every time our tummy starts to rumble. After getting past the initial adjustment from solids to liquids, we’re energized by the concoctions and our stomach feels flatter. We drop 7lbs and become more aware of how to lead a healthier lifestyle following the plan.
Pros Unlike some other juicing plans this one provides plenty to keep you busy sipping throughout the day. It would be great to do to feel trimmer before a special event.
Cons All of the juices were tasty but the nut milk was so unbearable we left most of it.
It’s pricey. Three days cost Dhs1120 for pick-up in Dubai, or Dhs1200 for delivery.