Will this purification program help me lose weight?
can achieve weight loss by eliminating high-calorie, refined,
nutrient-poor foods. The dietary component of the purification program
is designed to be a nutrient-dense diet with the added benefit of
utilizing whole foods and whole food supplements to support
detoxification. The ideal weight management system is not a quick
fix-instead it is a long-term commitment. You will need to make
lifestyle changes that will continue long after the purification process
has been completed. By following the Standard Process Purification
Program recommended by your health care professional, you will be
working toward sustained, long-term weight management.
Is exercise necessary? How much and what type is recommended?
facilitates the removal of toxins and it helps you manage a healthy
weight. It is recommended that you walk at least 30-45 minutes at least
four days per week. Strenuous exercise should be put on hold during the
three-week period. Consult with your health care professional if you are
currently on a more strenuous exercise program that you would like to
maintain throughout the purification program.
How do I stick to the program when eating away from home?
Here are some tips to help you stay on track:
What Standard Process supplements are taken during the program?
- Plan your strategy before you leave home.
- When choosing a restaurant, select one which serves foods that are on the recommended list. This will curb temptation.
- When traveling, pack a cooler of foods, including fresh fruit and sliced raw vegetables-and don't forget the water bottles.
attending a social gathering, bring a dish to pass that you know would
be acceptable, like a fruit/veggie tray or chicken kabobs.
- For added convenience, SP Complete and Whey Pro Complete are available in single-serving packets.
Can I take my regular supplements/medication on the program?
contact your health care professional before you begin your
purification program. They can help you decide what is right for you
based on your health history, supplements/medications you are taking,
and health goals. Your health care professional may recommend additional
supplements to support you while on the program.
Why can't I substitute different vegetables than what are outlined?
vegetables cited in this program are recommended because of their high
nutritive value and their capacity to support detoxification. As with
any radical diet change, please consult your health care professional
before starting this program.
What physical changes will I experience during purification?
of the main effects will be an increase in urination and bowel
movements. This is a natural effect of purifying and should not
interfere with your daily activities. In rare cases, you may experience a
throbbing sensation in the head, generalized aches, itchy skin, rashes,
or fatigue. These are normal occurrences and will subside in a day or
Please talk with your health care professional if you have questions about how you are feeling or what you are experiencing.
What can I do if I am tired or lack energy while on the program?
may be fatigued because your body may require a higher amount of
protein while purifying. Ask your health care professional about adding
Whey Pro Complete to your program. Whey Pro Complete is a powdered
protein supplement that contains 15 grams of protein per serving which
should meet your protein requirements.
What can I do for temporary constipation?
to drink plenty of water-at least 64 ounces per day. Eat plenty of
vegetables and fruits with a high fiber content. Eating one beet daily
encourages regular bowel movements. Talk with your health care
professional about other recommendations.
Do the purification products contain gluten?
sensititvity is a complex issue. Due to differences in patient
sensititvities, nutritional counseling from your health care
professional should be individualized and potential gluten allergies
and/or celiac disease should be discussed before you begin the Standard
Process Purification Program.
Why is there lactose in SP Complete?
Complete is a nutritious supplement shake. Whey is a protein source
found in the shake and lactose is a nutrient found in the whey. There is
approximately ½ gram of lactose per shake. Try SP Complete® Dairy Free is lactose is a concern.
Is the Standard Process Purification Program vegetarian?
It is vegetarian (lacto-ovo), but not vegan.
What if I am allergic to certain foods on the list?
you suspect you are having a reaction to a specific food, refrain from
eating it and consult your health care professional about how to
incorporate alternative food sources.