Before anyone totally flames on me, I have to say that I am under a doc's supervision and am doing the master cleanse. I have IBS and the Master Cleanse program, which originated by Stanley Burroughs in the 70s, has been touted to cure a myriad of ailments. I am desperate to try anything at this point that will keep me from taking a prescription for the rest of my life to take care of the IBS. Anyway, one of the wonderful side effects is some weight loss and a renewed sense of motivation to eat clean and healthy foods. I am so glad that I am doing this. I am doing a 10-day program and am then going to move into a very clean diet, based mostly on vegetables, fruit, nuts, fish and, occasionally lean organic beef or chicken.