Master Cleanse Questions and Other Frequently Asked Questions

We are often asked questions about our products and the Master Cleanse. So, we've created this FAQ page to help answer the most common questions.

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It is not reccomended to cleanse with charcoal for more than one day a week.

Activated charcoal has the ability to adsorb toxins, certain chemicals and even gases. It then helps trap these toxins and chemicals in the gut and flushes them out to detoxify the body.

We recommend you eat light meals consisting of mostly vegetables and fruits. You can drink water (flat or sparkling), natural fruit juices or an herbal tea at night.

Yes. Activated Carbon is just another term/name for activated charcoal.

We recommend that you abstain from drinking caffeinated beverages, included soda, tea and coffee during your cleanse.

Activated charcoal may absorb medications, some foods and dietary supplements if taken at the same time. Consult a physician as this may interfere with their effectiveness. It is suggested to allow at least two hours before or after taking any medications.

We recommend that you abstain from drinking alcohol, smoking or ingesting any toxins during the cleanse.

Simply Slender Charcoal Lemonade blends our enhanced Master Cleanse formula with activated charcoal and Green Tea extract rich in EGCG to create a charcoal lemonade drink that detoxes the body and promotes thermogenic fat burning. Activated charcoal traps toxins, chemicals and flushes them out of the body. While the combination of natural lemon juice, maple syrup, cayanne pepper, noni, mangosteen, acai juice and green tea help boost the metabolism for fat burning.

One 12oz bottle of Simply Slender Charcoal Lemonade is enough for 3 servings

EGCG or pigallocatechin gallate is a polyphenol found in Green Tea. It is a powerful antioxidant that has the ability to ramp up the body's calorie burning potential.

Activated charcoal may absorb medications, some foods and dietary supplements if taken at the same time. Wait at leats 2 hours or more before taking your supplements or medication.

You can enjoy Simply Slender Charcoal Lemonade plain or pour 4oz or about 8 tablespoons into an 8oz glass of water.

One bottle is good for 3 servings so you should drink one glass in the morning, noon and before bed.

The activated charcoal in Simply Slender Charcoal Lemonade may help with inactivating additives in alcohol and help absorb some of this from the liver thereby lessening their effects.

You may have black or dark stools, this is normal.

Simply Slender Charcoal Lemonade is not intended as a treatment for accidental poisoning. Please consult a doctor or visit the nearest ER in the case of accidental poisonings.

Activated charcoal is safe to consume in small quantities such is the case with Simply Slender Charcoal Lemonade.

Activated charcoal is considered GRAS Ð ÒGenerally Recognized As SafeÓ

No. While both may contain the same base materials, the charcoal you use for your barbecues was not subjected to the ÒactivationÓ process or to the high temperatures that activated charcoal undergoes.

Simply Slender Charcoal Lemonade is specifically made as a one-day cleanse and may be used in conjuction with a healthy meal plan and exercise in order to lose weight.

One use of activated charcoal is to treat intestinal gas. It does this by binding to the metabolic products produced after consuming foods. While the production of gas is normal, certain foods are known to cause excessive gas production and result in discomfort.

No. The drink will not stain teeth, lips or tongue. You may have some lefotver residue, but it will wash off easily

Before starting any weightloss program, you should consult your physician

Shake well and add 1oz of Simply Slender to 8oz of water. Drink 8 times a day.

Simply Slender is different to the traditiional Master Cleanse fast where you abstain from eating solid foods. While on the Simply Slender Detox Diet, you may take light meals consisting of only fruits and vegetables.

You may add more or less water to taste.

Weight loss can vary from person to person.

Yes. You can still engage in light to moderate exercise while on the detox diet.

Yes, you'll feel lighter and less bloated after the cleanse.

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We do not recommend using other diet supplements while on the Simply Slender Detox Diet.

Yes, we recommend going with a light or reduced fat vinaigrette dressing than a mayo-based one.

We recommend that you abstain from drinking any alcoholic beverages while on the cleanse.

You can enjoy a caffeine-free herbal tea while on the cleanse and as much water as you like

We recommend that you abstain from nicotine, alcohol, caffeine, toxins and other pollutants while on the cleanse.

1 bottle of the Simply Slender Master Cleanse contains 2 48 hour cleanses. You may use half the bottle for a 2 day cleanse or the whole bottle for a 4 day cleanse.

Because Simply Slender is made with natural ingredients and free from preservatives, we recommend that you use Simply Slender within a few days from opening it.

We do not recommend using other diet supplements while on the Simply Slender Detox Diet.

Although not reccomended, you can add any natural low calorie sweetener you prefer.

If you experience minor nausea, diarrhea, dizziness or cramping, discontinue use of this product. If symptoms persist, seek medical help.

If you feel light-headed, have an upset stomach or have other symptoms, please discontinue use. If symptoms persist, contact your healthcare provider.

You can extend the cleanse to a day or two but we do not recommend prolonged use.

Although not required, you may choose to do an "ease in" period of meals consisting of light soups, juices, fruits and vegetables before doing the cleanse.

You can do an "ease in" period before undergoing the cleanse by eating mostly fruits and vegetables before the detox.

We recommend an "ease out" period of a day consisting of light soups, juices, fruits and vegetables.

Abstain from nicotine, alcohol, caffeine, toxins and other pollutants

Take 3 capsules of Simply Slender Full Caps with at least 8 oz of water 30 - 45 minutes before each of your two largest meals per day.

Glucomannan is a natural soluble dietary fiber made from the Konjac root (also called Elephant Yam). You can learn more about Glucomannan and how it helps with weight loss here