Joyous Detox: Your Complete Plan And Cookbook To Be Vibrant Every Day by Joy MccarthyJoyous Detox: Your Complete Plan And Cookbook To Be Vibrant Every Day by Joy Mccarthy

Joyous Detox: Your Complete Plan And Cookbook To Be Vibrant Every Day

byJoy Mccarthy

Paperback | December 27, 2016

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National Winner for Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2017 - Diet Books

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-bestselling author, blogger, and holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy returns with 10-day detox and 100 new detox-friendly recipes to feel fabulous every day

Joyous Detox
is a healthy plan to detox naturally by following a whole foods-based diet that emphasizes specific detox-friendly foods that are simply delicious and fully nourishing. Give your body a break from certain foods, including food additives, sugar, dairy, gluten, bad fats, and toxins. Like the thousands who have made the choice to feel refreshed, healthier, and happier with Joy's popular 10-day detox plan, you'll benefit from a revved-up metabolism, banished sugar cravings, improved digestion, increased energy, better sleep, glowing skin and shiny hair, weight loss, increased libido, lowered blood pressure, and more! Discover how good your body was meant to look and feel.
Joyous Detox will help you eat and live joyously with 100 filling yet detoxifying recipes. Detox without deprivation while you enjoy Joy's Strawberry Oat Mini Pancakes, Juicy Chicken Spinach Burgers, and naturally sweetened treats like Chocolate Chia Mousse. If you are looking for a way to reconnect with healthy eating, you'll find a 2-day reboot plan for times when your diet needs a quick adjustment, and a full 10-day detox plan (omnivore, vegetarian, and vegan) that can easily be extended for any number of weeks. You'll feel so amazing that you'll want to follow Joy's detox plan all year long--and that's great too!
     In just 10 days, you're sure to feel nourished and inspired to live a healthy lifestyle.
JOY MCCARTHY, CNP, RNCP, is a Holistic Nutritionist, founder of Joyous Health, and bestselling author of Joyous Health: Eat & Live Well Without Dieting. Joy is also a professional speaker, nutrition expert on Global's The Morning Show, Faculty Member at Institute of Holistic Nutrition and co-creator of Eat Well Feel Well, Toronto's fir...
Title:Joyous Detox: Your Complete Plan And Cookbook To Be Vibrant Every DayFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 10 × 8.02 × 0.82 inShipping dimensions:10 × 8.02 × 0.82 inPublished:December 27, 2016Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143194607

ISBN - 13:9780143194606


Rated 5 out of 5 by from great! so many amazing recipes that were pretty easy to follow!
Date published: 2018-08-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great recipes but not as good as her first book Beautiful pics, nice recipes but not as good as her first book. Great book to add to your collection if you are eating clean.
Date published: 2018-06-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Just okay A lot of stuff I knew already, would have liked more recipes.
Date published: 2018-04-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Meh She has way to many opinions not based in any nutritional fact #plumreview
Date published: 2018-01-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Liked it! Lots of good ideas how to eat/cook more healthily.
Date published: 2018-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good very informative and have a lot of useful tips!
Date published: 2018-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from every day solutions this book is an everyday detox - it's not a one-time fix all solution but keeping your body healthy everyday. love it!
Date published: 2017-12-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from looks ok i got this book from joy at a seminar which was very kind. i glanced through the recipes and there's only a few that catch my eye. i'll try them sometime
Date published: 2017-10-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Just got this I just got this book a few weeks ago. I haven't cooked from it yet but it looks beautiful. I wish there were a few more recipes in it but overall I like it so far!
Date published: 2017-04-17
Rated 2 out of 5 by from detox? First of all, detox? Secondly, this woman on the cover looks so Wonderbread I pass.
Date published: 2017-04-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Too Opinionated Disclaimer: I received this book as part of a giveaway. I originally gave this book 3 stars but so much of it sat badly with me that I just had to downgrade it to 2 stars. You should take a lot of what she says with a grain of salt and stick to taking advice from medical professionals (here in Ontario, the term nutritionist is not a protected term meaning anyone can call themselves a nutritionist) because there are a lot of erroneous claims that McCarthy puts forth as truth and really shouldn't be. The first thing that made me take this book less seriously is the author using buzzwords like "detox", "juicing", and "toxins" - all things that are laughable spoken about in mommy blogs because of the misinformation. While the author does admit that the body "detoxes" on its own (I really can't take anyone using that word seriously), to continue and say that the things you can do to "detoxify" your body more than what it already does only encourages stupidity in people. If the toxin you're consuming is dangerous enough, you'd be very sick or very dead. To assume that the body holds on to that toxin, for some reason, and builds up more of that toxic inside, for some reason, and can only be gotten rid of by completely avoiding the toxin and "detoxifying" is just absurd. I can get behind healthy eating, but the steps this book tries to encourage - at least, with the opinions that it touts - just makes it problematic. It puts opinions above scientific facts and even puts it out of reach for the average human based on what it encourages (like what there may or may not be in your tap water so you'd better only drink filtered water). Another example of this is with non-celiac gluten sensitivity (we're not talking about celiac disease here, just a perceived intolerance): the author states that while current science (see: Monash) does not support the existence of the condition that we should ignore the science because plenty of people feel bad after eating gluten. This is essentially causing people to assume that just because a symptom is gone when they give up gluten that that was the actual culprit - and worse so, that doctors should be ignored as if we know more than them because 'it's my body'. A symptom disappearing doesn't mean the cause is gone which could lead to misdiagnosis (because of a self diagnosis in this case) and could come with its own problems. It also doesn't address other lifestyle choices, like whether you're eating too much carbs, not getting enough (or any) exercise, etc. The book is quick to point the finger at what's fashionable to hate right now (gluten and even dairy) and I'm surprised the author didn't completely exclude meat from the diet, too. One thing that got me was that dairy and gluten should be cut out but then the author recommends garlic as a must-include. Don't get me wrong, it's healthy and delicious - but it can come with its own problems. One garlic clove is similar in fructan content (which can cause gastrointestinal discomfort) with a cup of broccoli. Ever eat too much "gassy" food and not feel good? There you go. Again, I'm not saying that garlic isn't good - just that you can't blame one thing for discomfort (dairy/gluten) and not another. The author should have stressed moderation instead, as the average reader will assume that there's no way that giant bowl of pasta or chunk of cheese (dairy serving sizes are smaller than you think, by the way) they ate could possibly be bad for the average person - but it is for them - so the "usual" food to blame must be the culprit and not serving size, exercise amount, or general health, etc. It just encourages people to blindly follow fads instead of understanding health in general. I don't even want to touch on how distancing this book can make the reader feel when it comes to ditching everything that might have a toxin that maybe could hurt you but probably not in the average non-food product. Not only do you have to ditch dairy and gluten as well as drink filtered water, but you'd better spend a ton of money on organic food (which still use pesticides), AND makeup products, AND cleaning products (apparently the toiler cleaner, which has a label on it warning against consumption, is terrible for you - even though it's meant for the toilet and is unlikely to ever cause you any harm ever as long as it's for toilet use only) AND a whole lot of things that will more likely cause people to give up trying to eat health instead of focusing on the important things (I can't recall her name, but one dietitian argued that it's far better to eat conventional produce- if there is anything even wrong with them - than no produce at all). It really puts the reader at a distance when it feels like no matter what you do it's not enough. Why bother ditching only some when, as mentioned earlier, toxins apparently build up. I actually can't even recall the book even mentioning exercising, and if it did it's a shame it was overshadowed by the opinionated content I took away from it instead. I think it would have been better had this book been only a recipe book. The recipes are alright, though I can't say I felt much of a desire to make many of the recipes (I can only recall two). That's a personal preference, though. Others might enjoy the recipes and I will probably still try some of them. But again, it keeps the average reader out when it can recommend products that may not be in the average person's pantry and can be costly to buy if you plan on following her plan to the T instead of just getting ideas for meals so that you can eat healthier in general. There was far too much opinion - that essentially spat in the face of science, even if that wasn't the intention - for me to take much of this content seriously. Like I said earlier, take everything written with a grain of salt and go see an actual doctor (as well as a dietitian if you find yourself struggling) if you think you might have problems. It's not good to mask symptoms that could be a sign of something serious, so instead use common sense - eat fresh as often as possible, practice moderation, exercise enough, and keep up with medical appointments - and go from there. Just stick to the recipes, as that's all the inspiration you'll need - whether you succeed in living healthier or not, that's up to you.
Date published: 2017-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great great book, lovely pictures
Date published: 2017-04-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love this book What I love most about this book is it allows our family that is a combination of Vegan, Vegetarians and meat eaters to work together on a common goal of being healthier. One book is meeting all our needs.
Date published: 2017-04-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! This cookbook was just what I needed to tackle my new year's resolution of slimming down while still eating delicious recipes.
Date published: 2017-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delightful Book! I bought this book a few weeks ago and I was pleasantly surprised! It has a lot of information on why we should detox and there were many recipes that were easy to follow and a lot of the ingredients were already in my fridge! Love this!
Date published: 2017-03-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good Info on Detoxing Your Body. Good practical advice with simple recipes to help you detox. Taking gluten out of my diet was diffficult but it got easier and I feel so much better without it that I don't plan reintroduicing it.
Date published: 2017-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yum Love detoxing and this book is graet.
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice A good read to keep you engaged with detoxing
Date published: 2017-03-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty good 3.5 stars. A lot of useful information on healthy food and detoxing. Some good recipes.
Date published: 2017-03-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Interesting There is a big chunk of the book dedicated to explaining what is wrong with the body and how to detox. The recipes dont look very exciting
Date published: 2017-03-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent I discovered Joy on youtube and became a fan of her clean living lifestyle. As soon as this book came out I had to get my hands on a copy and I love it. She is authentic and doesn't come across as someone who is following a fad, she lives the lifestyle and is knowledgeable.
Date published: 2017-03-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing Love it! Amazing read. Would definitely recommend.
Date published: 2017-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Love Love This book is awesome. I follow the recipes and I feel like a new woman!
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Amazing This book is great! I recommend it
Date published: 2017-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Must Have I couldn't wait to get this book home and get in the kitchen. It did not disappoint. So many great recipes that are easy to follow and don't require hard to find ingredients.
Date published: 2017-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This woman is a genius! Love, love, love anything and everything Joy does! Her recipes are easy to follow, healthy and super delicious. Love incorporating her stuff into my daily life!
Date published: 2017-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Book! Easy to follow, useful information, great recipes. I bought for myself and have also purchased for a friend.
Date published: 2017-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I like it Got this book from my daughter. It's useful!
Date published: 2017-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Resource I've loved both of Joy's cookbooks so far. They are riddled with sticky tags, marking recipes and pages that I constantly refer back to. Joyous Detox features so many fun and inspired ways to clean up your lifestyle -- and it's super beautiful too!
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the best book I own I love Joy. Truly, she is the very best at what she does. She makes you understand the concept of healthy living and it honestly feels like you are chatting with a friend. The recipes are user friendly and super tasty. I Love this book and use it often!
Date published: 2017-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Joy McCarthy is an Absolute Joy!! I bought this for myself as a Christmas present and I finally read it cover to cover. Joyous Detox is Joy's second book and it doesn't disappoint!! It is a wealth of useful information and the recipes are always a hit not only with me, but also with my family (which includes a picky eater). Joy's info and advice are uncomplicated, so following her recommendations and preparing her recipes isn't overwhelming. It is totally doable!! If you are thinking of making some positive changes that stick this book is the one to buy (and believe me I have read them all!).
Date published: 2017-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it!!! I bought this so I could make some healthier choices for my family. It has great recipes, as well great info on foods to avoid in my daily life. I'm going to buy her other books.
Date published: 2017-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing!! Love this book! Lots of great information and the recipes are really good. I'm on day 5 of the detox and I feel amazing!
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love every recipe I've tried love all the recipes I've tried so far. Really like the chia seed jams - so easy to make and tastes really good!
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Book I really enjoyed this book
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Book! I absolutely love this book. Joy makes detoxing and living healthy so easy and accessible for everyone. The recipes are delicious, simple and super satisfying.
Date published: 2017-01-09

Editorial Reviews

National Winner for Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2017 - Diet Books“Joyous Detox is anything but a drag! With her new book and recipes, Joy proves that cleansing is in fact, a delicious celebration! I appreciate how unbelievably thorough and easy-to-understand the material is, with helpful tips and tricks alongside with inspiring recipes that anyone can make. I think we can all look forward to detoxing now and eating well every day, thanks to this amazing guide!”— Sarah Britton, author of My New Roots  “I love Joy’s approach to detoxing because she focuses on sharing an abundance of healthy and delicious meal ideas that won’t leave you feeling deprived, so you’ll be more likely to continue these healthy habits even after your initial detox is over!” —Megan Gilmore, author of Everyday Detox  “Joy McCarthy is truly as joyous as she appears. This book is the perfect addition to any health inspired book collection combining practical strategies with simple and delicious recipes that might just transform the Joyous Detox approach into an everyday healthy lifestyle.” —Meghan Telpner, bestselling author of The UnDiet Cookbook and Director of The Academy of Culinary Nutrition  “Joyous Detox makes healthy eating a joyful experience.” —Amelia Freer, Nutritional Therapist and author of Cook. Nourish. Glow.