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Everything You Need To Know About Jillian Michaels’ Detox Water


In a world full of “detoxes and diets,” it’s easy to get sucked in and try them all… Trust me, I have tried most of them. I have become the “Mikey” of trying these crazy Pinterest diets and detox waters. Remember those Life cereal commercials from your childhood where the cereal bowl keeps being passed down the line, and no one wants to try the cereal themselves, but they urge “Mikey” to try it. Well, consider me your “Mikey” I’ll take on all these viral Pinterest crazes and give you my humble, honest opinion.

Although detoxes often get a bad rap, detox water will help you with weight loss and provide you with a lot of health benefits.

So let’s dive right into the health benefits of detox water.

  • Provides an energy boost
  • Improves mental health
  • It helps maintain a healthy body weight
  • It helps improve body hydration
  • Boost your immune system
  • Helps to improve skin health and appearance (clear skin)
  • Improve digestive system + promote healthy digestion
  • Detox the liver
  • Detox the body of toxins
  • Anti-inflammatory properties

*source Healthy Stripe

Scientific evidence shows the benefits and health claims of water detoxing go beyond quick weight loss. I get it; losing a quick five to eight pounds in a week feels terrific! And seeing that scale victory can be a quick win, we need to stay motivated on our weight loss journey. I have learned over the years that your overall health and wellness far exceed the importance of a number on the scale. So yes, detox recipes will help you lose weight and get that flat belly. But more importantly, you are doing some amazing work to flush toxins and send some much-needed love to your internal organs. Good health = wealth

The Jillian Michael’s detox water is one of the best ways to start your day and is an excellent addition to helping you on your road to better health.

Jillian Michales Detox Water has taken the internet by storm! Find out why people love it so much and how it is helping millions to drop 5-8lbs in a week!
Jillian Michales Detox Water has taken the internet by storm! Find out why people love it so much and how it is helping millions to drop 5-8lbs in a week!
5 from 3 votes

Jillian Michael’s Detox Water 

Keyword detox water
Servings 1


  • 60 ounces Purified Water Or 2 liters of water (You may use regular water but filtered is best)
  • 2 TBS Cranberry Juice Pure cranberry juice is always best, but ocean spray diet juice works as well.
  • 2 TBS Lemon Juice (preferably from fresh lemons)
  • 1 Tea Bag Dandelion Tea Stewed ( I found my tea at Walmart in the beverage aisle near the crystal light)


  1. This is a replacement for normal water intake and not a meal replacement!

Dandelion Tea has a history and reputation for breaking down fat and removing it from your body via good old-fashioned waste. So you may have increased bowel movements, so be prepared for this.

Does this detox water actually work?! 

Now for the part you have been waiting for… Does the Jillian Micheal’s Detox Water Work!?? In my humble, honest opinion, it does! I just added the ingredients to my gallon jug of water that I drink daily and chugged away! It does have a somewhat acquired taste. The first day I had to force myself to chug it… But after a bit, I got used to the taste. I see a few others added stevia and Splenda to theirs to help sweeten it up. Not sure if I would like that, but I wanted to throw it out as an option if you are struggling to get the drink down.

After a couple of days, I saw a visible decrease in excess “bloating” around my middle. Gotta love that!! It definitely cleaned me out. (I tried thinking of a classy way of saying this… )

After a week of indulgence, I would recommend this detox water to help get you back on track or lose the vacation pounds you may have gained. Or to slim down before a big event.

Bottom Line: It does receive my stamp of approval!

Bottom Line: It does receive my stamp of approval!


Many of you have asked questions on how to prepare this! Here is a short video on how to make Jillian Michael’s Detox Water for yourself!

How to prepare your detox water: 

This post has been shared so much. I am grateful and humbled that it has helped many lose a few pounds. Your success stories make me SOOO happy! 

Since writing this post and review of the Jillian Michaels Detox Water, I have received hundreds of emails with questions. Here I will tackle some of the most frequently asked questions y’all had, so you have everything you need to totally rock this detox.

Your FAQs Answered: 

What should I eat while detoxing?

This seems to be a totally legit question and one I ask myself all the time. To make the most of your detox, you’ll want to keep your diet very clean and limit carbs and sugar. No fun, I know – but if you’re going to lose weight fast, this is what you need to do, sadly.

When should I drink detox water?

Make your drink and drink it ALL day long, to avoid having to pee in the middle of the night, which is the worst – stop drinking a couple of hours before you go to bed. I highly recommend drinking 8 ounces first thing in the morning. (this detox water recipe can be made the night before.

Can I exercise while detoxing?

Absolutely – Make sure you keep it light- as long as you are not going crazy and running miles upon miles. Try light yoga or some LISS (low-intensity steady-state cardio); these are your best options!

Will I be irritable?

Possibly. You are cutting sugar, carbs, and caffeine – that will make anyone a little bit crazy. But use this mind ninja hack and tell your brain you are choosing this. Seriously, you can talk your brain into some crazy shiz.

How often should I detox?

I do not recommend detoxing on a daily basis. I believe a quarterly detox is a great way to reap the benefits of detoxing.

What are your detox best practices?

Plan ahead, make sure you have everything you need on hand, and make sure and grab my detox cheat sheets, which offer even more HELP. The cheat sheets come with my 7-day meal plan for FREE! It is full of healthy recipes to help you rock your detox. You’re welcome good Luck, my dear friend! Feel free to shoot me an email with ANY additional questions you may have – andie{at}

Good Luck my dear friends! Feel free to shoot me an email with ANY additional questions you may have –

If this detox water recipe doesn’t sound great to you, feel free to try a couple of my other detox water reviews. Like Sassy Water, a lemon cucumber detox water with fresh ginger and fresh mint, it is quite tasty! Or there is the Master Cleanse you can try made with maple syrup, cayenne pepper, lemons, and of course, plenty of water.

These delicious detox water ideas work great as a natural detoxifier for the body, the one you choose is entirely up to your personal preference. So choose your favorite detox water recipe, and make sure you grab my free detox cheat sheets so that you get the most of your detox! Say no to plain water for a few days and enjoy the natural ways a detox can up your health!

Happy Detoxing!

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