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Your Guide to the “Three Day Cleansing Program and Mucusless Diet"

Your Guide to the “Three Day Cleansing Program and Mucusless Diet"

Ever heard of Dr. Christopher’s Three Day Cleanse and Mucusless Diet? It is a safe detox program and diet that helps you feel healthier, heal sicknesses, and eliminates mucus. Read on to find out more. 

What is the Three Day Cleansing Program and Mucusless Diet?

You may be rolling your eyes and thinking, “Another fad diet?” It may seem that everywhere you turn someone else is telling you to try another fad. 

Fad diets and cleanses are quite popular. But even though these oh-so-popular fad diets claim amazing health benefits, they often don’t work long term, aren’t easy to keep up with, and cost you a lot of time and money. 

Dr. Christopher’s “Three Day Cleansing Program and Mucusless Diet” is not just another “fad.”

On the back of the book introducing the diet it says, “For nearly 30 years this excellent booklet has helped millions of people toward wellness. This booklet covers three aspects of good health: cleansing, nourishing, and healing the body through natural methods.” 

Published in 1996, Dr. Christopher’s book, the “Three Day Cleansing Program and Mucusless Diet,” has sold over 1 million copies. 

The point of the cleanse and the diet that follows afterward is to purify and balance the body, provide you with an abundance of healthy foods that will rebuild and strengthen damaged body parts, release static electricity in the body, educate you on herbal formulas, and eliminate mucus from the body. 

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What is “mucus?”

Mucus is a word you’ll hear a lot doing this diet, so let’s review what it means.  Mucus is a sticky gelatinous substance that the body creates to line the cells in the respiratory system, lungs, nose, digestive tract, and sinuses in order to protect them from harmful bacteria or fungi that could enter. 

Two common examples of mucus are snot and phlegm. For the most part they aren’t super noticeable until you get sick. 

While mucus is something that your body needs for protection, too much of it can be a bad thing. 

Too much mucus can cause allergies, diseases, pain, tumors, cysts, clogged pores, rapid old age, and more. There are many mucus-forming foods that increase the amount of mucus in the body to an unhealthy level and contribute to a number of health issues. 

An adage often said by Dr. Christopher was, “There are no incurable diseases- only people who think they are incurable.” 

One of the primary ways to cure those incurable diseases is by eliminating the harmful toxins, waste, and mucus in the body. 

This three day cleansing program and Mucusless diet will teach you how and help you do just that. We will get into what foods cause mucus in a moment, but first let’s go over the three day cleanse. 

Three Day Cleansing Program Guide

Dr. Christopher’s mucusless diet starts with a three day cleanse. This cleanse is to detoxify from and toxins, waste, or other harmful buildup in the body. During this cleanse you aren’t supposed to eat, but instead only drink water and juice for three days.


Start by picking a juice, either apple juice, carrot juice, citrus juice, grape or tomato juice, and sticking with it for the full three days. 

You’ll start each day by drinking 16 ounces of prune juice and 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil. You’ll continue to alternate between juice and water throughout the day. 

Dr. Christopher’s three day cleanse is a perfect way to start the mucusless diet, but it is also a body cleanser any time you’re feeling like you need a detox. As your body is going through the elimination and balancing process you may have times where you feel weak or achy. Your body is removing all the toxins and mucus and that can be a lot of hard work. 

Rest assured that the cleanse is working. You also may struggle with constipation during the cleanse because of all the juice. It is recommended to pair the cleanse with Dr. Christopher’s Lower Bowel Formula

For more information on what supplies you’ll need, when to drink each juice, and how to have the most success with the cleanse check out Dr. Christopher’s Three Day Cleanse and Mucusless Diet book. 

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The Mucusless Diet

While the three day cleanse is helpful during the timeframe of doing the cleanse, the benefits will continue as you proceed to follow the Mucusless diet. 

The Mucusless diet focuses on adding alkaline, regenerative foods to the diet and eliminating the ones that cause mucus and disease. 

The Do's:

  • Take one teaspoon of cayenne three times a day

  • Take three tablespoons of honey and apple cider vinegar a day

  • Take two or more Kelp capsules a day, or sprinkle powder on salads or other foods

  • Take one tablespoon of molasses a day

  • Take one tablespoon of wheat germ oil a day

  • Eat lots of fruits and vegetables, raw nuts and seeds, and whole grains.

The Don'ts: 

 (Eliminate these from the diet completely)

  • Salt

  • Red Meat

  • Dairy Products

  • Flour and products containing flour

Those lists might look a little overwhelming, and that is okay. Baby steps are a great way to start increasing your health. 

Dr. Christopher’s book on the diet goes way more in depth than this article and gives ideas on good recipes to make, how to easily eliminate foods on the “don’t” list, and instructions on what to eat during any part of the day. 

Dr. Christopher also goes into extended herbal cleanses, all of Dr. Christopher’s products, and more of the “why” behind the diet. Getting the book can be very helpful if you are planning on doing the mucusless diet. 

In the beginning it might seem a little bit hard, especially if your body is used to eating lots of mucus forming-foods, but as you start following this diet it will become easy. You will start craving healthier foods, becoming more energized, being free of sicknesses and mucus, and feeling great. Click here for a delicious recipe to get you started. 

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Benefits of a mucus free life

Some of the many benefits of the mucusless diet include:

  • Getting to a normal and healthy weight

  • Feeling more energized

  • Not getting sick

  • No allergies

  • Ability for body to heal faster

  • Healthy lymphatic system

  • Feeling full sooner

And so many more. If the three day cleanse or mucusless diet sounds like something you might be interested in check it out here. For any herb questions please contact us here.  


  • Possibly 4 times a year as each new season arrives.

    Judy on

  • I have done the 3 day juice cleanse and read in Dr Christopher’s book that you should do this multiple times for complete cleanse of toxins. However, he never mentioned how much time to leave between each time you do the juice fast. Is there a specific recommendation in regard to this? I am wondering if it is safe to do them just a week or two apart or if that perhaps is not safe.

    Jita on

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