New Orlando Trend: Unbreak the ‘Scale’ with Snake Juice

Smiling woman holding green drink.

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Florida? For other states viewing from the outside, Florida is nothing but alligators, swamps, and wild things. Over the years, Florida has built quite a reputation for outlandish activities. So, of course, it is no surprise that reports named Orlando the only place in the country where snake juice was the top trending recipe in 2022.

Reptile Recipe 

Are you a true Floridian brave enough to try snake juice? It only takes five simple ingredients:

  • 2 L Water
  • 1 Tsp Potassium Chloride (No Salt)
  • 1/2 Tsp Sodium Chloride (Himalayan Pink Salt)
  • 1 Tsp Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda)
  • 1/2 Tsp Magnesium Sulphate (Epsom Salts – Food Grade)

If your inner serpent is hunting for more than the original recipe, spice up your snake juice with cayenne pepper or lemon juice.

Slithering Steps

A fitness enthusiast, Cole Robinson created the snake juice recipe for his weight-loss diet strategy. The snake juice diet earned its name from its relation to a snake’s natural eating pattern. Snakes typically consume large meals followed by a prolonged period of fasting. 

Humans follow the snake diet in three distinct phases. Phase one consists of a 48-hour-long fast, consuming only snake juice to put the body into ketosis. Once the 48 hours are up, a two-hour feeding period opens where you can sink your fangs into any food you choose. Once you devour the meal, you begin another 72-hour fast. 

In the second phase, you maintain a fast for 48 to 96 hours, sipping on snake juice until you meet your weight loss goal. Since the beverage is not harmful to the body, there is no consumption limit during fasting. Lastly, maintain the diet by following a 24 to 48-hour fasting regimen with single meals as needed.


Snake juice isn’t as venomous as it seems despite the scaly name. It can have some stealthy benefits. The saltwater mixture promotes rapid weight loss by maintaining the body’s electrolytes without food. Along with weight loss, a study by Buchinger Wilhelmi Clinic found that prolonged fasts between four and 21 days can improve blood pressure, blood sugar, and mood.

Beware of Snakes!

With every fad diet, there are downsides. Prolonged periods without proper nutrition can negatively affect the body. While the snake diet can help you effectively shed weight quickly, it can also unbalance the body’s nutrients. Creator Cole Robinson based the diet on the belief that humans can survive by eating just one meal a few times per week, similar to our cold-blooded friends, but many who have tried the diet found this to be problematic and untrue. The snake diet can be nearly impossible for humans because it requires extreme discipline and is very restrictive.

If you are brave enough to drink the venom, embrace your inner serpent and try out the snake juice diet. Get with the Orlando trends and make the recipe yourself or purchase prepackaged snake juice electrolyte packets on the snake diet website


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Written by Jenna Greaves

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