Is a Juice Cleanse Right for You?

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Juice cleanses have been around for a long time for reasons including health and also religious and cultural purposes.

Juice cleansing is the literal process of juicing vegetables and fruits in order to gain their essential vitamins and water content in one smooth drink. It is also considered a form of fasting, since your body is missing certain key ingredients such as fiber and protein and the person is often under-satiated by the experience.

If you are considering doin a juice fast, we’ve put together a few pros, cons and questions to ask yourself that will help you decide if a it’s right for you.

The PROS

  • Gaining essential vitamins
  • Jump-starting weight loss in the body
  • Remove certain toxic additives from our bodies such as excess sodium, fat, sugar, and preservatives to help reduce inflammation

The CONS

  • Muscle loss
  • Slowing of the metabolism
  • Onset of unhealthy eating habits

Things to Consider Before Your Juice Clenease

Your medical history? If you have any medical concerns, speak with your doctor first.

What’s Your Mindset? A juice fast is not for the ill-prepared! Make sure you keep a healthy and determined mindset and stay postive.

Do you need a time-out? Juicing is also a great way to force yiurself to rest and recover from life! While you are on the fast you shoud be resting and enjoying your sleep. Do the bare minum. It’s a great way to take a mental and physical time out.

Weight Loss or Way of Life? If you are turning to a juice clease to shed the extra pounds just remember that you must have a healthy diet to beging with. If you’re looking to jump-start a diet or have been feeling bloated lately, then a clease may be right for you. If you’re looking to lose 20 pounds the healthy way, a lifestyle change may be more in order.

It depends on your dailiy activities. If you’re somebody who loves to work out, it may be a challenge for you to do so while cleansing. It is also extremely important to be aware of your body and whether or not cleansing is right for you. If you’re feeling groggy and weak, it’s important to listen to your body and speak with a doctor about whether or not cleansing is right for you.

Many of the individuals that use cleansing as a form of detoxifying or ‘cleaning’ the body, do so in cycles. For example, one might do a four day cleanse once a month or every two months because they feel that their body is in need of a health jolt.

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