What is a Juice Cleanse?
A juice cleanse or detox* is a 3, 5 or 12 day regimen done either at the onset of a weight-loss diet or as routine maintenance every three to four months. Cleansing flushes harmful toxic buildup from your body thus improving your ability to digest, absorb and assimilate essential nutrients. As a result, your body will function better, look younger, feel stronger and think clearer.
During your cleanse** the digestive process gets a much needed reprieve as regular meals are replaced with freshly made and nutrient-specific fruit and vegetable blended juices. Why juices? Research shows that juicing is by far the most effective delivery system for nutrients, which are essential during this detoxification period. Moreover, each of your juices have been designed to provide the specific combination of herbs, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, antioxidants and phytonutrients that work synergistically to eradicate toxins, stimulate metabolism, stabilize blood sugars, assist in weight-loss and heal from a prolonged exposure to harmful impurities.
DDetoxification: The natural process of releasing the waste products from breathing and eating plus the man-made toxins we inhale, absorb and consume. When these products build up faster than they are released out, bodily system begins to slow and struggle.
Low energy, weak immunity, bloat, inflammation, weight gain, the inability to lose body fat and numerous other detrimental conditions are directly related to poor food choices made over the years. We’re all familiar with the saying, “You are what you eat”, but this is more than just a catchy maxim, it’s literally true from a molecular standpoint. Your body is made up of trillions and trillions of cells which are the building blocks of our physical life. Each and every cell is responsible for performing all of the different processes that define life. Where do these cells get the fuel they need to carry out these bodily functions? You guessed it, the foods you consume every day.
If you’re like most, you live a fast-paced, highly demanding lifestyle and, in an attempt to save time, you’re making poor food choices, opting for overly processed, chemically altered convenience foods that are loaded with harmful toxins. And then there’s plastics, pesticides, industrial pollutants and countless other environmental contaminants in which we’re exposed to every single day. Over time the incessant exposure to these pollutants will begin to compromise your body’s natural ability to accomplish the fundamental tasks of absorbing nutrients, producing energy and eliminating waste. As this toxic barrage continues your health begins to deteriorate. Accelerated aging, frequent illness and weight gain are just the beginning. Next comes depression and digestive disorders which precede more serious conditions like dementia, diabetes, heart disease and potentially even cancer.
The good news is that you can reverse or further distance yourself from many of these chronic conditions through the implementation of a healthy lifestyle. However, before embarking on a healthy and structured weight-management or weight-loss diet it’s a great idea to first ready your body for a healthy lifestyle by employing a brief 3, 5 or 10 day cleanse. Cleansing rejuvenates your body, creating an environment that’s ideal for absorbing nutrients, creating energy, eradicating toxins and mobilizing body fat. And for those who already follow a healthy eating regimen, cleansing every 3 or 4 months helps to further improve your level of health and vitality by restoring your body’s natural ability to utilize nutrients and eradicate toxins thus kick starting everything from your metabolism to your energy levels. Quite simply, when the body eliminates toxins, health flourishes.