Despite its popularity, the juice fast has received a paltry amount of attention from the formal medical community.
I'll leave it up to you to decide if that's a good thing or not, but it still leaves an important question unanswered:
What are the proven health benefits of a juice fast, and do they work?
A juice fast is a simple but labor intensive endeavor.
But like any change in your eating regime, it always begins with the same question......what should I buy?
Based on my own experience, here's what I think you need.
After doing a little juice fasting I've decided it's not a one-time event you can take like medicine to alleviate some condition. It's not medicine.
Rather, it's a habit. And one that can take a while to get good at.
How do I know this?
Because on my first fast I messed a lot of stuff up.
Here are some mistakes that you should avoid so you can do better than me.
I recently finished a 7 day juice fast.
It met some expectations I had for it, and fell short on others.
I also messed up a lot stuff.
Here's a recall of my experience and the most important lessons learned.
The juice fast is one of the most popular but least understood eating regimes in modern society.
I've never done one myself, and have always relied on other people's opinons to make my own judgments.
I've started my own 7 day fast and here are my initial thoughts.