Detoxification is an important step to allowing your body to function at it’s best capacity. The process does not have to be difficult or taxing on your body if you follow our guidelines and suggestions listed here. You will find that juice fasting can be a rewarding part of achieving your optimal health and nutritional status.
For the next 3 days you will actually be eating no solid food. I know this sounds scary, but this is how the process works, believe in it!
Drink as much water as possible throughout the day, add lemon juice if desired.
Drink up to 36 ounces of fresh fruit and vegetable juice every three hours.
“Fresh” entails the following: Straight out of a juicer from real fruits and vegetables, or…Any juice purchased that says it is from 100% vegetable juice with no other ingredients.
TIP: Look for pre-made juices with a short shelf-life. The best pre-made juices should always have an expiration date right on the bottle, showing that the ingredients are ALIVE and won’t last very long on the shelf.
Most standard store-bought juices such as apple juice or grape juice are pasteurized (heated to kill bacteria). Pasteurization is great, but not in the case of vegetable juices.
Pasteurization effectively destroys most the beneficial enzymes you get from FRESH juice. This is one of the primary differences between juicing your own juices fresh and those that you buy in the store.
One final note, any juice is better than no juice, but it’s important to remember to drink ALIVE, FRESH juice whenever possible and in order to get the results you expect.
Do one of the following to ensure regular bowel movements: