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    what do you guys think about going on a juice fast for the next 7-10 days?




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    Not for me..I like to chew my food..I am not sure I would have enough energy to get through a day just drinking juice!! What would be the reason to just drink juice? Detox?




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    I don't think there would be enough nutrients, you would have to add something like whey protein to the juice and not sure that would be enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bekahann35022 View Post
    what do you guys think about going on a juice fast for the next 7-10 days?
    Why?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bekahann35022 View Post
    what do you guys think about going on a juice fast for the next 7-10 days?
    Well, since you asked....

    I think it is nuts! Especially for that long.

    It'll mess up your metabolism. And you won't be getting in any protein or healthy fats. Very low in fiber. And lots of sugar.

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    I cannot imagine why you would do a juice fast. It will not jumpstart your weightloss. As a matter of fact, it may stall your weightloss because after an initial loss due to fasting (i.e. starving), you will gain weight the moment you add "real" food to your day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bekahann35022 View Post
    what do you guys think about going on a juice fast for the next 7-10 days?
    It's completely unnecessary, dangerous and foolish!

    Severely slashing calories will result in weight loss, but not the right kind. You will lose water, some fat, and muscle loss. The muscle loss will ultimately decrease your metabolism and your body will need fewer calories to survive. Don't cut calories below 1,200 per day! People who lose weight too quickly, tend to pack it on with more fat and less muscle which lowers their metabolism and calorie needs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bekahann35022 View Post
    what do you guys think about going on a juice fast for the next 7-10 days?
    Quote Originally Posted by Emskid4 View Post
    Not for me..I like to chew my food..I am not sure I would have enough energy to get through a day just drinking juice!! What would be the reason to just drink juice? Detox?
    That was one of my first thoughts, because I feel I haven't had my fruit if I drink it instead of eat it ... feel cheated out of it. Fruit is almost as hard for me to resist as chocolate, though. Given a choice at Mimi's Café where it comes with the breakfast I order, I do chose the Tomato Juice, because it is a treat for me. I don't buy it for the house because of the high sodium (blood pressure goes up just reading the can).

    Yes, as the others have posted, doesn't sound like a wise, healthy decision, and NS does work if you follow the program as written; and the OP does appear to be off to a good start!




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    Sure, go ahead if you want to suffer from headaches, exhaustion and extreme hunger for the next 7 to 10 days.

    You're only going to regain most of the weight when you start eating again.


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