Despite the name, the juice diet isn't really a diet at all. In reality, it is a fast that is used to rid the body of toxins, boost metabolism and raise energy levels. Most people fast only for the purpose of cleansing the body, although weight loss is an extra side effect.
Is juicing the secret to Jack LaLanne's good health?
The benefits of fruits and vegetables are well documented. The Department of Food Science at Cornell University released a report in December of 2004, citing numerous peer reviewed studies that suggest that increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables can reduce overall risk for all chronic illnesses. Further, the report insists that it is the synergistic effect of... Read More
You know you're supposed to drink those eight glasses a day, but water can be so...boring. But take heart - there are lots of ways to incorporate water into your daily diet without having to tote around a gallon jug of H2O. When you wake up in the morning, the first thing you should do is guzzle a glass. It'll help rehydrate your body and skin. If you drink juice with breakfast, then fill your glass halfway with water and halfway with... Read More