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HOW DOES DRINKING JUICE CONTRIBUTE TO HEALTH?
The quick assimilation of NUTRIENTS brings about faster REGENERATION of the entire body. Dr George Malkmus, writes in his book "God's Way to Ultimate Health", page 150, "The RAW foods and JUICES themselves do not heal. What they do is to provide us with concentrated building materials so that our BODY CAN RESTORE ITSELF. The FIRST part of our body that will RESTORE when given the proper nutrients is the IMMUNE SYSTEM. As the immune system restores, then it seeks out trouble spots through out the whole body starting to restore them."For those of us that NEED to REGAIN HEALTH, juicing is a vital key in fact it is truly a FAST FOOD and the turbo charged way to RESTORE the CELLS of our body. JUICING plays just as an important part in the daily routine, for anyone who wants to maintain HEALTH even those of us who are not ill.

GREEN JUICES
We recognize chlorophyll's important role in the body to promote the growth of healthy tissue. The Green Star Twin Gear Juicer is highly successful in its ability to extract juice from chlorophyll-rich plants such as leafy greens, herbs and grasses (including wheatgrass). The structure of chlorophyll is very similar to that of a hemoglobin molecule of the human blood and tests show that it stimulates the formation of red-blood cells. The consumption of green juices is valuable especially as it has an alkaline reaction in the body which helps create a disease-free condition.


5 Benefits of a Juice Cleanse

Have you ever had to deal with a dead car battery? Leaving your lights or radio on overnight are two of the most common causes of a drained box, just like failing to eat right or exercise regularly are two of the most common causes of bad health. Extremes in temperatures can also cause your car battery to die, similar to the way extremes like sugar, fats and processed foods impact your body. Now, compare your health to your car battery. Just as jumper cables can jump start your car, a juice cleanse can fuel your body with necessary antioxidants and kick start your health.

Juice Cleanse to the Rescue

If you want to keep your body and all of its parts running smoothly, consider a means of clearing away toxins and fueling your body with antioxidants to boost your energy levels. A one- or multi-day juice cleanse is the ideal way to kick start your health by cleansing the organs and giving your internal system a fresh start. A short-term restrictive diet, a juice cleanse often mirrors the model of fasting and focuses on juice from fresh fruits and vegetables.

Whether you’ve been neglecting your overall health and wellness for years or you’re simply looking for a boost in your already healthy habits, a juice cleanse can be beneficial for anyone. Just remember: Depending on how many toxins are in your body, the cleansing process could be gentle or intense. You will certainly feel better when all is said and done, but you may run into a variety of symptoms that might make you feel uncomfortable at first. Bloating, diarrhoea, constipation, headaches, fatigue and strong cravings may occur when you begin your cleanse, but they likely won’t last long. This reaction occurs because your body is going into shock mode; it’s not used to being flooded with these live foods and will take time to adjust. Once your systems become accustomed, you can reap the many advantages that come with cleansing, such as weight loss, regulated blood sugar levels and even mental clarity.

If you’re curious about what juice fasting entails, consider these five health benefits:

1. Improve Digestion

By detoxifying and clearing many of the body’s primary functions, a juice cleanse improves digestion and bowel function. According to the Pressed Juicery, one study has shown that levels of cyanobacteria and Bacteroidetes increase at the end of a juice cleanse. As an anti-inflammatory, cyanobacteria can ward off bacterial infections. Also helping to improve digestive function, Bacteriodetes are found to boost the function and development of the gastrointestinal tract.

Unlike other juice cleanses, the Hallelujah Diet Cleanse is equipped with just the right amount of fibre to promote cleansing and ensure that toxins are not reabsorbed into the body. The Fiber Cleanse included in the juice detox cleanse the colon and boost your bowel function, bringing it back to a healthy level. Overall, your metabolism will improve.

2. Fight Cravings

As our experts at Hallelujah Diet have explained, taking time off from your regular diet can help reduce or even eliminate cravings for things like sugar and dairy. With a juice cleanse that’s free of dairy, soy and gluten, and additives, sugar and preservatives, you can rid the body of cravings and addictions.

After you’ve fuelled yourself with the rich nutrition of organic juice and vegetable powders during a cleanse, you can introduce more primarily raw, plant-based foods into your diet. Eliminate any foods that are part of the Sad American Diet and you’ll be able to keep those cravings at bay.

3. Boost Organ Health

Did you know that your organs are reconstructed during a cleanse? Initially, your organs shrink as the body gains its energy by reusing the weak, damaged and diseased cells, our Hallelujah Diet experts explained. Once you begin introducing whole foods back into your diet, a blast of stem cells boosts your organs again, remodelling them with fewer damaged cells than before the cleanse so that they become bigger and healthier.

“Cleansing can give the digestive organs a much needed break.”

Similarly, important organs like your stomach, gut and liver all get the necessary time to rest during a cleanse, the Huffington Post explained. Juicing doesn’t require much digestive processing or detoxifying, so all of these organs can take a break and restore themselves. A juice cleanse can also help to promote the balance of flora and fauna in the gut. Medications and toxic foods can harm this balance, while a total cleanse significantly improves the health of your gut microbiome, according to the Huffington Post.

4. Reduce Damage to Cells

The body absorbs diseased cells during a detox and turns them into energy, a process known as autophagy, according to our leading health experts. This leaves the body with much healthier cells than you started with before a juice cleanse.

By fuelling your cells with nourishing and restorative nutrients and antioxidants, a juice clean can help to promote blood flow, which improves complexion and reduces inflammation, according to wellness living guide The Chalkboard magazine. This cell repair is one of the most important benefits of this program.

Start your juice cleanse today to reduce damage to cells.

5. Promotes Weight Loss

While a juice cleanse is not the answer to losing lots of weight, it can kick start the process for you. By boosting your metabolism and ridding the body of toxins, detoxing can get your body ready to begin a diet and lifestyle that promotes healthy weight loss. Restarting your body can lead to different and improved food choices in the future. However, it is likely that you may lose a pound or two during the cleanse, an added benefit.

The most important thing to keep in mind when considering a juice cleanse is finding one that is safe and proven to provide the most nutritious programs. There are multiple fad detoxes out there that do more harm than good. A plan like the Master Cleanse, which consists of drinking only a concoction of water, lemon juice, maple syrup and cayenne pepper, isn’t a smart route. It may “cleanse” your system, but it’s not using natural antioxidant-rich foods to do so. It’s depleting your body of what it needs to thrive, depriving it of the vitamins and minerals that boost the body’s ability to fight against conditions like inflammation and other harmful infections and diseases.

“Long-term fasts lead to muscle breakdown and a shortage of many needed nutrients,” Lona Sandon, a Dallas dietitian and spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, told NBC News.

After completing a Cleanse, you may find it easier to lose excess pounds and be free of food cravings and addictions. You’ll start your new and improved health living habits on a clean slate so you can begin following our primarily raw, plant-based eating regimen.

Juice fasting is truly the key to setting your body up for success. If you want to reap the many health benefits of a cleanse without following one of those fad detoxes.

Information supplied by www.myhdiet.com – the suppliers of BarleyMax and Fibre Cleanse – part of our Three Day Cleanse

Email for details on our Cleanse packs - info@totalhealth.co.nz


 

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