Health & Fitness

I Tried A Juice Diet For The First Time And This Is How It Went

Juice diets have been a debatable topic for quite some time. Although they do provide popular for not only weight loss but importantly, detoxing the body such as the liver, improving the appearance of skin as well as boosting your mood. With these positives, it is easy to see why a juice diet or juice cleanses are a popular choice. It is important to remember “juicing`’ is not for everyone. If you want to find out the outcomes of a juice diet, then be sure to keep on reading!

The effects of juicing on the skin:

There is a lot of talk on how juicing improves the skin.  Freshly made raw juices can have a remarkable effect on the skin’s tone and texture over time some evidence suggests. When you extract the raw juice from liver friendly vegetables, your skin is going to start to make a difference. Vegetables like carrots and beetroots are great options. This helps cleanse the liver and therefore heals the skin as freshly made juices are naturally full of antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. If you suffer with inflamed skin, leafy greens such as kale and spring greens are great. Vitamin C is also a word we hear a lot for improving skin, therefore eating citrus fruits, kale and strawberries to name a few, are perfect for skins health. It is all about looking and identifying what you think your skin needs extra help with and then choosing vegetables and fruit that will help you out!

The effects of Juicing on your mood:

There is lots of evidence to how juicing can affect your mood, there Is evidence low levels of B vitamins and a diet high in sugar can massively affect mood. Therefore, eating vegetables high in Vitamin B such as kale and oranges transforms the vitamins into fuel that your body can use for energy. Taking the time to juice and make your own juice is not only rewarding, but you know exactly what has gone into it, therefore gives you a moment of focus and structure to your day which can help relax and calm you. It is argued some nutrients could even be more powerful when delivered in a raw form. Juicing vegetables fills the body with vitamins, minerals and enzymes that can boost mental health. It is crucial to remember eating a balanced diet is also just as important for your overall health.

Cater it to your needs:

If you are looking to rejuvenate, cleanse or just fill your body with goodness. it is important to research the benefits of what each fruit and vegetable offers. It is important to remember a juice diet should not be used for a prolonged amount of time and if you are unsure if you should do a juice diet, then talk to your medical professional as some people should not do a juice diet, for instance if you are pregnant. Alongside this, a juice diet has been said to make some people feel dizzy and have headaches. So, it is important to take all of this into consideration as with any diet, there are risks.

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An easy recipe:

Green juices are a popular form of juice you may have seen before. A good recipe to try is apples, celery, cucumber and then maybe something fresh like lemon or mint. You can really cater it to your individual tastes and needs as mentioned before. You will need to invest in a good juicer to get the most out of the fruits and vegetables and so there is little lumps and pulp.

Have you ever tried a juice diet? Be sure to let us know in the comments below!

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