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Is It Ok To Drink Juice While Fasting?

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You may ask is it ok to drink juice while fasting? The answer is no. Why because, During a strict fast (such as intermittent fasting), juicing isn’t allowed. But if you’re following a controlled fast, such as the 5:2 Diet or the Warrior Diet, then fresh vegetable and fruit juices are allowed, such as carrot and ginger juice.

WAYS TO DO JUICE FASTING.

Prepare for the Fast. Before detoxing, you should prepare your body and mind because If you proceed right into your fast from an unhealthy diet, you may feel sick from the detox symptoms.

Aim to drink a fixed amount of juice per day. During a juice fast, you should aim to drink at least six 16-ounce servings of juice.

Plan your fruits and veggies(Recipes)

Bananas are one of the best fruit sources of vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 from bananas is easily absorbed by your body and a medium-sized banana can provide about a quarter of your daily vitamin B6 needs. Potassium in bananas is also good for your heart health and blood pressure

Green Apples –reduces inflammation, lowers cholesterol, and increases energy

Ginger – aids in digestion, reduces pain, improves the immune system

Cucumber – lowers blood pressure, promotes healthy skin, prevents some forms of cancer

Avoid strenuous physical activity.

Strenuous activities include swimming laps, aerobics, calisthenics, running, jogging, basketball, cycling on hills.

Read labels on packaged juices.

Always read ingredients and sugar content if you buy packaged juice. For example, Green Machine contains a whopping 53 grams of sugar in a 15.2-ounce bottle

Drink it immediately.

While preparing your juice oxygen exposure can lower a freshly squeezed juice’s nutrient content. If you make your own juice or buy one from a store, drink it as soon as you can. If not, store it in an airtight container or fridge.

PEOPLE WHO SHOULD AVOID JUICE FASTING

  • Young children
  • Pregnant women
  • Older adults
  • Those with weak immune systems and low blood sugar

Benefits of Juice Fasting.

  • Help determine food sensitivities
  • Rehydrate the body
  • Repair your digestive system
  • Promote weight loss and healthy eating habits
  • Detoxify the body
  • Boost your immune system
  • Prevent heart disease
  • Increase energy levels
  • Improve overall health
Conclusion.

Juiced fruits and vegetables don’t have protein, fiber, and many important nutrients your body needs. check with your doctor before changing your diet for a couple of days.

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