Last week I met a guy who proudly told me he was spending $70 a day on a 3 day ‘juice cleanse’. While I had to admire his dedication to improving his health, I couldn’t help but think about what a waste of time and money this was. And unfortunately, this is something I hear on an almost weekly basis.
It’s human nature to look for a quick fix to a problem, and there’s no doubt that for the majority of us, our health and weight is a major problem (or at least we think it is). So juice cleanses appear to offer a perfect solution, in the prescribed 3-7 days you can supposedly lose weight and do a total 180 in terms of your health – who wouldn’t sign up for that! Except that’s not what really happens… [Read more…]