Adventures in Eating, Misguided Perceptions and The Scariest Weight Loss Experiment You’ll Ever Undertake – and why you should try it

Everyone I work with, in the pursuit of weight loss, seems to be on some sort of diet; detox, cleanse, Master Cleanse, low/no carb/fat/sugar/dairy/gluten, juicing, fasting, ideal protein diet, Atkins, Thrive, Valentus, Plexus… and the list goes on.  In fact, the only two that I can think of that I actually endorse and would recommend (the last stage of the South Beach and Paleo) seem to be the only ones that have been completely overlooked.  But I digress.

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Juicing and Smoothies and You

While juicing and smoothies are health and diet trends that have been around for many, many years, withstanding the test of time, these crazes have only just recently hit an all time popularity high.  It seems every second person I know is juicing or blending or partaking in the latest “cleanse” diet.  If you’re reading this then it’s likely you are also, or that you are at the very least considering it.

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My favourite blend (kale, apple, mint, pineapple) of store bought cold pressed juice. I buy this 0-2 times a month as a treat. Don’t let all the hype fool you – you may find an all natural variety out there with no additives, but these suckers can be loaded with sugar

 


Out of these three options, why are you drinking your fruits and veggies?

1) To supplement an eating plan and improve health 
2) To lose weight 
3) Because they taste delicious.

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