The Do's & The Don'ts Of Doing A Juice Cleanse

February 27, 2022 2 min read

The Do's & The Don'ts Of Doing A Juice Cleanse | PUR Cold Pressed Juice

With juice cleanses increasing in popularity recently, there is a tsunami of information on what you should or should not do to best reap the rewards of the diet. Here at PUR Cold-Pressed, we have received many questions and uncertainties that people face when deciding to start on a juice cleanse. To help those who are considering their first program, we have compiled an easy guide to the things that you should or should not be doing during your juice cleanse.

Do Check with Your Doctor or GP Before You Begin

It is important that you check with your healthcare provider before you begin on any massive diet change. This is especially so if you have any underlying health conditions or dietary restrictions that need to be considered when planning out the juices. On top of assessing if you are suitable for a cleanse or not, your GP will also be able to give guidance on what you might want to include in your cleanse and the properties that you would like to enhance.

Do Plan Ahead

Planning takes two forms. Firstly, you should plan a pre-cleanse before you convert over to a full juice diet. A pre-cleanse entails taking in more raw fruits and vegetables so that your body is able to adapt to the change in diet easier, alleviating any possible nasty side effects.

Secondly, it is important to consider your schedule during the period that you are doing the juice cleanse. Are you going to be traveling? Will you be required to be really active? For those who are trying out their first juice cleanse, it is best to opt for a period where you have an empty agenda where you can fully focus on the reactions of your body.

Don’t Expect a Miracle Cure

Juice cleanses can bring about a number of great benefits. However, it is also completely possible for you to revert to square one if you go back to the eating habits and lifestyle that you had prior to the cleanse. If you eat the same way that you did before, it is likely that you will lose the results that you had worked so hard for. Instead, take this cleanse as a reset for your lifestyle and dietary habits and ride the momentum to changing your behavior for the long term.

Don’t Participate in High-Intensity Exercise

We do not recommend that you become sedentary during your juice cleanse. However, due to the reduced caloric intake that you are having during the cleanse, it is important to not overexert yourself. This means that even if you are able to finish the workout planned, you are increasing the risk of fainting, low blood sugar, and even suffering avoidable injuries.

At the end of the day, doing a juice cleanse is not the only way to detox, neither is it the only way to lose weight or improve your lifestyle habits. We recommend a juice cleanse with a shorter duration for beginners to test out first. In fact, at PUR Cold-Pressed, we offer half-day cleanses where you are able to simply substitute your preferred meals with juices instead of switching to a full juice diet.

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