The truth about cleanses is that they don’t work. Advertisements lie, but science doesn’t.
1.The Realty About Green Juice
These juices contain some veggies, but usually a lot of sugar. Suja Juice’s Green Supreme has whopping 42 grams of sugar. It does not have vitamins, iron, and very little protein. They will not rid your body of heavy metals or any other toxins. To rid yourself of real toxins, you have to use specific chemicals that bind to the heavy metals. These juices do not have them. That boost of energy you feel is due to the sugar; but then you’ll have to deal with coming off the sugar high.
2.Colon Cleansing Doesn’t Work Either
If you’re having digestive problems, there’s a reason. You should call a doctor to diagnose any problems. Otherwise, your liver and kidneys are the body’s natural detoxing systems. Cleansing your colon will not do the trick. In fact, MD’s have reported deaths due to colonic hydrotherapy and coffee enemas.
3.Alkaline Cleanses Don’t Work Either
Not only will it not jump start your metabolism but it can harm you. Your blood’s pH is around 7.35. In fact, your body’s pH is very well controlled, and you can cause a lot of damage trying to change it.
4.Why Do We Buy Into These Things?
A lot of times we’re trying to do the best for our body. Then, there is the marketing aspect of it. Seeing “beautiful” people selling these products naturally, make us want to buy them. It’s a quick fix. But, talk to any dietician or physician and they will explain the science part of it.
5.So, How Do I Stay Healthy
Here’s how to make your body stay in peak condition. Eat healthy. Get regular exercise. Ensure you get enough sleep. Don’t forget your annual physical. The MD can take blood and run simple tests that tell if your body is detoxing as it should.