Side effects are only temporary
Because your body gets rid of accumulated waste and toxins, you may experience some unpleasant side effects of juice during the first few days, especially if you replace more than one meal with juice. Don't worry – this is completely normal. The good things you begin to experience will far outweigh these temporary side effects, so stick to it. Here are some things you can expect:
- A decrease in energy for the first day or two can be expected because the sugar levels in your blood will be lower because you do not consume all the carbohydrates that your body is probably used to. Because you drink pure juice, the sugars that you get are quickly absorbed. This can cause your energy levels to fluctuate and therefore juice may not be a good idea if you have diabetes.
- You may experience headache, especially if you are used to regularly consuming caffeine and sugar. Remember that headache is not caused by the orange carrot juice that you had for breakfast. It is caused by the fact that your body craves the bad things it is used to!
- Nausea or vomiting may occur because your body is not used to such high doses of nutrients without the associated fibers and proteins. This may also be another withdrawal side effect or it may be a reaction to herbs or spices that you add. It can also be caused by the enormous concentration of some juices. Drink the juice diluted with pure water to minimize your risk.
- Bad breath, acne and / or body odor can occur because your body washes away waste and toxins and two of the ways your body does this is through your skin and through the exhalation process. These side effects should disappear within a few days.
- You may suffer from constipation or diarrhea. The constipation can be caused by the sudden lack of fiber and many juice experts recommend adding a natural herbal laxative to your regimen while you make juice. Conversely, diarrhea can occur because you do not eat that much solid food and your digestive tract is cleaned. If you have more than temporary diarrhea during a day, you may want to add some fiber to your diet because you can get dehydrated.
If any of these side effects persist for more than the first few days, or if they are severe, stop taking juice and talk to your doctor.
Do not give up!
Once the detoxification process is well underway, these side effects will fade and you will feel strengthened. Your energy increases, your skin starts to glow and your mental clarity can improve. It may be that pains decrease or disappear completely and that many digestive problems can disappear.
Although there may be temporary side effects when making juice, most people believe that the health benefits far outweigh a little initial discomfort. It is important to remember that the reason you feel bad is not because you drink the juice, but because your body does not get all the waste it is used to. Because it also adapts to an influx of nutrients and has the extra energy to & # 39; clean the house & # 39 ;, it's no wonder you might feel bad at the beginning. Stay with it and don't give up!
Now that you know why and how to make juice, and what the side effects of juice are, let's talk about some good recipes that you can use. You will be surprised about some things you can add to quickly increase the effectiveness of your juice! View Healthy Juice recipes for beginners for more information.
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