The Benefits of a Juice Cleanse

Why You Should Stop, Drop & Cleanse

We, unfortunately, live in a toxic world. The air we breathe, food we eat, products that surround us, stresses of modern life and the medications we are being prescribed all contribute to a toxic build up in our bodies - yuk! This is further exacerbated by poor diet and lifestyle choices, like partying just that little bit hard on the weekend... All of these toxins in our body lead to weight gain, skin breakouts, hormone imbalances, stressed out adrenals, tired eyes, tired bodies, low energy levels and an overworked digestive system screaming; “Give me a break!” So how do you eliminate toxins and give your body a chance to rest, reset and regenerate? You detox with a cold pressed juice cleanse.

The benefits of juice cleansing:

  • Improves digestion
  • Eliminates bloating
  • Helps clear up bad skin
  • Increases energy levels
  • Balances hormones
  • Allows your adrenals to rest
  • Helps to stop cravings
  • Improved sense of clarity
  • Matures your palate and habits towards plants
  • Leaves you with beautiful glowing skin
  • Makes you feel amazing!

Ancient cultures all over the world have been using the concept of fasting and cleansing as a way to cure disease for centuries. Modern day cleanses enhance this tried and tested practice by using it as an opportunity to flush the body with nutrients (usually in the form of cold pressed juices, soups or light salads), whilst allowing the digestive system and vital organs a chance to rest. By resting our insides, our outsides start to glow. 

Our bodies use up so much time and energy digesting food so by allowing it to rest, this energy can be focused on repairing rather than digesting. Cleansing allows your body time to work on healing your skin, hormone imbalance, bloating, digestive imbalance or whatever it may be that you are working with. Doing a cold pressed juice detox is like hitting the reset button on your body and starting again. 

Not only is juice cleansing amazing on a physical level (come at me bright beautiful eyes), it’s also beneficial on an emotional level. Cravings are reduced, your thoughts become clearer and you finish the process feeling light, centered and ready to take on the world.

When your body is feeling that good, you start to think twice about what you are putting into it post-cleanse. Gone are the cravings for bad foods and in their place is a desire to continue filling your body with nourishing, healthy foods. Once you feel good, you never want to go back! 

Try it out for yourself and see how it makes you feel. 

About Em

Em is a yoga teacher, writer and health nerd. She is currently traveling around Europe learning about different foods, lifestyles and organic farming. She loves...

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