Kate West's Articles

  • How to Fast
    Despite its countless health and life affirming benefits, juice fasting is not a fad diet, nor is it a crash diet. Rather, juice fasting is designed to flood your body with highly nutritious, enzyme and vitamin rich fruits and vegetables while at the same time quickly and efficiently eliminating unnecessary waste products-- the very stuff that's been weighing you down and causing you to feel sick, tired and/or overweight!
  • Why You Should Use Organic Fruits and Veggies During a Juice Fast
    Two of the very best steps you can take to improve your health are closely intertwined-- juice fasting and the consumption of organic food. Organic food is grown without the use of chemicals and pesticides and is not genetically modified in any way so as to preserve the life force and highest nutritional benefit of the food. By adopting organic foods into your diet, you are giving your body a break from the constant onslaught of foreign contaminants that it is faced with day after day in the modern world. Learning how to juice fast correctly takes this one step further by helping your body reverse and heal the symptoms brought on by the consumption of such contaminants.
  • When Not To Go On A Juice Fast
    You may have heard about juice fasting and how astonishing it's benefits are for health and detoxification. No doubt, juice fasting can do wonders to help you lose weight and keep the weight off, as well as boost your immune system, heal (and help avoid) almost any disease. However, there areoccasionsand circumstances where a juice fast is not the best idea. When NOT to go on a juice fast is an important consideration for anyone who is contemplating this form of detoxification.
  • The Supreme Benefits of a Juice Fast
    A juice fast is hands down one of the most powerful things you can do to supercharge your health and, in fact, your entire life. The myriad of ways in which a juice fast can improve your overall health and state of mind is beyond exciting. By infusing your body and your cells with juices chock full enzymes, vitamins and minerals from fresh, vital fruits and vegetables, you are setting up the optimum conditions for your body to heal every possible condition and, in turn, to thrive.
  • Juice Fasting Vs The Master Cleanse
    There is simply no logical comparison between juice fasting and the Master Cleanser. Although often promoted by celebrities and the media, The Master Cleanser consists of solely drinking a concoction of lemon, maple syrup and cayenne pepper in pure water for every day of the fast. Lemon, unbeknownst to many, is very nutritious and one of the most alkaline foods you can take take into your body. It is high in vitamin C and potassium, and also contains limonene-- a compound shown to have significant anti-cancer properties. However, when it comes to vibrant health, the Master Cleanser just doesn't stack up against the miracle of juice fasting!Here is why.
  • The Importance of Detox
    Unfortunately,in these complicated times, your body is under assault every day from toxins in your environment. Hardly a day goes by that we do not hear about some sort of new material in our air, water or food supply that causes our bodies harm in some new way. Sitting in traffic and breathing in pollution, eating non-organic food laced with pesticides, and drinking water infused with toxic run off are just a few of the ways that our bodies are under attack. As soon as you start to consider these constant assaults on your body the importance of detox becomes strikingly obvious.
  • Why Juice Fasting Is Healthy
    Over the years, you have probably heard how important it is to get fruits and vegetables into your diet. Maybe you've heard that you should get at least five servings a day in order to be truly healthy. Well, what if there was a way to get those five servings in just one easy meal? There is! And that way is called juice fasting!
  • A Juice Fasting Recipe for Success
    ***A Juice Fasting Recipe for Success***
  • Juice Fasting Detoxification
    The term "detox" has become quite the buzz word these days. You can hardly open the paper or turn on the TV without learning about some new potion or pill that claims to detoxify your system. Well, you might be wondering if you need to worry about detoxifying as well. The answer is yes! No matter what method you choose, these days detoxification is an important component to include in any health, weight loss or prevention regimen. Here's why..
  • Juice Fasting for Weight Loss
    Let's face it. Diets don't work! If you don't have first hand experience with that notion, ask anyone who has tried and failed to lose weight a dozen times or more. The dieting merry-go-round, as I like to call it, can be brutally discouraging and frustrating, not to mention that it plummets your self esteem to an all time low! "What's wrong with me?!" you think. "Why can't I find the right diet, program or pill?!" And once you think have, you wonder why you can't stick to it. Juice fasting to the resue!

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