How to assist your body's detox.
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Not really. If you drink nothing but juice for a week, you’ll lose weight, but it’s because you’re not eating, not because your body is “detoxing”. Water is stored in your muscles with glycogen . When you eat a low calorie diet, you use up those glycogen stores, and lose the water weight with it. You’ll gain that water weight right back when you return to your normal diet. You’re also missing out on all those other vital nutrients like fat, fiber, and protein. In fact, some cleanses suggest that you avoid exercise when you’re on them because your caloric intake is so low—which leads to fatigue and dizziness .
If you are looking to reduce the amount of sugar you consume, I recommend reading our blog, 6 tips for reducing sugar easily and gently to minimise the detox effect.
Write a food diary.
If you enjoy alcohol but would like to know more about how alcohol is affecting your health, the amount you should be drinking or the best types to drink, have a read of my recent blog post, ' how alcohol affects your health .'