For this reason, juices should never sit more than a couple hours. You can’t make up a huge batch of green juice and drink it throughout the day or over a couple days, unlike green smoothies.
The reason I explain the story is 1/ it firstly provides immense credibility to Tim and his experiences with fasting. And 2/ it exposes that even a man who suffered chronic fatigue syndrome for 5 years, wasn’t prescribed a water fast by a world renowned Russian expert.
While these positives are magnificent for general well-being and living your life, the positive side effect I’m hoping for MOST won’t be evident for another few months.
Listening to popular podcasts from well regarded figures, such as Tim Ferriss and David Asprey, my interest levels slowly progressed.
I was lucky enough to get most of my produce at a local fruit and vegetable market so I was able to get lots of organic produce inexpensively. However, not everyone has access a discount organic produce market.
Fiber also plays a role in weight loss and managing blood sugar, so green smoothies have a significant advantage over juices in this respect.
For one, your stomach shrinks significantly during the 5 days. It’s not the same mutated beast it once was. You now have a clean fuel tank ready for consumption.
While I do definitely eat well, drink little alcohol, and keep active with cycling (and a little gym), clearly I has a truckload of toxins in my body.