If You Are New to Juice Cleanses
1. Who should cleanse?
If you are reading this now, we want to congratulate you for taking the first step to self-care. Our juice cleanse is designed for everybody based on your body type, and activity level. Your nutritional intake will be taken care of during your juice cleanse. However, we don’t recommend juice cleanses to women who are breastfeeding or pregnant, children or anyone with serious health conditions. Please consult your health care professionals if you have chronic illness before you start a juice cleanse.
2. Can I do a juice cleanse if I am diabetic?
Its not recommended for someone with diabetes to do a juice cleanse without the guidance of a Registered Dietitian. Because diabetic individuals can’t regulate blood sugars as well, lower sugar juices could bring them into hypoglycemia and higher sugar juices could bring them into hyperglycemia. Having said this, a diabetic can still pursue a cleanse with the right juice/food pairing, so make sure to consult a dietitian before starting.
3. How often should I do a juice cleanse?
It depends on your diet and your body. We encourage as frequent and regular as possible. If you’re feeling sluggish, bloated, and exhausted, it is a good time to restart a juice cleanse to regain your energy and get back on your ordinary and recharged self.
4. What juice cleanse should I do?
Start with the 1-3 Day Juice Cleanse first. We encourage you to definitely complete the dietary assessment so we can get you the custom cleanse that you need. If you are in rush, our Foundation Cleanse will cover your basic need. This is a well-balance set to get you going.
5. Will juice cleanse help with constipation?
Our digestive systems and metabolisms are all unique, so like food, juices interact with our bodies very individually. For some, the juice cleanse can certainly help with constipation, when paired along with fibre-rich foods like nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables, and adequate hydration.
6. Will juice cleanse help to lose weight?
Often juice cleanse is associated with weight loss due to the reduction in caloric intake. However, we do not recommend cleansing as part of your weight loss plan. The purpose of the juice cleanse is to rejuvenate your body and give you a clean and fresh slate to start with. It’s best to consult with a Registered Dietitian to build your weight loss program.
If You Are Currently On a Juice Cleanse
1. Can I exercise on a juice cleanse?
Absolutely! We are firm believers that being active is the number 1 priority. All our custom juice cleanse will have the appropriate protein and caloric content based on your lifestyle and needs. However, as you may be significantly reducing your caloric intake during this cleanse, you may not have as much energy to perform at your normal intensity.
2. Can I drink coffee on a juice cleanse?
No coffee. The cleanse is meant to give you a clean slate to start with, which means getting rid of all your worst offenders – alcohol, caffeine, added sugar, processed foods, greasy/deep fried foods.
3. Why do I have a headache on a juice cleanse?
Lightheaded is normal. Our in-house Registered Dietitian emphasizes the importance of following the pre-cleanse prep as it can reduce the severity and likeliness of lightheaded. Sudden reduction in caffeine and sugar intake can result in headaches and lightheaded.
4. Do I have to take my juice on order?
Preferably yes! We encourage you to always start with the green juices in the morning. Consume Nut Mylk’s after a workout.
If You Are Curious about the Benefits and Nutrition of Cold Pressed Juice
1. What is the shelf life of your juice?
We do not add any preservatives to our juices nor artificially extend their shelf life with high pressure processing (HPP). If kept cold at 4 degree Celsius, our juices should stay fresh for 4 days. We recommend to consume fresh before the expiry dates.
2. How many calories are in each juice?
Not only our juices nutritionally packed with natural vitamins, antioxidants, and phytochemicals, they are also approved by our Registered Dietitian. Nut mylks contain highest calories, followed by fruit juices and vegetable juices, which has much lower in calories and sugar. If calories and sugar are a concern for you, we recommend to take the green juices as a rule of thumb. In meantime, if you have any questions, please feel free to email to our dietitian for more nutrition advice.
3. Do cold pressed juices have fiber?
There are two types of fibre: insoluble and soluble. No doubt juicing can remove the insoluble fibre, some of the soluble fibre gets carried over into the juice that you’re drinking! Soluble fibre is found in the flesh of fruits and vegetables, its main role is to regulate blood sugar and lower cholesterol.
4. How will I get my protein?
Surprisingly, many individuals are meeting their protein requirement of 0.8-1.0g/protein/day. While cleansing, you will get some protein from each of our juices. If you’re concerned about your protein intake, opt to add on chlorella or spirulina (1 tbsp = 4-5g protein). If you are active and feel you need more protein than the average individual, make sure to fill our dietary assessment so that our in-house dietitian can recommend a customized cleanse for your activity level that includes additional protein and calories.
5. Is a bottle of cold pressed juice a meal replacement?
While during the cleanse, a bottle of cold pressed juice/mylk takes the place of a meal, this should not be the case for post-cleanse. We have carefully formulated the cleanse package to ensure you are getting a good balance of vitamins/minerals, calories, fats and protein. Everyone’s needs are different, so make sure you complete the dietary assessment to get your customized cleanse. After your cleanse, purchasing just 1 bottle of cold pressed juice will not provide enough protein and fat to be a meal replacement. Consider using the juice as a daily supplement for the foods that you don’t normally have in your diet.
6. Why does the juices separate in the bottles?
Even though optically it might not look good, you could be rest assured that there are no additives or stabilizers added to prevent the natural settling process. Before consumption, just give a good shake!
7. What is that white sediment at the bottom of my juice?
These white chucks from ginger root in its cold pressed form. It’s completely normal. Simply give it a shake and enjoy!