Juice-Only Diets - Low Calorie Cleansing
Juice-only diets are typically very low calorie
cleansing-type diets. Due to their reduced calories, they are typically
low in diet nutrition like vitamins and minerals, and may require the
addition of diet supplements.
Juice Diets - Fad Weight Loss Diets
Some juice-only diets are promoted as weight
loss diets. It's true that (like many liquid diets) juice diets typically
result in rapid weight loss. However, much of this weight loss is fluid
and the weight will be regained as soon as normal eating is resumed. In
addition, the lack of protein, fat, carbs and other micro-nutrients means
that juice-only diets should only be undertaken for a short period of
Advice on Diets
Special diets or diet plans with special
diet foods are sometimes needed for particular health conditions. Ask
your doctor, dietitian or nutritionist about your personal dietary needs.
Otherwise, a balanced diet program containing foods from all the nutritional
food groups is best.