Juicing-Fasting Diet Disadvantages

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There are many disadvantages to the juicing-fasting diet:

  • Requires the purchase of a juicer
  • Need to juice lots of fresh fruit and vegetables every day
  • Lots of planning involved
  • Need to start a pre-fast diet prior to the fast for one week
  • Does not provide all the nutrients required for good health
  • Cannot eat any other foods during the fast
  • Very low in protein and may cause muscle wastage
  • Very low in fat, so fat-soluble vitamins cant be absorbed
  • Lots of unpleasant side effects associated with this diet
  • Side effects include headache, fatigue, irritability, aches, pains
  • Not recommended as a weight loss tool
  • Unsuitable for people with any type of health condition*
  • Unsuitable for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding
There are many disadvantages to the juicing-fasting diet - it is very low in protein and may cause muscle wastage

References

  1. Cabot S. The Juice Fasting Bible. Ulysses Press, USA 2007

 

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