How much juice do you drink a day?
How much juice do you drink, what kind, and how do you feel?
I am wondering, because I drink about 20 ounces a day and feel good. But when I manage to drink other 20 ounce cup, it feels even better and once it even stopped my tooth from hurting(I skipped dinner that night and just had a juice). In the best of the worlds I wish I would drink more everyday, but it is hard to find time.
I rarely ever drink juice. If I do it is almost always lemon or lime juice in water. There are times when I'll go for several days drinking large bottles of water with the juice of a whole lemon and 1/2 a lime mixed in. I feel lighter and more energetic when I do. I did this a lot when I lived in NY. I could get lemons and limes for cheap there. Here they are more expensive so I tend to do this only if I am not feeling well or have a craving for it.
I drink carrot/cucumber/beet/celery juice with cholrella almost every night. I only drink about 1 cup.
I drink it before bed because it is easy to digest. I always wake up feeling good when I do this!
What i cholrella? What is it good for? I'd like to try it.
Originally Posted by vgloveforlife
Most of the time I have about 24 oz of green lemonade for breakfast. Sometimes I have a green smoothie. Two years ago when I was practicing macrobiotics, I never would have believed I would now be starting my day with juice. I do labor for a living as I'm a housecleaner and after much experimentation with different breakfasts, I absolutely find I'm most energetic after drinking the the green lemonade. And I just love the zingy taste.
Ideally, I'd like to do another shot of green juice later in the afternoon but it doesn't really happen.
i love green lemonade too! i usually drink anywhere from 2-4 cups a day. of all the things i've ever tried this is the thing that is number one for me! takes away cravings, makes me feel energetic and happy! love this stuff!!
I have just started a juice fast two days ago. First four or five days will be apple juice and lemon juice only.
Today I have drank 9 cups of apple juice mixed with a touch of lemon juice.
How I feel...well, I was on cooked foods prior to starting this fast. I have juice fasted in the past. Today, I have a clean feeling, like I just stepped out of a bath. Also, it is very hot this time of year in my part of USA (Texas). Before starting this fast, the heat was making me feel tired, and sometimes giving me headaches. Also, it was simply uncomfortable. Well, now the heat feels good, and I don't get hot so quick. I know from past experience with fasts that in a couple more days, I will stop getting headaches and tiredness from the heat as well.
Sometimes though, after like about nine days into a fast, I will start to feel a little in my chest like I am not getting enough oxygen. A feeling like I have been underwater and holding my breath. This usually happens when I am having vegetable juices only, and no fruit juice. If I start drinking fruit juice, the bad feeling lessens.
Good for you, you are drinking alot of juice! It is so good for you, much better than from bottles, cans, or jars in the store. :)
I tend to drink about 1 litre (a quart) of juice a day, either just carrot or carrot and apple. Sometimes I add something green to that.
I drink a minimum of 24 oz a day broken up into 3 glasses spread out during the day. I drink mostly carrot combos. Carrot/ginger is one of my favorites. Once in awhile I add a green lemonade during the day. Juice makes me feel great. I do a glass before I go to the gym for a workout in the morning and I never run out of gas. I always did on a cooked breakfast or just fruit for breakfast.
Originally Posted by belleadonna
I am completing Day 2 of Alissa's 30 day raw challenge and so far so good. I like to try new things and so if you don't mind please share the recipes for green lemonade and various carrot juices, thanks.
"The idiot, who perseveres, is a genius."
Ah Yes! Green lemonade!
I originally got this idea from Natalia Rose's book The Raw Food Detox Diet. It's changed the course of my life! I kid you not. I thought I was genetically inclined to be lethargic. LOL! I was wrong.
It's basically this; this is what I make.
three apples- I love Granny Smith greens
a big handful of greens: chard/spinach/kale/parsely/cilantro/collards etc.
a whole lemon, peel and all, I cut it into eigths to accomodate my trusty Champion juicer.
You get the idea. So worth trying it. If you do, let us know!
Also, my recipe above makes a lot. It's basically my breakfast and lunch; then I do a little snack in the afternoon before dinner. It could be made with smaller proportions. Sometimes I put the finished product in the Vita-mix blender with ice for a good whirl or just ice it. You're going to love the whole lemon affect. All of those bioflavanoids with just drive you silly.
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