Juice Cleanse FAQ
a) should I cleanse?
No way. Just eat clean calories and don't make excuses to load up on processed foods. Pregnancy is a detox that is why cravings are so strong. Drink juice, eat fruit, eat salad, rest, walk. Consult a medical professional for further recommendations.
b) Is raw juice safe?
Ladies: if you trust your obstetrician, follow his/her recommendations. anyone can get sick at anytime from produce, whether prepared at home or by a commercial operation like Green Carrot. No doctor in their right mind would tell a pregnant women to avoid eating carrots or spinach.
Green Carrot takes every precaution in handling produce to make sure we are serving fresh and clean juice and foods. That being said, this question is a loaded gun, so moms, you’ll have to follow your own instincts and the recommendation of your doctor. We stand behind our product, but must warn people about food-related sickness, the risks associated with a raw food, and raw juice diet.
You can do it! Stick it out! Drink water.
Your body will adjust or, should we say, your mind will adjust in a day or two. The body doesn’t distinguish between thirst and hunger so drink water or juice and your stomach will tell your brain to chillax. If that doesn’t help, drink more caloric juices and even add in a smoothie with hemp protein powder. The feelings of hunger pass quickly if you have will power and don't panic.
Even the most insane food addicts testify to the power of the juice to feed the body. Pull back on physical activity. Take more frequent naps. Ride through it. Avoid solids. Journal!— cleansing is partially about getting to know your body and your limits, so enjoy the time of self-reflection! If you feel dizzy or light headed, you may consider stopping the cleanse. Still have questions? Contact us!