There are 3:
1. Juice is EXTREMELY calorie dense. A typical orange, for
example, has about 40 calories. A typical glass of orange
juice has around 120 calories... that's 3 times the
2. Juice has almost NO FIBER and will spike your blood sugar
like crazy, causing FAT STORAGE. Back to our orange... it
has about 3 grams of fiber which helps slow blood sugar
response form the 9 grams or so of sugar in it. That glass
of O.J. has almost NO FIBER (stripped out in the juicing
process) to combat the over 23 grams of sugar.
3. Juice's blood sugar spikes will make you hungrier...
you'll end up eating more and more. While the differences
between juice may seem small on a 1 to 1 comparison, keep
drinking juice and you'll have a hard time losing phat and
keeping it off.
Now, as I said, this doesn't mean you must cut out juice
One of the best ways I've found to enjoy the antioxidants
and great taste of real juice is to simply add a SPLASH of
your favorite juice to some ice cold water.
If you're a juice drinker, try it for a few days and you'll
find your over-sensitive taste buds will adjust faster than
you may expect.
I do this almost every day and it's become like a special
If you're trying to cut out soda (that's a whole different
newsletter!), take the splash of juice and add it to
carbonated ice water.
Don't forget you can also make your own fruit/vegetable
smoothies as this won't strip out the fiber...just add some
frozen produce to a good protein source and you're good to
Alright, so now that you know the TRUTH ABOUT JUICE, you've
just knocked down another MISTRUTH on how to get and stay
lean and healthy.
Now get out there and eat some real whole organic fruits and
vegetables...just as nature intended!
Here's to getting lean, strong and healthy for life,