A Juice Fast Daily Plan
Juice fasting guidelines using both fruit and vegetable juices.
For a juice fast, this plan can be your guideline. It tells you how much juice to consume
and when. You can use the charts on the Juice Fasting
page to help you choose which fruits and/or vegetables to use.
This plan utilizes Epsom or Glauber
salts for intestinal cleansing. You could substitute these salts with
other fasting colon cleanse methods, or with
this colon cleanse recipe which can be
used before and after your juice fast.
Both fruit and vegetable juices are called for in this plan for
those who have that much flexibility. If one type of juice is not available, just use the kind you have.
Using distilled water for your drinking water is ok, even preferred by some during a fast, for its
ability to bind to toxins. It should only be used for short durations, such as fasting, because it can also
bind to the good minerals in the body. If you use distilled water, you should be extra careful with your
diet choices in the days and weeks following a fast, to be sure you are replenishing any lost minerals.
The Juice Fast Daily Plan
Drink a glass of water with 1 teaspoon Epsom or Glauber salts added. Follow with
5 or 6 ounces of fresh vegetable juice diluted by a third (2 parts juice to 1 part water) or up to a half
(1 part juice to 1 part water).
Breakfast: 2-3 ounces juice diluted with water. Fruit juice
is good at this point for the energy supplied by the sugars.
During the morning: Another
2-3 ounces fruit juice diluted with water.
Lunch: 5-6 ounces vegetable juice diluted with
During the afternoon: 2-3 ounces fruit juice diluted with water.
(no later than 7 p.m.): 4 ounces vegetable juice and 2 ounces fruit juice, both diluted, but not
Before bed: 1 cup of herbal tea, perhaps a sleep-inducing one or one
with laxative properties.
Throughout the day drink an additional 2 quarts of
purified water. A squeeze of lemon may be added to this drinking water, both for cleansing effect
(lemon breaks up mucus), and for additional flavor.
Use your time wisely during your juice
fast. Slow down the usual pace of your life to make time and energy for healing, and know that
any detox symptoms are a sign that your body is cleansing out impurities. See the
Water Fasting Tips page
for more information on what to do with your time and how to deal with common stumbling blocks.
Practicing methods of enhancing detox, such as dry skin brushing and breathing exercises, during
a juice fast, are highly encouraged. As is time for self-reflection, so you don't miss the
sometimes subtle, and sometimes not so subtle, insights to your emotional patterns. You may
find yourself feeling more emotional than usual, don't be hard on yourself about this, but
see it as a perfect time to heal these issues as well. There's nothing complicated to do.
Just let them express. And you'll be rewarded with much greater understanding.
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