The 3-Day Juice Cleanse Plan

Never feel hungry again with this simple juice cleanse plan that addresses all of your concerns.

The 3-Day Juice Cleanse Plan

Have you fallen off your weight-loss program or given up on your healthy diet? It’s time to get back on track with a three-day juice cleanse that actually does what it promises – help you get and stay energized, support your weight-loss goals, and jumpstart your healthy eating habits. Stop starving yourself and rev up your metabolism the healthy way – all without going over your budget. Get more diet plans, recipes, and healthy eating tips on the official Dr. Oz app!

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Start Every Morning With a Cleansing Juice

Choose one fruit along with two vegetables from the nutritionist-approved shopping list, add a fat booster and a probiotic base, and blend it into a filling juice with either a conventional blender or a juicer. Using a blender will yield more nutrients in the final glass since you’ll be consuming the fiber-rich fruit and vegetable peels. If you’re using a juicer, simply juice the fruit and vegetable chunks and stir in the fat booster and probiotic base. The fat booster is usually an oil like coconut oil or flaxseed oil that’s loaded with healthy fats that can help reduce inflammation in the body. Mix and match your favorite fruit and vegetables and experiment with different combinations so you don’t get sick of drinking the same juice every single day.

Q: I end up overeating because it makes me feel better and I never really get full. I'd like to lose weight but this makes it hard. Any suggestions?

A: Being persistently hungry can cause big trouble. So can overeating for comfort/pleasure. These two behaviors, say researchers from Baylor University's Children's Nutrition Research Center, are controlled deep within your brain by serotonin-producing neurons, but operate separately from each other — one in the hypothalamus, the other in the midbrain. They both can, however, end up fueling poor nutritional choices and obesity.

Eating for Hunger

When hunger is your motive for eating, the question is: "Does your body know when you've had enough?" Well, if you are overweight, obese or have diabetes you may develop leptin resistance and your "I am full" hormone, leptin, can't do its job. The hormone's signal to your hypothalamus is dampened, and you keep eating.

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