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#1 uncle buck

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Posted 30 March 2004 - 09:50 PM

Ok my brain has decided that every wednesday i should eat or drink nothing. Except two 1 litre bottles of water + lemon juice (squeezed from lemons). Am I crazy or will this somehow benefit my skin?

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Posted 30 March 2004 - 10:44 PM

Ok. Why don't you just drink water with lemon everyday?

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Posted 30 March 2004 - 10:49 PM

Because... i don't know... good question. Perhaps i should drink water with lemon everyday. But on wednesdays i shall eat or drink nothing else... yeah i have a pretty confused mind, i was born confused. tongue.gif

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Posted 30 March 2004 - 11:04 PM

You might get really really hungry if you just drink water with lemon juice in it...lemon alone probably won't subside your hunger... I don't know :-k

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Posted 30 March 2004 - 11:06 PM

Yeah it's ok, i'll be fine with that.

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Posted 30 March 2004 - 11:45 PM

Actually, that's the very same protocol you would follow for a lemon-water fast. Fasting is very good for your health. It gives your digesitve system a chance to rest and recuperate. The lemons are used to help flush away toxins.
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Posted 31 March 2004 - 02:00 AM

Fasting should be done under the supervision of a Naturopath.

If you fast and are not prepared for it, your body can create a healing crisis and you will break out even more as you try and flush all toxins out.
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Posted 31 March 2004 - 05:49 AM

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Fasting should be done under the supervision of a Naturopath. 

If you fast and are not prepared for it, your body can create a healing crisis and you will break out even more as you try and flush all toxins out.

Oh dear.. i don't like the sound of that.

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Posted 31 March 2004 - 09:13 AM

Fasting doesn't have to be food free. You could fast from junk but have lots of vegetable juices etc... that would add a lot of nutrients to your body.
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Posted 01 April 2004 - 12:43 AM

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Fasting doesn't have to be food free. You could fast from junk but have lots of vegetable juices etc... that would add a lot of nutrients to your body.


I'm curious about fasting. I've wanted to try it, the healthy way. Thing is, if I don't eat, I faint. (It's happened before when I tried.) I know there are suppliments and ways to do it and still get the benefits of a healthy fast without the dangers of low blood sugar. Can you recommend a good book or website where I can research this, or in your opinion, is fasting just not for some people?
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Posted 01 April 2004 - 03:42 AM

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Fasting doesn't have to be food free. You could fast from junk but have lots of vegetable juices etc... that would add a lot of nutrients to your body.


I'm curious about fasting. I've wanted to try it, the healthy way. Thing is, if I don't eat, I faint. (It's happened before when I tried.) I know there are suppliments and ways to do it and still get the benefits of a healthy fast without the dangers of low blood sugar. Can you recommend a good book or website where I can research this, or in your opinion, is fasting just not for some people?


I'm no expert on fasting Monkeypie, but I am not someone who believes in radical changes too quickly. I think the body needs to prepare for fasting, not just jump right in. Maybe do a search on amazon.com for books ... or you could ask a poster here called Denise2 - she is very knowledgeable about such matters.

Remember, good health is something to work towards, not something that can be achieved in a week.

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Posted 01 April 2004 - 08:52 PM

Drink lots of lemon water every day. Lemon contains Vit-C with is an antioxidant (abolishes free radicals). I believe the suggested lemon amount per water is about 1/2lemon per liter. Which is very diluted.

Using this so-called "diet," I noticed little results (8 months on diet). Others have better luck.