That's what the article I was reading stressed: vegetable juicing.
Orange juice, for example, is about
90% sugar, so that one would
be out. It's the enzymes in juicing vegetables, I think, that are so helpful. I've been reading a book called "The Sacred Art of Fasting, Preparing to Practice" by Thomas Ryan,CSP, which is an excellent resource for fasting (a good way to bring the body back into balance.)
I couldn't eat just two tablespoons of ice cream; I'm better off not to
touch it at all. A bariatrician put me on a fast for 7 days to
remove all sucrose from the body. After that, I had no desire whatsoever for sugar and began to lose weight at the rate of one pound per day for seven days. You can't keep that up, however; that one will really affect your system negatively. It was just an initial effort to prepare for instituting a strong dysglycemic diet. Seeing a bariatrician is the best way to go, frankly, but I've always had to do it myself, ultimately. His support helped.
A dysglycemic diet is the best way to manage weight loss, but I've
never tried a juicer for vegetable juicing; however, in the bariatric
diet, vegetables (the slower-acting ones for digestion) are one of the
major forms of edible foods while under medical care for weight loss.
You begin to feel, however, somewhat like a rabbit on a diet like that.
Anyway, I'm going to try vegetable juicing for its enzymatic benefits.
Thanks for the input on another view of the juicer, Tirzah.
I've found a third view by reading the articles on Doctor Yourself about
people who manage it differently in an effort to reduce medications
which are bothersome to their feeling tones.
The major problem with medications is that they leave an acidic residue in the digestive process, and that's part of what makes them so bothersome to peoples' feeling tones. I dislike that intensely, too, and
have found that drinking purified water is one way to help reduce their effects. I'm hoping that enzymatic supplementation by vegetable juicing will replace some of the lost minerals caused by metabolizing medications. On a positive note, some people have been able to reduce the amount of the medications they must take by careful monitoring of their diets.
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