JUICE CLEANSING TO LOSE WEIGHT
It’s hard not to jump on the juicing bandwagon, what with svelte celebrities like Olivia Wilde and Jessica Alba endorsing it and juice bars popping up in major urban centres. After all, what could be wrong with drinking your daily dose of antioxidant-loaded fruits and veggies to shed a few pounds? If you drink only juice and eat nothing else, you may lose weight in the short term, but you’ll gain it back because you can’t sustain that kind of lowcalorie eating, explains Brissette. “Also, juicing removes fibre, so you’re drinking straight sugar,” she says.