Essay on The For The Purposes Of Weight Loss

779 Words Sep 21st, 2014 4 Pages
Juicing for the purposes of weight loss is overrated and glamorized. Health enthusiasts or people that simply want to lose weight use this method because they are constantly seeking a faster, easier, and more efficient way to lose weight. It becomes much easier to consume and incorporate a variety of fruits and vegetables into one 's diet to meet daily requirements and increase absorption of nutrients.(6)
Juicing should only be a way to enhance and promote a healthy lifestyle, as long as it is accompanied by a healthy diet and physical activity. It is by no means a substitute to a whole meal.(4) Consumers should realize that there are many exaggerated claims associated with juicing. Companies are dependent on their consumers, so they are willing to use enticing phrases like "try the 7-Day Goddess Juice Feast and unleash your inner godess as you purify, detoxify, and rejuvenate your body and jump start weight loss!"(5) People place blind trust in claims without factoring in scientific reasoning, explanation, or proof that appeals to authority to provide reference. Instead Laura London uses an anecdotal personal bias, to prove that her "7-Day Goddess Juice Feast" is proven to be successful. 7 days for weight loss with juicing is an unrealistic claim. It is a known fact that in order to lose weight there is need of proper diet and physical activity.
Juicing does promise to be a remedy for a variety of illnesses and diseases, such as heart diseases and cancer.(6) But if…

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