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Has juicing made you feel worse?

Discussion in 'Alternative Therapies' started by gettinbetter, Aug 23, 2017.

  1. gettinbetter

    gettinbetter Senior Member

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    Have any of you actually gotten worse when using raw juices?
     
  2. Thinktank

    Thinktank Senior Member

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    Yes, i can't tolerate any raw vegetables, especially juices.
     
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  3. gettinbetter

    gettinbetter Senior Member

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    Thanks
    Do you have any idea why?
     
  4. Asklipia

    Asklipia Senior Member

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    Yes, juicing made us seriously worse. I think too many folates.
     
  5. gettinbetter

    gettinbetter Senior Member

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    Why do you think folates are the problem?
     
  6. Jenny

    Jenny Senior Member

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    No.
     
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    My stomach doesn't like them, but they do give me a little tiny boost (probably because I don't eat enough vegetables!).
     
  8. Thinktank

    Thinktank Senior Member

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    Allergies and Pseudo-allergies, intollerances, leaky gut and inflammatory bowel disease.
     
  9. gettinbetter

    gettinbetter Senior Member

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    I must admit this is intriguing
    Most interesting I wonder how common this is with people who believe they have CFS?
    Thanks for the feedback all of you
     
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    notmyself Senior Member

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    feeling worse the first few days ,maybe even 1-2 weeks is normal from what i know..is the detox process..
     
  11. Thinktank

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    No that's not normal. It's food we're talking about, not a medical treatment.
    Feeling lousy because of blood sugar swings and a complete change in micronutrient ratio until one is accustomed to the juices is possible, but i don't believe it has anything to do with "detox". Feeling really sick after juicing has more to do with allergies, pseudo-allergies and intollerances.
     
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  12. gettinbetter

    gettinbetter Senior Member

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    I think it may be different for different people
     
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  13. Helen

    Helen Senior Member

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    Yes, I did until I got to know from a fructose intolerance test that I canĀ“t break down more than just small amounts of fructose. I used to put some fruit in the mixer to make the juice more tasty. I also had a food sensitivity test that showed sensitivities to ananas and bananas among other fruits.
     
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  14. Mij

    Mij Senior Member

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    During the first 7 years of illness (1990's) I was juicing mass amounts of greens etc. I started improving over those years but I don't attribute it to juicing. So the answer is no, juicing did not cause negative problems.
     
  15. gettinbetter

    gettinbetter Senior Member

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    Juicing has always benefited me so I find it interesting so many have problems with it
     
  16. gettinbetter

    gettinbetter Senior Member

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    What made you improve?
     
  17. Mij

    Mij Senior Member

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    Nothing in particular. It was spontaneous.
     
  18. gettinbetter

    gettinbetter Senior Member

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    I see I find that hard to believe
     
  19. Mij

    Mij Senior Member

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    Why? I initially was diagnosed with PVFS back in the 90's and it developed into M.E.
     
  20. Revel

    Revel Senior Member

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    @gettinbetter, spontaneous remission without any form of treatment or specific dietary regime is not at all unusual.

    For many of us, this illness follows a relapsing/remitting course. Over the past 40+ years I have experienced several spontaneous remissions. Living in the UK as I do, there are no viable treatment options available and I was doing nothing out of the ordinary that could possibly have contributed to a remission, no prescription medication, no supplements, no special diet . . . it just happened.
     

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