Juicing is a popular diet trend where people drink only fruit and vegetable juice. People who subscribe to juice cleanses claim that this practice eliminates toxins that have built up from normal eating habits, causing them to lose weight quickly and feel healthier.
But what nutritional benefits get left behind in the juicer?
Nutrition and You! blogger Joan Salge Blake, an associate professor and registered dietician at Boston University, sets the record straight on juicing with Lara Salahi for Boston.com.