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I have used Juice fasts or “Reboots” for weight loss however, one of the benefits of fasting is changing the bad eating habits that I have developed and becoming acquainted with food allergies.  For example, I usually fast with freshly made juices during this time of year because the ingredients are so plentiful to my geographic area.  Also, Autumn lends itself to a new routine.

Somehow I develop an addiction to ice cream during the hot months.  The juice fast helps to break the sweet tooth and when I do revert to eating a sugary dessert I get a migraine headache.  Am I allergic to refined sugar?  I’m not sure but I do feel better when the quantities are severely limited.  Also, Diabetes Type 2 runs in my family so the ice cream habit is definitely not a  healthy one for me.

If you already have a chronic condition check with your doctor before beginning any weight loss or fasting plan.  If approved,  try a juice reboot for 2 or 3 days to begin with, then gradually add healthy foods back into your diet.  Your body will tell you which ones cause an unpleasant reaction so that you can avoid them.

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Hi my name is Laura Powell Like. My career in nursing, healthy lifestyles and prevention of disease spans over 25 years. A graduate degree in Parent-Child nursing has helped me work in the field of womens health, raise 4 children of my own and study research concerning how to acheive a healthy lifestyle in the western culture. Currently I own a business and focus on mentoring other leaders as well as making recommendations to my clients about diet, supplementation, exercise and prevention of disease. I consult with experts and health practitioners who have the education and experience needed to fully answer my clients questions and concerns. This blog is about education, personal experience, and getting the word out. So enjoy, I welcome your comments and questions.

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