As I sip my delicious green fennel, celery, cucumber, parsley apple juice, on day 4 of my latest liquid cleanse, I find it only fitting to take a few moments to share my deep passion for juicing and why it is so incredibly powerful in healing the digestive system.

We are biologically programmed to seek periodic rest in between our action and to take the adequate time to repair and rejuvenate. This is why it feels so heavenly to sit after pacing the busy city streets all day, or to lie down and sleep after a hard day’s work. This rest is critical to maintaining our delicate internal balance and supporting our health. When we sleep, almost every system in the body is able to rest. Only the digestive system which never gets a break; thanks to our western-world abundant eating, it is always filtering, processing and absorbing nutrients from the food we eat.

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