8 Reasons to do a Juice Cleanse!

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8 Reasons to do a Juice Cleanse! 5 Kid-friendly Detox Recipes!

Yummy Homemade Detox

🌱Hello and welcome back amigos! Many people have requested Juice Cleansing Recipes that taste good and are Kid-Friendly. The following recipes are Yummy, Vegan and Easy to make!


What is Detox?

Detoxification basically means to cleanse the blood by removing impurities from the blood in your liver. The body also eliminates toxins through the kidneys, colon, gall bladder, intestines, lungs, lymphatic system and skin.


A Beet-a-ful Day! 🌱🍋🍏🌱 (12 years old +)

  • 1 Medium Beet Cut into Cubes
  • 1 Medium Green Apple
  • 1 Medium Lemon (peel or unpeeled)
  • 1 Large Handful of Fresh Cilantro
  • 1 Cup of Chilled Coconut Water
  • 1 Inch peeled Ginger
  • It is critical that you use all Organic Ingredients
  • Place all ingredients in your high-speed blender for about 45-60 seconds!
  • Beets are high in Iron, so please only use Beet cleanses 1-2 times per week.

Why is Detoxification important?

Toxic chemicals in our drinks, in our food, in our vitamins, vaccinations, medications, the smoggy air we breathe, in the lotions, pesticides and beauty products, all result in a major over-load on our organs.


By cleansing our blood, we can improve the functioning of our metabolism, digestive enzymes, our main organs, especially our liver, kidneys, pancreas and gall bladder.

Ginger Snap Detox: (8 years old +)

  • ½ Cup of Coconut Water
  • 1 inch piece of Ginger
  • 1 Small Lemon peeled
  • 1 Medium Cucumber
  • 1 Handful of Cilantro
  • 3 Stalks of Celery
  • Blend together in a high-speed blender, enjoy!
  • 12 + yrs. old, you may use as a meal replacement 1-2 times a day.
  • *Optional (1 Green Apple or 2 Kiwi)

*Kid-Friendly Ginger-Snap

(2 years old +)

  • ½ Cup of Ice
  • 2 Medium Kiwi
  • ¼ inch of Ginger
  • 2 Stalks of Celery
  • ½ of Peeled Lemon
  • 1 Small Green Apple
  • 1 Medium Cucumber
  • 1 Cup of Chilled Coconut Water
  • Blend together in a high-speed blender.
  • Do not use as a meal replacement if younger than 12 years old,
  • Divide the juice in 2 or 3 portions and use this in place of their morning drink.
  • It is best to drink 30 minutes before your child eats their breakfast, lunch or dinner.
  • It is Critical that you are certain your child has No Allergies to ANY Ingredients.

8 Reasons to Consider a Juice Cleanse:

1) Unpleasant Noises:

  • Is your stomach OR your child’s tummy making strange sounds?
  • Are you or your child retaining fluid, have congested sinuses?
  • Are you or your child often full of gas, bloated, distended?
  • Are you or your child getting constant unhealthy cravings?
  • Consider doing and Elimination Diet and a Juice Cleanse!

2) Color:

  • The color of the tongue should be a pretty pinkish color.
  • Is your tongue or your child’s tongue White or yellow-coated?
  • Do you or your child have bad breath even after brushing teeth?

3) Major Red Flags:

  • Are you diagnosed with some type of a disease, like an auto-immune disease?
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, Lupus, Reflux, Celiac?
  • Do you have Acne, Rosacea, Eczema, Itchy skin, Psoriasis, Mood swings?
  • Have you had issues with your gallbladder or had it removed?
  • Are you having trouble with Fertility, PMS, Hormones?

4) Sluggish Body:

  • Do you or your child have Early Morning Insomnia?
  • Do you or child feel fatigued, even after sleeping a long time?
  • Is your body or your child’s body really sluggish about losing excess weight?
  • Do you or your child sometimes feel you get overheated and sweaty really easily?

The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk: (12 years old +)

  • ½ Cup of Ice
  • ¼ Cup of Kale
  • ¼ Cup of Spinach
  • 2 ½ Stalks of Celery
  • 1 Small Lemon Peeled
  • 1 Organic Chlorella Tablet
  • 1 ½ Cups of Coconut Water
  • Blend all ingredients in a high speed blender and enjoy!

5) Chemical sensitivity:

  • Is your body sensitive to drinking alcohol?
  • Are you easily affected by medicine and/or vitamins?
  • Do fragrances and/or chemicals give you a headache, nausea, anxiety?

6) Do you or your child have a lot of allergies?

  • Nasal allergies
  • Skin allergies
  • Food allergies

7) Have you or your child been recently vaccinated?

  • Most vaccines are live viruses that contain a lot of toxic additives and preservatives!
  • Many Vaccines contain Aluminum & Genetically Modified DNA from aborted Fetus & Chickens.
  • It is very hard for our bodies to remove Toxins from our kidneys and liver without a Cleanse.

8) Have you or your child been diagnosed with Cancer?

  • Have any of you been taking chemotherapy?
  • Have any of you been given Radiation treatment?
  • Are you taking Pharmaceutical Drugs, Antibiotics?


Cool Cucumber-Carrot Detox

(8 yrs old+)

  • ½ Medium Beet
  • 1 Large Cucumber
  • 3-4 Medium Carrots
  • 1 inch of Fresh Ginger
  • ½ Medium peeled Lemon
  • 1 Cooled Cup of Dandelion Tea
  • Blend all together in a high-speed blender such as Nutribullet.
  • Beets are high in Iron so restrict for 1-2 times a week max.

According to Harvard-educated physician, Sara Gottfried, M.D., if you have 4 or more of these signs, you most likely have a Congested Liver that needs Cleansing and Detoxification.

It is best to have a mentor help support you and your child with your cleanse.

Please strongly consider seeing a Functional Nutritionist, Functional MD, Homeopath, Holistic Nutritionist or someone who is considered a true expert in Juice Cleansing and Nutrition.


  1. Do stretching or yoga or prayer and/or mind relaxation when doing a Juice Cleanse!
  2. Relaxation will make sure you are Detoxing your toxic emotions while Cleansing!
  3. It is important that you sweat while you are doing a Juice Cleanse Program!
  4. Your sweat will help the toxins excrete through your skins and pores.
  5. Walking, Jogging, Weight Training, Swimming, Hot Yoga, Piyo, etc…
  6. Consult a nutritionist or health professional to cleanse for more than 3 days.

It’s time to go shopping for some fruits & veggies and let go of all those yucky toxins!

🌱🍋🍉🍏🌱 Sending you Love & Light ~ Dr. D. Purcell (Healthy.Desiree)

Categories: Healthy Living

Tags: cleansingDetoxDietHealthy livinghealthylivingjuicingRawrawfood

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