Are the juice recipes on this site meal replacements?
Q Are the juicing recipes that are listed meal replacements?
A They can be. Many people substitute fresh juice for regular meals comprised of solid foods. Sometimes it’s done for a full day or several days or longer. Sometimes people choose to have nothing but fresh juice in the morning. Others like to have juice ½ hour or so before a meal and some like it as a pick me up in the afternoon between meals.
There are no set rules, but I feel it’s better to drink juices on an empty stomach. To me that means at the very least ½ hour before a meal, or at least 4 hours after a meal, unless it was a very light or fruit meal then perhaps 3 hours later.
Some of these juices will not provide very many calories, particularly the green juices, but they are loaded with nutrition. And some of these recipes make only a glass full of juice. They can definitely be a meal replacement if you drink enough. You can experiment and see what it takes for you to be satisfied in terms of nutrients and calories. Take a look at the recipes and see which ones or combinations might work for you. Juicing Recipes
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