Weight Loss Juice / Smoothie

By Jordan Miller;

Nearly 75% of North Americans are over-weight. This is mainly due to the foods we are eating, as well as the sedentary lifestyle we now live. The good news is that it is all completely reversible. In fact, our bodies have the amazing ability to completely transform themselves in 7 years. What this means, is that if you feed your body with the proper food, exercise regularly, meditate often, and get plenty of sleep, your body has the ability to completely renew itself (down to the last cell) within 7 years. For those of you who doubt your bodies abilities, we suggest that you trust your bodies abilities in healing, and trust yourself in overcoming the pressures that society has put on us. You can achieve anything you put action to. Never give up!

In an effort to help you through the process, we have provided you with a drink (courtesy of Nomi Shannon) that will not only help you shedding the extra weight, but it will also provide your body with the proper nourishment it needs. This drink is multifaceted; it helps detoxify the body, it helps slows your bodies oxidation by providing it with plenty of anti-oxidants, it is anti-inflammatory, and it also aids in digestion - you can't get much better than that!

We must advise you however, this is not a magic formula; magic formulas do not exist, except if you are  following a program that encompasses many different methods or steps that benefit the whole of your body, mind and soul. Always ensure that you are eating lots of fruits and veggies, drink plenty of water, exercise often, meditate daily, and get plenty of rest. By following this "wholeistic" approach, you are sure to see improvement in all facets of your life. To get you started, why not try this delicious drink.

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Weight Loss Smoothie


2 cups (500 mL) of organic pineapple, cut up
1/2 medium organic cucumber, skin on
1 cup (250 mL) organic cabbage, packed, cut up
1 large organic carrot
2 stalks of organic celery, with leaves
A pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)

Tools Needed:

If you don't have a juicer, a high quality commercial blender can be used


If making in a blender: put 3/4 cup (180 mL) water and pineapple in blender and blend. Add cucumber and blend, then add remaining ingredients. Blend until smooth, then strain through a nut milk bag or cheesecloth (straining optional).
Serves 1

Nutritional Information:

Each serving contains: 250 calories; 5 g protein; 8 g total fat (0 g trans fat); 62 g carbohydrates; 11 g fibre; 170 mg sodium

Your question: Do you struggle losing weight? (post your comments below) 

About the Author : Jordan Miller is the co-founder of guidinginstincts.com. He has overcome illness through dietary/lifestyle changes, and practicing a positive mindset daily. Jordan is currently learning about traditional North American medicinal herbs, in hopes of becoming a Certified Herbalist.


  1. This looks delicious! I will have to give it a try. I have been trying to loose weight recently, and I think this may help.

  2. I got a little nauseated after drinking it but it was good.


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