Juice Cleanses: Not Healthy, Not Virtuous, Just Expensive

Juices have become a five billion dollar business that pretends to promote health, free of any evidence. People who should know better promote “juice cleanses” whose sole benefits are likely an economic jolt for those who peddle them and a cathartic sense of virtue for those who use them. Did we mention that adherents like to refer to them as J.C.?

Giving money to a worthy charity and adopting a sound theology would make more sense to us.

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