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Pedroza 1

Jovany Pedroza

Instructor: Noteboom

WR 122

13 February 2014


Within the documentary "Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead" Joe Cross, an Australian entrepreneur is on a 60 day journey across America to become a healthier individual by juicing. He speaks to people about what he's doing, his rare disease and how he expects to live a healthy life afterwards. Within the documentary, he sugarcoats the juicing process, and doesn't really criticize it, and its properties, which can worsen overall health of the person attempting the diet. Several people are in on the diet, because they want to become a healthier individual. Individuals who want to be a part of a juice diet and are oblivious to all things to do with it may join a program. It makes it easier to keep eating healthy, and not consume things that may damage your body throughout the fast ("Juicing, Fasting, and Detoxing for Life").

People who generally take on the juice diet, include individuals who typically are overweight, unhappy with what their body looks like, very ill, or just want to improve their health by incorporating juices into their diet, rather than only drinking vegetable juice. People should be aware of both the advantages and disadvantages that juice diets are associated with.

Juicing is the act of extracting and separating the juices from fruits and vegetables. There are many different juices that can be made. Within the documentary "Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead" the majority of the juices consist of green vegetables and very few fruits, to maximize the consumption of nutrients rather than sugar found in fruits. Carrots and most fruits like cucumber are great bases, which provide a lot of juice, rather than kale that hardly produces any juice at all. "Many juices taste very good...