Fasting Teenagers Face Many Pressures
Fasting teenagers may have parental support or opposition. Fasting teenagers younger than 18 years of age need to request your guardian to fast. Some parents support teenagers on short juice fasts and others radically oppose it. If they oppose your fast, you may try convincing them to let you try one or two days of juice fasting and then see how it goes.
If your reason to fast is due to health problems, then you need to go slowly, and learn as much as you can. I recommend the juice, egg white fast supplemented by omega oils and a multi B vitamin as the program supplies all your body’s needs in abundance.
Fasting Teenagers Often Fast For The Wrong Reason
Sadly, fasting fits very well with the psychological process of anorexia and bulimia. The fasting is a natural progression to these diseases. Teenagers are often faced with complex dilemmas and stress that do not affect adults. Most teenagers who tackle fasting, have intense peer pressure to look good, shame, guilt and low self-esteem, and their motivation is to look like a fashion model. Yes, juice fasting is excellent for weight loss, but most teenagers do not have money for a juicer or the support of a parent in fasting, so they fast on pop and fruit drinks and the results are not good. The body loses weight but the health suffers. The body can live for many months with very few calories, but without nutrition the body suffers. If you are dealing with low self-esteem, guilt, shame and fear, I recommend you to study the compulsive eating section of compulsive.ws Tags: teenagers, peer pressures, parental support, low self-esteem, guilt, shame fear,
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