Lie: “Juice fasts are a great (and safe) way to lose weight.”
Before you start juicing, keep in mind that not all juices are healthy or safe. “Juicing is a great way to get nutrients into your body — but drink green juices,” says Lipman. “A lot of the [other] juices are too sugary.” Fruit juices can actually cause you to gain weight, and it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that the Master Cleanse isn’t exactly safe (a.k.a. devoid of almost all nutrients).