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3 Reasons for a Fall Cleanse

3 Reasons for a Fall Cleanse

Liz with KaleSo you may be wondering… Isn’t cleansing a Spring thing? Why cleanse in the Fall? To be honest, I used to think the same thing. Doing a juice fast in the fall or winter just doesn’t make sense unless you live in Hawaii (I wish!).

The difference is Seasonal Cleansing. A Seasonal Cleanse helps you gently transition into the new season with food and self-care practices that support your body.

1. Smooth Transition from Summer to Fall.

Transitions can be rocky or smooth… a Fall cleanse smoothes out those rough edges. When you barrel full tilt into fall without changing how you eat or nurturing yourself – you’re going to feel tired, overwhelmed and stressed out. You may find yourself suddenly eating lots of carbs and sugar. Your immune system might even call you out with a Fall cold.

Hold on a minute, friend, we haven’t even gotten to the holidays yet! How about this instead – feeling energized, healthy and having an arsenal of recipes to get you through the fall in style.

2. Change up what you’re eating for the Fall Season

If you’ve been thriving on smoothies, salads and grilling all summer long, perhaps you’ve gotten a little lazy in the kitchen (how does the oven work?!). Eating too many cold/raw foods in the fall and winter can lead to low energy and a deficient immune system. It’s time to get back in the kitchen and take advantage of the Fall Harvest. Fall foods naturally warm you up, support your immune system and get you ready for the cold days of winter.

3. Feel good in your Skinny Jeans

This one’s a little tricky. I don’t think you should do a cleanse solely to lose weight, however it’s a nice side benefit. Most people report losing 3-7 pounds during a cleanse. Will it stay off? It depends. If you go back to eating exactly how you were before then probably not. However, if you make changes to your diet based on what you learned in the cleanse then not only will it stay off, you can lose even more. Those skinny jeans never felt so good!

The big payoff for me was that as I kept going with some of the diet we started with. I initially lost about ten pounds. I’ve since lost another five and have been happily 15 pounds below my weight for over 9 months. The good news that I feel great; the bad news I’ve had to buy a new clothes. I need to do so anyway as some of my things are over 15 years old; the successful weight loss sealed the deal.”

– Chuck Redmon, Cambridge MA

Inspired to try a Fall Cleanse? My 5 Day Fall Cleanse will smooth your transition to Fall (and maybe those skinny jeans too!). Find out more here: 5 Day Fall Cleanse

Love Notes...
Helaine Unger, Early Special Educator
Helaine Unger, Early Special Educator
Doing this program with Liz has changed my relationship with food. I have fewer cravings, enjoy cooking more and have more energy. I lost weight and inches and feel so much better in my clothing. I have developed new habits and feel confident that they will continue.
Adina Rose, MFT, East Bay California
Adina Rose, MFT, East Bay California
I am a busy mom of two and have been wanting to lose those extra few pounds for years now. On my own, I lacked the motivation to stick to a healthier eating plan for more than a few weeks. After completing Liz's 6-week plan I feel confident that I can maintain better eating habits as a lifestyle choice, in way that I have been wanting to for years. Not only did I loose 5 pounds in the six weeks, but I also lost 2 inches each from my hips and thighs; 1.5 inches from my waist! I learned new yummy recipes, and so much more. Thank you, Liz!  
Amy, Cape Cod, MA
Amy, Cape Cod, MA
I've never lost this much weight so easily and without feeling deprived or starved. Really! Plus I now have a whole new arsenal of food that keeps me full AND fit!
C. Coleman, Cambridge, MA
C. Coleman, Cambridge, MA

Liz Vequist is a true healer--insightful, caring, and committed to supporting wellbeing on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels. I feel fortunate that our paths have crossed.”

 
Inez N., Brighton, MA
Inez N., Brighton, MA
Liz is my therapist. She's soft-spoken. But don't let that fool you because she has Ninja fingers! In 60 minutes, she bends and folds, twists and pulls at my comatose body. Shiatsu kind of feels like someone is putting me in yoga poses while simultaneously working my pressure points. The result, for me, is leaving "the shop" feeling loose and better aligned.
Ryck L.
Ryck L.
Plagued by stiffness, chronic joint and back pain and other concerns, I first became a client of Liz Vequist over three years ago. While I've gotten older since then, I've also gotten better. Liz offers an intense, therapeutic shiatsu which has been very effective at reducing pain and stiffness while increasing flexibility. It works! Liz Vequist is now a key partner for my personal health and well-being.
Loretta M., Watertown, MA
Loretta M., Watertown, MA
I have found Liz's work extremely beneficial and have improved my overall well-being since I have seen her. Liz is very knowledgeable on self-care and holistic health and practices it herself. She is very accommodating and trustworthy. Someone you can count on to find the imbalances and try to help alleviate them. From the moment you walk in her space it is calm, safe, and inviting to start the healing process. I can't say enough good things :)
Jennifer Carey, Beverly, MA
Jennifer Carey, Beverly, MA
I worked with Liz for 6 months on a plan for me to have a healthy relationship with food and to make eating well and exercising an automatic habit in my life. The plan, the work and the outcome were all a success! Liz combined her knowledge of food, nutrition and holistic health with her genuine passion to help others make positive changes. This was all done in such an authentic fashion that I finished the program with the self-awareness and knowledge of food that I needed to be an intuitive eater with healthy habits. I'm cooking more, eating better and exercise is a routine that I don't think twice about incorporating.  I look and feel better.  I know that Liz's support, clear and applicable exercises and tools helped me make these changes and that these changes will be long lasting. I am and will be forever grateful to her. 
Clara M., Madrid, Spain
Clara M., Madrid, Spain
Liz is phenomenal! I love how close and warm she is while giving support. She has motivated and helped me change some of my unhealthy habits. I am getting great results and would be getting them for the rest of my life! I admire and respect you enormously, THANKS LIZ!
Michael Kirk, Producer/Director/Writer
Michael Kirk, Producer/Director/Writer

In my busy, bicoastal life I work hard to find centers of calm. Liz Vequist's careful and sensitive work is one of those centers--restful and rejuvenating.

Nancy McLinskey, M.D.
Nancy McLinskey, M.D.
The food involved in this cleanse was so good and nourishing that after the 5 days were up, I found myself actually turned off of sugary treats and instead craving roasted root vegetables! Liz is very knowledgeable and was very supportive throughout the cleanse.
Cora Poage, NY, NY
Cora Poage, NY, NY
Before I started working with Liz, I thought I was "healthy". Boy, was I in for a surprise.  With Liz's guidance I was able to "crowd out" most processed foods.  What a huge difference!  I eat more fruits and veggies than ever before and I notice a difference in my skin, my mood, and my body.  Liz also helped me face up to and conquer a major Diet Addiction and deal with a negative body image.  For the first time in my life, I truly love my body, AS IS! Thanks so much Liz! You truly changed my life for the better! 
Katie Hazard, Project Manager, Burning Man, San Francisco
Katie Hazard, Project Manager, Burning Man, San Francisco
Wow, what an amazing program! I went from feeling sluggish & self-conscious to feeling healthy & ready to rock my bikini in just 6 weeks. Liz's knowledge and deep care really guided me through this process beautifully, and having the fantastic group support motivated me to eat well, move my body, and feel good about myself. Thank you!
Svetlana Howard
Svetlana Howard
The Slim, Fit and Sexy program with Liz gave me a huge jump on getting closer to my ideal body looks and weight. I have gain a certainty that I can get to my goal by sticking to the healthy lifestyle that I have learned on this program. I was very impressed with the group motivation, recipes, and well-structured weekly diet/tasks that was doable to follow even with my busy lifestyle. Thank you, Liz, for being such a passionate coach.

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