Looking to detoxify, lose weight or just get healthy? Consumers are scrambling to try "juicing" — the latest diet trend.
Sales of juicers in the United States climbed 71% to $215 million in 2012 from the previous year, according to market-research firm NPD Group.
Some juicing proponents suggest that a juice fast — drinking only juice for several days to months — can reverse chronic disease, jump start weight loss and "detox" the body. Some also recommend supplementing a regular diet with juices.
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