Dr Oz: 3-Day Weekend Juice Cleanse Review & Juice Cleanse Recipes


Dr Oz: Joe Cross Losses 100 Pounds On Juice Diet

Joe Cross realized he needed a big lifestyle change in his life or he was going to lose his life due to weight issues. He sat down with Dr. Oz to talk about the moment he realized he needed to begin living a healthier lifestyle and the documentary he made to chronicle his weight loss journey, Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead. By changing his diet from unhealthy foods to a strictly juice diet, Cross was able to lose 100 pounds in four months and he is ready to share his juicing recipes that helped him lose so much weight.

Dr Oz 3-Day Weekend Juice Cleanse Guidelines

Joe Cross told Dr. Oz juicing transformed his health for good and he is ready to share the guidelines he used to get his health back on track. In a single weekend, Cross said you can turn around your health but you have to follow his rules. Also, before starting the juicing cleanse, Cross said it is important to prepare your body before your begin the weekend juice cleanse.


For the first two days leading up to the cleanse, do the following:

  • Drink 16 ounces of hot water with lemon and ginger in the morning.
  • Drink 1 cup of herbal tea in the evening.
  • Eliminate processed foods, caffeine, sugar, dairy and meat, unless the meat is very lean.

After your body has been prepared for the juicing, follow Joe Cross’s guidelines, listed below, for your 3-Day Weekend Juice Cleanse.

  • Drink five juices during the day
  • Eat 1 lean meal of fruits and vegetables for dinner

Dr Oz: Carrot, Apple and Ginger Juice Recipes

Dr Oz: 3-Day Weekend Juice Cleanse Review & Juice Cleanse Recipes

Joe Cross went over the guidelines for his 3-Day Weekend Juice Cleanse, he shared his favorite juice recipes and two women talked about their success on the diet.


Cross said this drink is the perfect drink to start off your morning right.

  • 3 carrots
  • 2 apples
  • 1 inch of fresh ginger

Dr Oz: Mean-Green Juice Recipe

Cross said this recipes is one of his favorites. It is the one he drank the most when he traveled cross country on his juice cleanse journey.

  • 6-8 kale leaves
  • 4 celery stalks
  • 2 apples
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 inch fresh ginger

Joe Cross Gazpacho Juice Recipe

This should be your lunch time juice during the cleanse.

  • 4 plum tomatoes
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 small red onion
  • 2 cups parsley, roughly chopped
  • 1 lime

Joe Cross Citrus Inspired Green Juice Recipe

This drink is the afternoon snack drink.

  • 8 swiss chard leaves
  • 6-8 kale leaves
  • 6 clementines
  • 1 cucumber

Dr Oz: Joe Cross Sunset Blend Juice

This is the recipe for the the drink you should have for dinner.

  • 2 golden delicious apples
  • 2 large beets
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 orange (optional)

Difference Between a Juice and a Smoothie

While many people might want to turn some of these recipe into smoothies, Cross said smoothies and juices are not the same. Smoothies often contain extra ingredients like yogurt and ice cream but juices are the nutrient filled liquid extracted from plants.

Joe Cross 3-Day Weekend Juice Cleanse Success Stories

Dr. Oz told his audience he trusted Joe Cross when he said his juice cleanse offers a number of health benefits but he still wanted to put it to the test with a few of his fans. He called on two women who shared their experience with the juice cleanse, saying it was easy to follow and both of them lost around five pounds in a single weekend.



  1. Sharon says

    I have a blendtec blender…if I make smoothies following your recipe exactly (meaning no other ingrediants other than water) using the whole juice setting would that be acceptable?

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