Going without food for a few days in search of increased health and wellness might sound totally absurd to some people. Some would even argue that abstaining from food for a few days would cause great distress! For Denise Mari, however, forgoing food has helped her reap boundless benefits. She’s got clear skin, a healthy weight, and best of all more energy. These rewards led her to found her own vegan juice company, Organic Avenue. For over a decade, Mari has concocted earthy elixirs that are both tasty and chock-full of wholesome nutrients.

Here, Mari and the Organic Avenue team share a few more benefits of juice cleansing and how you can start your own juicing plan.