Joe Cross is an Australian business owner, writer, filmmaker, and also wellness advocate. He is most known for his docudrama Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead in which he informs the tale of his 60-day juice quick. He is the creator and also Chief Executive Officer of Reboot with Joe, a wellness as well as way of life brand.

Following the release of his docudrama, Cross has actually released four e-books regarding juicing. In February 2014, Cross launched his most recent publication entitled The Reboot with Joe Juice Diet regimen: Slim down, Get Healthy and balanced as well as Feel Amazing that came to be a New York Times hot seller.

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In 2005, cross considered 22 stone (310 pounds) and experienced an autoimmune problem, chronic urticaria, for which he had been taking medications such as the steroid prednisone for several years. He invested his 30s attempting typical as well as non-traditional medication to fix his health problem. as well as unsuccessfully attempted different diets in fits and also beginnings. His everyday diet regimen consisted of generally processed meals. Cross was a smoker as well as consumed alcoholic beverages regularly. Baseding on Cross, he believed that his eating habits had actually caused his illness and also he would like to change his way of living. He desired to get off medication as he believed that the medicine or medical professionals were unable to supply a treatment for his condition. In 2005, when he was 40, the doctors informed him that without his health and wellness, he would pass away very early and he determined to consume only juice for 60 days in order to enhance his wellness. Under the supervision of his doctor and also a group that monitored his blood work routinely, he started the juice quickly in Might 2005. For his juice fast, he determined to take a trip throughout The u.s.a while talking with individuals regarding their perspectives towards meals. He took a trip in an associate a cameraman, a sound guy, a juicer as well as a generator. Cross survived on absolutely nothing but juices for 60 days throughout his juice fast.

He made use of an 80/20 rule, according to which, he made use of 80 per cent veggies as well as 20 percent fruit in the juice that he made, to stay clear of obtaining excessive sugar right into his system. Cross used a special juice that he prepared called the Mean Environment-friendly Juice – a blend of kale, apples, lemon, cucumber, celery and ginger. He kept transforming the fruits as well as vegetables used in the juice to ensure he taken in different plants and vegetables.

According to Cross, the first 3 to 5 days, he felt dazed and also unsteady. After taking in just juice for five days, he began really feeling well both literally as well as psychologically. After 49 days, he lost 67 extra pounds, his overall cholesterol dropped from 204 to 135 as well as his LDL cholesterol went from 132 to 86. By day 61, Cross shed 82 extra pounds and minimized his medicine dose. After consuming juice for the initial 60 days, he lost 100 extra pounds as well as reported a comprehensive loss of his urticaria signs. Adhering to the 60-day juice quick, he consumed only foods derived from plants as well as no animal-based or refined food for 90 days.

As of March 2013, Cross evaluated 240 extra pounds, a weight that he maintained for the previous five years. He hit a lowest level of 210 extra pounds near the end of his initial 5 months of the diet plan. Cross’s future strategy includes a juicing launch in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, Brazil and Chile.

Cross does not suggest the diet as a lengthy term remedy and also just advises it as a reboot for the physical body. According to him, he took up the diet because he wanted a circuit breaker to quit just what he was doing and also not to embrace it as a permanent way of living. One of the mistaken beliefs that Cross attempts to correct is that people think he consumes just juice. ‘That’s not an appropriate, healthy way to live,’ adds Cross.

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

Cross recorded his juice and travel with America, and also launched a docudrama, Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead, in 2011. In the action, while travelling, Cross satisfies individuals and also talk with them regarding their eating habits. The film includes interview sections without people which were inspired to follow his instance. He graphes his development without an itemized list of exactly what day of the fast it is, what city and also what state Cross is shooting in, just how significantly weight he’s shed (both in extra pounds and also kilograms) and also exactly what kind of drug he’s taking. During his road-trip Cross satisfies and also motivates Phil Staples, a morbidly overweight common carrier from Sheldon, Iowa, in a truck quit in Arizona to attempt juice fasting. The motion picture was initially called Death By Fat. Then it became Faster. After Cross came to America to shoot the film, he had to completely change the principle as well as the suggestion of the movie.

The film has been attributed without increasing the sales of Breville juicers considering that the documentary launched on Netflix in the United States in July 2011. After finishing work on Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead, he remained to circumnavigate the globe to advertise juicing and plans to make a 2nd flick regarding life after juicing. Cross is also involved in agreements without media business in the US regarding a TV series.

A sequel to the film, Fat Sick and Nearly Dead 2 was launched in 2014. The sequel complies with the lives of people from the firstly film, consists of expert job interviews and reveals Cross’s effort to keep his weight.

Reboot with Joe

After Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead was launched in 2010, Cross started Reboot without Joe, a health and also way of life brand name that supplies information and assistance to individuals planning to make diet plan and way of living adjustments. The brand is concentrated on consuming a lot more fruits as well as veggies for boosting health and wellness. Cross presently functions as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization.

The website of the organization offers guides for beginning a juice quick and which fruits and also veggies to select. The organization has a clinical advising board to accumulate information as well as carry out research study concerning benefits of juicing.


Cross released his very first publication titled Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead in 2011 complied with by a second e-book entitled Reboot without Joe Dish E-book (Plant-Based Dishes to Supercharge Your Life) in 2012. He released a 3rd publication titled 101 Juice Recipes in 2013.

In February 2014, he released his latest book titled The Reboot with Joe Juice Diet regimen: Drop weight, Get Healthy and Feel Amazing. In this book, he shared the plan that he utilized for his juice quickly as well as succeeding diet as well as stories of a few other people which have actually slimmed down with a juice quick. It additionally includes three-day, five-day, 10-day, 15-day and also 30-day programs, healthy-eating strategies as well as exercise suggestions. According to Cross, when somebody is not consuming, they are providing their body a break and supplying it without micro as well as macro nutrients. Cross recommends utilizing a lot more vegetables as well as much less fruits in order to avoid sugar present in the fruits.


  • Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead (2011)
  • Reboot without Joe Recipe E-book (Plant-Based Dishes to Supercharge Your Life) (2012)
  • 101 Juice Recipes (2013)
  • The Reboot without Joe Juice Diet regimen: Reduce weight, Obtain Healthy and balanced and Feel Amazing (2014)
  • Reboot without Joe Juice Diet regimen Cookbook (2014)
  • 101 Smoothies (2014)
  • Reboot with Joe: Fully Charged (2015)

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