I am wondering whether anyone on this forum has stopped using jimmyjoy for e.g. several weeks after a prolonged (~5 years) and intense jj consumption (80% of meals). I’d be curious to hear your insights - didn’t find any topic like this on here. To be sure, I am a satisfied jj customer, but I always like to know the true (health) cost of stopping.
A concrete example: it has been ~3 years that I rely on jj for ~90% of my meals (i.e. only 2 normal meals per week in a 3-meal/day rhythm). For 1 year before that, I was at 80% and for almost 2 years before that I was at 67% of meals. What if I have to go to my in-laws for several months in a row, up to a year (remote work …) and explaining jj is not an option? Or what if one just wants to stop jj because e.g. of fear that long-term lack of mastication weakens jaw muscles, salivary glands, etc. that would lead to vertebral problems, decreased important immune barrier, intestine weakening,… w/e the longer- term effects of liquid food might do to you (not the topic right now, but in the back of my mind).
-Gut flora has self-selected for processing jj ingredients, leading to massive digestion problems. I have already experienced that when e.g. going a week on vacations where I feel I am basically not digesting any food as well as I used to (even fruits). I hope this would re-adapt itself after a few weeks - but would love the thoughts of people who know how gut flora works.
-Enzymes no longer produced properly so that you don’t process other ingredients as efficiently. For this I worry that for a long time, I just would not get the (already scarce) nutrients from normal food. Anyone has evidence/reasons supporting or disconfirming this fear?