As you can see by my recent blog post, juicing is not for me. I thought I would try it but in the end I prefer to go to my neighborhood juice bar. Here are the seven main things to consider before you start doing your own juicing.
Funny, but for a person that doesn't even boil water, I'm not quite sure why I took the job of juicing under my belt when I can just run a few blocks down and get a freshly-made juice at my friend's store.
When the plateau hits, many people give up and convince themselves they have a slow metabolism or something is wrong with their new healthy lifestyle. Sometimes, you have to take a step back and get some new ideas to get the weight-loss moving forward.
When it comes to healthy beverages, there is much to be said about both smoothies and juicing. Both of these healthy drinks provide us with tons of vitamins, nutrients and fiber packed into a tasty glass. However, many of these drinks can be secretly loaded with sugars and calories.
Now, I really like juicing my vegetables and I've noticed that the smaller folk in my life get a kick out of it too. So don't overlook juices and smoothies as a great way to get your kids to increase their intake of delicious fruits and vegetables.
Instead of buying a juicer, I thought I'd try and use my blender to mix fruits and veggies -- like I do my protein shake. Well, I'm glad I did, because not only do I love the way that it tastes, but I'm also experiencing the benefits of the abundance of anti-inflammatory agents found in vegetables.
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On this week's episode, I talk with the Nutrition Twins, Tammy and Lyssie Lakatos, about juicing, juice fasts, superfruit smoothies, and teas in every color of the rainbow, which are all touted to be "the next best thing."
Here are 10 things we learned from a fascinating film that chronicles Joe Cross's personal mission to regain his health while traveling across America, juicer in tow, and inspiring others to do the same.
To hear their advocates, liquefied fruits, veggies and herbs offer an amazing elixir to lose weight, boost the body's immunity, prevent cancer, and cleanse the liver and colon -- and more. Be careful if you buy all these claims.
I've juiced everything that grows and everything seems to go with everything else. Fruits go with vegetables and vegetables go with other vegetables. Herbs fit right in as do fresh ginger, garlic, and onions.
Start with sweet and refreshing ingredients such as berries and carrots, then slowly add nutritious leafy greens and earthy vegetables to gain the maximum health benefits. By day 30, you'll be craving the "mean greens."