Joe Yonan isn't so much anti-meat as he is pro-vegetable. "I love vegetables," says the Washington Post Food and Travel editor and author of the new cookbook, "Eat Your Vegetables." "I don't think I would have done this if all I was doing was creating a cookbook against meat."
Girl gets engaged. Girl goes on juice cleanse. It seems like these days the first piece of wedding wisdom given is related to weight loss. A popular question I've been asked by brides is "Should I do a wedding juice cleanse?". So I dug down and separated fact from fiction.
I'm sitting in a coffee shop in Brentwood, with a laptop in front of me, next to a window facing San Vicente Boulevard. I'm trying to write a book. Not sure yet what it'll be about, but it's going to be something deep, profound, voice-of-my-generation-ish, critically admired and vaguely popular.
The primary advantage of juicing is to introduce a greater abundance of health-promoting produce into your daily life; juicing gives you a concentrated dose of vitamins and other nutrients and allows you to enjoy some vegetables that you might otherwise avoid.
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."