Juice Your Way to a Healthier You

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

People nowadays continue their search for healthier foods, healthier alternatives, all about avoiding the preservatives and additives that the commercial frozen and instant food gives. With a lot of people getting sick of cancer and other diseases, people are really turning around and choosing the healthier options just so they can avoid getting these. One step to finding healthier choices is by juicing. All over the web, you can find a lot of health-related sites that are promoting and into juicing.

Obtaining juice is a different process when you want a shake. With blender, you get to cut the fruit into tiny pieces and it mixes the solid into the liquid part of the fruit. But with juicing, it separates the liquid part from the solid including its fibers. The process of juicing may be messier than that of a blender but the benefits you can get from the juices may surprise you. For instance, researches show that juicing have some healing properties. Juicing is also incorporated with weight management, stronger bones and immunity, as well as chances of reducing heart failures and cancer. Aside from these health benefits, juicing also helps in giving out a clear and glowing complexion.

Fruits and Vegetables Juice

Fruits and Vegetables Juice

While some people think that juice can be taken anytime they want, research suggests that juice should be taken an hour before taking a meal, while having an empty stomach. This way, the amount of vitamins and nutrients that the body can absorb will be maximized. However, you can still have the choice of drinking the juice outside the suggested time since freshly juiced fruits are always nutritional.

After juicing, the extracts of the fruits can be drank right away or stored for future use. If you choose to drink it straight up, then go ahead. But if you plan on drinking it in the future, make sure to store the juice in a tightly sealed glass jar, in order to prevent the vitamins and nutrients from passing out since once combined with air, oxygen can compromise the nutritional value of the fruit juice.

And why would you want to store the juice in a glass jar, you say? Because this way, you can be sure that the nutrients are being preserved. Unlike if you use PET bottles, chemicals from processing such can also lower the nutrients that we can get in the juice. This is also the reason why fresh juices are certainly healthier than the bottled ones found in the supermarkets. With fresh juices, you can be sure of the health benefits it gives while for bottled juices, more often than not, these are processed in a way that it can have longer life for storage in the market and that increases the chances of vitamins and minerals getting killed.

Fruits and Vegetables Juice

Fruits and Vegetables Juice

While there are a lot of favorite fruits people choose to get juice from, people all over the world are now experimenting in creating juicing combinations from vegetables and fruits plus vegetables, now even nuts! Yes, you can also obtain juices from nuts, even milk. While there are still some who are debating that eating whole fruits are still more beneficial than juicing it, a lot are also claiming the benefits of juicing. If before, people think that fruits are the only choice of getting juice from, now you can search for the different recipes over the web and you will never have to buy another processed juice in the market. You can juice all you like. After all, there is no harm in trying and experimenting so long as there’s nutritional value in it, right? So, juice away!

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