Why juice? Would you like to be as excited as I am about all the health benefits of juicing?
Once you have chosen a juicer, you have a crucial tool in your kitchen for tapping into all the body-boosting advantages that drinking freshly made fruit and vegetable juice offers!
How to motivate yourself to establish this new habit? One look at the list below and I am motivated to use my juicer daily! Possible benefits include:
Is your mouth watering yet? Right! Let's dig in and check out all my articles about the benefits of enjoying fresh juice.
- Increased intake of fresh fruits and veggies
- Easier uptake of nutrients
- More variety in your diet
- Weight loss
- Reduced food cravings
- Reduced water retention
- A stronger immune system
- Improved digestion
- Promote a healthy, glowing skin
- Glossy hair
- Blood pressure regulation
- Fighting inflammation
- Reduced acidity in your body
- Protecting and promoting eye health
- Improved energy levels
Are juicing benefits fact or fiction?
Why juice? Is juicing fresh fruits and vegetables better than eating them? Won't you lose too much fiber when juicing? In this article I will answer 10 crucial questions about the many health benefits of juicing. If you are still on the fence and not sure if you should take the plunge into juicing, this may just give you the push you need! I have been using a juice extractor for almost 20 years and know the pros and cons of making fresh juice inside out.
Need more motivation? Get 13 of my top reasons to juice!
Even when we know that something is good for us, it can often be really hard to stay motivated and to keep going until a new healthy habit has been formed. If you need some extra motivation to get into the habit of juicing, you are bound to find something to encourage you here! Check out this article about my top thirteen motivating factors to see if I can help you to come up with your own list of top-notch reasons to juice.
Find out why you should NEVER take medication with fruit and vegetable juice
It is crucial to take note that, while juicing is great for you, you should not use a glass of juice when you are taking your meds. It has been discovered that the juices of fruits and veggies may interfere with the absorption of medications, so you should always stick to swallowing meds with water. This is one of the most important things to remember if you are new to juicing.
Glowing skin recipes from your juicer?
One of the juicing benefits I absolutely love, is its effect on my skin! We can use all the lotions and potions we want, but if skin health isn't promoted from the inside out, we will achieve little. Choose almost any fruit or vegetable and you will discover that it comes packed with nutrients that are superb for plump, healthy and youthful complexion.
Once you take better care of your skin with the help of your juice machine, you may also find that you see better results from the lotions you use topically. This means that you should also get better value for your money from your skincare products. All in all, a good deal, if you ask me!
Can juice recipes help to promote eye health?
We all know that carrots are excellent for improving night vision, but what about other fruits and vegetables? Can they help to promote eye health? Yes! This is encouraging news! By targeting the right fruits and veggies in your juice recipes, you can do your eyes a huge favor! In this article I give you a list of exactly what you should be buying for improved eye health.
You will also get 5 super juice recipes with the best ingredients for better vision in the long run. Enjoy!
Aches and pains due to arthritis? Can your juicer perhaps help and why?
Are you looking for a list of fruits and vegetables that may help you to manage aches and pains in your body? This is the article for you.
Freshly extracted juice could help if you are struggling with inflammation and the resultant pain, but always speak to your doctor first. Every individual is unique and some folks may have to steer clear of certain fruits and veggies, such as nightshade plants. In this article I give you a list of fresh produce that may be helpful, as well as some recipes to try.
11 Fruits and 11 veggies to target for the best intake of vitamin C
Still think that vitamin C is just important if you want to prevent colds? I was surprised to see the long list of other benefits packed into fruits and vegetables high in vitamin C. Apart from strengthening your immune system, the list include benefits such as helping with iron absorption, tissue building, normalizing blood pressure, etc.
In this article I give you the full list, 11 fruits and 11 veggies high in vitamin C, plus two delicious recipes to get your started. So, rev up your family's nutrition with vitamin C today!
5 Power fruits and vegetables, all their health benefits and 7 free juice recipes
Ready to discover 5 crucial power fruits and veggies you simply MUST have in your kitchen for their amazing benefits? These are not strange or exotic stuff! Just ordinary goodies that pack a powerful health punch. Learn about the goodness in them and enjoy 7 yummy juicing recipes for better health! Isn't this a fun way to better nutrition? Even the kids will love these!
Juicing for health for your whole family, kids included
Don't you think that it is so much easier to drink a glass of carrot juice, than to chomp through about four cups of raw carrots? Of course we still eat fruits and veggies as well, but the main benefit of juicing is that it gives us the opportunity to easily increase our intake of raw foods substantially.
When it comes to kids, juicing can be the nutrition solution that ends all those nasty broccoli battles at the dinner table! Perhaps it is wise to stop nagging our kids to eat veggies, while slowly introducing them to fresh juices. In the process they will get all their nutrients and are very likely to develop a taste for things they would normally not enjoy eating.
Feeling washed-out? Try some of my juicing recipes for an energy boost!
Looking for an energy drink that works? Are you resorting to the bottled energy drinks that line the shelves of convenience stores these days? Have you checked their ingredients? Do you know that most of them are laden with caffeine?
Why not rather choose an 'energy drink' that gives your body real nutrition and can help to sustain you through the day? With juicing recipes for energy you can do exactly that. Try these and see if you can't avoid the inevitable slump that follows a while after drinking bottled energy drinks...
How juices can help you when you are ill
We have all been there. So sick that you simply can't face a plate of food. How about trying a glass filled with freshly made, cool juice? Juice that is packed with all the nutrients your body needs to recover? Best of all, the nutrients are super-easy to absorb in this form.
Remember to take out the juicer next time you or your kids are ill - after consultation with your doctor, or course! Juicing can be extremely helpful in such a situation. Even someone with a sore throat should be able to manage a glass of juice. Just remember that your meds should never be swallowed with your juice.
By now you will have a healthy understanding of the most important juicing benefits. You are welcome to check these pages out for basic juicing how to's or how to choose the best juicer for you.
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> From the juicing for health desk of Rika Susan