The weekend's news about the legendary Jack Lalanne's death saddened the juicing community. There can be no doubt that this man succeeded in promoting far more than just juicing. He came to personify healthy living and physical activity, no matter what your age. Read more about Jack Lalanne's death and the man behind the world renowned Power Juicer.
I wrote about Jack Lalanne and some of his juicers here:
It is true that some folks will never use anything other than a Norwalk, Champion or Omega juicer. However, Jack Lalanne leaves an undeniably powerful legacy in terms of health and nutrition awareness.
Every single Jack Lalanne obituary will detail how he succeeded in bringing healthy eating habits and the benefits of exercise into the living rooms of millions of people all over the world. He introduced many of us to the health benefits of juicing. His juicers became a starting point for countless juicing newbies.
Jack Lalanne's death may spell the end of an era, but the health lessons he taught will live on. Let's all drink a tall glass of life-giving juice to this giant and his legacy!