What is juicing? What are the benefits of juicing? It’s a small known fact that consuming fruits and/or vegetables in juice form allows for faster nutrient absorption. This benefit goes hand-in-hand with another advantage of juicing, it’s travel-friendly. The first step towards being a part of the health craze that is juicing is quite obvious, get a juicer! Conduct some research to find the best brands in order to get the most out of your fruits and veggies.
To peel or not to peel, that is the question.
Next step is getting familiar with the juicing techniques. It’s not as simple as ‘PEEL’ or ‘DON’T PEEL’, some fruits and vegetables have a large amount of nutritional benefits in the skin alone, while others contain some harmful oils and chemicals. Find a reliable list of fruits and vegetables you should juice with and without skin, or peel.
Below are three tasty and healthy recipes you can try today: (Courtesy of health.com)
- The Power Gulp: This green treat sneaks in a dose of iron, which strengthens your blood cells and muscle function. It also delivers more than your daily required dose of vitamin K, essential for bone and muscle health.
Ingredients: Kale, green grapes, cucumber, and green apple.
- Energy Upper: This refreshening combination of natural sugars and electrolytes, gives you an instant energy boost while keeping you hydrated and active. All the benefits of an energy drink without the excess sugar and caffeine.
Ingredients: Lychees in syrup, peaches, and coconut water.
- Immune Booster: Fight off colds with this vitamin-packed goodie. The dose of vitamin C packed in one Kiwi is nearly twice the required amount. Also, the citrus delivers even more immune strengthening vitamins, which help keep your body strong and healthy.
Ingredients: Grapefruit, oranges, and kiwis.