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Make Some Great Juices With These Juicing Tips

Juicing Tips - Bag your mealsJuicing is an easy way to get your recommended daily allowance of fruits and vegetables and their associated vitamins without having to consume large quantities. Your body can gain a lot of healthy benefits from juicing. There are various juicing methods, and you can be as creative as you like when concocting your daily beverage. Read on for some great juicing tips and advice.

Use the color of a fruit or vegetable to determine its nutritional content. The full color spectrum of fresh fruits and vegetables, from reds to greens to oranges, is an indication of the variety of nutrients that are available. Combining different colors not only helps you consume a wider variety of nutrients, but also exposes you to a wider variety of tastes.

You can overcome constipation with juicing. Try foods such as beetroot, cabbage, figs, brussels sprouts or lettuce. These can help in clearing out your system. If your constipation is chronic, keep your bowels working smoothly by consuming juice every day.

Coffee filters can be used to reduce the amount of pulp that gets into the juice you make. Some juicers make very pulpy juice, and that may not be to your liking. Strain juice through a cheesecloth or coffee filter, and it can eliminate the pulp.

Learn as much as possible about the different varieties of fruits and veggies that you can use in your recipes. There are many vegetables and fruits that a lot of people aren’t aware of. Juices will also be fresh and new to you when you incorporate untried items into them.

Avoid using very sweet fruits in your juices. While these are tasty, they have too much sugar content, which could impact your blood sugar levels. A good alternative is to select some vegetables that you enjoy and juice these or keep your sweeter fruits for your morning juice.

If you are aging and you feel lethargic, consider juicing to give you energy once again. The nutrients in fresh juice can fight symptoms of aging like joint pain, memory loss and cell death.

Choose the most ripe and sweetest apples you can find to make homemade apple juice with. If your apple is bruised, cut the bruise off. Apples like Red Delicious, Gala, Fuji, and Rome have sweet tastes that lend themselves well to producing a rich, sweet, and flavorful juice.

When deciding on a juicer, look for one that is easy to take apart and clean. If you need twenty minutes or more to assemble your juicer, make your juice and then clean up, you will quickly tire of the process. When cleaning your juicer, do it as soon as possible after use. It is much easier to clean while the pulp is soft.

Not only is juicing fun, it’s also a very nutritious dietary addition. There are certain steps you should take, many of them illustrated in this article, to get the most out of juicing. Get out there and use the information that you have just learned! You’ll be amazed at how good your body feels when you start building juicing into your normal routine.

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  1. Can I juice apples without cutting or coring them?

  2. Can I chew gum or anything like that while on a juice cleanse?

  3. WOW this is the best site I’ve ever stumbled upon, so much information it would make anyone want to start juicing!! I started yesterday but slipped up & ate some nuts today pretty upset with myself but I let it go & start all over, it’s just very strange to me not to actually eat & chew …..but something I have to overcome …still very excited & impressed by your site & you actually answer people’s questions!!! GOOD ON YA!!! & thanks so much!!!

  4. Im going to start the 3 day cleanse on Monday! Can i make up the 3 days worth of juices, Freeze them and get them out the freezer the night before consumption? I work full time and have a daughter so woundn’t have time to make them in the morning/evenings! Thanks!!

  5. What recipes do you recommend for a 3 day cleanse?

  6. Thanks for the info and the time spent on this site. I have been enjoying my omega veggie juicer and combined with other life changers (treadmill desk at work) and more exercise, i have lost a lot of weight and have actually become fit again.

    • That’s great Chris! Keep it up, it only gets better from this point forward! I’m always here if you have questions.

  7. Can you heat the juice and eat like soup?

    • Jayne, you sure can heat it up and drink it like a soup. Heat it on the stove but don’t over heat it. Enjoy!

  8. Just stumbled on this blog via Pinterest and I love it. I just bought a juicer and plan on juicing for my 12 y/o. She’s a little overweight and I can’t get her to exercise :(.

    • Betty, good luck with your daughter and juicing. I find it best to let my two boys come up with their own recipes. They get a big kick out of it and love to help me out. Just make it fun for her. Keep me posted.

  9. Very nice tip. Keep posting.