Discover the amazing benefits that healthy juicing has to offer. The difference in ones health once you begin juicing is astonishing.
The juice of fresh fruit and vegetables is the richest available source of vitamins, minerals and enzymes available.
It is more important today then it has ever been to look after our health. As the environment in which we live becomes full of more toxins, our bodies need extra nutrients in order to detoxify these large amounts of environmental toxins that constantly surround us in our everyday lives.
Our lifestyles are busier then ever today. Which makes adding juicing into our regime even more important to each of us. When could you possibly find the time to eat 5 pd of carrots each day? Healthy juicing allows us to get the equivalent in a delicious, nutrient rich glass of fresh organic juice. Your body is easily able to assimilate the many valuable vitamins and minerals found in our foods.
Enzymes are organic catalysts that increase the rate in which foods are broken down and absorbed by the body. Found in all plant foods such as fruits and vegetables, enzymes are destroyed when these foods are cooked. This is why fresh raw produce should constitute at least half of your diet.
The quick and easy digestion of these foods make it possible by the enzymes, will give you a tremendous amount of energy and great health. A good quality juicer is essential when healthy juicing is in your daily life.
Living Foods From Juicing
The juice man Jay Kordich is known for his statement “All life on earth emanates from the green of the plant” Raw fruits and vegetables are natural ways of giving us life.
A quote from John Lust, “ Drink Your Troubles Away”
“Nature’s medicines are locked in the cells of growing plants and released in their juices. These juices, subtle in their action, yet more potent than any medicine, and without toxic effect of drugs, can eliminate or prevent many of the chronic and degenerative diseases with which human beings are afflicted.
Fresh fruit juices are the cleansers of the human system. Vegetable juices are the regenerators and builders of the body. When we consider that vegetables and fruits have been naturally cooked by solar energy, that they contain all the elements the sun and earth have buried deep in their fibre cells, that they are nature’s live-cell foods, then it follows as logical that if we crush the juices from the cells of those fresh fruits and vegetables and put their health giving fluid into our blood stream, we will receive a share of their vital energy.
Fruits and vegetables contain antioxidants and are super blood cleaners. For example when you eat carrots, your body may absorb only a small percentage of it’s nutrients, however when you drink it’s juice your body absorbs almost all of the nutrients. They help heal, repair, and nourish damaged and weakened cells in our body.
When beginning healthy juicing, the greener the vegetables the more nutritionally valuable they are. Seeds and nuts can be added as well. They contain protein and fat that is needed to fuel your body. They also assist with a healthy immune system and contain important amino acids for the brain.
If you have not purchased organic fruit and vegetables you must soak the produce to remove any toxins before beginning. When using vegetables don’t hesitate to use stems and leaves, except for carrot and rhubarb greens as they contain toxic substances. Because the skins of oranges and grapefruits contain a toxic substance that should not be consumed in large quantities and are somewhat bitter, it is best to peel these fruits before beginning. However the white pithy part of the fruit contains valuable bioflavonoids and vitamin C.
Drinking carrot juice is one of the most popular ways that you can provide a boost to your diet. Frequently referred to as the miracle juice, due to the carrot juices many healthful benefits, many people around the world have seen tremendous health improvements from drinking carrot juice on a regular basics.
Not only is it delicious on it’s own, it is ideal to combine with other juices to make a drink the whole family can enjoy. Carrots are one of the richest sources of Vitamin A, as well as an excellent source of other vitamins, such as B complex.
It has high levels of calcium, copper, magnesium, potassium, sodium phosphorous, chlorine, sulphur, and iron. The vitamin A assists the body in it’s vision, good tooth and bone development, healthy reproduction, healthy skin, resistance to infection and disease, and healing dry rough, scaly skin problems.
Beet roots are both powerful cleansers and builders of the blood and kidney’s, therefore it’s consumption should be limited.
Juicing Recipes To Share
The basic of most recipes begins with carrots and other such vegetables such as beets are added and an apple for sweetness. Below I will share a few of our favourite recipes for healthy juicing.
- 4 large carrots
- 2 small beets
- 2 apples
- 1 lemon ( peel left on)
- 3-4 celery stalks
Put the above ingredients through your juicer, making sure to save the carrot pulp for carrot and onion crackers, and Healthy Carrot Muffins
- Handful of parsley
- 4 carrots
- 1 garlic clove
- 2 stalks of celery
bunch up parsley and push through juicer with carrots
Put the following ingredients through your juicer, refrigerate and enjoy.
- 2 apples
- 1 large bunch of grapes
- 1 lemon wedge
- 1 kiwi
Put the above through your juicer, chill any leftovers. Should be used up within a day of making. Fresh is ALWAYS better. When healthy juicing is concerned.
- Handful of kale
- I garlic clove
- 3 stalks of celery
- 5 carrots
- 1 large beet
Put the above ingredients through your juicer, an excellent way to boost your immune system.
Ultimately its your choice how you treat your body. Sickness and health are going to be evident if you don’t take special care of yourselves. The physical condition you have tomorrow, starts with what you do for your body today! It’s up to you. I encourage you to embrace your health and feel as vibrant as you possibly can each day. Trust me, you will feel more energized and healthier, with greater resistance to diseases and health issues when you begin a daily regime of healthy juicing. So start today, get yourself a good quality Juicer and start on your way to better health!
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