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Tips for JuicingWant some basic tips for juicing because you are big into healthy living?

I thought so . . . Me too!

Juicing is becoming more and more popular as people uncover the numerous health and wellness benefits of drinking the juices of vegetables and fruits.

Here are 7 juicing tips to help you on your health journey.Researchers have shown that the more vegetables and fruits in a day that we consume, the better. Lately, I have heard a recommendation of 8 or 9 servings of fruits and vegetables each day. Most individuals are lucky to get 2 to 3 servings (and let’s not count french fries!) Yet by juicing, you can satisfy your minimums easily and tastily!

Here are some basic tips for juicing to help you in your health journey:

Juicing Tip 1. Plan the quantities needed. When planning your recipes and buying produce at the market, keep in mind that approximately one pound of veggies and fruit will yield about one cup of juice. Softer fruits will provide about as much juice as is equal to their weight as they won’t lose much of their pulp, while harder veggies will generate a lot of pulp and yield less juice.

Juicing Tip 2. Serve the juice immediately. To get the most from your juices, you ought to serve them immediately. Consuming the juice soon after you make it offers you not only convenience, but also vibrant taste and the best nutrient content. Storing the juice causes the taste and vitamins and minerals to reduce quickly so your best option after juicing is to consume it promptly.

tips for juicingJuicing Tip 3. If you are juicing leafy, green vegetables like spinach or kale, try rolling them into a ball before putting them into your juicer. Utilizing the ball procedure is far more effective for your juicer to take care of squeezing out the juices than when they are just in their regular leafy state.

Juicing Tip 4. Keep your juicing process fast and effective for the best results. You don’t want to prolong the juicing or try to multi-task while you prepare dinner or feed the baby. Stay on task for the best results.

Juicing Tip 5. Choose the combination for fruits and veggies wisely for best absorption in relation to the calories you will get. Not every fruit or veggie supplies less calories than it takes to absorb them, so study their properties for a good balance. Here is a great chart to help you on food combining for your juicing.

Juicing Tip 6. Make one part of your cooking area your juicing location. Keep all your juicing equipment in a designated cupboard, such as your cutting boards, favorite mugs, bowls, peelers, blades, and your juice equipment. Keeping all of your juicing equipment together will make it a lot easier when you do make your juices and you will be much more efficient at it too.

Juicing Tip 7. If you want your juice to be really hassle-free and without pulp, use a coffee filter or cheese fabric to strain it after it comes out of the juicer. There are special cloths you can buy for this too. And remember that the softer the flesh of the produce is, the thicker the juice tends to be. Think of how a tomato juices and you will envision this.

Eating certain foods, like blueberries, can help you to manage your stress. What better way to get them into your diet than to juice them into it!

Juicing is becoming more popular – especially for folks like you and me who really want to be proactive about being healthy.

By following these tips for juicing, you can include juicing in your daily diet regimen and enjoy the healthy drink that is good enough to be considered a treat.

 

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