Ok so by now you know that juicing can be done over a couple of days, aka, ”fast” or ”cleanse,” but if you don’t have the time or energy for his just simply add juice into your life period… to any meal or as a snack. The benefits are enormous and it’s always a good vitamin boost. The difference with a juice versus a smoothie is that you have removed the fiber, so the nutrients can penetrate even deeper into your cells and simultaneously remove unwanted nasty toxins built up from other food, pollution, etc. So below is a list of reasons from Dr. Mercola to drink organic natural, no-sugar-added, fresh juice. And remember green is always the best!
- Juicing helps you absorb all the nutrients from the vegetables. This is important because most of us have impaired digestion as a result of making less-than-optimal food choices over many years. This limits your body’s ability to absorb all the nutrients from the vegetables. Juicing will help to ”pre-digest” them for you, so you will receive most of the nutrition, rather than having it go down the toilet.
- Juicing allows you to consume an optimal amount of vegetables in an efficient manner. If you are a carb type, you should eat one pound of raw vegetables per 50 pounds of body weight per day. Some people may find eating that many vegetables difficult, but it can be easily accomplished with a quick glass of vegetable juice.
- You can add a wider variety of vegetables in your diet. Many people eat the same vegetable salads every day. This violates the principle of regular food rotation and increases your chance of developing an allergy to a certain food. But with juicing, you can juice a wide variety of vegetables that you may not normally enjoy eating whole.