Smart Juicing Tips

juicingJuicing is very popular right now. One of the reasons is that juicing is a simple and effective way to get your daily allotment of fruits and veggies, especially if you have trouble with this. Combine the fruits and vegetables with a greens powder, and you have an antioxidant-rich drink.

One of the fun aspects of juicing is that you can experiment with all sorts of food. The combinations are endless, as are the nutritional benefits. Here are some juicing tips to help you get the most nutritional value.

1. The right juicer:  Juicers can be a major investment. It helps to do some thorough research before deciding on your purchase. Good construction, juice quality, and the amount of juice you actually get are important considerations. Quality juicers extract as much as 25% more juice from fruits and vegetables than lower-end models. There are also some great blenders that can do double duty as juicers (but blenders do a different type of work because they use the whole fruit or vegetable, so the fiber and pulp remains in your “juice”). Continue reading “Smart Juicing Tips”

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