Healthy Juicing Tips

 

How to Healthy Juicing Tips. Everything you need to start juicing: 7-day plan of healthy juicing recipes, expert how-to healthy juicing tips, juicer-buying advice and how to juice using a blender. Each of our 7 healthy homemade juice recipes provides about a quarter of the average daily recommended fruit and vegetables per glass (5 1/2 cups for a 2,000-calorie diet).

Several studies show that adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet can improve your mental health and sense of well-being, yet most of us don’t get enough. While smoothies generally contain more fiber (because the whole piece of produce ends up in the final product) and more fruit, fresh juices can be loaded with dark leafy greens and lots of red, orange and/or purple vegetables to help maximize the nutrients in every glass. Read More

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What Types of Juicers are Best for Me? Centrifugal vs. Masticating – Pros and Cons. What is the best juicer to buy? Can the juicer handle everything? Which one is the most powerful?

When it comes to extracting the juice of highly-fibrous leafy greens such as wheatgrass and spinach, only the more powerful juicers can do the job. In general, a minimum of 400 watts is needed for extracting the juicy goodness of tough vegetables. Of course higher power may mean costlier electricity bills, but if you want to save on produce in the long run or have better-quality juice, you may not mind the spikes in your statements.

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Drink to Your Health

Replace those empty-calorie, sugary sodas and drinks with these healthy drinks to give your health a natural boost and also keep you energized throughout the day. Balance plenty of blended or juiced veggies in these drinks to curb the natural sugar from the fruit ingredients. If you’re on the path to a healthier lifestyle, these drinks pack a powerful thirst quencher.

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Healthy Lunch ideas that Won’t Slow You Down. Breakfast is often called the most important meal of the day, but any nutritionist will tell you that every meal and snack is important. Lunch, in particular, is key to helping you power through the afternoon. Therefore, you want a balance of protein, complex carbohydrates, and vegetables to fill you up without slowing you down. A little healthy fat also gives the meal some staying power. That said, there’s a lot more to a healthy lunch than a boring salad.

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Five fiercely delicious yet wonderfully healthy smoothie recipes for weight loss. They taste great, pack a serious punch when it comes to vitamins and minerals, and offer a healthy way to boost your energy. It’s near impossible to screw up a smoothie. Throw any combination of milk, fruit, nuts, and other goodies into a blender and presto: You’ve got a drinkable meal. Your made-to-order drink can be silky smooth, thick and creamy, or even have a bit of texture. (Chia seeds, we’re looking at you.)

How to make a smoothie

Making a smoothie is relatively easy. Here are a few necessary steps to making perfect smoothies.

Step 1: Combine the frozen ingredients (fruits, vegetables, ice cubes, etc.) in the bowl of a blender. Add other dry ingredients such as chia seeds, avocado, dark chocolate (or cocoa powder), raw honey, nut butter and such.

Step 2: Fill the blender with liquid ingredients like almond milk, coconut water, or water. Blend until smooth and creamy.

Step 3: Add toppings (optional). Coconut flakes, sesame seeds, chia seeds, crushed nuts and ginger slices make an excellent addition to your healthy smoothie. Drink it up while cold.

Pretty easy right? If you feel right about the steps to make a smoothie, read ahead for the five delicious weight loss smoothie recipes.

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