How to improve your health FAST juicing

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Losing weight isn’t as important as being healthy, and in today’s world, being healthy is actually quite difficult. It’s hard to find time to exercise and cook healthy meals, and foods that you can pick up on the way home from work or on the way to the kids’ soccer practice are chock full of fat, calories and preservatives. Nutrients are hard to come by in convenience foods, and vitamin supplements can provide some of what you need, but the body doesn’t absorb them as well as it does nutrients from fresh fruits and vegetables.

However, there’s something you can do about it – you don’t have to stay stuck in this rut forever! Juicing is the fastest, healthiest way to improve your nutrient intake, lose weight and feel better. You can get the nutrients of pounds of fruits and vegetables in a few glasses of juice, and there’s no way that you could possibly physically eat that much fruit or vegetables in a single day.

Adding fresh juices to your diet will increase the amount of healthy nutrients you consume each day, helping you to feel better and have more energy. If you choose to do a complete juice fast, say for 3, 10 or even 30 days, you can lose a significant amount of weight in addition to boosting your nutrient intake. You can try substituting one meal out of your day with a juice. Juice fasting will detoxify your liver and other vital organs, ridding your body of waste products and toxins. Juice fasting can be difficult, but your body will thank you for it later!

Fruits And Vegetables That Are Good For Juicing:

Carrots – Beta Carotene and Vitamin A (detoxifies the liver)

Beets – Betalains (boosts your body’s natural detox enzymes)

Cabbage – (helps to remove environmental estrogens from plastics)

Greens – Chlorophyll (cleanses the blood)

Apples & Grapefruit – Vitamin A, Potassium

Kale – Calcium, Vitamin K, A, & C, and Lutien

Blueberries – B Vitamins, Antioxidants

Ginger – Boosts the immune system and reduces inflamation

Oranges – Vitamin C

Pineapple & Pomegranates – Folic Acid, Antioxidants

Celery – Calcium

Juicing is an excellent way to improve your health, regulate your blood pressure, increase fiber intake and build the immune system. People who incorporate fresh juices into their diets or begin a juice fast report feeling more energized and healthier within just a day or two! Prolonged juicing will help you to trim unwanted fat off of your body naturally, and help to keep toxins from building up in your vital organs.

The endless combinations are also a good way not to get bored.  If you haven’t tried juicing yet, go for it! It’s one of the fastest and easiest ways to improve your health! 

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The Refreshing Way to Losing Weight This Summer

With the abundance of diets and weight loss programs being advertised it’s becoming increasingly difficult to tell which ones really do work and which ones don’t. Turn left or right and you’re sure to spot some kind of ad whether it’s on TV, on the radio or in some magazine that tells you how to lose weight and become toned.

Why has this become such a huge trend? Obviously because there are so many people out there who want to lose weight and will go to great extremes to achieving their weight loss goals—especially if there’s a quick-fix solution like most commercial ads promise—even if they aren’t healthy or safe.

Common, safe practices include going to the gym, exercising every day and paying attention to how many calories you consume. Still, the whole process can still be a very tedious or strenuous one. So what’s a solution for someone who’s looking to lose weight? Juicing!

The best thing about juicing is that they are easily made, and completely healthy! Not only are they healthy, but they’re delicious and refreshing—just what you need during the summer months.

If you’re the sort of person who’s into juices and shakes, then this is just for you. It also helps your body get all the nutrients and energy it needs, in the process making you feel full, without having to eat an excessive amount of food. Losing weight by not eating anything at all is not healthy at all, which is why juicing is a great solution to a long-standing problem. For a while, it works as a substitute for food with all the necessary vitamins and minerals your body needs.

While there are plenty of prepackaged juicing sold, I don’t personally recommend them at all. The prepackaged juices may not contain all the advertised ingredients on the labels and may in fact be unhealthy for you which is why the healthiest and easiest way to get your hands on them is to make them at home! To make sure that you have a healthy and nutritious juice, buy your own ingredients and blend them at home.

The great thing about juicing is that it doesn’t take an expert to make them. All you need to do is choose the right vegetables and fruits and you’re all set. Make sure that when you choose the fruits for your weight loss shake that they are ripe. If you need to see what combinations of fruits and vegetables work best together, do a quick Google search and you’ll find hoards of ideas online.

Try These in a Blender or Juicer:

  • Apple, Carrot, Parsley, Lemon & Ginger
  • Pineapple, Orange, Carrot & Apple
  • Apple, Lemon, Ginger, Carrot & Beet
  • Kale, Celery, Cucumber, Carrot, Beet & Garlic
  • Apple, Cilantro, Pineapple, Cucumber & Lime
  • Kale, Spinach, Orange, Pineapple, Coconut Oil, Agave
  • Kale, Parsley, Celery, Cucumber & Lime

If you get bored with the single fruit/vegetable weight loss juice, you can add a little variety to the taste by adding low fat milk, yogurt or even protein powders.

Go ahead and try juicing this summer and prepare to be refreshed! Be sure to experiment and don’t be afraid to try vegetables or fruits you didn’t usually like, you’ll be surprised to know how different and more delicious they can taste when blended with other ingredients!

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