Vegetable juicing is a great way to prevent disease or illness or can help as a natural remedy if trouble already exists.
Our bodies need vitamins, minerals, nutrients and enzymes to run efficiently and one of the best ways to nourish the body is buy consuming lots of fruits and vegetables.
It has become a reality that in this fast paced society it can be difficult to consume enough of the healthy foods that we need. After all, how often does your time schedule allow you to eat a crate full of vegetables throughout the day?
But juicing takes a lot of that pressure away because we can juice a healthy cocktail in a matter of minutes.
There is not much difference between vegetable juicing and fruit juicing as they both offer a similar abundance of needed nutrition but vegetable juices also provide your body with chlorophyll.
Chlorophyll is the pigments that make plants green because it absorbs the sun’s energy which help plants flourish. It is just as important in plants as the blood running through our veins.
For humans chlorophyll helps cleanse the blood of impurities and helps strengthen our blood. It also prevents cellular damage from things such as radiation.
Vegetables such as wheat grass and spinach are a great source of chlorophyll but anything green is a winner. You can enjoy green juices or mix a variety of vegetables for a less potent drink.
My Personal Creation
“The Daily Pleaser”
1 medium sized apple
2 celery sticks
1 medium size beet
1/4 of an English or field cucumber (optional)
1/2 cup of green cabbage
Sliver of garlic
Sliver of ginger
The Liver Rejuvenator
2 large beets
2 stalk celery
The Bone Builder
1 – 2 apples
3 kale leaves
Handful of parsley
(A great way to help prevent osteoporosis)
The Stomach Saver
1/4 head of green cabbage
2 celery stalks
Homemade Tomato Cocktail
4 good size tomatoes
1 medium beet
1 stalk celery
1 large carrot
1 cups of lettuce
1/2 cup fresh parsley
Salt and Pepper to Taste
Tabasco sauce optional
These juicing recipes are practically a necessity when it comes to weight loss. That's because they help maintain proper liver function which plays a huge role when it comes to shedding pounds, reducing water retention and bloating.
The healthier the liver the easier it will be to achieve your ideal body weight.
Since vegetables come in different sizes, freshness and firmness it is difficult to predict exactly how much juice you will get from each recipe.
The outcome also varies depending on what style and strength juicer you have and how many glasses you would like to make.
When first creating some of these recipes use these helpful juicing tips to get you started.
After making and enjoying a few of these recipes it doesn’t take long to become a vegetable juicing professional and the person in the family that can offer natural remedies for certain problems.
In no time flat you will know the right quantities that suit your life and family.
Of course there are an endless amount of drinks you can make so have fun and get creative. It is a great way to lose weight, build up health levels and feel more energetic.
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