Juicing can get all the nutritional benefits from vegetables and fruit into your body in a single glass. Keep reading to find out more about the equipment you need, the kinds of juices you can make, and when you should drink your juices.
If you are drinking juice primarily to improve your health, then make sure the main ingredient of your juice is a green vegetable. Ideally, your juice should be somewhere around 50 to 75% chard, kale, spinach, or another dark green vegetable. The rest of your juice should be made up of fruits you like.
Leisurely sip your juice, enjoying every mouthful. Take time to enjoy it, and taste everything in it. Swish the juice back and forth in your mouth to speed up salivation, a critical part of digestion.
Go by color in choosing fruits and vegetables to juice. From vibrant greens to bright reds, all these colored vegetables and fruits offer many kinds of minerals and nutrients. This enables a culinary experience that is high on nutrition value and bursting with flavor.
If you don’t want pulp in your drink, use a coffee filter. Only use a filter, of course, if you find the pulp unpleasant and would prefer it not be in your juice. Try pouring the juice through a cheesecloth or a coffee filter. This should remove the majority of the pulp.
When shopping for a juicer, look for one that is easy to clean, simple to assemble and convenient to store. All the time you have to spend assembling your juicer or cleaning it out when you are finished can discourage you from using the juicer at all. Always clean soon after juicing as your juicer will be easier to clean when the pulp is still moist.
You already know that juicing can be a great way to get the best of the nutritional benefits of fruits and vegetables without having to eat numerous servings of them every day. By using the advice from this article, you can begin experiencing the benefits and wonderful taste of juicing.