Juicing is a great way for anyone to make health a priority in your life. The following tips will get you started.
Use a single gear juicer that “chews” fruits and vegetables to extract the juice. The juice made by these juicers retains more nutrients due to the gentle extraction method they use. Also, the juice you get from this type of juicer can be stored longer because it’s more stable.
If you are preparing a drink of dark, leafy greens, be sure to add some cucumber. Dark greens, while nutritious, have a bitter and distinctive flavor that many people find unappetizing. Using a cucumber masks the bad flavor, while adding a refreshing flavor at the same time. It also has a ton of nutrients in it, especially if you include the skin.
Choose the most ripe and sweetest apples you can find to make homemade apple juice with. If you only have bruised apples, cut the bruises out. Certain types of apples, such as those that are sweeter in taste, tend to make the richest, most flavorful juices. These apples include Gala, Fuji, Red Delicious, and Rome apples.
Some very effective ingredients for juicing concoctions are chard, parsley, broccoli, kale and spinach. Try to make most of your juices 50-70% greens, and add fruit or other vegetables for flavoring. You will find that juice extracted from fruit contains more sugar and is less beneficial than that extracted from green vegetables.
Don’t gulp your drinks down. Instead, drink them slowly. Make time to truly enjoy the juice so that you can taste every single flavor. Enzymes in your saliva play an important role in the digestion process.
Begin by using color as a guide. Ranging from the vibrant greens to the beautiful bright reds, all these different colors of fruits and vegetables contain different minerals and nutrients. These colorful nutrients nourish your body and satisfy your tastes.
Juices really are a great way to make your diet healthier, and they taste delicious as well. Juicing clean, fresh produce enables you to maintain a healthy, fit body.