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5 Reasons to Drink More Juice

by DeAnne Lombardi

Juicing is a popular way to get healthy and lose weight. From detoxification to overall better health, here are the top 5 reasons to drink juice.


Benefits of Juicing

A Great Way to “Sneak” in Your Daily Servings of Daily Fruits and Vegetables recommends eating three to five servings of vegetables and 2-4 servings of fruits daily. However, only 33 percent of adults eat the right amount of fruits, and only 27 percent get the right amount of vegetables. Most people don’t like all those servings of either food, so that’s where juicing comes in handy. Consuming your fruits and veggies in juice form makes it easier to get the servings you would otherwise miss.

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Maintains Micronutrients

Even if you do eat your vegetables, you probably aren’t getting the most out of them. Raw vegetables are full of nutrients that are lost when cooked. Juicing doesn’t require cooking, so fruits and vegetables keep all of the nutrients in the pulp and skin. Using vegetables in their natural state (uncooked) preserves all of the nutrients you otherwise lose during cooking.

Store-Bought Juice is Not as Good as Home-Made

Everything comes pre-made nowadays. Juice is no different – even the organic, healthy kinds. While some store-bought juice is good for you, lots come with extras you don’t need, like processed sugars, food coloring, and artificial preservatives. By making your own juice, the only sugars you’ll get are the ones that come straight from your fruits and vegetables, and nothing else.

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You Can Experiment and Create Flavors

When you make your own juice, you’re able to put together any combination of fruits and vegetables and get a unique flavor for each juice you make. You can even find juice recipes for specific nutritional needs. The variety of options allow for countless possibilities to improve your health.

Your Body is Cleaned from the Inside Out

As referred to from Dr. Norman Walker’s Fresh Vegetable and Fruit Juices on Linda Wagner’s website, unhealthy foods tend to leave your insides a mess. You may be full of toxins and not even know it. Fresh juice is easily digestible. The results of cleansing your body are numerous. From healthier skin to more energy, better digestion and overall improved health, there are quite a few benefits from cleaning your body.

The Takeaway

Juicing is a great way to improve your health and live a better life. By consuming the required amount of raw vegetables and fruits each day, you’ll be able to improve your digestion, detoxify, have healthier skin, and more energy.

So get down to the farmer’s market, grab a juicer, and get your juice on!

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