It’s time to get my health and fitness routine back on track and for me juicing is a big part of that!
Most people think that juicing is hard, but it doesn’t have to be.
The biggest part is planning, knowing what you have around, and deciding to make it.
Great thing about this juice is you can make it year round and it’s inexpensive.
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Later I’ll post an article about how to pick a juicer, highlighting the differences, but for now, I will share the juicer I own.
I have the Omega VRT350. Clean up is easy and it is a masticating “slow juicer” so the juice is considered fresh for 72 hours. Because it juices slowly you keep most of the vitamins and minerals and has also has a 10 year warranty.
The great thing about juicing is every time you add a new ingredient you have a new juice. So, Don’t be afraid to try new things.
Pineapple is a great ingredient for juicing. It yields a large amount of juice, it’s inexpensive and it has tons of health benefits.
This recipe calls for about a cup of pineapple, but you can add more to taste.
Here Are Some of the Benefits of Pineapple
- Great source of Vitamin C
- A source of Vitamin B (Magnese, Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6)
- It is also a great source of Bromelain
- It is great for digestion
Next add 1/4 inch of Ginger.
Benefits of Ginger
- Good for treating nausea and stomach issues
- It has even been used to fight colds
Carrots is another staple that I recommend. They are inexpensive and nutritious, you can get a 5 pound bag of of organic carrots at Whole Foods for $3.99. Carrots can be used in tons of different juices and they are easy to find year round.
To finish up your recipe, add 5 small carrots or 3 Large Carrots.
Benefits of Carrots
- Biotin, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, organic sodium and some trace minerals.
- Good for your eyes
- Excellent source of Vitamin A, Vitamins C, D, E, K, B1 and B6.
- Maybe helping in reducing mucous and relieving congestion.
After seeing the movie Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead 2, I have a much greater appreciation for juicing and the benefits you can get from it.
This is the finished product…not only was it delicious, easy to make and good for me.
Want to make it even better add some greens like spinach, collard greens, or kale.
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