The single best reason to blend smoothies in addition to juicing is because of the neuroprotective properties of berries. Scientists have researched berries for years. Berries have the ability to increase IQ and also to protect against Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and cognitive decline. In, “Berry fruit supplementation and the aging brain,” researchers explain: In this regard, consumption of diets rich… Continue reading Berries and the Brain: Blueberry Smoothies
Now that you have a juicer, it’s time to start juicing. The hardest thing about getting people to drink juice is getting them to drink juice. Everyone expects a juice to be nasty. You see a lot of pursed lips, scrunched noses, and squinting eyes. “What’s in this, man?” This juice will appeal to everyone,… Continue reading Simple Juice Recipes
How long can a person do a juice fast or juice cleanse? That is, how many days can a person consume nothing but fresh juices made from vegetables and fruit? One may did a 60 day juice fast and gave a TED talk about his 60 day juice fast. Kabir Kumar did a 60 day… Continue reading 60 Day Juice Fast: What Does it Do to the Body?
Are Breville juicers the best juicers? After all, Breville is the market leader in juicers, having a 20% market share. In other words, 1-in-5 juicers have a Breville juicer. I have used each Breville juicer and want to share my thoughts with you. Breville makes three juicers: Compact Juice Fountain; Juice Fountain Plus; Juice Fountain Elite.… Continue reading Which Breville is the Best Juicer?
Pomegranate juice is extremely healthy and tasty. Pomegranate juice is sweet with a slightly tart bite. Although Pomegranate juice is available widely in stores under the name brand POM, some of us enjoy making our own pomegranate juice. (Pictured below: Kale Pomegranate Juice.) When I said that pomegranate is nature’s Viagra, some were skeptical. A recent case… Continue reading How to Open a Pomegranate and Make Pomegranate Juice
One of the interesting aspects of studying nutrition is finding causation. Most studies showing the benefits of fruit and vegetable consumption are associational. In an associational study you notice a pattern among a group of people. You then say, “People who live to be 80 consume 7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. So you… Continue reading Does Juicing Cure Depression and Make You Happier?
When people hear the words juice and professional athlete, anabolic steroids come to mind. Not all juice comes in a needle, as the current greatest professional fighter (and potential all-time greatest) Jon “Bones” Jones demonstrates. Although Jones’ nickname is Bones, perhaps he should change it to Juice. Jon Jones is a Juicer “I think you feel it instantly – like… Continue reading UFC Fighters and Professional Athletes Who Juice
Long before buying a juicer, we’ve all had orange juice out of a cartoon. Yet anyone who has ever made his own juice immediately notices how different the juice tastes and also how different he feels after drinking juice. Why is that? Consider what happens when you make your own juice. You buy produce from a grocery… Continue reading Fresh Juice v. Store Bought Juice: Why Juicing is the Best
Once you’ve been living the juicing lifestyle for a while, ordinary sweets are “too sweet.” I used to eat a lot of pastries, cake, and ice cream. My body now rejects those sorts of foods. When I want something sweet-but-not-too-sweet, I combine frozen bananas and young Thai coconuts with either chocolate or vanilla flavored protein… Continue reading Garden of Life Raw Vegan Protein Chocolate Ice Cream
Breville juicers are top of the line products. The Breville BJE200XL Compact Juice Fountain is a fantastic juicer. Like all juicers, it has its own quirks. How Breville Juicers Work Breville juicers are centrifugal juicers. Like all juicers, a Breville separates the juice from the pulp. A centrifugal juicer works by spinning a blade at several thousands… Continue reading Breville Juicer: Quick Clean Up Tips