How Juicing can help you get the Perfect Beach Body
Summer is finally here but don’t worry if you think you have left it too late to get your beach body in time for your vacation. Juicing is a great way to lose weight and get in shape, as well as maintain a balanced and healthy diet. Juicing can be used as part of a balanced diet program or you can use a juice only diet to really help drop the pounds. When combined with exercise you can really notice the difference in just a few weeks.
How does Juicing work?
Good Juicers can easily breakdown fruit and vegetables to separate the insoluble fiber from the juice. This allows for quicker absorption of the healthy minerals and enzymes. With the fiber removed the liquid form of fruits and vegetables is a great way of delivering nutrients to our bodies and also allows for weight loss which wouldn’t be possible otherwise. These healthy drinks can fill you up and provide a much better alternative to powdered “Weight loss” or “supplement” drinks aimed at helping you lose weight.
Why is fresh Juice good for you?
Juicing is one of the health crazes that really works and you can start to see the benefits in both health and appearance very quickly. Unlike many quick fix diets this healthy lifestyle choice supplies the body with nearly all the nutrients it needs as well as being sustainable, so you don’t have to go on some crash diet to look good in a bikini, only to pile on the pounds a few months later.
Making fresh juice and drinking it on a regular basis is an easy way to consume many fruits and vegetables. It can be a tasty way of increasing consumption of these important food groups and is great at helping you improve your health while losing fat but retaining muscle mass. You can also use a juicer as a neat way to get children to consume more fruit and vegetables making it suitable for all the family.
It is reckoned that you can get about 95% of the vitamins and enzymes your body needs through the juice in raw vegetables and fruit. By drinking around 16oz of freshly juiced fruit and vegetables your body can get the same amount of vitamins and enzymes as if you ate 2lbs of carrots, 8 lbs of spinach or about a dozen 10 apples. This makes juicing a great way to help you get a balanced diet.
Is juicing the same as drinking fruit juice?
The juice from a good quality juicer is a lot different from what you can buy in most supermarkets. Unlike the fruit juice that’s sold in bottle at your super market when you use a juicer you keep nearly all the nutrients.
Bottled supermarket juice has been pasteurized and this involves heating the juice which kills a lot of the healthy enzymes and vitamins. While not bad for you in itself fruit juice certainly isn’t close in nutritional value to the juice you can make at home with a good quality juicer like the “SKG GS-310L” electric juice maker from Chinavaion.
Making great tasting healthy Juice
Using organic ingredients minimizes any toxins from pesticides and helps you create juice with more intense flavors and more nutrients. In order to keep a balanced diet you should juice vegetables as well as fruit. Fruit tends to be higher in sugars and holds more calories so it is best to juice mainly vegetables and then add a bit of fruit for some extra flavor. Leafy greens are one of the best ingredient for juicing, then just throw in an apple or other fruit for some extra flavor.
If the juice starts to become too thick just add some water to make it smother and easier to drink. To keep your juice more balanced you can add extra protein by adding something like flax-seeds or almond milk. Remember this is a vital step if you undertake a juice only diet.
When you use a juicer a lot of the pulp is extracted. This pulp is full of fiber and fiber is an important part of a balanced diet. So as you don’t miss out on fiber you can add some of the pulp back into the drink or use it in cooking. It can go well in soups and makes a good addition to pasta sauce or even home baking.
So now you know everything you need to give Juicing a whiz.