Diet has been one of the main culprits why people are sickly and die early. The wrong food, in addition to the speed in eating, has something to do with our ailments. If you remember the old nursery rhyme, “chew your food, gently through your meal; the more you chew, the less you eat, the better you will feel,” it has been taught to children the right speed of eating. Doing so makes the nutrients easily absorbed by the body. If you have been eating mostly fast food items, much red meat and processed foods without care to add greens and fruits into your diet, you will get sick sooner than later.
Benefits of juicing and drinking in the morning
When you are already in the state of weakness due to your wrong diet, juicing, especially in the morning, will hasten your body to heal because you have made the blender do the digestion for you. All that needs to be done is for the nutrients be absorbed by the body. That is easy because the fruits and vegetables have been broken down to its smallest possible “bite” your teeth will take long to do. With juicing, you can also add vegetables that you normally do not or cannot eat by itself. By adding it to the blender, you get the nutrients to mix with the rest, which you can easily drink. By doing so, you will be able to notice better skin, better energy, better digestion, better mood and better thinking.
How to make your juice taste great
For starters, you can mix fruits with vegetables making fruits 70% because fruits are naturally great tasting. You need the greens, though, so in time you have to lessen the fruits and up the vegetable content. Natural sweeteners are apples and bananas so you might want to always include one or the other. Lemon should be put in if you want to cut the bitter taste, and if you want to have a kick, add ginger. Cucumber blands the strong taste of because of its natural water content. From this base fruits and vegetables, you can add others according to what nutrients you want to consume. Any vegetable that you can eat raw, you can include. That means those that need no heat to soften.
5 juice recipes you can start with
Beet, apple and mint juice
Broccoli, cucumber, celery and parsley
Grapefruit, carrot and ginger
Grapefruit, orange, tangerine, tangelo and pomegranate
Apple, celery, ginger, lemon, orange and spinach
With the common eating habits that most people normally have, nutrients are scarce. By juicing, you maximize the nutrients by eliminating the breaking down into small bits, hence, making the absorption of nutrients faster. Taking your fresh juice in the morning benefits your body by sustaining it with proper nutrients, at the same time eliminating the toxins that you have amassed from eating the wrong kinds of food.