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Juicing For Better Living

by Carrie Raab on October 25, 2016

Juicing for Better Living

Juicing For Better Living

Why Juice?

Fresh juice provides us with many essentials: minerals, vitamins, essential fatty acids, proteins and much more. All of these factors are vital to maintaining good health. You will find that when you make fresh juice a daily part of your diet, you will have increased energy, a glowing complexion, strengthened immune system, stronger bones and a reduced risk of disease. Isn’t that amazing!  It is recommended that you drink at least 16 ounces of freshly squeezed juice each day.  I wonder how many people actually do this.  Did you realize the benefits of juicing?

Although eating fruits and vegetables in their natural state does provide us with a substantial amount of vitamins and minerals, we only obtain the maximum benefits from them when they are juiced. Much of their goodness is locked in the fiber which is expelled from the body. When we juice the fruits and vegetables, their goodness is released from the fiber and we are able to drink their highly concentrated nutrients.  Juicing enables the nutrients to enter our bloodstream very quickly.  

Benefits of Juicing

  • Juices can flush toxins from your body, are good for your weight, heart, circulation and overall well being
  • Digesting the juice is rapid as compared to your stomach having to break down the foods
  • Juicing fruits and vegetables causes you to consume more than you would if you had to actually eat them
  • vegetables are alkaline and fruits are acidic– our bodies need to be more alkaline to prevent illness and disease

How do I get started?  What do I juice?

Juicing Recipes: (all fruits/vegetables organic, preferably)

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1.  Citrus Ginger Splash

3 medium oranges, cut in half, skin peeled

1 medium grapefruit, cut in half, skin peeled

1 lemon, cut in half

1 lime, cut in half

When ready to serve, add 2 drops each of Young Living  ginger, grapefruit, lemon and orange essential oils

2 Carrot Apple Juice 

4 medium carrots, washed and scrubbed (no peeling neccessary)

1 apple cut in half (seeds removed)

When ready to serve, add 2 drops of YL lemon essential oil 

3Garden Fresh Juice

4 medium carrots

1/2 cucumber 

1/4 beet peeled

1 cup baby spinach

2 celery stalks

1 medium apple cut in half (seeds removed)

When ready to serve add 2 drops each of YL lemon, grapefruit and citrus fresh essential oils.

4. Go Green

1 cup kale

1 cup baby spinach

1/2 cucumber

1 green apple

1 clove garlic

2 celery stalks

1 lemon

When ready to serve add 1 drop YL lemon essential oil and 1 drop ginger essential oil

5. Go Green #2

handful spinach
3 stalks of kale
2 golden delicious apples
small handful parsley
1 lemon
1 cucumber

6. Tastes Like Candy

1 beet

1 lemon

6 green apples

 

Do you juice?  Please comment below and send us your favorite juice combination!  We would love the creativity and variety.  Share this with others and the importance of daily juicing!

*While it can be ‘expensive’ to juice,and use Young Living Essential Oils, yet how ‘expensive’ is your health? The trade off is that you spend your money on good things such as fruit & vegetables and essential oils instead of pre-packaged, frozen, dehydrated, processed food like substances and pharmaceutical drugs!

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**Please not that you need to hand wash and scrub your fruits and vegetables prior to juicing.  Some fruits and vegetables need to be skinned/peeled, some seeds need to be removed, and organic is always better!

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