Juicing is becoming very popular and interesting topic, whether you`re using it for cleansing of diet. It`s a perfect way to put all the nutrients, vitamins, minerals and fibers you need in one place, and the body will digest and absorb them faster than from a normal meal. They are just being break down and absorbed without the energy needed for regular, solid food.
Rapid absorption, more efficient use of the nutrients, faster elimination of toxic waste by the kidneys, colon and skin, these are some of the reasons to start consuming fresh juices regularly.
Here are some of the benefits of raw juices for our health:
- Better looking and healthier skin
- Cellular cleansing and detoxification on cellular level
- Improved pH balance
- Better immune system and improved healing
- Increased energy
- Better sleep
- Weight loss
- Improved mental focus and better mood
With juicing, you can combine elements and benefits of many different diets, raw food, whole food or plant-based diet, without the need to commit to or pick just one.
Recipes for raw juices
You have thousands of different combinations you can think of or chose. You can follow a strict recipe or make some changes and variations- replace or add some fruit or vegetable, and this is the best of juicing. The following recipe for Apple Kale juice is perfect for beginners, because it`s easy to make and contains many essential nutrients and vitamins.
You will need the following ingredients:
- 2 apples, cored (pick your favorite kind)
- 4-6 kale leaves
- 2 stalks of celery
- One cucumber
- ¼ tsp. of green spirulina powder
Instructions: Put all the fruits and vegetable in a juicer, and juice until it`s smooth. From this quantity you`ll get 16-18 ounces of juice, pour it in a glass and stir in the green spirulina- use a hand blender or a shaker to mix the powder well.