Here Are 3 of the Best Juicing Recipes You Can Drink for a Healthy Living
Using juicing recipes in your day-to-day life is a healthy way to boost your vitality, energy, and nutrition. Getting into a juicing routine and having fun with different kinds of delicious, nutritious juice is a good step on the road to healthy living.
For those undertaking the HCG diet, juicing is valuable in the first and last stages.
Optimizing your health with juice is easy, once you know where to start.
Following healthy recipes is a great way to do so, and there are a lot of fantastic recipes out there — so many, in fact, that it can be hard to choose! The best juicing recipes you can drink for healthy living depend simply on wholesome, nutritious ingredients.
Using fresh, organic ingredients where possible is the healthiest route, and using whole fruit and vegetables ensures that your body gets the full, intended nutrition of each item.
Avoid recipes that involve added sugar or overly processed or additive-heavy protein or flavor packs (some of them are great, but make sure you’re only getting the best ingredients).
The most basic, advantageous recipes are plain and simple: fruit and veggies!
Recipes that combine both, but are mostly vegetable (about 75%), will be the healthiest, full of the most nutrients. Fruit-only juice is tasty, but higher in sugar and lower in nutrients. Mix it up.
Three of the best juicing recipes are also the most simple.
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Apple Cucumber Anything Juice
- 1 med. apple
- 1 med. cucumber
- 1-2 c of whatever fruits and veggies you have lying around!
Orange Carrot Juice
- 8 large carrots
- 2 large oranges, peeled
Beet Juice with a Twist
- 2 beets (include the greens if you like; they’re packed with nutrition!)
- 2 carrots
- 1 apple, cored
- 1 inch-long piece of fresh ginger
When you find combinations that you like, your imagination is really the limit.
Drinking fresh juice can give you energy, increase your metabolic rate, enhance your immune system to help you prevent and fight off illness, fill you with cancer-fighting phyonutrients, aid weight loss, fight aging and depression, and is a cost-effective way of helping your health — so why not drink up? The only side effects to drinking lots of juice are added health and a cleanse to the system.
Tip: drink up your fresh score from your juicing recipes immediately after you make it; the enzymes and nutrients will be still be alive, meaning healthier for you!