The Importance Of Juice Cleansing

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Every year there’s a new food fad that society crazes about. In 2012 first world countries were in awe over the super grain Quinoa, 2013 the leafy green vegetable Kale, 2014 the antioxidant filed Goji berries, and now in 2015 Juice Cleanses. juicing Image Source: Juicingradio If any of you are unfamiliar, juice cleansing is the literal process of juicing vegetables and fruits in order to gain their essential vitamins and water content in one easy and smooth drink. It is also considered a type of fasting, since your body is missing certain key elements such as fiber and protein and the person is often under-satiated by the experience. Because these cleanses are calorie-restrictive, with each juice containing between 200-350 calories, you may…show more content…
Many of the folks that use cleansing as a form of detoxifying or 'cleaning ' the body, do so in cycles. For example, one might do a five day cleanse once a month or every two months because they feel that their body is in need of a healthy break. For those of you who may be new to juicing there are a few “must juice” recipes that need to be shared with you. These are some most loved staples. GINGER CUCUMBER DETOX JUICE Sweet, fragrant, zesty, and refreshing, this juice is hydrating, good for your skin, and boosts your immune system. A great detox juice to gulp in those cold months or whenever you feel a cold coming your way. cucumber juice Recipe and Picture taken from: RebootwithJoe Ingredients : 2 cucumbers 1 inch knob of ginger 1/2 limes 1 cup of…show more content…
Working in this order, process orange, kale, apple, carrot, beet and ginger through a juicer. 2. Fill 2 glasses with ice, if desired, and pour the juice into the glasses. Serve immediately. SOME LOVED TIPS : Tip 1 : Where gloves when handling the beets or things could get messy! Tip2 : Don’t have a juicer? Not a problem. A brilliant DIY way of blended and strained juice has been discovered to help you instead: Roughly chop all ingredients. First, place the soft and/or juice ingredients in the blender and process until in a liquid form. After, add the remaining ingredients; blend until liquefied. Cut two long pieces of cheesecloth (about 24 inches). Fully unfold each piece and then stack the pieces on top of each other. Fold the double stack in half so you have a nice looking 4-layer stack of cheesecloth. Line a good-sized bowl with the cheesecloth and pour the delicious contents of the blender into the center. Quickly hold the edges of the cloth together in one hand and use the other hand to gently twist and squeeze the bundle to extract all the delicious juice from the pulp. We advise you to wear a pair of rubber gloves if you don’t want the juice to stain your
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