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While everyone understands
the importance of eating fruits
and vegetables, there are still a
lot of people who are not too
keen on the idea of eating their
greens on every meal
.
Taking
your fruits and vegetables in
juice form is a good alternative
especially if you don
'
t have
much time to sit down for a
proper meal
.
Tere are lots of benefts that
can be had from incorporating
fresh fruit and vegetable juices
in your diet
.
In fact, there are
many aspects in which fresh
juice can be much better than
eating cooked or processed
fruits and vegetables
.
Maximized
nutrition
Patients who are sufering
from gastrointestinal problems
are advised to go on a liquid
diet because it
'
s much easier
for the body to take liquids
.
Te body is capable of
absorbing nutrients much
more efciently when food
is taken in juice form than
when it is in solid form
.
Tis
is mainly because it doesn
'
t
take a lot of efort to digest
juice and break its components
down into simpler forms
.
With solid food, the stomach
will need to work on breaking
it down to turn it into a
semi
-
liquid state before it is
suitable for absorption into the
bloodstream
.
Cooking fruits and vegetables
tends to cause nutrients in
food to disappear
.
Heat can
also destroy the enzymes
found in these food products
.
Studies show that when
vegetables are subjected to
high temperatures, most of
their nutritional value tends to
get lost
.
Juicing fresh fruits and
vegetables helps to retain their
nutritional value
.
It keeps
enzymes viable and usable by
the body
.
Without enzymes,
several diferent processes
in your system will cease to
function
.
Tese compounds
provide some sort of a go
-
signal for diferent chemical
reactions in the body to start
.
Hydration
Juicing is the most efective
way to restore the body
'
s health
because you
'
re preparing food
in such a way that is easier for
the body to process
.
It can also
enhance your fuid intake as
fruits and vegetables naturally
contain water
.
Fresh juice not
only provides you with most
of the essential nutrients that
you body needs, it also keeps
you hydrated even when you
don
'
t get to drink a lot of
water throughout the day
.
With other types of drinks
such as carbonated sodas,
liquor and cofee, the body
has the tendency to eliminate
more water than it takes in
.
Juices contain water that can
be readily utilized by the body
because it comes in a clean and
pure form
.
Healthy habit
Fruit and vegetable juicing
enables you to adopt a
healthier lifestyle
.
Fresh fruit
drinks can take the place of
certain beverages that you tend
to take in daily
.
With a steady
supply of fruits and vegetables
through juicing, you essentially
gain a body that is revitalized
.
It also trains your palate to
be more tolerant with certain
types of food that you wouldn
'
t
normally eat
.
For instance, if
you don
'
t like eating vegetables
a lot, taking them in juice form
makes them more palatable
especially when they are
prepared properly
.
Fruits can
also complement most types of
instant meals that are available
these days
.
Easy preparation
Juicing can be a big step towards getting
proper nourishment for your body
.
In a
world where processed food products are
the mainstays in people
'
s refrigerators,
it
'
s important to at least incorporate
easy
-
to
-
prepare but nutritious food in
one
'
s daily meals
.
Juices do not take a
lot of time to prepare
.
All you need is a
steady stock of fresh fruits and vegetables
and a juice extractor and you
'
re good
to go
.
It also doesn
'
t take rocket science
to create them
.
In fact, the possibilities
and combinations are endless when it
comes to fruit and vegetable juices so it
'
s
difcult to grow tired of this particular
habit
.
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