Fresh juice in the morning

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    Dec 01, 2012 6:31 PM GMT
    Every morning I make fresh juice from fresh farmers market organic fruits and veggies. Last morning I made juice with:
    8 carrots
    3 apples
    4 pears
    2 oranges

    This lasts me 2 mornings. I have had my Jack Lalanne power juicer for years now andit is one of he best investments ever. Juicing allows the vitamins and minerals absorb easier, so you are getting more bang for your buck. It also boosts my mood and energy levels. And it is DELICIOUS

    Some other fruits and veggies I have juiced:
    Persimmon
    Lemon
    Cucumber
    Ginger root
    Beets
    Pineapple
    Mango
    Strawberries
    Watermelon (A+!)

    Do you juice?
  • LJay

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    Dec 01, 2012 10:16 PM GMT
    I'm jealous.

    Diabetics are under strict orders from the Nutrition Nazi to avoid juices.

    I love juice.

    Major sad.
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    Dec 01, 2012 10:18 PM GMT
    love carrot and apple juice! so good for ya

    i go thru phases where im really into it.

    cilantro is really detoxifying and i kinda like it.
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    Dec 01, 2012 10:23 PM GMT
    No not as always...

    For me its plain water

    Or

    Lemon water, sliced soaked overnight lemons in a Jar, thats my morning water come juice!

    later on I scope Kiwis not juiced them.

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  • TheAlchemixt

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    Dec 01, 2012 11:39 PM GMT
    It does sound delicious but how long does it to make this juice?
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    Dec 01, 2012 11:52 PM GMT
    I drink orange juice every morning. But I hear the acid will eventually eat my enamel off and my teeth will rot icon_sad.gif
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    Dec 02, 2012 12:13 AM GMT
    http://www.squidoo.com/100-juicer-recipes
  • calibro

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    Dec 02, 2012 12:21 AM GMT
    i'd much rather eat those fruits and vegetables and benefit from the nutritional content
  • Timbales

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    Dec 02, 2012 12:31 AM GMT
    LJay said

    Diabetics are under strict orders from the Nutrition Nazi to avoid juices.

    .


    I see what you did there.
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    Dec 02, 2012 12:33 AM GMT
    I go the blender route. Reduce it all down to a drinkable mix that still contains the entirety of what I would have consumed otherwise. If I'm not mistaken, a significant amount of the nutritional value is in the solid portion of the fruit, correct?
  • 1man

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    Dec 02, 2012 2:39 AM GMT
    Jeron saidI drink orange juice every morning. But I hear the acid will eventually eat my enamel off and my teeth will rot icon_sad.gif


    yes it will, it happened to me.
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    Dec 02, 2012 2:59 AM GMT
    ^
    This is why I mostly juice vegetables.
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    Dec 02, 2012 4:10 AM GMT
    MileHighYo saidI go the blender route. Reduce it all down to a drinkable mix that still contains the entirety of what I would have consumed otherwise. If I'm not mistaken, a significant amount of the nutritional value is in the solid portion of the fruit, correct?


    Yes I do like to use the blender too. That way you can keep that good fibah.
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    Dec 02, 2012 4:25 AM GMT
    Lately. I'm surprised I've gotten into it.
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    Dec 02, 2012 4:49 AM GMT
    Timbales said
    LJay said

    Diabetics are under strict orders from the Nutrition Nazi to avoid juices.

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    I see what you did there.


    I died!
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    Dec 02, 2012 7:49 AM GMT
    MileHighYo saidI go the blender route. Reduce it all down to a drinkable mix that still contains the entirety of what I would have consumed otherwise. If I'm not mistaken, a significant amount of the nutritional value is in the solid portion of the fruit, correct?



    I have the same juicer but its just sits there as I use
    a stainless steel cup osterizer to purée veggies for a smoothly. Way less clean up and you have the benefit of the whole fruit or buggy..
  • wild_sky360

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    Dec 02, 2012 9:11 AM GMT
    When I had a good juicer it was a great way to start the day. The physical effects were quite noticeable the first week or so, as you replenish your nutritional deficit.

    Quality is the key to getting maximum nutrition out of the veggies. A cheap juicer very quickly becomes a false economy when you're spending $50 a week for organic produce in quantity. There's also the time is money factor. Shopping, washing prepping take some time even if you're particularly organized. It adds up fast if you're wasting / losing 50, 30, even just 20% with a lesser quality juicer.

    Of course there is benefit to whole foods, but the point of juicing is to consume a vastly greater quantity of nutrition and enzyme packed vegetables daily than you could ever actually eat.
  • Twenty_Someth...

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    Dec 02, 2012 9:46 AM GMT
    I don't use as many fruits in my morning juices. I like a whole cucumber, a green apple, lemon, ginger, parsley, kale, and then I add spirulina and bee pollen.

    I like to alternate between fruits to keep the sugar low. A really great drink is Ginger Kale Ale. It has white grapes, ginger, lemon, sparkling mineral water, and kale leaves. Tastes great, good for you and not too much sugar...
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    Dec 02, 2012 10:31 AM GMT
    The title of this topic, versus the content, left me gravely disappointed. icon_twisted.gificon_twisted.gificon_twisted.gif
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    Dec 02, 2012 4:53 PM GMT
    I do juice, but my only complaint is that takes too much time to clean up afterwards. I usually combine vegetables and fruits. Since I'm not an avid veggie fan, I've found that combining fruits and vegetabls allows me to eat more veggies than I would otherwise.
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    Dec 02, 2012 5:04 PM GMT
    intensity69 saidThe title of this topic, versus the content, left me gravely disappointed. icon_twisted.gificon_twisted.gificon_twisted.gif


    This ^ plus this:

    DOMINUSI do juice, but my only complaint is that takes too much time to clean up afterwards.


    Pretty much sums it up!
  • thadjock

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    Dec 02, 2012 11:42 PM GMT
    i usually make some "fresh squeezed" juice in the mornings too, it's 100% organic but doesn't involve a farmers market.

    odd thing is i'm usually more dehydrated after i'm finished than before i started
  • MikemikeMike

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    Dec 03, 2012 10:00 PM GMT
    even too much natural sugar isn't good for the bodyicon_idea.gif

    Morning insulin dump for you-not great for your kidneys long term.
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    Dec 04, 2012 3:38 AM GMT
    MikemikeMike saideven too much natural sugar isn't good for the bodyicon_idea.gif

    Morning insulin dump for you-not great for your kidneys long term.


    4 carrots, 1 1/2 apples, 1 orange, and 2 pears a day is not a sugar overload.
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    Dec 04, 2012 3:39 AM GMT
    Come on now... where's the protein?