24 Life-Changing Reasons To Juice!
To support your body's natural detoxification processes, a very broad range of plant-supplied nutrients such as anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatories are necessary. Juicing provides your body with super-nutrient dense foods and the necessary resources otherwise to support all phases of detoxification. Juicing also helps to remove the cumulative toxins that are stored in the body. These include, on average, 147 industrial chemicals in the bloodstreams of most people, with many present in newborn children. The bottom line is that no matter how you look at it, juicing detoxifies your system. Toxins from the environment can make their way into your body through your mouth, nose, and skin. The super-nutrients found in juice can help sweep these pollutants out of your body, and make you healthier.
The main detoxifying organ in your body is your liver. All the food you ingest, with the exception of fiber, is absorbed through the intestinal wall and proceeds to the liver to be detoxified and prepared before it makes its way through the rest of your body. However, the problem is that there are too many toxins for your liver to detoxify. The liver can become overloaded. Many of the toxins pass unchecked into your circulatory system and damage your body's cells. An organic juice helps cleanse your body and relieves the overload placed on your liver.
Juicing will give you more energy and clarity, much more than with caffeine-based beverages. There is no dispute: juice gives you energy. Low-pulp juice delivers super nutrients your body absorbs instantaneously. As a result, your body does not have to work as hard as it does when it breaks down solid food, thus leaving you with extra energy.
Juicing can boost your libido. There are certain juices that provide such benefits to women and others for men. Juices made from the following super veggies are efficacious: (a) Carrots: these are high in vitamin A which helps stimulate the epithelial tissue throughout the entire body in where it counts the most; (b) Celery Stalks: they contain androsterone, a hormone that stimulates sex drive; (c) Cucumbers: these vegetables create extra hydration which boosts stamina and endurance; (d) Kale Leaves: they are high in zinc and are often referred to as the ultimate sex mineral for libido-boosting; (e) Ginger: ginger helps reduces free radicals in the blood, thus improving blood flow to all the right parts of your body; (f) Lemon: lemon helps balance acidity in the body with its alkalizing properties, thus making for higher performance.
Studies conducted by the Minerva Institute for Medical Research have established that super nutrients often found in cold press juice, like resveratrol, prevent your body's cells from dying prematurely. According to experts, this keeps you healthier and enables you to live longer.
Coping with stress is much easier when you have biochemical processes assisting you. The nutrients in juice, including vitamin C and magnesium, enables your body to combat the effects of the dreaded stress hormone cortisol.
Juicing helps to eliminate dairy, wheat, gluten, and fermented foods from your diet, especially for those who consume too much coffee and alcohol. Most persons over the age of 40 are relatively insensitive to wheat. Being off wheat products and other common trigger foods, and then reintroducing them into the body, can help determine which foods are causing your body problems.
Juicing satisfies your appetite so you are not as inclined to focus on consuming other foods too frequently. This helps to reduce your tendency to think constantly about what your next meal will be. When you juice, you feel satiated realizing that you are closer to being free from addiction to oftentimes very harmful foods.
Juicing will make you feel better and give you more energy. This will help you to lose weight naturally. Your overweight condition may be the result of water bloat and/or fat. A juice cleanse (three days minimum) is a great way to begin a diet. It controls your appetite and cravings and is naturally lower in calories. It also supplies your body with more concentrated beneficial energizing and healing nutrients.
Most cold-pressed juice that is made from leafy green vegetables provides high levels of magnesium. This is a relaxation mineral with an amazing mellowing effect that can help improve the quality of your sleep.
Most people consume, as their main beverages, inadequate fluids, including diuretics such as coffee or tea. Drinking sufficient fluids such as water and juice makes the body function more efficiently. It also increases energy by removing the afternoon blahs or "brain fog," and helps insure proper elimination of toxins. Water is not the only way to replenish the fluids in your body. Cold-pressed juice is a great way to quench your thirst and keep your organs functioning properly. In a sense, it is nature’s first vitamin water.
Cold-pressed juice contains antioxidants and other nutrients to help combat inflammation caused by a diet rich in acidic, high-fat, or processed foods. This helps protect your body from deadly diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.
It is well known that greens such as kale, collards, and broccoli are high in calcium and magnesium. Both of these are critical for the maintenance of a strong, healthy bones and skeleton.
Juicing makes you feel better and gives you energy. It helps remedy chronic symptoms such as headaches, rashes, general aches, congested sinuses and chest, bloating, cramping, and gas. Our bodies are too often fighting off the bad things we are doing to it, i.e., not eating the right foods, not getting enough sleep or exercise, and not attempting to bring less stress to bear on it. Juicing allows your body to take a break, rests the body and mind, and floods your body with nutrients.
Often dark circles under the eyes, pale gaunt skin, and facial blotches are more than skin deep. Juicing can help improve your skin. Great skin is an indication of what one puts in his or her body and how well your digestive system is functioning. Fruits and vegetables are great for cleansing one's system. They provide vital vitamins and minerals to help beautify your skin. An easy way to make sure you are getting enough fruits and vegetables in your diet is by drinking fresh juices. These are also easier on your body's digestive processes. Juicing can maintain you in a hydrated state and detoxify your body's cells.
Most people who juice see an improvement in the quality of their hair. The hair seems thicker and more vibrant. Juicing allows your body to heal itself from the inside out. Some juicing ingredients contain sources of vitamins B, C, E, that are essential for hair growth. Vitamin B complex is one such vitamin that is plentiful in leafy greens and green vegetables as a whole.
Juicing can improve the quality of brittle nails, especially juices containing spinach, chard, carrot, celery, pomegranate, pineapple, kale, cucumber, lemon, watercress, romaine leaves, apples, spinach, parsley, and ginger.