Juicing has been around for a long time. However, recently, it surged in popularity in the mainstream news. You may have found yourself asking what all the fuss was about at one point or another. Whether you saw it in the news that a juice diet was the cause of a certain celebrity’s recent weight loss or in a documentary on the benefits of raw food, chances are that you have probably considered trying out juicing for yourself.
If you are still looking for reasons as to why introducing juicing into your lifestyle might be a good choice, then here are some of the reasons that may have you convinced.
Powerful Vitamins and Antioxidants
Juiced raw fruits and vegetables have powerful antioxidants which can greatly improve the overall performance of the body.
Many people understand what macronutrients are with all of the talk about carbs needing to balance with proteins and fats in the latest diets. However not as many people know about micronutrients.
Each time you put food into your mouth you are putting certain vitamins and minerals into your system with each bite. Processed foods provide very little nutrients, while raw fruits and vegetables provide an enormous amount of vitamins which will improve your health when consumed regularly.
Many people who are overweight have had great success replacing one to three meals a day with a juice. When this is continued for a prolonged amount of time the body starts taking in fewer calories. Overall, the fewer calories that you consume, means the less fat your body will carry.
When you are in a caloric deficit your body starts burning extra fat rather than the new calories you are putting into yourself. Therefore, when you start replacing more meals with low-calorie juices, you start losing weight at a consistent rate.
Many people claim that by consuming raw juice they feel energized throughout the day. They are able to sustain this energy by consuming several juices a day spread out between several meals.
Some people claim that they were able to cut coffee out of their diet completely and replace it with fresh juices.
Ward Off Disease
Fresh juices are full of healing properties which have been known to prolong warding against diseases like Cancer.
Many people claim that they were able to cure themselves of cancer completely by consuming an all raw fruit and vegetable diet.
Many people not only feel physically better after juicing but also mentally better. This boost in emotional health is also a huge motivating factor for people to want to try out a juicing lifestyle. Give it a try and see what the benefits are for yourself!