Juicing is good for so many things. Easily getting fruits and veggies in but also cleansing!
Growing up I was NEVER a picky eater. Legit I would eat just about anything my mother made for supper. I can only ever remember not eating brussels sprouts and liver. Now as an adult I love brussels sprouts, turns out I just needed to learn to make them in a way I would like them. Anywhoooo my girl Ellie and my hubby Devin are the pickiest eaters ever. Like legit they dislike more foods than they actually like. UGH – this makes it so hard for me because I am the one cooking the food but I like everything and want to cook veggies all the time right!? Well I still do, and Mila is starting to like what mama likes so now I wont be all on my lonesome.
So instead of stressing, I just let them pick and choose what they want to eat and I just make sure they drink their juice! Experts recommend at least 6 to 8 servings of fruits and veggies a day….. so there is a gap to fill and juicing can help fill that void.
But not all juices are created equal!
You do not want processed juices with all that sugar. THOSE kinds are No bueno! I buy juice from a local juicing store – WYSIWYG Juice Co in Mankato, MN. They are raw cold pressed juices made with organic produce! Win Win! We also drink Ningxia Red Juice from Young Living Essential oils.
Juicing helps your body get all the vitamins, nutrients, fiber etc it needs without having to consume pounds of veggies everyday. Juicing can give your digestion a rest trying to break down all that fiber but still give you all the added benefits of eating the fruits and veggies. Juicing. Can also help fight cancer, give your immune system a boost, help remove toxins, and aid digestion. Juicing can also help fight inflammation and arthritis!
Ningxia red is chocked full of antioxidant power too! Have you ever heard of a goji or a wolf berry? They’re grown in China and the locals there insist it’s how they stay so healthy and how their skin looks so vibrant. Ningxia red also fights against free radical damage.
Flavonoids and anthocyanins are abundant in fruits and veggies which help your body guard against oxidative cellular damage – which comes from exposure to everyday chemicals and pollution!
If you’re wondering more about this whole free radical and oxidative stress damage here’s a good article to check out why it’s beneficial to help our body fight against these things!
Most of our lifestyles don’t allow for a lot of down time to make sure we’re getting enough of the good foods our bodies need, with processed foods being the norm, sometimes we have a gap to fill. We fill that with juicing in our household!