This blog is for juicing and smoothie fans or those considering jumping on the smoothie bandwagon. Done well, smoothies and juicing should boost energy, nutrition, mood, and immunity. Or, maybe not. It depends on what we put into the cup.
Juicing – The benefits sound lovely. We get vitamins, antioxidants, and tasty hydration in every sip. But juicing can have a lot of calories, concentrated sugars, and lack hunger-fighting protein. Some juicers take out pulp that eliminates important dietary fiber, leaving people hungry and tired in a couple of hours and perhaps constipated. Click here for a short summary of the problems of juicing and for a detailed summary, click here.
How many calories, carbs, sugars, fiber, and protein will be in a juice? This juicing calculator is fun and useful.