I never get tired of learning about juicing. I found this article today that gives some more great juicing tips.
I like the cranberry idea. I forget always at how healthy cranberries are, but they are sour to eat, so combining them with another dark berry that is sweeter gives you a nice tasting juice packed full of antioxidants.
You will want one that you know will work properly and be within your price range. You also want to be sure it will be one you will feel comfortable using.
When consuming juices that you’ve created, it can add to your nutrition if you reserve some pulp and stir it back into the drink. Fruit pulp contains a large amount of fiber, which has proven health benefits. The amount that you add is your personal preference, but any extra fiber in your diet is important.
Always select the freshest fruits for making juice, as well as good quality vegetables. You should not use overly ripe produce because it does not juice as well. Remove any bruises or bad spots in the fruit before throwing them in the juicer. This will help to ensure that your juice is of the highest quality.
To reduce the bitterness of cranberries, blend them with sweeter fruits and/ or vegetables, such as carrots or other berries. Blending cranberries with cherries, blueberries and strawberries is one of my favorites! Be creative and blend your own favorite combinations.
If you have diabetes or hypoglycemia, try juicing vegetables as opposed to fruits until you talk to your physician. The sugar levels in your blood can rapidly increase by sugars from fruit. It is important to monitor how much fruit you are juicing in your mixes to allow for your medical needs. Vegetable juices don’t carry the same concerns. They safely supply nutrients without the sugar bump in the bloodstream.
For extra flavor, add some ginger to a healthful vegetable juice blend. Ginger has a nice, unusual flavor and can help to cover up some of the more unpleasant juice tastes. Research has also shown ginger to be a great way to lower your blood pressure, among other heart health benefits.
If you are concerned with your intake of fat, consider adding negative-calorie foods to your juice blends. These foods boost the nutritional value of your drinks and actually burn calories. Examples of calorie negative foods include herbs, kale and broccoli. Fruits that are high in fiber are a great choice, as they require a lot of to break them down.
The article had a nice video attached which shows you a nice juice to make. A variety of nice fruits and vegetables, with a great taste.