If there’s one thing I can tell you I’ve learned along this journey: it’s the fascination that people have with the word protein when it comes to juicing! I would say that at nearly every public talk or event I have given, the question I have been asked the most is “will I be getting enough protein on a juice fast, Joe?” So, here is a bunch of information about protein and the new protein guidelines we are adopting at Reboot with Joe.
It’s Friday, so that means it’s clear-out-the-leftover-produce-from-the-fridge day. I typically shop for groceries on Sunday so by the time Friday rolls around, the produce is starting to wilt, droop and soften, making it a perfect opportunity to get creative and make a new breakfast smoothie so the wilting fruits and veggies don’t go to waste. Put your produce to good use with this amazing smoothie!
With Father’s Day on Sunday, why don’t you serve him something that will keep him healthy, strong and happy on his big day? The plant based protein in this smoothie is easily absorbed by the body while the berries provide high quality antioxidants. The coconut oil is great for cardiovascular health and adds a quality fat to an early morning smoothie. Chia seeds are a great source of fiber and omega 3 fats while the maca powder helps balance hormones and is great for prostate health.
Q: Can I live without protein during my Reboot? A: Protein is important for our muscles, immune and blood cells. Many vegetables contain some of the essential amino acids, or building blocks of protein – for example beet greens, broccoli, avocado, kale, just to name a few. So you won’t be missing out completely on […]