Cherries are high in antioxidants, such as anthocyanins and cyanidin, which offers cancer preventative properties, helps to reduce belly fat, reduce muscle pain and lowers the risk of stroke. These fruits can also help you with sleep during the busy holiday season. One study showed that drinking tart cherry juice concentrate helps improve sleep duration […]
Summer produce is vibrant and fresh but sadly the season is winding down in many regions. I love fresh juice and I’m often looking for a great tasting veggie-heavy option. This mostly-veggie (lime is the only fruit!) gem is full of health promoting antioxidants in the carotene family thanks to the red pepper and carrots. Enjoy it while these seasonal veggies are still available.
One of the most common questions people ask me is “Joe, what is the difference between juicing and blending?” Now, you might think the difference is obvious – but it turns out there’s a lot of confusion about the two, and many people believe they are juicing when in fact they are blending. So, let’s clear things up!
Earlier this week I shared a different version of Joe’s Mean Green that had chard leaves instead of kale and celery! Now I’m using chard again because it is such a powerhouse with a very high nutrient content. It is rich in carotenoids such as lutein and zeaxanthin, and it provides a lot of juice which is always a bonus, thanks to its thick stalks. Enjoy!
There comes a point in every juicing fanatic’s life when apples, oranges and carrots are just not enough. It’s at this point that juicers begin branching out to other fruits, vegetables and even herbs to add more depth to their juices’ flavors. Fortunately, the world is filled with tastes to tempt the palate and keep the body aligned. If you’re in search of new juicing opportunities, look no further than the following items to add zing and charisma to your diet.