Fiber in Leafy Greens

Is There Fiber In Leafy Green Juice?   Questions Answered! We talk about vitamins and minerals all the time when going into the details about leafy green nutrition, but what about some of those unsung heroes that aren’t talked about quite so much? What about fiber? Why Do We Need Fiber? We’re all pretty familiar […]

Health Benefits of Swiss Chard

Our look at the many delicious leafy greens continues with Swiss chard, famous for it’s lovely red and yellow stalks. It’s getting quite popular these days as a versatile vegetable for cooking and it has a great reputation as a green for juicing. You can usually find chard in the supermarket along with the other […]

Tips on Doing a SUCCESSFUL Juice Detox

Just so we’re all on the same page here, what is a juice detox? It’s a regimen to help flush toxins from the body by fasting from solid food and getting your nutrients from juices only. The exact specifics aren’t set in concrete, and some people prefer not to fully fast but simply boost up […]

Wheatgrass Compared to Other Leafy Greens

We do talk about wheatgrass a lot, and if you’re not familiar with it, you might be wondering where it fits among the more “typical” leafy greens that get used in juices. How does wheatgrass stack up when compared to spinach, or kale for example? The Taste Let’s start with an easy comparison: the flavor […]

Healthy Benefits of Watercress

Watercress has been in the press lately as one of the latest “superfoods” to come to the public’s attention. It tends to make people think of dainty tea sandwiches if you even recognize it at all, so you might need a primer on the great nutrition of this lesser-known green. What is Watercress? Since this […]

Healthy Benefits of Collard Greens

We’ve already talked about the more common leafy greens, like spinach and kale, but there are many other options when you’re looking to change up your green juice routine. What about collard greens? They might make you think of black-eyed peas or ham hocks, since they are a popular veggie side dish down South. Now […]

Antioxidants in Leafy Greens

Leafy greens of all kinds are loaded with vitamins and minerals, but that’s not all they have to offer. Antioxidants are the latest nutritional buzzword, and its one that you should be paying attention to. What are Antioxidants? Before we go any further, you should be clear on what antioxidants are in the first place. […]

Healthy Benefits of Kale Juice

  Kale is one of the newer superfood leafy greens we’re all starting to love, and it can be a big part of your green juicing plans too. Though you might not think about juicing when you look at the tough leaves and heavy stems of kale, but it does make a fantastic green juice […]

Wheatgrass Juice for Detoxing

The idea of detoxing is very popular right now, as we learn more about how toxins and environmental pollutants can (and do) accumulate in our bodies. Every once in a while, it’s good to “detox” and clean ourselves up. There are various approaches to a good detox, and we’ll focus on the idea of a […]

Healthy Benefits of Spinach

Sure, we all know that wheatgrass juice is an impressive powerhouse of nutrients but many other leafy greens are worth adding to your juice blends too. Right now, let’s take a look at what you’ll get with a little added spinach. Vitamins and Minerals Vitamins and minerals are always the first things to talk about […]

Healthy Components of Wheatgrass

Now we can get to the juicy details of why wheatgrass is so wonderful for you. The healthy components of wheatgrass juice are almost too numerous to list, there is so much nutrition going on. Here is a run-down of what you’re body is getting with wheatgrass juice. Vitamins First, let’s talk about vitamins. Wheatgrass […]

Benefits of a Cold-Pressed Juicer

If you’re thinking about getting a juicer for your kitchen, make sure to take a little time to do some research. There are a few different styles on the market these days and they don’t all operate the same way. The two main kinds are centrifugal juicers and cold-press juicers. For the moment, let’s focus […]

What is Wheatgrass?

It can come as a surprise to people that wheatgrass is actually wheat. People tend to think it’s some sort of close relation, but the truth is that wheatgrass is the name for young wheat sprouts. Yes, it’s really that simple. Wheat seeds are sprouted and allowed to grow for around a week to 10 […]

Wheatgrass Facts – An In Depth Report

Wheat Grass: One of Nature’s Finest Creations Wheat grass is a wild, wheat-like grass that has, for many centuries, been a nutritionally dense supplement used by humans and animals alike. Many different civilizations have been known to use wheat grass – both the blades themselves, as well as the roots – for medicinal purposes. Many […]

The 10 Best Kept Secrets About Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass Juice!! Body Cleanser: Wheatgrass juice is a powerful cleanser and may start an immediate reaction with toxins and mucus in the stomach and thus may cause nausea. Chlorophyll will bring toxins stored away in the cells or in the fatty tissue into the bloodstream. Drink two ounces on an empty stomach.   Body Builder: […]

Health Benefits of Juicing

Health Benefits of Juicing Recently, the National Cancer Institute began a campaign to get people to do one simple thing – EAT MORE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. Specifically, the recommendation was to eat five servings of fruit and three servings of vegetables a day, and their reasoning was simple: a diet high in fruits and vegetables […]