Four Reasons Juicing Makes Life Easy

I recently purchased a compact juicer, and I’ve picked up a ton of great fruit and vegetable juice combinations from the net since then. The benefits of a raw diet are pretty well known, and juicing is just one way to try it out for yourself. In case you’re curious, I’ve also experienced a few more positives that might make sense for anyone with a busy lifestyle:

  1. Juicing doesn’t require cooking.

    Depending on which ingredients you use, juicing really just requires only washing your raw ingredients; and, in some cases, taking the skin off of it (like with citrus). If you use it as a meal replacement, you’ll want to remember to have some type of protein source with it to help you feel fuller longer.

  2. It’s fast.

    If you’re like me, you’ll end up spending a lot more time choosing ingredients than you will actually juicing them. Dropping them through the juicer takes, literally, seconds. So, if you need a fast dinner, breakfast or lunch, you might want to give it a try.

  3. It’s easy to clean up.

    I’m sure different juicer models will vary in terms of how easy they are to put together and take apart for cleaning. But, the one I use is really easy to clean. After pouring the juice out of the container, it’s just a matter of dumping the peels into the trash. Then, I either wash the plastic pieces and metal center filter piece in the sink, or I rinse and place them in the dishwasher. The center filter piece will need a little scrubbing, but you would spend longer brushing your teeth than it takes to clean it off.

  4. It’s healthy.
    No matter what time of day you juice, it’s a great way to add nutrients into your diet from vegetables you might not otherwise eat as frequently. For me, juicing kale is a lot easier than cooking it, so it means I have more of the dark leafy green in my diet through the week.