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Juicing Benefits of Fruits & Vegetables

Updated on December 31, 2016
Advantages of Juicing
Advantages of Juicing

Advantages of Juicing

Drinking a vegetable juice or a fruit juice is more popular now these days than ever before. Juicing your fruits and vegetables is a quicker way to get the healthy nutrients you need in less time. There are many advantages of juicing fruits and vegetables. Many people have realized that drinking healthy juices is more convenient and nutritious. You can convert just about any vegetable or fruit into a juice. It is the easier approach to getting natural vitamins and minerals. These days many individuals are suffering from malnutrition, due to lack of fruits and vegetables.

There are so many vitamins in fruits and vegetable that assists in fighting off unwanted illnesses, mental problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, and weight gain. Why would anyone drink their vegetables or fruit? Because it is the faster way to get all the necessary nutrients that you need; rather than actually eating 3 tomatoes or 10 carrots in one single serving, you can convert the 3 tomatoes or 10 carrots into a tasty drink. It's a great feeling when you know you are treating your body and mind right.

Also drinking healthy drinks can be a life style for the whole family. What makes a sharp mind-set and a youthful vibrant body? That's right, consuming healthy vegetables and fruit in a juice form. But don't forget exercising for only 5-10 minutes every day, walking is the most common exercise, even if your just walking- in-place in your living room.


Tomato Juice

Some tomato juices can have added ingredients like pepper, salt, garlic, and onion for more flavor. Tomato juice is also high in antioxidant lycopene, which is known to combat against prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, and coronary artery diseases. A research study has indicated that tomato juice contains a factor that decreases the effects of blood clots.


Grapefruit Juice
Grapefruit Juice

Grapefruit Drink

High amounts of vitamin C is found in grapefruit juice, it also has large amounts of vitamin K, vitamin B and also vitamin E. Vitamin K can help prevent bone loss which is osteoporosis, commonly found in postmenopausal women. Large amounts of calcium and potassium is found in grapefruit juice. Did you know that drinking 1/3 cup of grapefruit juice before bed can assist with weight loss? Grapefruit is known for being one of the major sources for helping to burn much fat.


Drinking grapefruit juice regularly can prevent many illnesses, such as:

  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • prostate cancer
  • diabetes
  • flu like symptoms/cold
  • urinary tract infection
  • breast cancer
  • osteoporosis
  • impurities in the intestines


Consuming healthy juices can prevent malnutrition. There are many reasons for not having the proper nutrients in a regular diet. Individuals that have malnutrition problems are either nutrient deficient, starving, in poverty, or had a natural disaster. Malnutrition is very common in other countries. Being deficient of nutrients causes a weak immune system, which makes it easier for a person to get sick. Most malnutrition damage can be reversed by taking in a balanced amount of fruits and vegetables. Produce is loaded full of natural vitamins and minerals, which makes it have more advantages of juicing.


Raw Spinach
Raw Spinach

Spinach Juice

Drinking homemade spinach juice is one of the healthiest juices that you can drink. Spinach juice contains iron, calcium, vitamin E, vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin K, and many other nutrients. Without the vitamin content in spinach juice a person could feel faint, dizzy, and weak. This green juice is exploding with many nutrients compared to other juice drinks. It is high in folic acid, which supplies the body with oxygen to the blood and supports strong bones.

If you don't have enough vitamin A in your diet, you will notice dry and itchy skin. When consuming anything that has iron always use citrus fruit added with the iron, they work better together. The citrus fruit added to the iron helps to absorb better in your body. The advantages of juicing spinach; has a laxative effect and it is great for individuals with digestive problems. You can get more of it in less time, plus you can add a couple of apples (converted into juice form) to your spinach juice, which tastes better. Mainly, this green juice builds up your energy and strength, being that it has many power nutrients. Is this why "Popeye" had to have his spinach to gain more strength and energy?

Other ingredients found in spinach juice are potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, sulfur, iron, zinc, manganese, also vitamins, B1, B2, B6, B9 and fibers. The fibers in prevents constipation and colon cancer.


The advantages of juicing spinach; can prevent many illnesses:

  • Anemia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Colon Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Eye Problems
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • High Blood Pressure


Make Mango Drink with Mango
Make Mango Drink with Mango

Mango Drink

This juice is another one of my personal favorites. A cup of mango juice can be: diced mango, a lime, teaspoon -vanilla flavoring, and one tablespoon of honey. Mangos can be used to make smoothies, juices, and ice cream. This delicious juice is one of the many tropical fruits, and is an antioxidant, very high in vitamin C, has dietary minerals, and has B vitamins.


The benefits of mango juice; can assist with:

  • Better sex drive


Bottoms Up

Having lunch doesn't always have to be something you eat or chew, lunch can be a healthy drink. Also, juicing your vegetables and fruits is fun, just experimenting with different flavors and taste of juicing is always fun. Juicing your fruits and vegetable can lead to something more exciting such as reversing your real age and maintaining healthy inner organs.


Juicing for Toddlers

Advantages of juicing for toddlers; better digestive track, natural vitamins in their diet, stronger bones, healthier skin, healthier hair and eyes. Just add the tasty juice to the baby's bottle or sippy cup, you may or may not want the pulp of the juice. Juicing can be for breakfast, lunch, snack and/or dinner. So . . . grab a cup of a healthy nutrient drink, and make a toast with a friend. Bottoms up what's in your cup?

Watch this video on The Advantages of Juicing

© 2011 Brinafr3sh

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    • LevitaG profile image

      LevitaG 

      8 years ago

      Very informative article! Juicing is great.

    • Brinafr3sh profile imageAUTHOR

      Brinafr3sh 

      9 years ago from West Coast, United States

      Hi RTalloni, yeah this a great way to have a quick health meal. Thanks

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      RTalloni 

      9 years ago

      A great reminder to juice foods with good nutrition info--thanks! I love it that doing this can make quick meals and I want to remember to juice regularly. Planning ahead to juice is the key.

    • Brinafr3sh profile imageAUTHOR

      Brinafr3sh 

      10 years ago from West Coast, United States

      Hi Movie Master,

      Yeah, we water drinkers need to take it up a knotch. Thanx 4 commenting.

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      Movie Master 

      10 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Brinafr3sh, great hub, I drink loads of water because that seemed a healthy thing to do, but it seems I'm missing out on a lot of nutrients and goodness, really useful hub thank you and I will definitely get juicing!

    • Brinafr3sh profile imageAUTHOR

      Brinafr3sh 

      10 years ago from West Coast, United States

      Hi Jared,

      There are many organic juices that contain natural vitamins, drink up. Thank you for your comment.

    • jaredbangerter profile image

      jaredbangerter 

      10 years ago from New York City

      I had no idea that grape juice had THAT many beneficial side effects. I mean, I knew it was healthy but I had no idea about some of that stuff like prostate cancer. All I ever drink is water really. Maybe I should consider adding some natural fresh squeezed juice to my diet. Nothing store bought tho, cause they cram all that stuff with poison.

    • Brinafr3sh profile imageAUTHOR

      Brinafr3sh 

      10 years ago from West Coast, United States

      Thanks DrPastorCarlotta, glad you enjoyed this hub.

    • drpastorcarlotta profile image

      Pastor Dr Carlotta Boles 

      10 years ago from BREAKOUT MINISTRIES, INC. KC

      EXCELLENT info.!!!! Voted-Useful!!!! GREAT JOB!!

    • Brinafr3sh profile imageAUTHOR

      Brinafr3sh 

      10 years ago from West Coast, United States

      Thanks George4inc, that's a great idea, to drink healthy juices in the mornings. Visit again.

    • george4inc profile image

      george4inc 

      10 years ago from San Francisco, California

      I love my champion juicer. I always have fresh juice in the morning and don't start solid food until later in the day. They are an excellent source of enzymes.

    • Brinafr3sh profile imageAUTHOR

      Brinafr3sh 

      10 years ago from West Coast, United States

      Thanks Treasuresofheaven, glad you enjoyed the hub. :)

    • Treasuresofheaven profile image

      Sima Ballinger 

      10 years ago from Michigan

      Excellent Hub! I am headed for a Grapefruit and Spinach. This hub is worth Bookmarking. Fantastic!

    • Brinafr3sh profile imageAUTHOR

      Brinafr3sh 

      10 years ago from West Coast, United States

      Hi Lilian1 and Mib, thanks for your comments. And Mib I agree, when working at home an individual will work more than 8 hours a day (but it has to be done). But when it's time to have fun play hard and safe. Peace

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      mib56789 

      10 years ago

      Another great HUB! It just dawned on me that I could be clicking the Facebook "like" button in addition to making comments. (Forgive me. I'm slow but I catch on eventually.) I'm going to go over other HUBs by my favorite writers like you and "like" them. IT'S FRIDAY! Friday is my unofficial GOOFY DAY. Not my goof off day. That's not the same thing. I used to work for the feds and really stressed during the week. When you stress a lot the job can get rough. So I declared Friday as my unofficial GOOFY DAY when I slow down a bit, still get my work done, but take the time to explore and learn new things, laugh, and enjoy working. You're at work 8 hours a day. You gotta learn to enjoy it! I work at home now (way more than 8 hours a day) but I still take time to be GOOFY!! It's fun not being serious. Have a great day!

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      lilian1 

      10 years ago from Hertfordshire England

      I agree with what you say fresh juices are definitely healthier good hub voted up

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