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The Benefits of juicing?

So, the other day I decided to buy a juicer. I read reviews for hours looking for the best quality for a reasonable price. I also read a bunch of FAQ's about the benefits of juicing, and I found this article on juicing for weight loss today that sounds promising: Juicing for weight loss

Anyhow, this is the juicer I decided on:


Breville JE900 Juice Fountain Professional Juice Extractor


I'm very interested in this, and I hope it works out, I'm trying to get more raw foods in my diet and I hope this helps. 

Do any of you juice? What kind of juicer do you have and do you like it?  What have your experiences been with juicing and your health?

Comments

  1. I recently read The Crazy Sexy Diet book and they recommended juicing. I would LOVE to start however purchasing a juicer isn't in the budget right now. :(

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  2. My parents juice! They like it but I'm not sure what machine they use. I remember it was all the rage in the 1990s-2000s with infomercials.

    I'm not really a juicer because I want to increase my fiber intake. Good luck and i hope to read more about this maybe I'll follow suit!

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  3. Sweet pea, I know what you mean, that one was only 120$ though and I was happy to find it. If I hadn't recently gotten my hands on some extra cash I wouldn't have bought it. But I'm glad I did, hope you can get one!

    safire: I get tons o' fiber since I'm vegan, I eat tons of fruit and veggies, but I also have ibs, so I don't like to have too much, there is a perfect balance for me. ha.

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  4. I recently got a juicer (a Jack LaLanne Ultimate Power Juicer) and I LOVE it. I think the best combinations that I've made have both tart and sweet aspects...like apples, carrot and berries. Sometimes I juice some oranges on the side and mix that in. I've really never ended up with a combination that wasn't good, and I have thrown some weird stuff in there together. I think it's a great investment and a good way to use up produce that is getting a little past its prime. The most interesting thing I've juiced was jalapeno to use in a vinaigrette....really tasty!

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  5. I have a Vita Mix and it works great. I LOVE it!

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