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Vegetable juices better than whole veggies?

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    Vegetable juices better than whole veggies?

    Vegetable juices better than whole veggies?

    One is always confused about eating vegtables raw or in the form of a juice. And rightly so, juicing vegetables is a much harder task than juicing vegetables.
    For one, we need to add a lot more flavour to vegetable juices to make them drinkable. But even if you are inclined toward drinking a tasteless vegetable juice for health reasons, how effective will it be? Well, we all have doubts, so let's figure out which one is better: Vegetable juice or whole vegetables.

    Most health guidelines recommend that one must consume two to three cups of vegetables every day. This requirement may go up or down, based on your activity level and physical characteristics. Vegetable juices are seen as an easy way out of the monotonous vegetable cooking and chewing process through the day. A juice entails juicing a vegetable, therefore removing pulp and roughage.

    Both eating your vegetables and juicing your vegetables will give you essential nutrients needed by the body to help fight disease. But juicing will give you more of those nutrients than just eating your vegetables. Intrigued? Here's why...

    Now solid food takes several hours to break down, decompose and provide nutrition, in case of juices, it's much easier and quick.

    No fibre
    Now juicing primarily gets rid of the fibre in the vegetable that is drained out and what you drink gets easily absorbed in the body. They get assimilated very easily with minimal effort, and the nourishment is available almost instantly to the whole array of cells in the body. The exertion on the part of the digestive system is also very fast.

    But should you quit whole vegetables completely?
    No! You can still munch on carrots and other vegetable side dishes during meals. Your body does need dietary fibre, which might not carry nutritional value but acts as a cleaner for the digestive tract and intestines.

    A cup of unprocessed carrots contains roughly 7 grams of fiber. On the other hand, a cup of carrot juice is almost totally devoid of fiber.

    Therefore, get that fiber from your meals, but make up for any vegetable shortfalls and extra requirements in the day with vegetable juices.

    Nutritional vs bodily enzymes
    Our body possesses countles cells and tissues that have their own enzymes requirements and production to perform a whole range of tasks. The ones that are made avaible from eating raw vegetables or juices work in conjunction with the already present ones. So one need not cut off raw vegetables completely. Striking the right balance is essential.

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    Re: Vegetable juices better than whole veggies?

    Thank you very much Vijigermany for your informative post. very useful.



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