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Health 101: Why We Need to Drink Juices

Health 101: Why We Need to Drink Juices

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    Oct 03, 2015   Author : admin

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Freshly squeezed juices are an integral part of a healthy diet. Juices are rich in vitamins, often pleasant to the taste and easy to make. However, you can’t drink juices at any time of the day. Read the article in order to find out why and how to drink freshly squeezed juices. 

Drink juices in the morning

The most perfect time to drink fresh juices is before 1pm. The body most requires fast as well as slow-digestive carbohydrates in the morning, while freshly squeezed juice and fruits are the best sources of carbohydrates. It is ideal to drink juice 30 minutes after your breakfast. Not on an empty stomach. Don’t wash down the food. Drink juice 30-40 minutes after you have eaten your breakfast and drank coffee or tea.

If you drink juices before your breakfast or WITH your breakfast, it will be difficult for the body to process the food that you’ve just eaten, which can thus cause discomfort in the stomach.

Drink smoothies or pulpy juice

Pulpy juice or smoothie is healthier than pure filtered juice. It can be explained by the fact that pulp contains fiber, which slows down the growth of sugar levels in blood. It allows you to not feel hungry for longer periods of time.

Say ‘no’ to juices in the evening

If you are losing weight or are just maintaining the achieved results, do not drink juices after 3pm. Freshly squeezed juices are a source of carbohydrates, while your body prepares for the night regime of metabolism in the evening. By consuming juices in the evening, you risk to have your body store fat.

And the most important rule is to never add sugar to your juices. Also, it is highly recommended to not add salt, for example in tomato juice.

As a conclusion it must be pointed out that your body needs juices, as they are the best source of carbohydrates, especially when you drink them in the morning. Juices are also a great source of fiber, which helps you maintain gorgeous skin and normalize metabolism. 

 

MYC Writer: Polina Tikhonova

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