Juicing Weight Loss Tips 2011

By on November 11, 2011

  Juicing Weight Loss Tips 2011

Juicing -

great assistance in one’s weight loss goals.

can help jump start your metabolism
provide your body with nutrients that help the body’s natural fat burning process
flush toxins in your fats cells, and can reduce cravings

When juicing for weight loss, recipes will mostly include veggies and leafy greens because, although fruit provides wonderful anti-oxidants,

vitamins and other healthy components, many fruits have high sugar content.

And while there are some low glycemic fruit, the more disciplined you are about sugar intake, the more weight you will lose.

Celery is a great choice to add to juice, as it is low in calories and water dense. You should always juice the entire stalk, including the chlorophyll-rich leaves.

Lettuce is very rich in minerals and the darker the leaves, the better. Red-leaf lettuce, arugula, butterhead and spinach are great examples

and are low in calories. Lettuce provides an excellent source of vitamins A, B1, B12, C, folic acid, manganese and chromium and is rich in minerals.

Cabbage is a powerful body-cleansing vegetable recommended for weight loss. It can provide special cholesterol-lowering benefits and is a vegetable that requires more calories to digest than is contained within the food. Cabbage also has a low glycemic value.

Brussels Sprouts help with any diet, as they roughly include only 38 calories per cup and are loaded with potassium, folic acid, fiber and vitamins.

Beetroots are a great fruit that will help add sweetness to any weight loss juice recipe.

Carrots are also known to add a sweet flavor to a vegetable juice recipe, while also gaining the incredible benefits of being a digestion stimulant, liver cleanser and provides high levels of beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is an immune booster and is strongly associated to the reduced risk of many cancers.

Cucumbers are a base component for many weight loss juice recipes, as they are relatively low calorie and water dense and can be an easy component to offset stronger flavors added to a juice.

Watercress is considered a powerful intestinal cancer and toxin neutralizer and is great for blood circulation, cleansing the skin, and health experts say it helps stimulate fat burning.

By incorporating these types of vegetables into your juicing for weight loss recipes, it is safe to say that your body will be healthier and a great assistance in weight loss.