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Fresh fruit juice

Fresh fruit juice

I made a fresh juice for my little baby, but it's just as good for the big ones!

  • 2 oranges
  • 2 bananas
  • 2 kiwis

Servings: 2

Preparation time: less than 15 minutes

RECIPE PREPARATION Fresh fruit juice:

Peel a squash, grate it and cut it into small pieces.

Put it in the juicer and extract the juice from them.

The juice obtained is put in a cup that we decorate with fruit.

Good appetite!

Tips sites

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serve fresh so as not to oxidize;


Maybe this year is poorer on holidays abroad, but that does not mean that we can not bring a little exoticism in our lives, so I thought I would prepare some desserts with only good fruit for the summer season.

Malabi with exotic fruits

This is a traditional dessert from my area, and the version I am showing you now is a vegan one, but you can replace the fruit juice with either vegetable milk or cow's milk. You need 200 ml of orange juice and 150 ml of water, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 3 tablespoons of grated starch and another 1/4 glass of cold water for starch, 2 tablespoons of rose water, 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice.

In an saucepan put the orange juice with water, sugar, rose water and lemon juice. It boils. Separately rub the starch with cold water and then put in the liquid and mix well. Pour into glasses and leave to cool for a few hours. Then take fruit juice, it can be kiwi, passion fruit or pineapple. To 150 ml of juice put 2 tablespoons of sugar and a mint leaf and boil until it becomes sticky. When the malabi is cold and coagulated, pour the fruit syrup and put it back in the fridge until serving. Almonds, pistachios or even fresh fruit can be placed on top.

Exotic fruit soup

The soup does not necessarily have to be salty at the opening of the meal, but can successfully end any lunch or dinner, so I thought of a version of exotic fruit soup, a perfect summer dessert.

750 ml of fresh grapefruit juice is mixed with 750 ml of fresh orange juice and 400 ml of coconut milk. Boil together with 230 g of sugar and 10 allspice seeds. Separately mix 50 g of starch with 50 ml of water. Pour 2-3 tablespoons of the soup over the starch and then the dissolved starch is poured back over the soup and left to cool for a few hours. For serving, strain and place on plates, and top with pieces of fruit to your liking. For an even more refined dessert, you can also add a globe of grapefruit or pineapple sorbet.


Liver juices. 7 recipes from fruits and vegetables for liver detoxification

The liver plays an important role for the body, because the functions it performs are vital. It is responsible, among other things, for the production of bile, necessary for the breakdown of fatty foods and the storage of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, micronutrients and vitamins. But the most important function of the liver is to detoxify the body. Being exposed to toxins, the liver may not function properly after a while. Then, in addition to a specialized medical check-up, you can resort to a liver detoxification treatment, which you can do with the help of juices and smoothies.

We have extracted for you 7 recipes for fruit and vegetable juices that will help you detoxify and regenerate the liver. These drinks will boost liver function and improve the process of eliminating toxins from digestive processes.


Miracle Drink recipe

Miracle drink, so called by the Chinese, but also known as ABC juice (Apple / Beets / Carrot, meaning Apple / Beetroot / Carrot), is the star of natural juices due to its beneficial properties for our body and brain.

Ingredient:

- 1 medium-sized beetroot

- lemon or lime juice, according to taste and preference (can be consumed without), to improve the taste of sweet.

It is consumed in the morning on an empty stomach (and breakfast should be an hour away from consuming the juice). It can be consumed throughout the day, until 17.00, but be sure to keep it for at least 2 hours after a meal or at least one hour before a meal).

"Miracle Drink" juice aims to strengthen the immune system, with a preventive role in the development of cancer cells, diseases of the liver, kidneys, pancreas and can also help relieve and even cure ulcers. It has beneficial effects in improving intestinal transit, successfully treating constipation.

In the literature "Miracle Drink" is described as having beneficial effects in the following conditions:

  • Prevents the development of cancer cells.
  • Prevent diseases of the liver, kidneys, pancreas and can cure ulcers.
  • Strengthens the lungs, prevents heart attacks and high blood pressure.
  • Strengthens the immune system.
  • It is suitable for visually impaired people, it heals red, tired or dry eyes.
  • Helps relieve muscle pain
  • Detoxifies, helps intestinal transit, treats constipation
  • It treats acne and makes the skin much more beautiful
  • Eliminates bad breath due to indigestion or throat infections.
  • Diminishes pain of any kind.
  • Cures hay fever or allergic rhinitis.

In preparation I have an article that will contain details on how to do 3 days of "juicing" and how to incorporate fruit and vegetable juices into our daily routine.

Article written by Monica Ionescu - Naturopath, Reiki Therapist, Masotherapy and Aromatherapy

As a band, I am a Chemical Engineer with a Master in Chemistry in 1993, Water Advisor. In 2017, I decided to give up my corporate job (in Canada, where I had emigrated for some time) and to fulfill my dream and mission, that is, I chose a job dedicated to people because I realized that this is the mission of my life. My father had a saying: "if you undress a doctor in a white robe, he remains an engineer." I decided to do the opposite, to wear the white robe and to practice complementary, alternative and integrative medicine.
I became a Diplomat Naturopath in 2019, with skills in Trophology (the science that deals with the correct combination of food) and I am a member of the International Association of Hygonomist Naturopaths (Association Internationale de Naturopathie Hygionomiste) and the RITMA Association (Regroupement des intervenants et thérapeutes en médecine alternative from Quebec, Canada / Association of Practitioners and Therapists of Alternative Medicine).
I was always attracted to Complementary, Alternative and Integrative Medicine, which is why I continued to study and became a Reiki Therapist (Grandmaster Usui Divine Yu) and Theta Healer. Since I returned to the country, I have been studying the Art of Massage and I have become a Therapist in Masotherapy (somatic, reflexology, bamboo sticks, etc.).
In practice, they combine therapies that aim to keep the bodies physically, emotionally, spiritually in a state of balance and optimal health and to prevent degenerative diseases. I help people live life in a healthy body, on the principle: "Mens Sana in Corpore Sano".
My curiosity and desire to live a healthy lifestyle have transformed my passion into a profession that I love to do, at home, in Romania.

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Juice recipes for juicer

Juice recipes are unlimited, you just have to choose the ingredients you like and need to meet your daily vitamin and mineral needs.

To make your work easier, we have selected some delicious recipes.

1. Apple juice and beets

This is one of the simplest and best juices you can make with the help of a juicer.

For this recipe you need:

  1. 2 large apples
  2. 2 boiled (or cooked) beets
  3. 1 large carrot
  4. 2 cups spinach

Wash and clean apples, carrots and beets. Cut all the ingredients into small pieces. Add all the ingredients in the juicer and press them. Finally, mix the juice with a spoon. If you think the juice is not sweet enough, add a teaspoon of honey.

2. Green vegetable juice

If you want a really nutritious juice, then we recommend this vegetable juice.

For this recipe you need:

  1. 1 stalk of celery
  2. 3 or 4 pieces of kale
  3. 1 cucumber
  4. 1 cup spinach
  5. 1 cup water

Peel the cucumber and wash the salad, spinach and celery. Cut the ingredients into slices and add them to the juicer. Press them and mix the juice with a spoon at the end. Before serving, you can season the juice with salt and pepper. If the juice is too thick, you can add half a cup of plain mineral water.

3. Apple and strawberry juice

Do you want a refreshing and delicious juice? Then this is the perfect recipe!

  1. 250 grams of fresh or frozen strawberries
  2. 2 apples
  3. ice (if you use fresh strawberries)

Wash the fruit and peel the apple. Remove the apple kernels and slice into 8 slices. Add the apples and strawberries to the juicer and press. If you used fresh strawberries, put 2 ice cubes in the juice at the end.

4. Juice for skin detoxification

If you have acne problems, a juice that can help you is carrots and apples. It is simple to make and very pleasant to taste.

For this juice you need:

Wash apples, carrots and peppers. Peel the carrots and apple. Remove the apple and pepper seeds. Cut the ingredients into slices. Add the ingredients one at a time and squeeze them. At the end, you can add half a glass of water to clean the appliance of the juice left on the walls.

5. Fresh apple and pear juice

This juice is perfect for hot summer days and makes you think of a holiday on an exotic beach.

For this juice you need:

  1. 2 small apples
  2. 2 pears
  3. 1 cup baby spinach
  4. 2-3 fresh mint leaves
  5. ice for serving

Wash all ingredients. Peel the apples and pears and remove the seeds. Cut apples and pears into small pieces. Finally, add all the ingredients, except the ice, to the juicer. Add 2-3 ice cubes to the resulting juice and enjoy.

6. Exotic fruit juice

An exotic juice for the holidays is all you need! It is full of vitamins, delicious and quick to make.

For this juice you need:

Peel and slice the mango and papaya. Add the pineapple, mango and papaya pieces to the juicer. If the juice is too concentrated, you can add half a cup of sour mineral water.

These are just a few juice recipes that you can prepare with a juicer. If you do not have any of the ingredients presented or you are not attracted to any recipe, you can create your own juice recipe.


6 natural juices that treat anemia

1. Parsley juice

Parsley is a very popular plant, used for a long time in gastronomy and alternative medicine. Having a significant content of iron, vitamins and antioxidants, this aromatic plant supports the detoxification of the body.

The following juice does not taste very delicious, but it is worth drinking it to benefit from its properties.

Ingredients

Method of preparation

  • Wash the parsley well and cut it into pieces.
  • Put the parsley in a food processor together with the lemon juice freshly squeezed and water.
  • Process for a few minutes, until you no longer notice a whole piece of parsley.
  • Drink the juice immediately, preferably for breakfast.

2. Beet juice and brewer's yeast

Beets are an iron-rich vegetable, an essential mineral to treat anemia. This food has an energizing effect, useful against fatigue, and the nutrients in its composition strengthen the hair and nails.


Apple juice and berries - Health benefits

The berries are delicious and in combination with apples they taste even more special. For this natural juice are used several types of berries that are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and have excellent properties for the body:

  • Use 3 apples and a handful of strawberries, raspberries or blueberries.
  • Berries are rich in antioxidants, minerals and vitamins (C, B, E).
  • Those who choose strawberries can enjoy the benefits of these fruits.
  • Strawberries helps in cases of fatigue, atherosclerosis, rheumatism, physical and mental weakness, hypertension, biliary dyskinesia, asthenia, anemia, insomnia, kidney disease.
  • blueberries are rich in vitamin C and E, have excellent antioxidant properties. They are recommended in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, memory loss, concentration disorders.
  • Raspberry it is perfect for people suffering from anxiety, depression, fatigue because it gives them a state of energy, revitalization and emotional stability. Raspberries also help to lose weight, to detoxify the body, so it is also recommended in diets. Contains natural sugars, magnesium, potassium, zinc, iron, calcium, cobalt, molybdenum, fluorine, copper, sulfur, boron, iodine, manganese, citric acid, malic acid, salicylic acid, protein, tannin, pectin, catechins, anthocyanins and vitamins (A, B, E, PP).

Top best fruit and vegetable juicers in 2021

Fruit and vegetable juicer Tristar SC-2284

Natural fruit juices are very healthy, as long as they are made properly, and Tristar fruit and vegetable juicer it is a very affordable option that does its job wonderfully and makes the juice fresh and delicious in just a few minutes. It has 2 gears, which makes it very easy to adapt depending on the food you want to squeeze. It is equipped with a pulp tank, a fruit and vegetable pressing element and a juice container.

Safety is another important aspect, so the juicer is equipped with adherent legs, so as not to move when used at maximum speed.

All items are very easy to detach, which will help maintain and clean the appliance.

Specifications:

  • Stainless steel housing
    2 speed settings
    Pulp tank
    0.5 liter juice container with lid
    Reduced noise: 78 dB
    Lid with safety lock
    Stainless steel blade
    Easy to clean
    Food feeder
    Non-slip feet
    Power: 400 Watts
    Dimensions L x W x H (cm) 28.3 x 19.7 x 33.6 cm
    Weight: 2.6 Kg
  • Excellent value for money
  • It is very easy to clean
  • The materials are qualitative

Opinions against:

Star-Light SJB-240R snail fruit and vegetable juicer

The mornings are the most important, because as we start our day, so we keep it going. Natural juices could provide an incredible boost of energy and turn your day into a considerably better one.

It has a slow squeezing technology, which will contribute to the best result, to a juice with more pulp, with a more intense taste, unlike the old centrifugal juicers.

One thing you want when you care about your lifestyle, but also your time is an appliance that saves you time and makes things more efficient. Star-Light Slow Juicer is an ally in terms of time, thanks to the 8 cm feeding funnel, with which you can enter as many vegetables and fruits as you need for a delicious and fresh juice.

Specifications

  • Used for: Fruits / Vegetables
    Key features: Anti-slip system, Safety system, Reverse, Dishwasher safe, Anti-drip system
    Color: Red
    Power: 240 W
    Gears: 1
    Juice container capacity: 1 l
    Pulp container capacity: 0.8 l
    Length: 16 cm
    Width: 25 cm
    Height: 49 cm
    Cable length: 1.05 m
    Weight: 4.9 Kg
  • quality materials (plastic looks very good and is from a
    non-toxic material)
  • smooth, light and quiet operation
  • the items can also be washed in the dishwasher
  • very good value for money

Opinions against:

Heinner XF-1000SS fruit and vegetable juicer

Who doesn't like to start their days in a good mood, with energy and good cheer? This could be possible, even on gloomy autumn days or on the mornings when you woke up too late.

A healthy lifestyle will completely change your attitude towards daily activities, and fresh fruit and vegetable juices have started to be more and more preferred by people. Both before the gym and as a snack, but also a refreshing drink on hot summer days, or a healthy breakfast in the morning.

The Heinner fruit and vegetable juicer with a powerful 1000W motor helps you to extract the juice easily and quickly in a generous 1L container. It has 2 speeds depending on the quality of the food (softer or harder), so that they have the right consistency. The juicer screen is made of stainless steel, which will make it intact over time and not easily damaged, and if properly cared for will not rust.

It has a safety system with non-slip feet and an overheat protection, which will turn off the appliance when the engine is overheated.

Specifications:

  • Used for: Fruits / Vegetables
    Housing material: Stainless steel / Plastic
    Key features: Anti-slip system, Safety system, Overheating protection
    Included accessories: Push accessory, Sieve
    Color: Black / Stainless steel
    Power: 1000 W
    Gears: 2
    Juice container capacity: 1 l
    Pulp container capacity: 2 l
    Noise level: 78 dB
    Tube diameter: 75 mm
  • Good yield when squeezing hard vegetables.
  • The appliance is very easy to clean
  • It has stability during squeezing and at high speeds
  • Excellent value for money

Opinions against:

Snail fruit and vegetable juicer Philips Avance Collection HR1947 / 30

When you want a natural juice, you want it to contain as much pulp as possible and have the best consistency, and MicroMasticating Technology helps to squeeze them and extract up to 90% of the fruit, so you do not waste food and you enjoy as much product as possible.

The juicer will give you the opportunity to prepare juices from soft fruits and vegetables, but also hard ones, such as mangoes and bananas. Many of the devices on the market fail this performance. Almonds or walnuts can also be introduced to make milk from them, which is not the case with all such devices.

Philips Avance Collection has a cleaning function that helps to completely squeeze food to the last drop, so that no amount of juice is lost, but to be later and easy to clean.

The juicer has a very useful design and is easy to disassemble so that it is easy to wash and clean. They are, in fact, very easy to store, due to the design and take up very little space.

Specifications:

Used for: Fruits / Vegetables
Housing material: Plastic
Key Features: Anti-slip system, Machine washable, Anti-drip system
Color: Stainless steel
Power: 200 W
Gears: 2
Juice container capacity: 1 l
Pulp container capacity: 1 l
Cable length: 1 m

  • it's very small, it takes up very little space
  • squeeze very well - from a large orange you can get almost a glass of juice
  • it's very quiet
  • easy to clean
  • the parts are made of solid plastic and have sealing gaskets

Opinions against:

Hausberg HB-7519 juicer, by cold pressing

Fruit juice is pure health, and in order to be able to enjoy the freshest drink and the most delicious juice, you need a juicer that does an excellent job.

Hausberg juicer is one of the appliances that will not give you reason to regret that you bought it. It is affordable and very useful due to all the features it has.

For example, it has a hole with a large diameter so that it can fit whole fruits and not waste time slicing them. The filter is double and has a sieve that will facilitate the extraction of the juice without pulp.

It is a juicer that is very easy to clean, store and last but not least use. It also has control over noise and vibration, so it is quiet when used.

Specifications:

  • Used for: Fruits / Vegetables
    Housing material: Plastic
    Key features: Safety system, Cold pressing
    Color: Red
    Power: 150 W
    Juice container capacity: 400 ml
    Noise level: 70 dB
    Weight: 4.3 Kg
  • The juice is not wasted, the fruits being completely squeezed
  • It's not noisy
  • Excellent value for money
  • It is very efficient and fast

Opinions against:

Consumption of fruit and vegetable juice has the same benefits as when you eat food in its original form, but the juices also come with something worth mentioning, namely digestion which is much easier because the food is digested more. easily and vitamins and minerals are absorbed much faster.

Of course, in order to benefit as much as possible from a juicer and to enjoy the best results, it is very important to follow a few aspects and be guided by them in order to make the best choice.

XTZ will always be the place where you will find all the necessary details so that the choice is correct and documented, so this time we have created a plan with the most important aspects that you must consider before purchasing the most good juicer for fruits and vegetables.

The amount of juice obtained:

The most important aspect before determining which juicer you will buy is to know how much juice you want it to produce and if you like the one with more pulp or as little as possible, because there are a multitude of juicers on the market. Those with high power will squeeze more juice in a very short time, and those with more storage space will squeeze a larger amount of juice, and will store the entire pulp in the tank.

Functionality:

Time is very precious, and we do not want to waste it on small things, so it is recommended to choose a juicer with several gears, or to do the job as independently as possible, without too much effort on your part. For example, juicers with a larger hole will be able to allow the introduction of fruits and vegetables without being cut, shredded.

Appearance and noise

The juicer you choose must fit perfectly in your kitchen, fit all your requirements, not take up much space, be easy to store and last but not least make a lot of noise, especially that you will prepare juices in the morning, thousands of times. You certainly don't want to bother your loved ones or create a state of agitation at the noise it makes.

There are a lot of questions that will make you think, but we have found the answer to some of the most common, so as to facilitate your decision and the research you should do in order to purchase a good and useful juicer. .

How to properly clean a juicer?

First of all, the first thing you need to do is unplug the appliance, but not before turning it off. After completing this step, remove each accessory and wash separately with a little lukewarm water and dishwashing detergent. Most also have a cleaning brush to help remove all debris from the sieve and filter.

All items should be wiped with a soft cloth before storing the appliance, especially if there are metal accessories, so as to prolong its life as much as possible and not rust.

Can juices be made from vegetables as well?

Of course, there are juicers for vegetables and fruits, and the ones presented above are exactly for these types of foods. It is advisable to read the instructions of the appliances very well, because some of them also have some recipes, tips and details that can be useful to make the best juices.

Natural juices are a daily dose of energy due to the vitamins and minerals they contain, so the fruit and vegetable juicer is a must for any kitchen, especially if your family is large and you also have children who could enjoy the healthiest drinks.

If you have come to read these lines it is clear that you already know everything you can about vegetable and fruit juicers and you are certainly able to make the right choice for you and your family.

XTZ has created a routine of providing such useful articles about many of the accessories and appliances that are useful in the kitchen, so we recommend that you read the rest of the articles.


Benefits and harms of detoxification juices

It is unlikely that anyone will be able to explain the benefits of vegetables, fruits and berries filled with vitamins, macro and microelements, as well as vegetable fibers (cellulose) - natural enterosorbents and prebiotics.

So maybe all these substances, not only useful but necessary for the body, can be concentrated in the form of freshly squeezed juices and go on a cleansing diet using detox juices for a few days? In fact, this is exactly what many popular sources recommend, noting the easier absorption of nutrients from juices and advising to arrange days of detoxification on juices - one, two or three. [2]

Purchased juices that contain sugar and preservatives are not suitable for this: you need to make the healthiest juices - from fresh fruits and vegetables - using a juicer or chopped with a blender.

According to proponents of cleansing juices, they contribute to a healthier diet, because a juice detox diet involves avoiding sugar and all refined foods. Undoubtedly, in this regard, in addition to saturating the body with vitamins, there is a considerable benefit of detoxifying juices. [3]

But how these juices support the body's natural detoxification, no one really explains. But it promises a much-desired weight loss effect for most lovers of different diets. To their despair, this effect is short-lived and, after returning to the usual diet, returns what was lost, often overcoming it.

Experts directly point out the bad potential of detox juices. First of all, they are low in fiber and, as you know, the role of dietary fiber in the process of digestion and the whole healthy diet is extremely important. Second, I drink juices, and the absence of the chewing process does not cause salivation, ie the digestive and protective functions of alpha-amylase in saliva (which breaks down starch) and antimicrobial enzymes (lysozyme, lactoperoxidase, lactoferrin) are stopped.

Third, sweet fruit juices provide the body with so-called fast carbohydrates, which raises blood sugar levels and triggers the release of insulin. And fructose, which is found in fruit juices, rapidly increases the level of triglycerides in the blood, which leads to an increase in body fat.

In addition, after juices with a high content of organic acids, heartburn, stomach pain and intestinal disorders may occur.

Finally, the craze for detoxifying juices from leafy greens (spinach, parsley) and beets that contain organic salts of oxalic acid - oxalates, can lead to the formation of oxalate stones in the kidneys (kidney stones).


The best vegetables for a balanced diet

Vegetables - of any type - are part of a balanced diet. A diet in which vegetables are found in sufficient quantities provides the body with the necessary minerals, vitamins, fiber and enzymes. Thus, a balanced diet should not lack:

  • Roots (carrot, parsnip, celery, beets, parsley)
  • Fruity (tomatoes, peppers, eggplant)
  • Mushrooms
  • Seasoning vegetables (herbs - mint, dill, sage, thyme, basil, etc.)
  • Greens
  • Crucifers (white cabbage, red cabbage, kale, Brussels sprouts, Chinese cabbage, leaf cabbage, gulia, cauliflower, broccoli)
  • Tuberculiferous vegetables (potato, sweet potato)
  • Legumes (beans, chickpeas, beans, lentils and peas)

Types of chokeberry

  • Red chokeberry - With a height between 2 and 4 m, which rarely reaches 6 m. Its leaves are 5-8 cm high and the flowers are pale pink or white and are 1 cm wide. The fruits produced are red and withstand winter very well.
  • Black chokeberry - It is shorter, has smaller leaves and the color of the flowers is white. Its black and juicy fruits do not withstand winter at all.
  • Aronia violet - It is a combination of the two previous types.


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