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Jack Lalanne’s Best Juicer Recipes

by marj on July 12, 2011

If you don’t believe that healthy diet and active lifestyle are going to make you live longer, then you better think of Jack Lalanne. He would know since he lived long enough to reach 95.  Jack Lalanne was many things but the 1 thing he was particularly known for was his advocacy towards healthy living through “juicing.”

Whether or not you’re trying to lose weight, juicing up veggies for your overall health’s sake is the last thing on your mind. In fact, you’d probably think that juicing is only for the old and weak. You’d rather have your yummy smoothie.

Juicing fruits and vegetables is your way of watering down the toxins in your organs caused by processed foods. When you choose to drink  Jack Lalanne’s Juicer Recipes over sugary smoothie and sodas every time, you are flushing your body with enough nutrients. Sure you can also get the same nutrients by eating them, but the problem is you don’t eat enough to get the benefits.

So if you’re living in a fast lane all the time, juicing the fruits and veggies is the quick way to go with the help of Jack Lalanne’s Power Juicer. You have no excuse, except maybe you want to die young while hiding in an overweight body full of illnesses.

But one day when you do have a change of heart and decide that you want to start “juicing” up to a healthy fit you, you want to try Jack Lalanne’s best juicer recipe. It’s called Super7, mainly because it has 7 most beneficial foods as its ingredients.

2 carrots
1 potato
2 broccoli florettes
1/2 small beet
1/4 red pepper
1 tomato
1/4 cucumber

If you find the Super 7 to be a bit too advanced for your taste, you can try Jack’s Sweet Greens Recipe

Ingredients: 2 cups of pineapple, 1 handful of spinach, 1 handful of wheatgrass

Both wheatgrass and spinach produce anti-oxidant Chlorophyll, which is believed to protect your cell from cancer. Wheatgrass in particular helps blood flow, digestion and detoxification in your body, while spinach is found to be rich source of vitamins A, C, E, K, manganese, iron, calcium, potassium, selenium and omega 3 fatty acids among others. Spinach is actually considered to be one of super foods.

If traditional is your cup of tea, rather juice, then you can always incorporate apple in the recipes like Jack’s Apple, Lemon, Ginger recipe.

ingredients: 3 apples, ¼ lemon, 1 slice of ginger root

You don’t have to be told what apple can do to your health – you already know that it can keep the doctor away. On the other hand, did you know that lemon can keep the dentist away? It has high number of vitamin C that it helps strengthen teeth and gums, not to mention prevent painful oral diseases and other gum related concerns like gingivitis and periodontal disease.

Ginger, aside from the fact that it can ease heartburn, can also help relieve you of arthritis (because of its anti-inflammatory properties), digestive problems, migraine, menstrual cramp, cold & cough?

So these juice recipes weren’t made just to make the drink more palatable. Each ingredient was well-thought of so you can lose weight fast and live healthily until you reach 95.

do you want to know a quick and healthy way to lose weight? Jack Lalanne’s juice recipes are not just delicious but mighty healthy too

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