Which one is better?
Maybe we are often asked about which one is better: a juicer or blender?
Well, maybe most of you do not know much about the difference between a juicer and blender?
Beverages produced by the juicer are called juice (juice). Juicer gives extract water and nutrients from fruits or vegetables by separating the pulp leftover fruit or vegetable. This waste is actually rich in fiber (fiber). Without fiber, your digestive system has to work hard to break down food and absorb nutrients. In fact, it is believed to make the nutrients more easily absorbed by the body in much larger quantities than if you eat fruits and vegetables in their entirety.
Fiber is actually very useful to help slow down the digestive process and provide release of nutrients into the bloodstream. Use a juicer would be helpful if you have a sensitive digestive system or there is a disease that inhibits the body process fiber.
In addition, juice vegetable juice is often used in healing and detoxification program / process of removing toxins from the body because the juice vegetable juice are very rich nutrition to maintain and restore the body’s cells. So, the conclusion is the absence of fiber in beverages, juices will be absorbed into the bloodstream more quickly. Juicer is generally easier to clean than a blender because there are no blades.
The resulting beverage is called a smoothie blender. Unlike juice, smoothie consists of all parts of the fruit or vegetable, including the skin and all the fiber from vegetables and fruits so that the texture is thicker than juice.
Blender produces fibers in a much smaller size compared to eating fruits or vegetables directly. This not only makes the fruit and vegetables are more easily digested, but also help slow release of nutrients into the blood stream and avoid spikes in blood sugar.
Notice a few things to make juices and smoothies
1. Better not combine fruits and vegetables (except apple)
Not too trouble to incorporate green vegetables, but vegetables such as carrots, beets, broccoli, and cucumbers should not be combined with fruit as a high starch content.
2. Wash vegetables and fruit
Residual pesticides and fertilizers are often attached to the skin of fruit and vegetables. To eliminate it you can use a brush and a special anti-bacterial soap for fruits and vegetables that are sold freely.
3. Immediately drink juice or smoothie after made
After 15 minutes, the light and the air will destroy many nutrients. If you can not drink it straight, move juices or smoothies to an airtight container and protected from direct light until you are ready to drink it.
Note Some Does This
Many stories circulating about juice. Some of them could be just a myth. So, what are the facts about the juice?
The myth that says that the consumption of fruit should be separated by at meal times or enzyme digestion reason, do not have a scientific background is complete.
To maximize the absorption of iron in the growth of children and during pregnancy, it is recommended to consume the juice with a high content of vitamin C, such as citrus, guava, passion fruit, and broccoli.
There are no special requirements and restrictions to mix some vegetables and fruit in a glass of juice, for vegetables and fruit are mixed is a common type of fruit consumed.
Sipped homemade juice is more ritually pure. However, if it is not time to make it, no need to skip the juice.
Although the consumption of fresh vegetables and fruits whole better than in the form of juice, vegetable juice is better than eating vegetables cook. The process of cooking will destroy the vitamin B complex and C as well as most of the phytonutrients.
Excessive and long cooking process will destroy vitamin content, such as vitamins A and E. Goji berries, fruit from the Himalayas, is currently on the rise as a juice. When difficult to find, replace with other fruit sources of antioxidants, such as strawberries and blueberries.