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    Juicing versus eating
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    An_265044 posted:
    I've heard that juicing takes the fiber out the vegetables and eating the veggies is a healthier option. Do you have an opinion?
     
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    rohvannyn responded:
    If you are going to juice, try using one of those really strong juicers that actually puts most of the fiber in the juice itself. That way you still get the fiber.
    Roh

    'Your focus determines your reality.' --QGJ
     
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    nutrik replied to rohvannyn's response:
    juicing can useful specially when you don't have much time to prep your food, but in my opinion as a nutritionist Wouldn't recommend a juice or a smoothie as an exchange for a meal. They are great snack or meal complements, they are loaded in vitamins and minerals and they are a very great way to add more fruits and veggies to your diet. They key for a meal for it to keep you satisfied is protein and fiber and fruits and a juice or a smoothie can be lacking some, and a liquid diet it's digested faster and will make you feel hungry again in a short period.
    if you are going with smoothies try to add some high protein foods such as soy milk, skim milk, low fat plain greek yogurt, peanut butter, green leaf, avocado and add a source of fiber such as oatmeal to make you feel full.
    Qalorie.com can be a very useful app that can help you keep track of your foods, calories, nutrients and exercise daily, that way you will be sure you are not missing anything.
     
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    georgemendez responded:
    Maybe you can practice juicing but I don't think that it will give you energy for exercising. But if you want to clean your body, make fresh juices and drink them only for 3 days after get back to a normal diet.


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