Benefits of Juicing



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Juicing provides a way to access digestive enzymes typically locked away in the fiber matrix of whole fruits and vegetables. Most commercial juices are processed and lacking in nutrition while freshly juiced fruits and vegetables are loaded with an abundance of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.

Benefits of Juicing/Reboot with Joe

After hearing about the benefits of juicing, my sister and I decided to try it for a week. The juicer we used was the Breville model, utilized by Joe Cross in the documentary outlining his journey to health, “Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead.”

Listed below are the vegetables and fruits we used, as well as the benefits of each. We decided to juice for 32 ounces for breakfast, 32 ounces for  lunch, then have a light dinner. During the day, we drank at least 8 cups of water. We found it useful to cut up the vegetables and fruit the day before, and place in freezer bags in the fridge. You will have to use trial and error as we did, to decide which combinations of vegetables and fruits suit your personal taste. I found it useful to add ice to my juice, my sister preferred hers without ice.


Kale – antioxidants with cancer fighting abilities

Carrots – antioxidants and vitamins which benefit immune system

Spinach – helps create red blood cells, relief from rheumatoid arthritis

Celery – source of Vitamin C and potassium, calcium, magnesium (Juice the entire celery stalk including the leaves)

Cucumber – rehydrate the body and replenish vitamins

Red Cabbage – provides minerals including potassium

Beets – help lower blood pressure (Juice 1/4 of the beet initially and the leaves. Beets are very potent.)


Pears – promote colon health

Oranges – Vitamins A, C, and potassium

Apples  – rich in fiber, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory  substances

Pineapples – helps prevent sugar and fat cravings

Blueberries – provide vitamin C, K, potassium. magnesium

Mangos – helps lower cholesterol

Lemons – Rich in Vitamins A, C as well as iron, magnesium and calcium


During our first week of juicing, we both felt more energetic and continued with our daily workouts. We plan to continue juicing at least once a day and we’d like to hear from you.

Juicing Tip:  Do not peel the lemons and oranges.  Juice the entire fruit.

Have you tried juicing?



Favorite combinations/recipes?

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