• Juicing,  Smoothies

    10 Healing Spices To Use In Your Juices & Smoothies

    Did you know that there are many herbs and spices that can be added to your daily shake, smoothie or Juice drinks? Adding spices will not only add a powerful flavor kick to your drink, it will also have the added benefit of helping you stay healthy. Herbs and spices have been used to heal people for centuries, and although we may have moved on to using modern medicines, those healing powers still remain in the everyday herbs and spices available today. In this post, we are going to be looking at 10 spices that work well with the most common smoothie and juice ingredients. We will explain the different…

  • Juicing

    Is Juicing Good For Cancer Patients?

    When chatting to a friend of mine about juicing, they mentioned that they had a relative who was dealing with cancer, and did I feel that juicing would help them with their recovery. Although I know the health benefits of juicing, I wasn’t fully able to answer their question directly. I decided to do some research to see if other people had documented their own experiences about juicing with cancer, and have shared my findings below. Juicing can be an effective way for cancer patients to get the essential nutrients into their body if they are finding it hard to swallow normal food, or perhaps suffering from a lack of…

  • Juicing,  Protein Shakes,  Smoothies

    Difference Between Juices, Smoothies & Shakes

    Often times, people consider that juices, smoothies and shakes to be one and the same. Although the preparation process is similar, and you end up consuming your vegetables and fruit as a drink, there are some major differences between the three. Juicing is where the liquid from what you are juicing is extracted leaving the pulp and fibre behind. Smoothies are when all the ingredients are blended together with liquid to form a thick drink. Whatever is put into the blender ends up in the drink. Shakes are very similar to smoothies but usually milk, yoghurt or even ice-cream is used as the main liquid ingredient. Many people choose to…

  • Juicing,  Smoothies

    10 Herbs That Add Health Benefits To Your Juices & Smoothies

    Have you considered using any herbs in your juices or smoothies? If the answer is no, then you are missing out on a world of wonderful flavor combinations, as well as the many added health benefits that many of these herbs offer. People drink juice, smoothies and shakes for a variety of different reasons: Part of a weight loss program Part of a weight gain program As a detox or cleanse For adding nutrients to their diet Helping to get their 5 a day To help with illness To promote wellness Whatever the reason, it is bound to have something to do with getting healthier or maintaining health. The problem…