JUICING FOR HEALTH
February 21, 2010 on 2:45 pm
We all know how important it is to include fresh vegetables in our diet. Particularly the dark green or orange vegetables which contain high amounts of the phyto-nutrients which give vegetables their vibrant color and contain anticancer fighting properties.
Did you know that vegetables are divided into sub-categories? I found this interesting. According to the USDA we should consume vegetables from all five of the categories to ensure we get the recommended daily allowance of nutrition. Dark green vegetables, orange vegetables, dried beans and peas, starchy vegetables, and others.
Dry beans and peas
For example an average women who is 31–50 years old should consume 2 1/2 cups of vegetables a day. And Over the week a variety of vegetables from each subgroup should be included in her diet. So that would be
That’s a lot of vegetables! Thank goodness I love my salads and fresh steamed veggies. And now that the farmers market is open, I’ll be able to get some of the fresh dark greens from the local farmers market here. I’ll get to juice them in my Omega Juicer Vert330 vegetable juicer.
Fruit & Vegetable Juicers