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My 5 Favorite Juicer Recipes

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Need some fresh juicing inspiration? Check out these delicious juicer recipes!

Are you searching for new juicer recipes to spark some inspiration? Want to learn more about juicing for health?

I first started juicing about 2 years ago, but it has since become one of my healthiest habits! Last year, I watched an inspiring documentary called Fat Sick & Nearly Dead, directed by a man named Joe Cross who started the film with a chronic illness and a lot of extra weight. He set out on a journey to health, dedicating himself to a 60-day liquid fast. For 2 full months, Joe drank all of his fresh fruits and vegetables and ate nothing else...and his results were absolutely phenomenal!

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Read on to discover reasons and tips and my 5 favorite "go-to" concoctions. If you feel inclined, please share your favorite juices in the comment section at the bottom of the page...sometimes I need new inspiration, too!

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Health Benefits of Juicing

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Why Juice?

Juicing for Health!

There is no better or more efficient way to get concentrated nutrients into your body than by drinking your produce. When the liquid is extracted from fresh fruits and vegetables, all of the fillers are left behind and you get more concentrated vitamins, minerals and disease-fighting antioxidants!

In no time, you will feel lighter, you will have more energy and you will be thinking more clearly, too...the health benefits are amazing!

If you've never tried it before, get started today...your body will thank you!

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What Are The Possible Health Benefits of Juicing? - 10 Reasons to get started today!

Eating a clean, healthy diet, including freshly pressed fruit and vegetable juices, may have the following benefits to your health. Please do not take this as medical advice or as a cure for any specific ailments. See disclaimer at the bottom of this page.

  1. It can aid in weight loss and healthy weight maintenance. Juicing for weight loss shouldn't be your #1 priority, but so many other health benefits come from drinking it fresh!
  2. It can give you clear, smooth and hydrated skin.
  3. It can give you increased energy and vitality.
  4. It can strengthen your immune system.
  5. It can give you a more efficient digestive system.
  6. It can regulate your blood sugar levels.
  7. It can regulate your blood pressure.
  8. It can aid in clearer thinking and reduce that "foggy" feeling...be prepared to feel a difference in this area!
  9. One theory that is gaining ground is that phytochemicals in fresh fruits and vegetables could possibly prevent cancer and even fight existing cancer cells!
  10. It feeds every cell in your body with water, vitamins, minerals and essential enzymes, making you a healthier person in every way!

What Juicer Does Joe Cross Use? - Breville JE98XL

If you've watched the Joe Cross documentary, Fat Sick & Nearly Dead, you may be wondering which extractor he uses. I get asked this question a lot! Although he never mentions the model that he uses, we know it's a Breville and it looks like it is most likely the Breville JE98XL.

5 Delicious and Healthy Juicer Recipes

Omega VRT350 Juicer
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Omega VRT350 Juicer

My 5 Favorite Concoctions

The following fresh, healthy recipes could be the basis for your new healthy juicing regimen! I try to drink each of these juices at least twice a week to infuse my cells with all the essential nutrients they need to thrive. At least once a week, I do a 1-day fast where I don't eat any solid food. It helps to keep my body cleansed and working more efficiently. Plus, I've lost a few pounds in the process...can't beat that!

I hope you enjoy these fast and easy nutrient-dense juicer recipes!

Fruit Juices

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Fresh tropical fruit is so refreshing first thing in the morning and will give you tons of energy to begin your day! This is a great one to help you get started if you are new to the practice. It is full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals to give you a mighty punch that goes right along with your new health kick!

If you're not convinced about juicing after trying a glass of this fresh tropical fruit juice, you just might need to try another glass!

This recipe makes more than one glass, depending on how large of a glass you use. I like a big glass of juice, especially first thing in the morning, and I still get 2 servings out of this. You might even be able to make it into 3 small glasses...so share it or save the rest for later!

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  • 1 Kiwi - Peeled
  • 6 Strawberries - Medium
  • 1 Orange or 2 Clementines - Peeled
  • 1/2 Mango - Peeled and Sliced
  • 1 cup Pineapple Chunks - Fresh
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Water - Fresh or Canned

    Instructions

    1. Prepare fruit and process in your extractor. Stir in the coconut water. Drink and enjoy!
    2. So easy and super delicious!
    Cast your vote for 1. Fresh Tropical Fruit Juice
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    2. Very Berry Elixir - This one's for your sweet tooth!

    This is my favorite juicer recipe to have for a sweet treat. I love to make it in the afternoon when I get a bit of a sugar craving. I add some agave nectar to the juice to sweeten it up a bit. Agave nectar is a little like honey, but it comes from a vegetable source...interestingly enough, the same plant tequila is made from! It has many healthy benefits on its own, including a low glycemic index to prevent a "spike" in blood sugar levels. It is a wonderful way to sweeten teas and juices...and I even use it in some of my baking and my Healthy Homemade Granola Bars!

    Read more about the health benefits of agave nectar here.

    This recipe makes at least 2 large glasses of juice...Share and enjoy!

    P.S. I've started leaving the agave nectar out of this juice because my taste buds have adjusted and I don't need the extra sweetness. You might find that you'll need to do the same, especially if you are using sweet berries.

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    Ingredients

    • 1 cup Strawberries - hulled
    • 1 cup Raspberries
    • 1/2 cup Blackberries
    • 1/2 cup Blueberries
    • 1 Cucumber - whole
    • 1 Tbsp. Agave Nectar

      Instructions

      1. Process the fruits and the cucumber in your extractor. Pour into a glass and stir in the agave nectar (optional). Drink up!
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      3. Citrus Surprise with Ginger

      This one is like liquid gold and is full of Vitamin C...a wonderful way to boost your immune syste and perfect for flu and cold season! The addition of ginger not only adds a wonderful surprise flavor, but it can help ease nausea, reduce pain and inflammation, and even relieve migraines. Ginger also aids in strengthening the immune system...working right along with the vitamin C from the citrus!

      Ginger is a very strong-tasting root and you really don't need a lot to get the healthy benefits and the punch of flavor!

      Source: Health Diaries: 10 Health Benefits of Ginger

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      Ingredients

      • 1 Orange or 2 Clementines
      • 3 Strawberries
      • 1 Lemon
      • 2 Large Carrots
      • 1/2 inch Fresh Ginger

        Instructions

        1. Run all ingredients through the juicer. Done!
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        Heart Healthy Vegetable Juice

        It's like homemade V-8!

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        4. Heart Healthy Vegetable

        Are you a fan of V-8? You can make your own at home! Here are simple instructions for getting the nutrients from 8 key sources for an all-around healthy choice!

        Not being a huge fan of vegetables, this one took a few times for me to start enjoying...but now I really look forward to it! It makes me feel like I have infused my body with good stuff...that is a great feeling!

        If you don't enjoy this at first, give it a few tries. Just think about not having to eat your veggies - you can drink them instead!

        I get a different amount of juice every time I make this one...it basically just depends on the size of the tomatoes and cucumber. You should get 1 to 2 glasses from this recipe.

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        Ingredients

        • 2 Tomatoes - Medium (I like Roma tomatoes best!)
        • 1 Stalk of Celery
        • 1 Carrot - Large
        • 1 Cup Broccoli
        • 1 Cucumber
        • 1/2 Lemon - Peeled
        • 1 Garlic Clove

          Instructions

          1. Simple - Run it all through the juicer and drink! Isn't this fun and easy?

          Don't Forget Your Greens!

          Green Juice 101 - Drew Canole on FitLife.tv

          You can visit Drew at his home on the web at Fitlife.tv!

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          5. Leafy Green Power Juice

          I love to drink my greens because I definitely don't eat enough salads to get the incredible health benefits of the leafy greens. Plus, there is no fruit to peel or slice in this recipe...everything is thrown into the appliance whole! Super fast and easy!

          If a pure vegetable juice is a little too hardcore for you, the apples in this recipe sweeten up the greens and make it more palatable.

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          Ingredients

          • Kale
          • Spinach
          • Collard Greens
          • Chard
          • Sprouts
          • ...even wild Dandelion greens!
          • 1 Apple

            Instructions

            1. I do not use the same ingredients every time I make a Leafy Green Power Juice. Instead, I throw in a combination of whatever lettuces I have in the fridge and an apple. The ingredients above are just suggestions for healthy dark greens to use for your green juice.
            2. If you prefer to drink a sweeter juice, use 2 apples to create a sweet, fruity base and then add greens until you have enough juice for a whole glass. Carrots can also be used to sweeten up greens...and add even more incredibly healthy nutrients!
            3. Watch the YouTube video below to see how Joe Cross from Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead makes his Mean Green Juice.

            Mean and Green with Joe Cross

            Joe Cross from Fat Sick & Nearly Dead shows how to make a Mean Green Juice!

            Help Me Choose a Juicer!

            Breville Masticating Juicer
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            Breville Masticating Juicer

            Would You Help Other Readers Decide Which Extractor to Buy?

            Now that you've found some healthy juicing recipes, please tell us about your favorite juicer!

            I used a "hand-me-down" extractor that was on it's last leg for about 6 months while I saved up to buy a new one...and I wanted to get the best value for my money. At first, I didn't want to spend more than $200, but I wanted it to be the highest quality I could get in my price range.

            A lot of juicers were recommended to me when I was searching, but I actually ended up splurging on the Breville BJS600XL Fountain Crush Masticating Slow Juicer because I wanted the slow, masticating action that squeezes the most juice out of your produce...fruits and veggies are getting expensive, after all!

            No matter what your price range is, you can find one that will work for you. Check out a couple of options below.

            And if you are experienced, please let us know which one is your favorite!

            If you came here looking for a recommendation, please be sure to read the reviews below. Readers have left some very helpful comments! And if you have experience with a juice extractor, please consider leaving your own review here!

            Reader Reviews - Which One is Your Favorite and Why? 472 comments

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            ItayaLightbourne 2 years ago from Topeka, KS Level 2 Commenter

            Fantastic Article!! Very informative and I loved that documentary! I don't currently juice (I drink all my veges raw and in smoothies now!) but when I was, I used the Juiceman Juicer. Forget which model but it is still going strong 20 yrs later. Might check out that brand. :)


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            DIY Mary 2 years ago

            Nice lens! These juicer recipes looks great, especially the Citrus Surprise with Ginger one.


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            TripleTK LM 2 years ago

            I own the Breville and I love it. It is powerful and make juicing so quick and easy. The only downside is it is a bit time consuming to clean, but well worth it for the health benefits and the taste.


            aishu19 2 years ago

            I hear Jack lalane is good..but am afraid of the price... But these are some simple recipes you got there.


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            annieangel1 2 years ago from Yorkshire, England Level 1 Commenter

            well done loads of great info here.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Lots of great information and loved the videos as soon as I started listening to the video I thought to myself this guy is Australian he talks like me. I can tell you one thing he would be really proud of what you have done with this articule, what else can I say it is really well done


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            Elyn MacInnis 2 years ago from Shanghai, China Level 2 Commenter

            I wish I had a juicer. We could do fruit that grows in trees, but since they use human fertilizer here we don't eat any vegetables raw, everything has to be cooked. One of the drawbacks of not being in the US... still, this is a great idea.


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            BuckHawkcenter 2 years ago Level 1 Commenter

            I recently got the smaller Breville juicer and put it to the test. 2 of us juice twice a day and that Breville has remained a champ! My niece has a Jack LaLanne and hates it! So my recommendation is Breville.


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            SoniaCarew 2 years ago

            Beautiful Lens! Now I want a juider,....


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            MartieG 2 years ago from Jersey Shore Level 3 Commenter

            Never knew I wanted a juicer until I read this! Now I must have one-really interesting lens! :>)


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            Peta Panos 2 years ago from Norway

            Excellent - I am going to start juicing again!


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            Richardryder 2 years ago

            These are great ideas thank you - i love to get your visits thank you


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            whiteskyline lm 2 years ago

            I have been using the Juiceman JR. simply because a friend recommended it and it was $100 at Sears. Over 10 years later it still chugs along. Love fresh juice!


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            annad lm 2 years ago

            The recipes look yummy. I am definitely on the market for a really good juicer. I just need to save money for a really good one. Thanks for sharing!


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            DLeighAlexander 2 years ago

            Juicers are great appliances. I have always enjoyed using mine. The combinations of juice you can create are endless but I usually prefer just plain carrot juice.


            poutine 2 years ago

            I had a juicer years ago but hardly used it, so I gave it away.


            icedropice 2 years ago

            I like orange juice very light and freshener, good source of vitamin c that is good for skin. Testy if added little salt.


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            teristazko 2 years ago

            Thanks for your informative juicer lens. I have always wanted one. I will come back to your lens when I am ready to make the plunge. Thanks for sharing.


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            compugraphd 2 years ago

            B"H

            I just glanced through -- looks good -- I'll have to read it more closely when I have more time.


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            RCGraphicsDesign 2 years ago

            I have been juicing for years. My favorite is carrot, pepper, apple, pinapple, and lettuce. A great dring. Thanks for a great lens.


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            genuineaid lm 2 years ago

            We love Champion juicer, because it feels and sound very strong and dependable...

            The motor is big and powerful but at the same time with a low speed not to burn the nutrients, totally recommend it :)


            Dusan8 2 years ago

            The recipes look yummy. Beautiful Lens!


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            sousababy 2 years ago Level 4 Commenter

            I like the Breville JE98XL Juice Fountain Plus 850-Watt Juicing Machine since it's tried and true by Joe Cross. Fabulous recipes here too, thank you for sharing.


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            Diana Wenzel 2 years ago from Colorado Level 6 Commenter

            I don't have a juicer yet, but you have convinced me to give myself the gift of one. I will probably get the first Breville juicer listed earlier in this review.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I really need to get a juicer again, I love to juice.

            It is better fresh, then bought from a store. :)


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            wheresthekarma 2 years ago

            THank you for the tips and recipes. I have been juicing for a month now, hoping it will help!


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            Thrinsdream 2 years ago

            Beautiful lens, great recipes and I loved the orange picture. So points all round with this one! With thanks and appreciation. Cathi x


            thomanna 2 years ago

            Nice lense fellow juicer! Joe Cross' "Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead" is what got me into juicing as well. Happy juicing!


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            LaraineRoses 2 years ago from Lake Country, B.C. Level 1 Commenter

            During the winter we buy Planet Earth Green juice but in the summer with the garden we use our Braun Juicer. We have used it stead every summer for 40 years. It is a very good make.

            An angel is blessing your lens.


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            wilfredpadilla 2 years ago

            We never had a juicer, I think I should have one!


            Funny_Beekeeper 2 years ago

            Thanks to your wonderful lens, I've learned so many new things. I like your recipes and I like your lens ;)


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            Lauriej1 2 years ago

            Great lens! :)


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            favored 2 years ago from USA Level 7 Commenter

            My mom swore by juicing. I know I need to get back to it, so I'm adding this to my favorites to make sure I do. Thanks. Fay


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            Bananko 2 years ago

            Juicers become popular these days, I'm thinking to buy some of those. Nice Lens you have here.


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            goo2eyes lm 2 years ago

            Jack Lalane juicer is my favorite.


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            nigel7725 2 years ago

            Thanks for all the juicer recipes. Not only can they be delicious, they can be very healthy too.


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            CruiseReady 2 years ago from East Central Florida

            I would love to have a juicer, and some of these recipes sound wonderful, especially the Very Berry Elixir. Yum!


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            GoAceNate LM 2 years ago

            I love my juicer. I do have to admit I don't use it as much as I used to. It was getting to the point where I had to go grocery shopping every day.


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            top101 2 years ago

            Yummy and healthy sounds good to me.

            :)


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            Two Crafty Paws 2 years ago

            Don't have one yet, am on the lookout. I only have a citrus squeezer, it does a good job but can't be compared to the juicer.


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            vincente lm 2 years ago

            Awesome recipes! We are right now in Sri Lanka and these juices here to dream about. A healthy juice from juicer a day, keeps the doctor away! ;)


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            Bill Armstrong 2 years ago from Valencia, California

            Got the Hamilton Beach Juicer, makes some great juice, love the recipes


            Lindrus 2 years ago

            I had to bookmark your lens because I'd really like to try some of these juices! Have a juicer in the cupboard that we've forgotten about...


            KRaj_DST 2 years ago

            great lens... i would definitely try the recipes... what better way than have freshly squeezed juice


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I just ordered a Breville, and can't wait for it to get here. I want to try that citrus juice with ginger you have, and I have tons of others to try too. Have only seen the trailer of the movie but Joe has a great website with lot's of recipes. *Blessed


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            Cari Kay 11 2 years ago Level 3 Commenter

            Weight loss alone would prompt me to get a juices. Great page!


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            Mickie Gee 2 years ago from Southeastern USA Level 3 Commenter

            Maybe I can use some of my Squidoo earnings to buy a juicer. Your recipes have definitely whetted my appetite for juices.


            fish-oil-expert 2 years ago

            I actually don't use a juicer. I use a Blendtec Total Blender. 3.5 horsepower FTW! Love all the fiber it provides that a juice doesn't and i can always strain it out with my gold coffee filter.


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            OrganicMom247 2 years ago

            great lens.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            After watching jim corss' documentary I was so inspired, this is exactly what i've been looking for. I am a freshman at Ferris State University in Michigan and since i've been here i have gained 20 pounds. Its almost summer and i'll be working at cedar point so I really need to get in shape and keep good health. Online today i priced a pretty nice GE juicer for only $50. Tonight my friends and I are going to watch it together and try the 10 day trial. if all goes well i will refer it to my boss and others around my caampus. Thank you soooooo much Jim.


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            April Wier 2 years ago

            I don't use my blender, I abuse it, ha ha


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            Sonia DB 2 years ago

            Juices are so quick and easy to prepare with lots of health benefits, great lens.


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            norma-holt 2 years ago Level 4 Commenter

            Great informative lens. You have convinced me to get a juicer. Featured on Blessed by Skiesgreen 2012 and also on Health Matter. Hugs


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            jholland 2 years ago

            We use a Breville compact fountain. Works great!


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            raswook 2 years ago from Kalamazoo, MI

            We like juicing but we usually make green smoothies in the food processor instead.


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            vegetablegardenh 2 years ago

            We bought an Omega juicer a year ago and have been making fresh veggie juices with it daily. We really like it, it's low-speed and doesn't build up heat.


            shishuworld 2 years ago

            Thanks for dropping by my lens. Love your work here.


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            CherylsArt 2 years ago from West Virginia Level 6 Commenter

            I have been drinking more smoothies, and have started adding fresh juices.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I love it I feel so good inside n out I was a big coffee drinker n now it's been 10 days without It :)

            I am trying to have a baby. Reading about juicing says it good your health n. body


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I have a juicer I haven't used in a while. Time to make the juice.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            You are right on the 'fruits' excellent lens


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            Nanciajohnson 2 years ago from Mesa, Arizona

            I own the Jack LaLanne Juice and love it. We juice apples, carrots, celery, cucumber, ginger and melon.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Any ideas on how to make the Mean Green more palatable? We made it tonight as per recipe from Joe, but it honestly made me nauseated. :( Can anyone help me out? I can't honestly see myself drinking this everyday.


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            xriotdotbiz lm 2 years ago

            I have only used the Jack Lalanne and have been very happy with it.


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            CCTVwebmaster 2 years ago

            We currently use our food processor as a juicer but really want to get a "proper" juicer. I simply love freshly made juice!


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            RawBill1 2 years ago from Gold Coast, Australia

            Most of the above juicers heat the juice to much in my opinion. I prefer the Green Star twin gear juicers which give a great juice with extremely dry pulp while keeping maximum nutrition in the juice.


            masunyoananda 2 years ago

            This lens is amazing. Thanks a lot for sharing.


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            dann7trdro lm 2 years ago

            you sure knows your way around with juicers


            vBizeso 2 years ago

            Nice lens


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I like the berries juicer as it is very nutritious and full of antioxidant. Very beneficial to health and anti-aging too.


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            studyaids 2 years ago

            Excellent lens, I will be using some of these recipes... Thanks


            Deyan 2 years ago

            Great, I made one this morning. I will try another one tomorrow.


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            OliviaDaughter LM 2 years ago

            Will try receipes !


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            MerlinFan 2 years ago

            If you have kids and want them to eat healthier buy a juicer! Trust me, my kids love trying new drinks to see how they come out. It really makes eating healthier so much easier and the drinks are by far so much tastier than anything you buy pre-made. Thanks for all the great recipes!


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Great lens - blessed now I am off for a juice


            katieross 2 years ago

            My roommate just got a juicer so we're about to start experimenting with recipes! I'll keep checking in to try some of your suggestions!


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            flinnie lm 2 years ago from Alabama USA Level 4 Commenter

            Hi at this time I do not have a Juicer, All these seen like nice juicer.Now all I make is smoothies love them. I like your recipes.


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            intermarks 2 years ago

            I do not have a favorite juicer, but I will use one as long as it can produce juices without needed me to put in extra work. :)


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            Netbug LM 2 years ago

            Mmm, I really need to buy a juicer at some point. I love my green juice but it can be so expensive!


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            Tamara14 2 years ago from Zagreb, Croatia, Europe Level 2 Commenter

            We use Omega juicer (finally on daily basis) and it was one of the best shopping decisions we've ever made. I'm afraid I can't judge these juicers here but then again it's not so important. The most important part is to make a decision of juicing every single day for your own good. Great lens and recipes:)


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            JonTempleton 2 years ago

            This is a GREAT lens! I feel like you just saved me $10. That is the price of a juicing recipe book down at Barnes & Noble. Bookmarked, liked, and + Pocketed this lens!


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I have the Warning Pro 850 Watt juicer- I bought it maybe a year and 1/2 ago. I'm now just wiping off the dust it collected and getting into using it. So far I'm loving it. It's easy- clean up isn't bad- but I read what you said about the pulp still having a lot of juice in it. I am noticing that my pulp has some juice still in it- more with juicer foods- than the greens. But, I don't know if any other juicer can do a better job. I watched Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead twice, and I don't remember him pulling out the pulp and showing it was dry...he also juiced mostly greens verses fruits like pineapple or grapefruit (great together I might add) Let us know which one you decide on and how it works.


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            christine616 2 years ago

            Love your lens. I've been considering buying a juicer sometime. It was nice to see some compared, and you have some great recipes, too!


            oakstreet 2 years ago

            Such a healthy len to make healthy juice. I think I am going to try to make one for myself. Great len and a "like" from me.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            We are using the Jack Lallane power juice. Love it. Wish it had a splash guard by the spout. But works great and takes least than 6 minutes to clean


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I had a Jack Lalane juicer. it was not very powerful, clogged up constantly and the pulp was very wet indicating much of the juice and nutrients were not being extracted. I would not recommend anyone to buy one. Put that money toward a Brevelle or an Omega 8004 which has a 15 yr warranty.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Thanks for the recipes.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I have the Hamilton beach and it is awesome for the price! It's best feature is the super easy cleanup and in a snap y ou are able to put it back together! I have.not had one reason not to like this juicer.


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            hartworks lm 2 years ago

            I have the Hamilton Beach Big Mouth and I love it for carrot-apple-celery-cucumber type things, almost always with 1/4 of an organic lemon. It isn't quite as great on things like kale, but I just do them on different days in my vitamix blender. Or I wrap them up tight and do a few in my BigMouth juicer.

            You have some great ideas here! Yum!


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            BestRatedStuff 2 years ago

            Been considering getting one, was leaning towards a vitamix for the green leafies as well, but maybe getting a Hamilton would be a good idea.


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            Spiderlily321 2 years ago

            I don't own a juicer but I really need to get one. I want the Hamilton big mouth one.


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            KittySmith 2 years ago

            I own a Vitami and a juicer, I can't remember the name on it though. I use the VItamix most.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I recently just purchased a Jack Lalanne juicer for $99.99. I love it!! The only thing I wish it came with that it didn't (but some models do) is a brush for cleaning it. I've found that juicing isn't just a commitment when it comes to your health but also when it comes to cleaning that sucker!! Everything is easy to clean except for the strainer..I found that using an orange stick from a manicure set ( new of course) is helpful. Also, if I can't clean it right away I just let it soak in the sink so that it doesn't get crusty. I've been told that Kale will dull my juicer so I haven't used it, is this true? Also, any thoughts on getting wheat grass and spinach through?? I'm new to the juicing thing and I was a little disappointed when I finally got wheat grass, cut it, threw in the juicer and watched it get spit out the pulp trap like a lawnmower;)


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            RadaFrancis LM 2 years ago

            Great lens! :) Juicing sure can keep us healthy. When I work with people on their nutritional plan, I always tell them to stay away from artificial juices out there and keep to the natural stuff. :)


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            markadamdouglass 2 years ago

            This is fantastic. I was recently given one, and now I have some ideas to do with it. Thanks for the inspiration


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Hi. I recently bought the Breville Ikon, and love it. It had really great reviews on Bed, Bath and Beyond's website (4.8 out of 5) and it really performs well. I'm new to juicing, and this machine makes it super easy and fun.


            TheMotionCrafters 2 years ago

            perfect lens, thanks for sharing these juice recipe's.


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            CameronPoe 2 years ago

            I do have a juicer. Dunno the brand and it was given to me as a gift. I've used it twice. For some reason, I prefer to eat my oranges and strawberries rather than drink. But I'll give the juicer a few more tries with the recipes you gave in this lens.


            psoriasistreatment7 2 years ago

            I use vitamix which is a powerful blender. It is a healthy juicer as it blends the whole fruit and vegetable and you get to eat all the fibre and goodness in them


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Breville Compact. $99 OR LESS on Amazon!!!! Small, easy to clean, efficient and it WORKS.


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            biminibahamas 2 years ago

            Great lens ... we juice at least once a day!


            jo-craig 2 years ago

            Great lens! inspired by juicing now!


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            lilblackdress lm 2 years ago

            Lot of love in this lens!


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            SailingPassion LM 2 years ago

            Have a juicer and just got a mega blender - loving the healthy drinks :-)


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Some great juicing recipes will be giving some of these a try. Great lens.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Hey, mamabush! I watched "Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead" about a week ago and started my juice fast yesterday. Thanks for these recipes. I'm going to try the Heart Healthy Vegetable Juice today.


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            Maurice123 2 years ago

            I like to drink the Fresh Tropical Fruit Juice this help to boost my imune system. To get the most of the juice I use the Breville Ikon juicer it is a bit expensive but gets the job done


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @Maurice123: I think it's definitely worth it to spend a little more on the juicer in order to get the most juice out of the produce. Thanks for the recommendation! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: How did you like the Heart Healthy Vegetable Juice? I wish you luck on your juice fast. I haven't tried an extened one yet, but I've done 1- or 2- day fasts and they make me feel amazing! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Thanks for stopping by!


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @SailingPassion LM: It's amazing how healthy drinks infuse your body with nutrients...I think it's the easiest way to feed my body all of the essentials it needs! :) Thanks for stopping by!


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @lilblackdress lm: Thanks! I'm glad you enjoyed it! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @jo-craig: I hope this page does inspire people to juice...it's an awesome way to be healthy! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @biminibahamas: Good for you! Out of curiosity, what juicer do you use?


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Great to know! Thanks so much for the recommendation...this is a great option for those on a budget. :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @psoriasistreatment7: I've heard that a lot of hard-core believers in juicing use the Vitamix exclusively...that tells me it's a great recommendation! Thanks! :)


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            mdfroze 2 years ago

            hey thanks for sharing the lens.....

            here am gonna prepare a juice for me.........:-)


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I have a Jack LaLanne Power Juicer - not the Pro stainless steel model, just the plain plastic one. Have only had it one week but so far seems to be perfectly fine. Has a powerful enough motor, strong share blade, and will juice about 4 cups juice at one time, more or less depending on how much pulp there is. Used it twice a day since we got it and it makes great juice and judging from the pulp left over really extracts the juice well.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            when juicing do I need to use all organic veggies an fruits? cause Im not sure if my grocery store has alot of organic produce.


            fryroost 2 years ago

            Awesome lens! Thanks for the Worthy Lens sharing with.....


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            bilafond lm 2 years ago

            I have no preferred Juicer. Any thing will work if it does the job. These days is water melon season and I am enjoying melon juice, it is so refreshing and fresh.


            GoldenRingk 2 years ago

            Really an awesome lens! Can't stop reading.


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            ItayaLightbourne 2 years ago from Topeka, KS Level 2 Commenter

            Stopping back by to sprinkle Angel Dust on this awesome article since I have my wings now! Blessed. :)


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I have a Jack LaLanne power juicer, got it brand new at a yard sale for $2. I love it. It is super powerful and rarely struggles with anything. Juice on!


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            rahimhankin 2 years ago

            The breville ikon looks good but its a bit expensive.


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            gottaloveit2 2 years ago Level 4 Commenter

            I had a juicer but it broke and I never got around to getting a new one. You might have inspired me.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Just got the Breville Ikon, and have to say, we absolutely love this machine. Even our old Champion Household workhorse doesn't hold a candle to the juice extraction capabilities and clean, easy use of the Breville. Worth every penny! It takes a little while to figure out the multi-speed factor (ie what speeds to use for optimal extraction depending on the fruit/veg) but it's a fabulous feature to have since you can get the most possible out of *everything* you juice.


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            PaulWinter 2 years ago

            I have a juicer but haven't used it for ages. Time to get it back in use.


            milky-way-35977 2 years ago

            nice juice recipes


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            iPSiArt 2 years ago

            Thanks you for these great recipes! I love fruit juices :))


            zoom1111 2 years ago

            I love the sound of the citrus surprise. Think I might have to give it ago.

            Thanks


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            YogaAngel 2 years ago

            I love juicing and I love my Breville!


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            PristeamDetail LM 2 years ago

            Im a Juicing adict. I do a 2 day juice fast every monday-tuesday to start the week!


            cainersbliss99 2 years ago

            Nice recipes, one of my favorites is Mellon, strawberry and ginger, perfect for a summer day, or spinach apple and a dash of lemon, a great pick-me up.


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            Keith J Winter 2 years ago from Spain

            The recipes look delicious. Must give them a try.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I just got the Hamilton Juicer and i love it thanks for the amazing info and motivation ...


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I like juicing this is the 2nd time I've done the 10 day challenge and I would like to see more veggie recipes.


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            dalerogers lm 2 years ago

            I've owned two Jack Lalanne juicers and they are awesome! Powerful, easy to clean, quiet (for a juicer), and long lasting.


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            Breakdown3133 2 years ago

            I have recently thought about juicing to supplement my health and I will certainly be trying out some of these recipes!


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I am on day 2 of my 18 day cleanse, so far so good.. :)


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            TK2012 LM 2 years ago

            My mom has been trying to get me to do a juice diet and it didn't sound too great to me. But these recipes actually look pretty good. Great lens!


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Hey Joe,

            I just watched your movie on YouTube. Fantastic! I have immune problems too, Colitis and Psorasis. I am 63 and over the past ten years I had gained 50 pounds. Finally the doctors had to remover my large colon due to colitis but I think the actual diagnosis should have been gluttony, a sedintary lifestyle and improper diet. I wish I had seen your movie years ago. I have lost 40 pounds just by controling calories and amounts but I am still eating in an imbalanced way. I still have ten to go. I am off to buy a Juicer this AM. Although I am losing weight, it is the other benefits I want from the juice. I wanted to thank you for producing the movie and for your inspiration. Bill


            Caroljgd 2 years ago

            Great lens! Thanks for the recipes.


            Sandylin 2 years ago

            Juice is my favorite.Good lens.thank you for sharing.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Great lens. I'm a personal trainer and sports nutritionist, and juicing is a great way to get fresh vitamins and minerals from raw food. The only drawback might be missing out on all the fiber in fruit and vegetable pulp. Keep up the good work, love the recipes.


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            RoadMonkey 2 years ago Level 4 Commenter

            Very interesting lens. Voted up. Never tried juicing but you (and Joe) make a good casr for it.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            jack lalaine juicer leaves alot to be desired.the exit port is to low which means small cup only under port,so you can juice only meal at a time. theres no splash guard so juice splatters all over. And clean up is a pain,theres gotta be a better method out there.it discourages me from juiceing,wish i could get mhy money back and buy abetter juicer.And i paid top dollar.


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            Sunflower2423 2 years ago

            Very nice and informational lens. I heard about the fat sick and nearly dead video and watched some of it. It was really interesting to learn all the benefits of juicing. I would love to try these juicing recipes because they look yummy. I need to buy me a juicer first though.


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            MayaIxchel 2 years ago

            Great juice ideas! We have loads of fresh fruit and vegetables here in 'the land of eternal spring'! I will try some of these combinations. Thanks for the info. I love juicing!


            anonymous 2 years ago

            HUROM slow juicer is far by the best juicer!


            anonymous 2 years ago

            hello everyone.. i just purchased the Hamilton Beach Big mouth pro and for only 69.99 plus tax, i can say it stands up with the omegas and the Brevilles.

            i have owned an Omega before, which i gave to my mother and she loved it. But due to money being tight i opted for the Hamilton Beach which i purchased at Kmart of all places. So far it stands up to all the big boys... lots of juice.. the only draw back is it is a bit noisy. But i dont mind since it was $220 less than than my original omega.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            The Jack Lalaine juicer stalls at times, I would not recommend it.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            @anonymous: I bought the Hamilton Beach Big Mouth Pro on Walmart's website using site to store- or directly to your house. It's rollback price was $59.99. I have used it 5 times today and love it !!! I didn't think it was too loud, but I have nothing to compare it to. Cleaned up pretty good and I would recommend using a Walmart bag to line the waste can. ( You have to use a Walmart bag since you bought it at Walmart.) : D The waste wasn't too dry, but it wasn't juicy either. I think it will be WONDERFUL for me !!!!!!!!!!!


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I have tried juices from many a juicers but the Hamilton Beach Big Mouth Pro gives you the moth bang for your buck. This is a fab product that is easy to clean and produces the same quality juice as juicers in the $200-500 price range!


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I bought the Breville IKON and I love it. It has the driest pulp I have ever seen come out of a juicer. I bought mine from Bed Bath and Beyond with a 20% discount and they shipped it to me for free.


            donmanual 2 years ago

            Thanks! Your recipes are very unusual! Must try!


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            Alana-r 2 years ago

            The Citrus Surprise with Ginger recipe looks very tasty, i'll have to give that one a try, thanks for a great lens!


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I have both the Ninja Pro system and a vita mixer are these alright to get the juicing right aI would now have all the pulp too.


            yen1818 2 years ago

            I love the fresh tropical fruit juice. Must try it soon. Thanks for sharing.


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            lezsaysit lm 2 years ago

            I need to get a juicer now! Thanks.


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            Hailemichael 2 years ago

            I have to get this juicer,cant wait!


            DMVAgent 2 years ago

            So healthy! Tropical fruits are the best. Everybody should try it, it's very good. :)


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            Breakdown3133 2 years ago

            The recipies look delicious! I am not a big juice fan but even I am drooling over these :P


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            Rosaquid 2 years ago

            I feel healthier just reading this! Now that we're older, I think juicing may be a helpful nutrition strategy for us. Thanks!


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Centrifugal force juicers (like the Jack Lalanne above) is one of the WORST juicers you can purchase. The movement creates friction, therefore heat, which kills much of the enzymes in the fruits and vegetables, therefore the juice you end up drinking has less than optimal nutrition. The BEST kind to get are the single gear types, that do not create heat and press the veggies more than grinds them. A good example is the Omega 8500. It's recommended by a wide range of doctors, including the late Dr. Gerson that developed a cancer cure that used juicing as its primary treatment!


            naomiyoung 2 years ago

            The recipes look great. can't wait to try them!


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            MrMojo01 2 years ago

            Some great looking recipes here! I haven't juiced in months and loaned my juicer to a buddy. When I get it back I plan on trying some of your recipes. Thanks!


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            OrlandoTipster 2 years ago

            OJ and ginger?

            Going to give it a go.

            Thanks


            anonymous 2 years ago

            2 days ago bought a Breville Ikon Juicer. I have never juiced before, but it's easy to use and clean.

            It's fun to play around with different ingredients. Thanks for your recipes and info. Really helpful! This may be a dumb ?, can the pulp leftover be used in some way too?


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: There is a section on this page that has some videos for ideas for using the leftover pulp...good luck with your new juicer! :)

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            anonymous 2 years ago

            hi - I'm new to juicing and have just discovered I don't have to separate pit and rind from watermelon. Can I assume same for all fruits, veggies such as cantelope, oranges, lemons etc? Will the juicer juice the pits?


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I watched Joe Cross' movie about a week ago. Oops, let me back up... About a year and a half ago, I topped the scales at 302 lbs. I'm a 48 year old male who should be around 180 - 190 lbs (a bit over 6' tall). The entire gambit of emotions came over me, depression, guilt, shame, etc., not to mention the obvious poor physical condition I was in. That day I decided I was going on a DIET (oh I hate that word, so much so I soon changed it to calling it a LIVE-IT).

            I started by just changing my eating habits, not eating late ate night, smaller portions and "healthier" food, I guess it was the trendy low-card diet, or my version of it at least. I started walking just 20 minutes a day. By the second week, I started to see small results so I really kicked it into high gear and by the end of 5 months I was down to 192. Great, right? Well, somewhat, the problem was that I thought that I could return to normal and almost immediately I started gaining the weight back! At first it was very gradual and I was not concerned, however though I have now reached back to 260 lbs and those "symptoms" of being overweight have returned, I'm lethargic, even small chores seem like huge tasks, and MY THINKING has certainly suffered. That is the part that intrigued me the most about the movie, the thinking clearly and the results Joe (and Phil) had seen thru juicing.

            Eager to get started right away, I HAD to purchase a juicer the following day but I too did not want to spend too much. So I researched some models and decided on the Jack Lalanne Pro (I bought it in black at Kohl's for $99.00). It's great, I'm really just started and not drinking solely juice (eat one "good" a day) as I'm afraid of "the first three or four day feeling" that Joe spoke about in the movie. I love the juicer and I'm always looking for new recipes. My only complaint about the juicer is that the spout is very low and only about an 8 to 10 ounce glass fits beneath it. I have a "work-around" but....

            Anyway, thank you for the recipes and other postings!!

            Steve


            anonymous 2 years ago

            @anonymous: The Jack Lalanne juicer comes with some good recipes for the pulp. They are in the Internet as well if you search for Lalanne's pulp recipes. Some that seem good and easy are smoothies, sorbet's and Popsicles.


            WawanSetyawan 2 years ago

            I love juice. thank for sharing a juice recipes


            anonymous 2 years ago

            These recipes sound delicious! I have just invested in a juicer now all I need is some good produce. Does anyone know of a produce distributor to get fresh produce at a good price?


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Joe Cross didn't juice for 90 days, it was 60. You may need to watch the movie again and then edit your post.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Yay- Juice! Fun lens. This is something that I have been interested in and will more than likely pursue in the future. First I have to buy that juicer! Juicing does feel like a good thing to do to improve health.


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            beaworkathomemom 2 years ago

            I have yet to ge a good juicer.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Thank you for your site. I have the Breville Juice fountain 900-variable-Speed Juice and love it. My question is why yours takes months to ship?


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: That shipping time is curated from the Amazon.com listing...I think it must be a misprint. I can't imagine anything taking that long to ship. Most juicers will ship within 48 hours, and certainly within the first few days. So happy to hear you love your Breville...my friend has the same model as you and loves it, too! Thanks for visiting! :)

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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @beaworkathomemom: It is so worth it to have a good juicer. Fresh juice is so delicious and satisfying...and fast to make! I'd love to hear from you again if you decide to start juicing! :)

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            izvestniinfo 2 years ago

            Amazing Juice :) Just love it !


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @izvestniinfo: Thanks! :)

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            rhonda-klein-549 2 years ago

            @Brandi Bush: I too placed an order on Amazon for a Breville and it was in stock but the email confirmation's ETA was December 2012 - Seriously. I changed the order and purchased the lower model, 900 hp and got it in a couple of days. Since then, I've been juicing like crazy and I love it. I even juiced an entire watermelon, seeds and rinds. I always use a base of green veggies, and add one kind of sweet fruit to make it tasty. I've been experimenting and have really enjoyed every juice I made. Now, I'm going to try using the pulp in recipes.


            Thamisgith 2 years ago

            Didn't know that ginger was good for migraines. Thanks for the tip.


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            Kruger-2-Kalahari 2 years ago from johannesburg South Africa

            Thanks for some great recipes! Until now I have been juicing carrot, pineapple and orange but there's so much more variety.


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @Kruger-2-Kalahari: So glad you got some great ideas from this page...enjoy your new juice concoctions! :)

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            anonymous 2 years ago

            For the last six years I have had a Breville Juice Fountain Elite. I love it. I use the leftover pulp in recipes (soups, sweet breads, sauces). I purchased it to use personally and in the catering business I owned and ran at the time. Prior to that I used a Hamilton for a number of years until finally I upgraded. Before owning a juicer I frequented local health food stores/juice bars for fresh juices for about 8 or 9 years. Right now I own a Waring blender but I would also like to add a Vitamix one day for it's all in one capabilities! Thank for sharing your juicing recipes!


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            PastorCher 2 years ago from United States

            I really don't have a favorite juicer, but do have one of my mother's. Haven't used it like I should though.


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @rhonda-klein-549: Wow, so not a misprint, huh? I can't imagine why it would take that long to ship! Thanks for letting me know...I'll pay close attention to that on future links. I'm so happy to hear that you love your Breville...awesome that you can juice the watermelon...rind and all! I don't like melons, so I've never tried it, but that is great to know! Thanks for stopping by...please let me know if try out any great pulp recipes!


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @PastorCher: I'd love to know if you decide to break it out and give it another try! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: I had an old Vitamix, but it was missing it's lid, so I didn't use it much. Would love to have a new one someday...they are awesome! Great to hear of someone successfully using the pulp in recipes...I think some people are hesitant, but I've tried a few recipes that turned out really great. No sense wasting all of that great fiber! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @Thamisgith: I don't get migraines often, but when I do, I increase the ginger in the above Citrus Surprise juice recipe and it seems to help, especially with the nausea that seems to accompany the migraines. I hope it works for you! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Yep, buying the juicer is the hardest part...from there, it's just plain fun to experiment and come up with great juicing recipes! I hope you find the right juicer soon so you can get started! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Thanks...I fixed the typo. Appreciate you pointing it out! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: I buy all of mine at a local farm stand...in the winter, I settle for the grocery store. :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @WawanSetyawan: Your welcome! I hope you get the chance to try them out! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Wow! What an amazing testimony! We all backslide, but now that you know you're potential, I hope it will be an easy journey back to where you were. I would love if you would post about your progress here! Thanks for the tip about the Jack Lalanne...a lot of people love that machine! And I suppose you could fix the low spout issue by placing the juicer up on a platform of sorts, maybe even a couple of cookbooks. Thanks for reading and commenting!


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: I think that a watermelon rind would be one of the hardest things to put through a juicer, so I think that if your machine can handle that, it could probably handle anything! What kind of machine do you have?


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Thanks, Steve...I'll add some links to that section above for more recipes using pulp! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @OrlandoTipster: Did you try it? Would love to know if you liked it! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @MrMojo01: Get it back! :) Let me know if you try any of my juicer recipes, would love to know if you liked them!


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @naomiyoung: Please let me know what you think! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: I've read some of Dr. Gerson's work...it's fascinating! Thanks for your juicer recommendation! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @Rosaquid: The older I get, the less my tummy can handle heavy or processed foods. I'm gradually making juice a higher percentage of my diet and switching to as many whole foods as I can. With 5 little kids, it's not easy to stay away from processed and fast foods, but we are giving it a good shot! :) Thanks for visiting!


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @Breakdown3133: Thank you! I'm glad you found the juice recipes appetizing! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @DMVAgent: I agree! Thanks for visiting! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @Hailemichael: The best purchase I ever made for my kitchen! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @lezsaysit lm: Hope you find the perfect juicer to meet your needs! Thanks for stopping by! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @yen1818: Tropical fruits are my favorite to juice! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: If there's too much pulp, you could always strain it...then check out the recipes on this page that you can use the pulp in! :) Thanks for visiting!


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @Alana-r: That might be my favorite of the 5 juicer recipes above! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @donmanual: Hope you get a chance to try them all! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Thanks for the great recommendation! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Great to know for those looking for a juicer on a budget! Thanks for your recommendation! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Great to know...thanks for commenting! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Glad the Hamilton Beach Big Mouth Pro is working for both of you! It's great to know that the cheaper price is available for those that can't spend a lot. I also used a Hamilton Beach juicer for a few weeks (borrowed it from a friend) and it was definitely loud. I have 5 kids, so I couldn't juice when they were napping. The pulp was wetter than I like, but not terrible. Definitely a great budget option! Thanks for visiting! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Great recommendation...Thanks! :)


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            Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @MayaIxchel: You're so lucky to have such a wonderful selection of fruits and vegetables where you live! :)


            rhonda-klein-549 2 years ago

            I have the breville 900watt 5 speed to juice the watermelon rind. It is my first juicer so I can't compare it to anything but I am pleased with its quiet performance and 5 speeds which I rarely go up that high. I accidentally put a bic lighter in the juicer and it pulverized it to smithereens. Juicer still works after lengthy clean up though. Today I juiced beet carrot ginger and Fiuji apple which was delicious. I put the juice glass in the freezer while I clean up after juicing for 5 min and I can't believe how delicious it is. I love the froth too especially when ice crystals are just st


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            EbooksFreeWeekl1 2 years ago

            Very nice lens. Thanks for the recommendation.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I love the Omega series juicers. 10 year warranty and they extract the most nutrients out of green veggies and hard vegetables like carrots and beets.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            I have a Jack Lalanne Juicer. I like it and we are using it frequently, but it does not handle small items very well. For instance, if I put parsley or cilantro in, much of it shoots it out into the pulp container untouched. Cranberries and cherries also seem to go through without extracting all the juice. I am sticking with it for now, but if I have a chance to purchase another at a good price in the future, I probably will.


            anonymous 2 years ago

            Firstly, thank you for the recipes. I like to blend carrot tomato and beetroot. I was told by my doctor a few years ago that beetroot is good for a healthy liver.

            We have a Phillips easy clean juicer, and it is really good. Our old juicer was so hard to clean that we stopped using it. The Phillips machine is so simple that we use it several times a day, it takes only a few minutes to clean and reassemble.


            JadaFuego 24 months ago

            I love juicing....i get my veggies "to go"


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            LocalImpact 24 months ago

            I have a Breville juicer and love it. My favorite is simple - carrot and apples.


            Funkysi 23 months ago

            I like fresh orange juice with lemon, but i will try some of your recipes.


            anonymous 23 months ago

            @anonymous: I also have this juicer and experienced the same issue. I tried to juice Kale but it just got chopped out and discarded with no juice and even got stuck. The machine works well for most really watery fruits and veggies. I have noticed that if I put an item with high water content in with things like kale or parsley or berries it runs through better.


            anonymous 23 months ago

            LOVE MY NUTRIBULLET!


            SolarEclipseWatcher 23 months ago

            Like the tropical blend best!


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            WendyArts 23 months ago

            I love my Vitamix. Just add the raw fruits and vegetables, a little water and any other additional ingredients, and you get the benefit of all the fiber and nutrients without any pulp to clear away. It's easy to clean up and takes no time at all to create a nutritious drink.


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            portlanddrywall1 23 months ago

            I really like my Omega juicer. Slow masticating juicers rule! I wish they did not take so much time to clean...

            Great lens, I did not know what juicer Joe Cross used. Know I do!


            anonymous 23 months ago

            Love the Jack Lalanne juicer. It is really really easy to clean. I can juice in under 20 minutes including clean up so the juicer is ready to go for the next juicing. It give me less excuse to not juice, since it is so quick and easy. I highly reccomend this juicer.


            Mel_Givens 23 months ago

            I love the omega juicer myself, but to each there own of course!


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            bestbloodpressu 23 months ago

            Many thanks for such an educational lens. I actually loved reading it and got some wonderful ideas. I've suffered with Congestive Heart Failure for lots of years and have to monitor my high blood pressure frequently. I have several Lenses on health issues that your other visitors may also find usefull also.


            anonymous 23 months ago

            Thank you for the great article, I have always wanted to but a juicer and blend my own. I have a question when vegetables such as broccoli etc do you use the raw?


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            Alessandro Zambon 23 months ago from Italy

            Thanks for all the attention and love you put into this lens.

            Each one of your tips, and especially the 5 juice recipes, are awesome!

            Nineteen thumbs up :-)


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            sasta10 lm 23 months ago

            Great lens, some great juicing ideas. Fresh is the best. I have Jack LaLanne power juicer, one of the best juicer I ever purchased.


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            makemoneyonline5 23 months ago

            Wonderful lens! I changed from my breville juicer recently to a cold press juicer and love it to bits! Juices are more intense with nutrients and you gain more from your fruit and veg also.


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            Gayle Dowell 22 months ago from Kansas Level 2 Commenter

            Great sounding juice recipes. This would be a great way to get all of the RDA of fruits and vegetables in my diet. I have a hard time getting enough.


            anonymous 22 months ago

            great lens :)


            SimonYUK 22 months ago

            Good information here. Juicing has it's place and is probably the best way to get a large amount of nutrients in the quickest and digestible friendly manner.

            For day to day life though I prefer smoothies. They retain all that healthy fiber we really need to increase in our diets.

            Thanks again for the solid information


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            Totus Mundus 22 months ago

            Nice informative lens, I've been thinking about starting juicing again. I got out of the habit.


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            happy-birthday 22 months ago from Here

            I have a Jack Lalanne juice extractor and I really love it!


            anonymous 22 months ago

            I got my Breville JE98XL today. (bought it refurbished for about half the price) It came a day early and looked brand new. It was very easy to clean and put back together. I am new to juicing, so wasn't sure what fruits/veges to put together so I kept the apple juice and celery juice separate, then made a vege mix using kale, spinach, zucinni, carrots, & bell pepper. It tasted nasty, so I added some lemon and ginger, which improved it a lot. I'll experiment and come up with some good stuff. The juicer itself seems awesome! It didn't take long to get everything juiced, and cleanup was a breeze. (I listened to the many reviews I had read where they said to do the cleanup right away) I did "baby" it because some reviews said to go easy, but Ireally didn't go too slow....just didn't push it hard. Overall, I am very happy with this machine and can't wait to see the benefits of changing my diet to daily juices. Prior to this, I ate mostly junk and processed foods....and WAY too much meat, with almost no fruit or veges.


            anonymous 22 months ago

            I recently bought a Jack Lalanne juicer from Wal-mart for $99. I had been wanting one for awhile and saw one of the brands I had narrowed it down to, so I stepped up. I love it. It does an awesome job, fairly easy to clean and is very quiet. The one complaint I have is I wish the spout was higher than it is. You can't put a tall cup/glass under it, but I just use the measuring cup that came with it.


            anonymous 22 months ago

            I have the Jack Lalane juicer. It's my first juicer and overall i love it, but it has a difficult time with the less "juicy" fruits and veggies--beets, carrots, leafy greens. It stalls up and I have to stop and wait a few minutes to finish


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            newmorningdews 22 months ago

            Who on earth won't like fruit juice? As soon as the winter falls and oranges start appearing in market I would bring them home for a glass of orangy. Off topic but I equally love tomato soup... not the juice...

            Thank you :)


            anonymous 22 months ago

            @anonymous: put the juicer on a thick cuttingboard or angle the spout over the sink.....


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            dumpstergourmet 22 months ago

            We have an Omega J8500 which I absolutely LOVE. Not only have we enjoyed some great juice but I've also made some sauces, salsas and even peanut butter - absolutely a fabulous machine!


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            sdtechteacher 22 months ago

            I sometimes use a vitamix blender for juice to get more pulp but you can't beat a juicer for packing in the vitamins!


            Margot_C 22 months ago

            I love juicing! Great lens!


            lucky_strike 22 months ago

            Interesting informations. Nice topic.


            anonymous 22 months ago

            nice lens interesting information :)


            Jeffreyteta12 21 months ago

            Really DELICIOUS lens. Tips to prepare juices for a healthy body. Thanks for sharing.


            anonymous 21 months ago

            I just bought a 1000 watt Bella juicer from Macy's and with the discounts for being a card member and a friends and family member it came out to be $69 and it is great!!!


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            SunshineLife LM 21 months ago

            Love the sound of the Heart Healthy Juice, will definitely try it out - thanks


            Natural_Skin_Care 21 months ago

            I'm so hoping Santa brings me a juicer.


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            Brandi Bush 21 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @Natural_Skin_Care: Oooh...I hope he brings you a juicer, too! Which one did you ask for? :)


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            Brandi Bush 21 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @SunshineLife LM: I'd love to know what you think! :)


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            Brandi Bush 21 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @dumpstergourmet: Thanks for the recommendation...sounds like an awesome machine! :)


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            Brandi Bush 21 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Great tip! Thanks! :)


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            Brandi Bush 21 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: I've wondered about the refurbished juicers...awesome to hear that it's like a brand new one! Thanks for the review! :)


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            Brandi Bush 21 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @happy-birthday: Great...thanks for the recommendation! :)


            seilove 21 months ago

            which is the best between Breville bje200xl and Omega 8006??


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            CherylsArt 21 months ago from West Virginia Level 6 Commenter

            I got a masticating juicer and prefer that one over the centrifugal one I had. It's easier to clean. Juicing and whole fresh foods are definitely a healthy choice.


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            BodyWrap 21 months ago

            Great lens! Juices are a great way to encourage your kids (and even adults) to take the good stuff!


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            Sydneyaus 21 months ago

            Great informative lens, yummy recipes!


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            chas65 21 months ago

            Just started using agave sweetener this year and it is great in juicing, if needed. Juicing is a healthy alternative that most people should consider.


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            tuliprose lm 21 months ago

            I'm always looking for new juice recipes, great lens!


            anonymous 21 months ago

            my best is fruktal


            tamjo5 21 months ago

            Can't wait to try your recipes!b Thank You!


            MichaelDubrovnik 21 months ago

            Does the leafy green juice taste good as it looks?


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            Brandi Bush 21 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @MichaelDubrovnik: It was definitely an acquired taste for me, but now I really enjoy it and it feels so healthy! :)


            shahed4u2 21 months ago

            It's also my favorite.


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            h4v0c6 21 months ago

            I don't have one yet, but I am really considering to start juicing. I am not big on veggies and that makes me a bit nervous about trying juicing though.


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            GregoryMoore 21 months ago from Louisville, KY

            I like the Breville, just because I think it is a more respected brand name.


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            SquidooMBA 21 months ago

            We aren't juicers, per se but have a Vitamix and use it every day to make delicious smoothies (1/3 spinach or kale, 1/3 fresh fruit, 1/3 ice) for breakfast. I know a number of people that are apprehensive about investing in a juicer (or Vitamix) because of the cost but the cost of being sick and feeling terrible all the time "costs" much, much more.


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            gamecheathub 21 months ago

            I have the Breville Juice Fountain Elite 1000 and absolutely love it. I've tried about a dozen different juices so far and my favorite is : 3 lbs Green Grapes + 2 Stalks Romaine Lettuce - sounds bad, but it's actually delicious.


            nathanpoole 21 months ago

            I love apple ,juice because i am too health conscious.


            anonymous 21 months ago

            @MichaelDubrovnik: My wife and I tried it for the first time today. I thought it was good. She thought it was ok, but prefers the sweeter taste. Next time for her I will add a little more apple


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            Brandi Bush 21 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: I had to start with a pretty good portion of apple juice with the greens, but then I gradually decreased the apple and now I don't need it at all. So glad you enjoyed it! :)


            anonymous 21 months ago

            I have the Jack Lalanne Ultimate juicer which I bought at Costco for $80. From what I read the only difference in the Ultimate from the Pro is the stainless steel filter. And it appears the Costco model is unique, because the same model is not listed on the site. My aunt, my cousin and I use it, but my aunt and mom also use the Vitamix. The Vitamix is easier to clean and it retains the fiber. The Jack Lalanne is a juice consistency whereas the Vitamix is a smoothie consistency. The Vitamix is also more expensive but my mom did the payment plan through QVC which helped. My aunt prefers different machines for different juices. I prefer the Jack Lalanne and it's very quiet! Placing bags in the canister help to make the cleanup time a snap!


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            Brandi Bush 21 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Thanks for your review! I recently saw someone else place a bag in the canister and I wondered why I hadn't thought of that before!? It's such a simple idea and it really does make clean up easier. Now...if I could just figure out how to make cleaning the filter easier, I'd be good as gold! :)


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            Brandi Bush 21 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @h4v0c6: I'm not a fan of veggies either. I had to start out by juicing my veggies with a lot of apple juice and then gradually decrease the apple. Now I look forward to my green juices. I was also pleasantly surprised at how sweet and yummy carrot juice is! I hope you are able to find some recipes you enjoy! :)


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            DLeighAlexander 21 months ago

            Great, tasty way to get your vitamins! Will have to try the recipe with ginger, sounds very good! ~angel blessed


            tvacbootcamp 21 months ago

            Ahh now were talking... these sound fantastic - Have recently bought a Juicer too - Bring on these bad boys! Will have to show some of these to my clients too!


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            Brandi Bush 21 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @tvacbootcamp: Wonderful! I hope you enjoy some of these recipes. Have fun with your new juicer...I love mine! :) Thanks so much for stopping by and Happy 2013!


            ghostJago 21 months ago

            I love juicing but the price of fruit and veg in the UK at the moment makes it a treat that you can only enjoy in moderation :(


            BestItems 21 months ago

            Hi, Thanks for all this great information on juicing and recipes. We have owned a Breville BJE510XL Juice Fountain Multi-Speed Juicer a few years now and have never had any problems with it. The juice tastes great from the fresh vegetables. Some of our favorite vegetables to juice include, kale, cucumber, carrots, spinach, apples, celery, beets, also a little bit of lemon or ginger. I look forward to trying the leafy green power juice recipe you have listed above and also some of the citrus or berry juice recipes. Thanks again and Happy Juicing.


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            Adventuretravels 20 months ago from London UK Level 7 Commenter

            I am determined to start juicing this year! It is my new year's resolution, so I am delighted to find this great lens. Thanks for all this information. I shall look into all you say and see what juicer will suit me. I'll let you know how I get on. Happy New year :0)


            anonymous 20 months ago

            I have a Champion Masticating juicer. I love it. A masticating juicer allows you to juice 10-15 lbs. of carrots with or without spinach and beets at a time and you can store the juice in the frig for 2-3 days without loss of enzymes. With a centrifigal juicer, you have to drink the juice right away as alot of the enzymes are lost due to the high rpm spinning.


            anonymous 20 months ago

            @anonymous: I too have the JLU and I like it a lot. But I must say that the clean up is a pain in the butt to have to take it apart and scrub it clean but after reading your post the idea of putting a bag in the pulp catcher will help with the cleaning time a little thanks


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            Frederiksocial LM 20 months ago

            I don't exactly consider myself a master in making juice, but I gotta step up my game after reading this lens. Thanks for it - I can't wait to get started :-D


            anonymous 20 months ago

            I started my juicing experience buying a used one at a second hand store to see if I liked it. Needless to say, I treated myself to the Jack Lalanne Powerjuicer Express for Christmas. I work in a grocery store and am always getting good recipes from customers. I can always tell who is juicing by what they are buying. Thanks for all the info I will definetly bookmark this site.


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            VspaBotanicals 20 months ago Level 3 Commenter

            And eleaborate and wonderful lens! I love juicing!


            anonymous 20 months ago

            After reading reviews and watching YouTube videos on the major competition to I chose the champion commercial juicer. Its very durable and I get a very good amount of juice. If you want to juice leafy greens you must intermittently run apples or carrots is the only tip I must mention. Watch the YouTube videos and decide for yourself also note the champion also makes fresh nut butters and homemade healthy ice cream a breeze.


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            ycullagh 20 months ago

            Loved this article. I am just starting out with juicing and it looks very easy when I am watching someone else; however, opening my new juicer was a bit more intimidating. I am very excited though and can't wait to try your recipes. They look delicious.


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            pshinde2109 lm 20 months ago

            Really nice recipes!!!


            anonymous 20 months ago

            We just love our Jack La Lanne juicer! We had read both good and bad reviews on it, however, our experience has only been positive. It runs like a top, and is easy to clean. We highly recommend this one, and is fairly priced.


            sjenkins7 20 months ago

            Carrot, Kale and Fuji Apples - Great Lense!


            miller83 20 months ago

            Love the lens. I'm drinking orange, blueberry and apple. Tast great.


            Toy-Tester 20 months ago

            Great lens and love the vids. *****Caution - Agave Syrup behaves in the same manner in the body, as High Fructose Corn Syrup ****** substitute the agave in the juice recipe above.


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            Katyusha 20 months ago

            One man said:" If you don`t have a juicer, sell the car. That is how important this is. It is your health that counts" I agree. I love your lens and I must try some of your recipes.


            anonymous 20 months ago

            Thanks for the recipes! i was looking for some new ones.

            We own a Jack LaLanne and I have to say that we are saving up for a new one ourselves. We started off with a cheapo juicer that wasn't that great. Then someone gave us a Jack LaLanne Power Juicer. I have been very thankful for it and we use it every day right now, but there is a noticeable difference between our pulp and the pulp he shows in the video above. We can literally wring more liquid out of it just by squeezing it in the palm of our hands and my husband is super careful about not pushing anything through very fast when he juices. We could never push our fruits and veggies through as fast as he does in the video or we would lose a lot of our juice. The larger mouth opening is great and it is pretty easy to clean, but if I had the choice between a Breville and a Jack LaLanne, I would choose the Breville personally.


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            cassyspratt 20 months ago

            Thanks for the great recipes!


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            aesta1 20 months ago Level 2 Commenter

            I always add a bit of ginger and it works really well.


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            Jogalog 20 months ago

            I like to use spinach in juice. It goes really well with fruit.


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            abouthealthtips 20 months ago

            Hi

            I've been juicing for a couple of months. Its terrific to say the least.

            One of the recipes I like to do is the following..

            spinach

            kale

            arugula

            1/2 avocado

            filtered water

            add in some protein powder - vanilla

            organic hemp seed

            That's my morning start for most days


            indianz32 20 months ago

            I can't wait to try out these recipes! Just received our juicer today!


            anonymous 20 months ago

            Sweetheart, I just noticed this lens is #1 over-all on Squidoo.

            Congratulations! :)


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            Brandi Bush 20 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Thanks, Tipi! :)


            anonymous 20 months ago

            @ghostJago: I believe this is very true for many


            talkingmonkey 20 months ago

            great thanks!


            anonymous 20 months ago

            I have been juicing for 2 weeks and I feel great. I purchased a Hamilton Beach Big Mouth and it is easy to clean...I love it. The recipes are great and easy.


            iortizvictory 20 months ago

            I absolutely love juice. We buy organic carrots at Costco and juice them. Juiced carrots give me instant energy. Great lens!!


            anonymous 20 months ago

            I love the juice but it seems to my husband and I that a lot of juice is going in to the waste container > What are we doing wrong?


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            pyngthyngs 20 months ago

            This is an extremely well done lens that aspiring Squids can learn quite a bit from.


            nifwlseirff 20 months ago

            I used to have a (much) older Breville, but it was a pain to clean. Look at the cleaning instructions for any juicer that you are considering -- if they are too complicated or look too time consuming, skip -- it's one big thing that will frustrate you and stop you from using the machine!


            anonymous 20 months ago

            I have a twin gear juicer, makes great juice, but cleaning is a chore. wanted something quicker and easier for everyday use and bought the Breville Ikon 5 speed. Pulp is pretty dry, clean up is a breeze! I highly recommend it. Didn't want to spend that much, but they have at Bed Bath and Beyond, so register on website for a 20% coupon, you'll spend the same as for some of the others. Love love love it, with this and my Vitamix, don't really need anything else in my kitchen! One warning - if you make a large quantity of juice at once, check your pulp container about the time you get to 2 quarts juice - you'll prob need to empty. Another cleaning tip, line pulp container with plastic bag, saves washing one piece!


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            w3bmast3r lm 20 months ago

            my favorite juice is

            carrot, beetroot, apple celery and ginger great when your feeling a bit of a tingle in your throat as the ginger goes at attacking the backteria


            anonymous 20 months ago

            This is great info! These recipes look fantastic! My husband and I are about to start our first juicing cleanse and we are so excited about it! We will definitely be incorporating some of these recipes into our fasting. We cant wait to loose some weight, feel better and have more energy. Wish us luck!


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            gemjane 20 months ago

            I like the combination of ingredients in the vegetable juice--going to try that.


            laurenrich 20 months ago

            I like the Hamilton Beach Big Mouth Pro. I like it because of the low price and the high rating review.


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            eilval 20 months ago from Western Cape , South Africa

            Have not been juicing for some for a while - time to leave it out on my table where I can see it . Thanks for reminding us . The health benefits are definitely worth the effort !


            anonymous 20 months ago

            I just got my mom the hamilton big mouth and we popped it open and made some juice! It was amazing! I highly recommend it! I think I mayvbe getting one for myself! Lol


            anonymous 20 months ago

            @anonymous: Thanks for the clenaing tip! :)


            anonymous 20 months ago

            I highly recommend the Omega VRT350 - it's a low speed masticating juicer...works at a lower speed, which means it doesn't introduced as much oxygenation into your juice as the high-speed centrifugal juicers do. It's also much easier to clean.


            anonymous 20 months ago

            since most of these recipes are all fruit, do they help for weight loss? usually veggie recipes are better for weight loss from what i've heard.


            olmpal 20 months ago

            Thanks for sharing those juice recipe! I will have to try some of then if not all!


            john9229 20 months ago

            I love this lens, I'll make the juice for my 5 years old son this weekend.


            webgal 20 months ago

            awesome stuff. gonna try these out.


            RinchenChodron 20 months ago

            I love to juice! The biggest problem is cleaning the juicer. Sometimes I forget and then I get mold in the house!


            anonymous 20 months ago

            The videos with the health benefits are very inspiring. Thank you for the great motivation and recipes.


            Doc_Holliday 20 months ago

            Outstanding lens. Thanks for sharing.


            anonymous 20 months ago

            I watched the FS&ND video last January & was sold on the whole juicing idea. I bought a Breville juicer just like Joe's & am completely sold on it. I've used it daily for a year now & it's still working & looking just like the first day I got it. Easy to clean & well worth the price. It gobbles even those raw beets & sweet potatoes and keeps on going. I make six juices a day (three for both my husband & I) so it gets a good workout.


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            jnstewart 20 months ago from Cottonwood, CA

            I have a Jack LaLanne PJP power juicer and I love it. I've even figured out a way to do clean up in about 5 minutes. I actually get high from drinking fresh juice, and it's legal. :)


            anonymous 20 months ago

            Have the Jack LaLanne's juicer. Love it, but then I have not had any others. Powerful. And don't forget to clean right after juicing. Much easier, nothing sticks, rinse with cold water. Occasionally use soap once a week. Gone juicing ;-)


            anonymous 20 months ago

            i got a Jack LaLannes juicer for christmas....its amazing ive lost 7lbs and feeling great so far....i need juicing for dry skin and hair and nails.....also it gives you tons of energy and healthy glow....i also have an old injury that will only get worse with age so im going to try some healing juices for pain and swelling if its out there ill juice it....love it and tell everyone i know about it....my sister is now on the hunt for her juicer....have fun and enjoy


            anonymous 20 months ago

            i have the Jack LaLanne juicer and its amazing....i love it and need to find more vegies and fruits for dry skin, hair, nails, also for old injury i suffer from daily for pain and swelling....i will keep looking and juicing ...lost 7lbs since christmas and i love the taste of juicing....my juicer is very quite and works very well no heating up or stalling....so for now till i get an upgrade whatever that will be i keep juicing and feel great...lots of energy and feel good.....enjoy and keep juicing....


            anonymous 19 months ago

            I recently bought the BREVILLE JUICE FOUNTAIN ELITE and I love it. So easy to use and the clean up takes less than 5 minutes. I like the fact that the parts are not all plastic and hold up very well under constant use. Worth the extra $100 over the lower priced 900w model just below.


            anonymous 19 months ago

            I purchased the Jack LaLanne juicer and it has quickly become my favorite appliance in the kitchen. The juicer is stainless steel and the motor comes with a lifetime garuntee. I juice one large batch a day and pour it from a pitcher as I go. The only thing that does not come with the juicer is a measuing cup to catch the juice, and the user will need to find one at the right height to catch the juice from the pour spout (unless they use a large bowl). I feel this was worth the investment.


            anonymous 19 months ago

            I am surprised no one has mentioned that centrifugal juicers such as the Breville and Jack LaLannes cause oxidation and heat the juice killing the enzmes in the juice. The juice has little nutritional value. Search the internet about Centrifugal VS Slow or masticating juicers. I recommend the Omega Vert Slow Juicer. Very easy to use and clean. The juice will keep its nutrional value for up to three days if stored properly. Green Star juicer is also a slow juicer but difficult to push produce into the chute. The Omega Vert or the Hurom Slow juicers will automatically feed produce into the juicer and the self cleaning feature is great by simply pouring water into the juicer. Juicing is great and I highly recommend it. I just hate to see all the work of juicing with centrifugal juicers and not producing a juice with the nutritional value you think you are getting.


            anonymous 19 months ago

            @anonymous: Thank you for this info. I'm going to get a juicer and was not sure which one to get. Also I had no idea you could store the juice without losing a ton of the great "stuff." I'm assuming by storing it you're putting it in a sealed container in fridge. Thanks so much for the info! Karen


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            WhatsTheBuzz LM 19 months ago

            I was normally buying my juice but now will really think about all the health benefits of a natural juicer. After reading some news stories you can not always trust what some companies are putting in our food.


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            TACTCI LM 19 months ago

            Great discussions and reviews about juicers here, learning a lot just from reading comments! Great lens!


            MatrixRuleBender 19 months ago

            This is the healthiest lens on Squidoo lol. In all seriousness though, I really appreciate what you've shared with us. This information saves lives. Cheers to you my friend.


            anonymous 19 months ago

            I have a Breville Juice Fountain. There is a higher version of it but its more industrial and mine is amazing anyway. Juices well. Easy to clean. And dishwasher safe too :)


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            BLouw 19 months ago from France Level 2 Commenter

            I try hard not to waste money on gadgets but you're tempting me!


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            jntnevins lm 19 months ago

            Thanks for the great recipes. I can't wait until I try them all.


            anonymous 19 months ago

            @anonymous: i just bought food extractor nutribullet a couple weeks ago and i really like it use to have juicer and just didnt like it so nver used it. i highly reccomend nutribullet very easy to use


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            dragonlildragon 19 months ago

            awesome recipes, :-). I will definitely try some of these out, especially the leafy green recipe.


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            Brandi Bush 19 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @dragonlildragon: Green juice has become one of my favorites...took me awhile to really enjoy it, but now it feels so healthy when I drink it! :)


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            Brandi Bush 19 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @BLouw: ;) Ahhh...sweet temptation!


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            Brandi Bush 19 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Breville consistently gets great reviews...thanks for the recommendation here! :)


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            Brandi Bush 19 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @MatrixRuleBender: Thanks, MatrixRuleBender! I appreciate the kind words! :)


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            Brandi Bush 19 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Yes, veggie juices are better for weight loss. But there are some people who would greatly benefit from any juice at all...the vitamins and nutrients are greatly needed if your diet has been mostly processed food. Fruits are a great way to get started juicing, and then you can gradually add in veggies until you build up to 100% veggie juices. For me, personally, I couldn't do veggies at first...I am a very picky eater and there aren't many veggies I enjoy. I had to build up to it and now I actually enjoy green juices, carrot juice (who knew veggies could be so sweet?) and tomato based juices. Yum! Thanks for your comment! :)


            anonymous 19 months ago

            Thanks for sharing the wonderful information.


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            Johanna Eisler 19 months ago Level 3 Commenter

            My Dad was a die-hard juicer all of his life, and we all benefited from his juicing abilities. His favorite was the Champion juicer. Good lens!


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            Onethindime LM 19 months ago

            I'm sure eating healthy would be a breeze if I could get started on juicing. Thanks for the boost.


            Dominique84 19 months ago

            these recipes sound great! looking forward to making one soon


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            lonewoolf 19 months ago

            Juicing it's my life! A lot of energy and overall much better health .Skin become beautifull and you are going to look younger. Very imformative lens , good job.


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            mrsclaus411 19 months ago

            Very healthy! Thanks for sharing this. I will definitely try your easy to make recipe.


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            cleanearth 19 months ago

            Thank you for sharing this! Juicing your food is by far the healthiest way to go!


            anonymous 19 months ago

            I am a 56 year old woman with sluggish bowels. I am serious about my future. I want to live long, live hard and do it all healthy. Juicing seems the way to go. Your cites and videos have been the most comprehensive that I have found. Are there any precautions that an older newbie should keep in mind. Also, I would appreciate your views on blending vs. juicing. Don't have a juicer yet. Been using my blender. Hope I win.


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            Brandi Bush 19 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @jnstewart: Best way to get high...by far! ;)


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            Brandi Bush 19 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @anonymous: Wonderful! I've never tried juicing sweet potatoes...how much juice do you get out of one?


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            Brandi Bush 19 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @RinchenChodron: I got mold in the juicer once...that was all it took for me to remember to clean it first from now on! That was a nightmare...

            Newbies, never forget to clean up your juicer right away!


            anonymous 19 months ago

            I watched 2 documentaries (including Joe Cross's) on nutrition and juicing. I went out and bought a juicer today. My husband and I are both going to do a 3 day fast with juice only starting this Monday. Thank you for the information on this website. It was very helpful. Tonight and tomorrow we will finish gather our recipes, getting our produce and we will be good to go. Very excited!!


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            internetsuc6 19 months ago

            Great... I believe juices are the best way to start a healthy day


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            Linda BookLady 19 months ago from Post Falls, Idaho, USA Level 4 Commenter

            Thanks for the recipes. We recently bought a Breville juicer and love it...


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            Craig O 19 months ago

            I think its important to buy cheaper first until you are sure you are going to use it and that you are comitted to juicing. Once you are frustrated with the performance of your juicer, then its time to upgrade because you actually use it enough to justify the purchase of the higher end juicers.


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            lesliesinclair 19 months ago Level 5 Commenter

            I bought two books and followed a recipe or two and was hooked.


            Ryan81 19 months ago

            Fantastic Lens. give the Fresh Tropical Fruit Juice recipe a try.:)


            candidad 18 months ago

            I love your lens. It makes my mouth water when I look at the yummy juices:)


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            chi kung 18 months ago

            @anonymous: I prefer Vitamix blenders as well - they can do much more than a juicer - yet the advice above is great: first buy a cheap one to see if you stick to juicing and then scale up!


            jamzee 18 months ago

            i got into juicing recently. the real visible effect (when you take notice, though it happens everyday) is after the first week of daily juice consumption.


            foxemd 18 months ago

            Wow! What a great lens! Makes me so motivated to start juicing! What I do is blend all my veggies and fruits in a blender and drink them. I will have to try juicing! Thanks for the recipes :)


            anntag 18 months ago

            Your lens has motivated to get juicing and try out your recipes.


            Bitbreaker 18 months ago

            hey! i love juice and this is very helpful for me.. thanks a lot.


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            vineliner57 18 months ago from Bloomington, IN Level 1 Commenter

            Leaky gut syndrome does not get enough attention! Probably because it has been associated with the over use of antibiotics.


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            jayavi 18 months ago

            Watermelon is my favorite fruit juice.


            tmann47 18 months ago

            These recipes not only taste great but are great for ya! What more can ya ask for!


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            GeekGirl1 18 months ago

            Fruit juices always freshens me up!


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            im4suidoo 18 months ago

            Can't agreed more on the health benefits of juice. A good juicer can make the difference between enjoying it or as a boring chore.


            anonymous 18 months ago

            Having tried a few juicers, I like the Champion Juicer the best. I've extracted the most liquids out of all produce especially if I run it through a second time. Yes, it does add more air (thus making foam) but that will dissipate and blend well.


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            Vikk Simmons 18 months ago from Houston Level 1 Commenter

            I haven't used any of these. I had a much older model but it worked fine.


            anonymous 18 months ago

            We use an older Proctor Silex model that still works fine.


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            jc stone 18 months ago

            Jack Lalanne Power Juicer love it!


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            RitaAnne 17 months ago

            Thanks for the fruit juice recipes... Will definitely try them... :)


            topbuilderlist 17 months ago

            It is the best to take in the morning. I like it very much...good lens.


            moonlitta 17 months ago

            Definitely the tropical fruit juice...while the veggies still allure me more as salads:) Wonderful recipes.


            zonkaa 17 months ago

            excellent juices are an important food in our lives, thank you very much for the information


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            bluelily lm 17 months ago

            Nothing can be a best decision than to have a heavy duty mixer and using it on daily basis religiously to make juice - that's it and best health is guaranteed.


            anonymous 17 months ago

            all these sound great however be careful.. its been documented that when someone starts juicing and over does it on the fruit juices they can develop diabetes due to the sudden shock to the pancreas.. just a thought..


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            wwwsmith 17 months ago

            I also agree with using the Champion macerating style juicer. Only drawback is that it takes a little longer to clean.


            anonymous 17 months ago

            I like apple juice. Great article.


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            mariacarbonara 17 months ago

            I think the Brevilles are the best just due to speed of juicing and cleanup. If you need to spend time chopping up your fruit and veg like you do with a lot of other juicers then the whole process becomes so slow!


            anonymous 17 months ago

            Breville BJE510XL Ikon BEST INVESTMENT EVER!!!!! I came from blending and straining just to make a juice to this! Awesome product! Super easy clean up too! Love the number settings as it tells you which kinds of fruits and vegetables you can juice to what number you desire. Highly recommended!


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            weakbond 17 months ago

            Highly informative lens, thanks for sharing


            anonymous 17 months ago

            I bought the Hamilton Beach model and used it for two weeks. It did a decent job juicing for its $50 price. It was a mess to cleanup. However, a piece melted off and since it was still under warranty they were going to send me replacement juicer. It is more than a month later and I am still waiting for it. I have since bought and Omega and I love it!


            topbuilderlist 17 months ago

            I would prefer Breville BJE510XL with 900watts multi-speed. Its Disc titanium-reinforced blades can hndle both hard and soft fruits.


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            MarkRobinson537 16 months ago

            I haven't actually started juicing yet, but I plan to soon. A few friends of mine have started though, and the one tip they have given me is....do not go cheap on your juicer! Or it will not last very long...So I'd probably go with the most expensive one possible...within reason of course... hehe. nice lens :) good quality info


            anonymous 16 months ago

            I bought the Hamilton beach big mouth and I love it completely satisfied with machine and I feel it's a wonderful machine at a great. Price.


            anonymous 16 months ago

            I wanted to get the Breville Juice Fountain Plus, but at the time wasn't willing to spend the extra money so I got the Hamilton Beach Big Mouth Pro and it works just fine. I'm still sure the Breville would be a better decision, but for the money Hamilton is a very good juicer.


            anonymous 16 months ago

            @Brandi Bush: Amazon shipped my Breville immediately.


            anonymous 16 months ago

            Ginger

            I am 63 and 340 pounds, I am on my way to becoming a juicer. I have a dog, Tara to live for and I don't want to die yet. Also, I had a beautiful dog for 11 years, her name was Misha,so I was surprised when that guy Misha came on. I want to change my life NOW!!! And it would be great to win a juicer. Thanks for the encouragement.


            anonymous 16 months ago

            @anonymous: Omega juicer!! Just bought mine on sale at Tuesday Morning for $179! They were 60% off. I love the omega juicer - such a counter saver and easy to clean up.


            anonymous 16 months ago

            Just wanted to note that if you're using a cheap juicer (which wastes) you can save the vegetable pulp and make vegetable broth. Make sure you juice any fruits with your veggies last though.. unless you think fruit flavored vegetable broth is a good idea!


            anonymous 16 months ago

            We purchased the Cuisinart CJE-1000 1000-Watt 5-Speed Juice Extractor a couple of weeks ago, and, thus far, it's been great. While it can be a little loud with things like Kale stems, it's not as loud as our food processor when it's grinding cheese. The pulp isn't dusty dry, but it's not wet or mushy--it's dryer than we expected, and we get a good amount of juice out of the things we pop in. Thus far we've done kale, chard, parsley, spinach, apples, carrots, blue, black, rasp, and strawberries, oranges, kiwi, mango, pears, celery, and cukes. I think that's it. It's not fun to clean, but it's also not a huge chore, and many of the parts are top-shelf safe in the dishwasher. Overall, we're happy with it. Someday, we'd like to shoot for a masticating juicer, but those days are a couple years away.


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            mcajaclyn 16 months ago

            Wow this is a great lens with a lot of info, thanks for sharing


            anonymous 15 months ago

            @anonymous: yo chris - where'd you find that amazing juicer deal!?


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            Nutrisimohealth 15 months ago

            Nice lens!


            anonymous 15 months ago

            @anonymous: Ginger I am wondering how you are doing so far. I am 60 and 313 lb. a week ago when I started juicing. Today I weighed in at 304.6! That alone will get me thru another week! I was hoping we could team up with each other for support. Let me know.


            anonymous 15 months ago

            @anonymous: You go Ginger. You can do this! You should also see a Naturopathic Physician who can guide you on your way through your health journey. Good luck


            Torrs13 15 months ago

            I have thought about juicing for a couple of days just to put my system back in sync. I know it takes some adjusting at first, but I'm sure I would feel much better once I juiced for a couple of days. I really like the sound of the tropical and berry recipes, so I will have to give those a try!


            anonymous 15 months ago

            @anonymous: Debbie, my name is Debbie and I am just starting to juice. Just got my juicer yesterday. I am 58 and 275. I'd team up with you for support.


            anonymous 15 months ago

            I bought the Hamilton Beach Big Mouth today at Walmart for 59 bucks. I brought it home. washed it, slapped it together and made apple, carrot, pear juice. The juice flew out of the spout! I think I spent my money well! Easy to clean! It has a 1.1 horse power motor with 800 watts of power. It works very well.


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            yarfodg 15 months ago

            Great real valuable lens... I really love and value smoothie recipes... Thanks a lot for that!


            anonymous 15 months ago

            I love my Breville. After taking me through a 30-day juice fast (big props to Joe Cross!) it still runs like a champ. I use it Every Single DAY!!! And no - I'm not affiliated w/the company - I just love juicing.


            anonymous 15 months ago

            I purchased a Breville Compact Juicer. I am new to juicing and I didn't want to spend a lot on it. I was pleasantly surprised by how quick it juiced. It was a one minute clean up washing it. And it was not real loud. I live in an apartment and was concerned that I would wake the neighbors, but it was quiet. I am going to do the 3 day fast starting tomorrow and if that goes well, I will bump up to the 7 day or longer.


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            Klinetka 15 months ago

            I can not imagine summer without my smoothies. Nice lense.


            anonymous 15 months ago

            just got a Juicer today! Cannot wait to make tomorrow!


            theherbbasket 15 months ago

            Awesome Lense, I have always liked Joe Cross, his movie is very inspirational.


            anonymous 14 months ago

            @anonymous: I am about to buy one of these tonight! Thank you for helping know I am making the right decision. :) So excited!


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            Nutrisimohealth 14 months ago

            Nice lens!!


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            waltergleason lm 14 months ago

            I liked your lens and will try the juices! I mentioned some of it on my latest lens! Best wishes keep up the good work!


            yourlocalpt 14 months ago

            thanks for the recipes, ill try it and it looks delicious, i guess my kids will love it too.


            yourlocalpt 14 months ago

            juicing diet is really works well. i have tried it before.


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            thecampingtrail1 14 months ago

            I love juicing and I am always on the lookout for new juices to try - thank you! I am going to try the citrus surprise with ginger.


            lauxeck 14 months ago

            I loved your recipes! Even tried the "Citrus Surprise with Ginger", a little bit different from my normal fruit vitamins, but it was actually even better! hahahah

            Now what do you think about storing the juice? I'd rather drink it fresh than store in the fridge, because I think the taste get's a little bad after a couple hours in the fridge (even if it is was properly closed in a container).

            Thank you for these new and refreshing receipts for me :)

            -Rodolpho


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            LauraCarExpert 13 months ago

            awesome! Fat sick and nearly dead is what inspired me to get into juicing. Have helped tons of people already lose weight, even do 10 day cleanses! SUch a great way of life, thanks for the lense! I did my own juicing lens too.


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            LauraCarExpert 13 months ago

            LOve these! WIll try them out, thanks!


            anonymous 13 months ago

            AWESOME


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            rosemarieb 13 months ago

            Juicing is something is very powerful & healthy. Glad your lens on this subject is reaching people. My mom bought her machine 39 years ago and she still uses the SAME one!!! I wonder if they make any to last like that anymore! As a child, she made me drink raw beet juice when I had a severely high fever that would not come down. IT WORKED when nothing else would. That's the healing power of raw, fresh juice.


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            iayane 13 months ago

            Very nice lens, thanks!


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            mariacarbonara 13 months ago

            Watched Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead recently. Its a moving story, especially of the guy he helped out. If that doesnt help people to live more healthily nothing will


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            steadytracker lm 13 months ago

            Definitely a good lens. I love a glass of carrot and apple juice from time to time.


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            zfarley44 lm 13 months ago

            Yum!!! A glass of this in the morning for breakfast is a great way to start your day! I will be starting a new lens in about a week or less about Super Foods. Juicing can be considered as a super food because you can get almost all of your required daily nutrients all in one!


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            countrymum 13 months ago

            Wow what a great lens! I am new to Squidoo and have just written my first lens about my juicing experience but this lens is full of original ideas and makes mine look a little bland! I can see I have a lot to learn. Beetroot, carrot, apple and celery's a great mix for breakfast .


            jura 13 months ago

            Health is most important and this juices sounds great .


            anonymous 12 months ago

            Been using my Omega Vert for about two years, every other day. It's relatively quiet & easy to clean, plus the pulp is very dry so I feel like we're getting our money's worth. Highly recommend it!


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            rhubarba 12 months ago

            That first picture really got my juices flowing :D


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            MoreThanAMama 12 months ago

            Great recipes. I'm trying to find a more healthy and nutritious alternative to store-bought juices for myself and my daughter. Thanks for the tips. I'll give them a try!


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            chardonnay1313 12 months ago

            Awesome recipes for juicing. Im a blender, I love to blend. I may just try some of these for blending.


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            TheCozyDinosaur 11 months ago

            I've been quite interested in juicing as of late, thank you for the recipes and juicer recommendations.


            anonymous 11 months ago

            I got my first juicer after watching that "Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead." Great way to get nutrients!


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            Merrci 11 months ago from Oregon's Southern Coast Level 8 Commenter

            Very nicely done lens as well as informative. Thanks!


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            IdlewildAlaska 10 months ago

            I was on a juicing kick for awhile- I admit, I haven't stuck with it for various reasons, but I did love the taste and the healthy benefits! I hated all the "waste" of the veggies though. My hubby came up with a great recipe for the veggie leftovers! http://idlewildalaska.com/and-then-came-a-juicer/


            ningbabyblog 9 months ago

            The green leafy power juice got my interest. I know Kale is very healthy but I have no idea how to make it taste good. I've tried but not successful. You gave me a good idea to give it a try again. Thanks for sharing, mamabush!


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            lovettuk 8 months ago

            Hmm these are fantastic! I must try all of them, I'm especially interested in trying the Citrus Surprise with Ginger! I love healthy nutrition!


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            greentiger11 8 months ago

            Love your lens. I have been juicing in maintenance mode for over a year now and I absolutely love it. I am actually currently working on a Juicing Lens and Healthy eating for my family so I don't have to send out tons of emails to many different people. Since I thought it would be mutually beneficial to anyone else, I decided to do it in a lens instead of a website. So I will most likely be linking to your lens for recipes and juicer options because I do not plan to delve into that with much detail. I will be talking more about the science of juicing and how different foods effects our bodies.


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            tmadeira lm 8 months ago

            Great lens! My wife and I started a juice cleanse after watching Fat Sick and Nearly Dead about a year ago. I lasted 3 days before I gave up (and dragged my wife down with me...).


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            ddbdanielle 8 months ago

            Nice lens I've been thinking about juicing for cleansing and weight loss, the recipes are interesting. Thanks


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            healthtruth lm 7 months ago

            Great lens I'm off to start juiceing now!


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            GeoffSmith LM 7 months ago

            You know, I never knew there were juice recipes.. I always squeeze fruits I have (usually oranges) into a cup and that's it. The fresh tropical juice looks really delicious. It makes my mouth water! I will have to try it.

            Great lens and thanks for the info!


            tinaswee 7 months ago

            just brought a juicer im bout to lose big time weight


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            Trickytricks 7 months ago

            I really enjoyed reading that article. Cheers!


            ssphia 7 months ago

            Great recipes! Sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing!


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            MVKilgore 7 months ago Level 2 Commenter

            Nutribullets are the bomb


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            MVKilgore 7 months ago Level 2 Commenter

            nice lens


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            viktorija mikal 6 months ago

            Cant wait to try citrus surprise with ginger. Seems delicious :)


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            OUTFOXprevention1 6 months ago Level 1 Commenter

            Wow- great mixtures. I will have to try some. Thanks for the info!


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            Spirality 6 months ago Level 2 Commenter

            Citrus and ginger sounds delicious. I think I would like the spice that ginger adds


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            CaseyM83612 6 months ago

            Awesome read! Got some great ideas


            applejackpony 5 months ago

            Juicing is an amazing way to get a ton of vitamins and minerals from your diet alone. Watching "Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead" was an amazing motivator to get my life back on track. I highly recommend it!


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            astevn816 lm 4 months ago Level 2 Commenter

            Citrus Surprise with Ginger , this was my favorite


            Margaret36 4 months ago

            Wonderful recipe you have shared with us.


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            Brandi Bush 4 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

            @astevn816 lm: I'm so glad you enjoyed this one! It's definitely one of my faves that I always go back to. Happy juicing! :)


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            GEMNITYA5 4 months ago Level 2 Commenter

            Great Job, nice juicer_recipes

            Also shared on Facebook :)

            Blessings

            GEM


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            asereht1970 3 months ago Level 5 Commenter

            Great recipe. I think I like to try the Heart Healthy Vegetable juice. Thanks for sharing.


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            SuperBusyMama 2 months ago

            We just started juicing recently. Great info. Thanks!

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              The Cost of Choosing the Wrong Juicer

              Money Down the Drain!

              I started with a hand-me-down machine that did a great job getting the juice out of the produce, but unfortunately it broke down. I wanted to replace it with another high-quality machine, but in the meantime, I've been using a cheap $50 appliance that I bought to "hold me over". Here is what I have learned:

              My cheap, low-quality machine gives me juice...it serves its purpose. However, produce is expensive! And after I process my fruits and vegetables, the "pulp" that is left behind is soaking wet, still full of liquid! That should be in my glass, not left in the waste receptacle!

              If you watch Joe Cross's videos on the page, you'll see that he reaches in and pulls out some of the leftover pulp and it's DRY. This is how a good juicer should work. It should efficiently remove every last drop of moisture from your produce so that it goes into your body instead of the compost.

              Buy the highest quality machine you can afford on your budget! Don't settle for the cheapest one you can get at your local big box store. I made this mistake and I feel like I wasted $50...that money could have gone toward a better appliance...and toward the cost of fresh fruits and vegetables that would go much further in a better machine.

              Lesson learned!

              Best Juicers for Beginners

              Don't forget...

              ...to compost your leftover pulp!

              (If you don't use it in one of the pulp recipes below!)

              Ideas for Leftover Pulp

              What do I do with this stuff?

              What To Do With The Leftover Pulp? - Here's A Couple of Great Ideas!

              The pulp that is leftover from fruits and vegetables that have been juiced contains all of the fiber from the produce, so don't throw it away! Watch the videos below to get some ideas for how to use the valuable leftovers to make more nutritious treats!

              Note: Some of these videos feature baked goods that are high in sugar. You could probably use these ideas as a basis and then substitute healthier ingredients to create healthier treats.

              However, every once in awhile, I really enjoy making a sweet treat for the kids, so I might just try out some of these ideas!

              Check it out: The last video below is a recipe for making juicer-pulp dog biscuits!

              My #1 Tip:

              You won't keep it up if you get tired of the process! Buy an extractor that is easy to disassemble and clean. Make sure you take care of it as soon as you're finished!

              Tip: When I first start, I fill my sink with an inch or two of sudsy water. Before I sit down to enjoy, I quickly take the juicer apart and wash up the parts while they are still "wet". If the fibers dry onto the equipment, it can be MUCH more difficult and time-consuming...meaning you will be less likely to keep juicing!

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              If you don't juice already, I would like to challenge you to watch the Fat Sick & Nearly Dead documentary. Let me know if you do! And if you try any of these recipes, I'd love to hear how they turned out!


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              ItayaLightbourne 2 years ago from Topeka, KS Level 2 Commenter

              As I said above, great article. Excellent documentary btw! Everyone needs to watch the documentary as it will change their life. :)


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              SusanDeppner 2 years ago from Arkansas USA Level 7 Commenter

              Actually, all five of your favorite juicer recipes sound delicious! I haven't joined the juicer revolution, but I'm probably headed in that direction since everything I read (and there's so much to read about juicing) is good, good, good. Scrumptious lens!


              anonymous 2 years ago

              Funny we were only talking about that movie this morning but havent watched it as yet


              aishu19 2 years ago

              definitely! I might try to berries and cucumber one


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              Wendy L Henderson 2 years ago from PA

              Coincidentally, I just ordered Fat Sick and Nearly Dead Last week. I hope I get it today. I'm looking forward to trying out some of these recipes.


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              artbyrodriguez 2 years ago from Albany New York

              Wow...what an informative lens. Great job.


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              micheleburke 2 years ago

              This lens was so convicting! Just last week I looked at my juicer collecting dust in the basement and thought I should start juicing again. Used to juice daily and after watching these videos I am off to the basement to retrieve my juicer and start it up. I prefer a juicer with all stainless steel parts. Many have plastic which is not as durable and can be toxic. Thanks for all the work you did creating this lens!


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              BuckHawkcenter 2 years ago Level 1 Commenter

              I love your berry juice recipe. And love your entire article. Great information and well presented.


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              SoniaCarew 2 years ago

              Yeah! The citrus ginger surprise,... love those flavors


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              Kathryn Beach 2 years ago

              What fun - terrific lens! And nothing like kids to inspire you to be healthier, huh!


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              mumsgather 2 years ago Level 3 Commenter

              My husband is very into juicing so I am always on the lookout for more juice recipes. Thanks for these additions.


              BestItems 2 years ago

              Great lens, I also make my own juice with the Breville BJE510XL. And really liked the movie Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead. Thanks for the new juicing ideas.


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              Andy-Po 2 years ago from London, England Level 1 Commenter

              Great ideas


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              whiteskyline lm 2 years ago

              Very cool. I always think of carrot cake when I make carrot juice, so good!


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              Miran74 2 years ago

              Great lens and i love making juices


              JoshK47 2 years ago

              These all sounds super tasty - especially the berry elixir! Blessed by a SquidAngel!


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              kathysart 2 years ago

              You have made me want to pull out my juicer again. Yay for all your great recipes. Angel blessed.


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              greenmind 2 years ago

              Great juicer recipes, thanks!


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              oceansky lm 2 years ago

              This is a wonderful lens on Juicer Recipes. Great ideas.


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              sousababy 2 years ago Level 4 Commenter

              I have a juicer somewhere (give to me as a gift) and I can't recall the brand right now. I think I will watch this 'Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead' - sounds fascinating. Thank you for the intro to this man and for some great recipes.


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              Diana Wenzel 2 years ago from Colorado Level 6 Commenter

              Fantastic article and recipes. I really do want to make this a lifestyle choice (drinking more healthy fruits and vegetables). I plan to watch that documentary "Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead" today. Many thanks for an important and meaningful lens that can help change lives. Appreciated and blessed!


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              textbookmommy 2 years ago

              Nice lens! I am going to have to try some of these recipes!


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              Julia Morais 2 years ago

              Haven't tried any of these recipes, but they certainly look great.


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              goo2eyes lm 2 years ago

              nice idea about the frozen juice bars, very healthy indeed. thank you for sharing.


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              ItayaLightbourne 2 years ago from Topeka, KS Level 2 Commenter

              I like the greens recipe and I would add Stevia to sweeten it if I needed it. I've also read about using the pulp for soup recipes when working with greens and vegetables! I'm thinking seriously about doing a juice cleanse so glad to come across this as motivation for me. As always, great article. :)


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              Mickie Gee 2 years ago from Southeastern USA Level 3 Commenter

              The recipe with ginger looks tasty.


              fish-oil-expert 2 years ago

              The frozen juice bars look really good to me. I wonder if I could make some with my total blender! Maybe the fiber wouldn't have a good mouthfeel. Maybe they wouldn't even freeze... I'll find out. :)


              anonymous 2 years ago

              I'm very new to this but it looks like something worth investigating.


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              Camden1 2 years ago

              These recipes sound great - especially the frozen juice bars with summer coming up!


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              donaldwilson 2 years ago from Yakima, WA

              I just brought home a juicer, today. I've never used one before. I'm more of a sweet person and will love the fruity drinks, but probably not so much the veggie drinks, unless they are sweetened up substantially with enough fruit.


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              Deadicated LM 2 years ago

              Love this Lens and my Krup's Juicer that I've had and is still going strong for over 20 years.


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              HenkWillemse 2 years ago

              Yes, I like the citrus surprise with ginger, I'll give it a try.


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              Annamadagan 2 years ago

              Yum! Thanks for sharing.


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              Millionairemomma 2 years ago

              Oh, I haven't watched it but I will keep it in the back of my mind. I really enjoyed your lens. I like learning new recipes for healthy stuff.


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              Nanciajohnson 2 years ago from Mesa, Arizona

              The berry juices sound yummy to try.


              getwellsoon 2 years ago

              These look so good, I will have to dig out my juicer again!


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              CCTVwebmaster 2 years ago

              I'm going to try the fruit lollies, the kids will love it!


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              RawBill1 2 years ago from Gold Coast, Australia

              Fat Sick & Nearly Dead has been creating quite a stir over here in Australia in recent times! It is great to see juicing being more mainstream these days. These recipes do look delicious. I might have to try a few! We juice regularly in our house and currently own three juicers. We have the Green Star Elite twin gear juicer which we use primarily for greens, the Solo Star single auger juicer which we use more for fruit and the Citristar citrus juicer for all our citrus juicing needs. I do tend to blend more than I juice as smoothies are a big part of my diet, but juicing is great too. Great job! :-)


              anonymous 2 years ago

              tons!


              linkreggie 2 years ago

              thanks for sharing healthy tips. I already buy a juicer to assure that me and my family are healthy.


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              bushaex 2 years ago from Ohio

              Thanks for the juicing inspiration!


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              LornsA178 2 years ago Level 2 Commenter

              I have to go back juicing again.


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              Anthony Altorenna 2 years ago from Connecticut Level 1 Commenter

              I've read about the benefits of juicing and I need to eat more leafy greens, but I'm not sure that I'd use a juicer consistently. But it would make a great Father's Day gift!


              anonymous 2 years ago

              Juicing is a no brainer. Thanks for spotlighting such great products.


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              ChrisHugh LM 2 years ago

              I've watched it. I have an Omega masticating juicer. It's very nice.


              burntchestnut 2 years ago

              I use a Jack Lalanne juicer and an happy with it. It is hard to find fresh made juice in a grocery store. Most fresh juices are pasteurized (heated).


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              flinnie lm 2 years ago from Alabama USA Level 4 Commenter

              Thank for the great tips, I want to buy a nice juicer but will have to wait a while. I enjoyed reading your lens.


              panasonicbathroomfan 2 years ago

              woah, orange amd carrot. i just got to find out what that tastes like!


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              ChenB 2 years ago

              With so many different juices, and combinations of juices to try, it's good to get a simple list and try those. Thanks for this informative and useful lens!


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              steph-naylor 2 years ago

              Probably one of my favourite Lensâs


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              BestRatedStuff 2 years ago

              Looking forward to trying a few, the one that I want to try first is the Citrus Surprise with Ginger


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              jballs6 2 years ago

              I have never been a fan of juice however after looking at this I may even become a convert! Some of the recipes look real tasty, my family all like juice so maybe it is time to invest in a juicer.


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              Spiderlily321 2 years ago

              Great lens. Thanks so much for the info. I need to hurry up and buy a juicer already.


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              seabreezes 2 years ago

              The green juices are becoming popular and I guess I should give it a try. Ingredients are ones that I like


              psoriasistreatment7 2 years ago

              Thanks for giving me inspiration to drink more healthy juices. I love your lens!


              anonymous 2 years ago

              I've been juicing for 2 wks now. I LOVE it! I was a junk food junkie! It has been so easy! There are so many recipes out there that satisfy all your cravings! I had a Jack La Crap juicer, hated it. Hard to clean, shredded my fingers trying to get the basket off, it didn't process all the ingredients and it leaked like a sive. I then got the Breville Fountain juicer and OMG, my world got a LOT easier. The best part is, easy to clean, no waste and cuts like butter. I put a whole apple, stem, seeds and peel, it gobbled it up in less than a second and so quiet. My Jack La Crap would throw the apple back at you. I had it hit me in the forehead, no joke! :) LOVE MY BREVILLE!!!


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              christine616 2 years ago

              I need to get into more healthy eating habits, and I want juicing to be one of them! Thanks for sharing, and thanks for visiting my baby robins lens!


              pawpaw911 2 years ago

              The Fresh Tropical Fruit Juice recipe sounds really good.


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              ErinRivers 2 years ago

              These are some fantastic juice recipes. I'll make sure to make a few of those juices in my new Breville juicer. Thanks so much for sharing!


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              muhammadadjo 2 years ago

              The Fruits lens for inspiration, juicer ..!!!


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              bjesparza 2 years ago

              Hey this is cool! I wish I could juice all the time!


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              Stress-Master 2 years ago

              What a great looking lens. Juicing is brilliant and so good for you but it is surprising how you get out of the habit. This lens has inspired me to start up again, thanks. I mostly juice vegetables mixed with apples to sweeten. My favourite is slice of cucumber, couple sticks of celery, two apples, knob of ginger and half a lime. You can also feed in some spinach if you fancy. Great tip about cleaning juicer too, clean then drink, thats the way. Happy juicing.


              JoshK47 2 years ago

              Popping back in to refresh the angel dust in these tasty juice recipes!


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              bilafond lm 2 years ago

              oh yes definitely you have given some great ideas.


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              themeaparty 2 years ago

              Good info...we Netflixed "Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead..." Eye opening.


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              dogface lm 2 years ago

              I don't juice, yet! I'm really eager to start and came here to check out some recipes. This is a great resource, thanks. :-)

              About wet pulp: I have read that by running the pulp through the juicer you can extract more juice. Have you ever tried that?


              anonymous 2 years ago

              I watched, Fat sick and nearly dead on Netflix last weekend and its inspired me to do the same. I'm dreadfully overweight from eating too much crap and no exercise. I need this to help kickstart my new healthy lifestyle. Thanks for the info on this site, it's a great read and it's good to see lots of others are doing the same as me after watching the programme.


              anonymous 2 years ago

              Just bought the Breville: JE98XL Juice Fountain Plus for $150 shipped from zappos. So far no complaints. Love it really.


              anonymous 2 years ago

              I was lucky enough to inherit a Angle cold pressed juice extractor from a deceased estate ( $1,395 priced on the net ) . I know most people cannot afford this but this is truly the Rolls Royce of juicers . Besides being very easy to clean ( fully stainless steel no plastic ) the pulp comes out dry , you can even make different kinds of butter as it will grind seeds & nuts as well ! (just soak them in water overnight ) I made cashew & pastashio yum yum ! You can also make your own Tofu !!!!! Very Impressed


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              angeldrops 2 years ago

              mm makes me thirsty, great work.


              anonymous 2 years ago

              Nice to return and see you juice recipes lens doing so good.

              I just feel so much healthier since I started juicing. :)


              anonymous 2 years ago

              Great lens with high quality information. I just watched the movie a couple of days ago. Very inspiring.


              anonymous 2 years ago

              Great lens! I have an omega juicer and love it! We love juicing the way Gerson juices. Carrot, apple/carrot and lots of the greens too like kale.


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              ITCoach LM 2 years ago

              mamabush It is the summer season and these sharing impressive regarding the health and facing the summer. Fresh juices always take part in human personality as well as skin freshness.


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              chas65 2 years ago

              A good juice to cleanse you out of any toxins is made from cabbage, celery, and carrots. My wife used it to clean out her system to discover which foods she was sensitive to. She had to do it for three days, it was a 3 day juice fast, but it worked well.


              Tahamtan 2 years ago

              Being healthy pays off and good juice is a shortcut. Nice lense :)


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              sybil watson 2 years ago Level 5 Commenter

              This is such a fantastic lens! Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead changed my life too, and Joe Cross is so humble and engaging you can't help but want to follow him. I'm bookmarking this for sure!


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              OrlandoTipster 2 years ago

              Thanks for the lens (I'm all juiced up now!)


              coolmon2009 lm 2 years ago

              Nice list of juice recipes, I will bookmark this lens


              Hodor_Man 2 years ago

              Thirsty now...


              NewUsedCarsSacramento 2 years ago

              I find all these juice recipe very interesting and yummy. So I will definitely try.


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              Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @NewUsedCarsSacramento: I hope you love them! :)

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              Jefff Molnar 2 years ago from New Jersey

              Great lens. I saw the movie and I am going to get a juicer to try it out. I looks like it really can change your life.


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              Jogalog 2 years ago

              I love raspberry and orange. Really simple but delicious.


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              Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @Jogalog: That sounds great. I love berries in my juices when I can get them on sale! :)

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              PastorCher 2 years ago from United States

              I enjoy finding new recipes I can try. These will be good to add to the list.


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              Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @PastorCher: Please let me know if you try any of these juicer recipes...I'd love to hear what you think! :)


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              Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @Jefff Molnar: Great! The movie is very inspiring...I hope you get some great results from juicing!


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              Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @Hodor_Man: Me, too! Juice is good all the time! :)


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              Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @coolmon2009 lm: Thanks! Please let me know if you try any of them! :)


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              Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @OrlandoTipster: LOL...Great! :) Thanks for visiting!


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              Brandi Bush 2 years ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @sybil watson: Thank yoi so much for visiting. Joe Cross is very inspiring, I'm glad to hear he had an impact in your life! :)


              JerseyJames 2 years ago

              Great recipes, can't wait to try them!


              ClinicalResearchColumbusOhio 24 months ago

              Excellent juicer recipes!


              Funkysi 24 months ago

              Great recipes. I like orange and lemon, but I will try some of yours.


              Ajeet 23 months ago

              I like to drink plain juices, not elaborate recipes :)


              Ruthi 23 months ago

              I don't juice but I drink raw fruit and vegetable smoothies daily. I will try your Heart Healthy Vegetable Juice, though!


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              raggaa 23 months ago

              Excellent lens....thanks for the suggestions. I will try the healthy heart veggie mix. It's a little different from what I juice in the mornings. Looking forward to trying it. Hmmm...and the garlic clove part...I'll be open to it :-)


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              spids1 23 months ago

              Great lens very well written.


              anonymous 23 months ago

              Stopping by this work of art lens again. Really admire the quality and content. :)


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              Brandi Bush 23 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @anonymous: Thank you, Tipi! That means so much coming from you! :)


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              makemoneyonline5 23 months ago

              Bookmarking your lens for future reference on the recipes! Thank you heaps.


              anonymous 23 months ago

              Thanks for the recipes- I juice practically everyday.


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              happy-birthday 22 months ago from Here

              I must say that I am thirsty now... Very nice lens!


              CristianStan 22 months ago

              I love fruit juices, especially when they are freshly made! I have a Champion Juicer and it works wonders


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              LiliLove 22 months ago

              Very informative.Thanks for the recipes!


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              alternative-help 22 months ago

              That tropical fruit juice sounds absolutely yummy. I do juice, but not as often as I should.


              woodenplans 22 months ago

              Wow, what a juicing resource! Great lens.


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              lolicious 21 months ago

              Got a new juicer, def gonna try some of these out.


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              Brandi Bush 21 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @lolicious: Would love to hear from you if you try any of the juicer recipes here! :)


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              Brandi Bush 21 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @alternative-help: That one is my favorite for every day...hope you get to try it! :)


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              mrkensworld 21 months ago

              Good lens, I shared this on my networks. Thanks for the grea ideas!


              anonymous 21 months ago

              The very much for 5 info in juicing recipes


              DavidPouliot 21 months ago

              Wow!!!!! great recipes ......


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              Adventuretravels 21 months ago from London UK Level 7 Commenter

              I used to have a juicer and really enjoyed trying out all sorts of varied combinations of fruit and veg. I was sure it was doing me good and I am even more convinced after looking at your lens. I don't know why I didn't get another one after mine broke. I think I just didn't get round to it. Anyway, I am definitely going to get one for the new year. A great lens well done. I am reinspired.


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              ZenSquid 21 months ago

              Great recipes and very Nice Lens!


              MayBe8 21 months ago

              Very Great Info! Wishing You Happy Holidays and a Prosperous New Year.


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              kcsantos 21 months ago

              Great recipes! When I was a kid I really wanted a juicer. Thanks for this.


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              greentiger11 21 months ago

              I love my juicer! One of the healthiest ways to lose weight while overall increasing your energy, focus and vitality!


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              Sand0Man 21 months ago

              This is making me thirsty....


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              graphite75 21 months ago

              The Fat Sick & Nearly Dead documentary was a real eye opener and has made me want to give juicing a try. Nice lens!


              pawpaw911 21 months ago

              Seeing this lens reminded me again, that I need to do more Juicing. Thanks.


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              GregoryMoore 21 months ago from Louisville, KY

              I had never seen the Fat Sick & Nearly Dead documentary, but one I do remember watching was SuperSize Me. Morgan Spurlock was not in very good shape after the 30 day challenge of eating fast food 3 times per day. It really makes you think about what you are eating.


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              kimark421 21 months ago

              I'm not a juicer, but these sound yummy. I might have to give it a try. Great lens!


              getmoreinfo 21 months ago

              I like these Juicer Recipes especially for making the green power juices.


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              imagelist lm 21 months ago

              Interesting info...thanks for sharing...


              JoshK47 21 months ago

              Popping back in to add some SquidAngel dust to your recipes!


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              Kaellyn 21 months ago

              These recipes sound delicious! I especially want to try the ginger one. Thanks for sharing.


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              Brandi Bush 21 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @JoshK47: Thank you, Josh! :)


              cleanyoucar 21 months ago

              Love the recipes, will definitely bookmark this :D


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              ItayaLightbourne 21 months ago from Topeka, KS Level 2 Commenter

              Just dropping back by to freshen up the Angel Dust and wish you a very Happy New Year!! :)


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              BodyWrap 20 months ago

              Added to my "favorites" list! =)


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              nebby 20 months ago from USA

              Great recipes. I'll have to add them to our list.


              mollyse 20 months ago

              These are great juicer recipes, love to try the berry elixir.


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              mrknowitall54321 20 months ago

              All of these recipes sound delicious, I need to try them all!


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              Mary Stephenson 20 months ago from California

              A number of years ago I went on juice diet for 3 days and then I got so hungry for substance. I started eating any fruits and vegetables raw plus juices from both. Did this for 3 weeks and I felt wonderful and had lost weight. I really need to do that again, but it is easier to do it in the summertime. The time when you don't care about having warm food.


              azamkhan760 20 months ago

              thanks for this lens


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              Spletni Delavec 20 months ago

              Nice recipes. Frozen pops from juice are great idea. I would also like to congratulate you for becoming #2 ranked lens on Squidoo. I hope you don't mind that I mentioned it in my "Top ranked lenses on Squidoo" lens. Keep up the great work.


              anonymous 20 months ago

              nice recipes


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              Stress-Master 20 months ago

              I love juicing and this lens as got my taste buds sparkling. Thank you.

              My fav juice is apple, cucumber, celery, ginger and half a lime. Delicious.


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              BarbaraCasey 20 months ago from St. Petersburg, Florida Level 3 Commenter

              Great recipes to try... and I really appreciate your juicer reviews. I don't have one yet.


              steveironpump 20 months ago

              Great lens


              anonymous 20 months ago

              Great recipes and thanks for this lens!


              SYC2002 20 months ago

              Although I am a meat eater, I will drink more juices for better health after reading your lens... thanks


              RuralFloridaLiving 20 months ago

              These juice recipes look great - I'll have to try them!


              juzzviv 20 months ago

              Very nice lens! I do all kinds of vege & fruits juicing with my trusty breville juicer.


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              paulgrossman 20 months ago

              I've seen Fat Sick & Nearly Dead...Very eye opening! I do get a lot of use out of my juicer and your recipes are worth trying out...thank you for sharing!


              LukaSus 20 months ago

              You just made me thirsty!


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              ericsdorsey 20 months ago

              Great lens! It is very informative. Thanks for sharing.


              outofbox 20 months ago

              Love to take juice. Very informative with detailed recipes lense. Nice :)


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              mumsgather 20 months ago Level 3 Commenter

              I can't remember if I had blessed this lens before. It is excellent. So if I haven't before, here is a blessing now.


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              veronica-sand 20 months ago

              Thanks. I may have to check out that movie. I have a juicer, but don't use it nearly enough!


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              Chocolatealchemy 20 months ago from London, United Kingdom

              What a wonderful Lens you've created - thanks for all the recipes too. I definitely feel better for Green Juices and smoothies - great way to keep my weight in check. But my best are Green Smoothies - I like some fiber in my juice and they make me feel wonderful!


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              meditationhowto1 20 months ago

              Wow, loads of great recipes, definitely loving the Vitamin C surprise, perhaps because I use ginger a lot and I love citrus fruit too! Thanks for an awesome lens!!!


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              katprice lm 20 months ago

              Great lens! I love juicing! The model I own is the one that Jack Lalanne came up with, the Power Juicer. He lived into his 90's! I will have to check out that "Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead" film.


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              NuttSoRuff 20 months ago

              I just recently got a juicer and can't wait to try it. I want to try the berry recipe - looks so good!


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              gemjane 20 months ago

              Interesting lens! I like your suggestion to compost the pulp.


              BookLoverFrank 20 months ago

              Yes to juicing. I've been on and off with it and I always feel better when I'm on. Terrible English, I know, but juicing is really a major "feel good" experience. Thanks for the recipes.


              anonymous 20 months ago

              I recently go a juicer but the diet I am on says to avoid tomatoes and corn and that is hard to do


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              wahponywoo2 20 months ago

              Excellent lens from a long time juicer ... still have the Juiceman 210 from a LONG time ago ... love juicing and its benefits. Thanks :)


              JohnBakerDentist 20 months ago

              Awesome Lens! Just created my first Lens, and yours in definitely an inspiration!


              anonymous 20 months ago

              This is an awesome post.I linked this page to a blog post of mine which described my 30 day juice fast. Hope that's ok.


              laurenrich 20 months ago

              These are great juicer recipes. I will try many of them. I have added this lens to my favorites. This is an awesome lens and thanks for sharing.


              kimmywhirlston 20 months ago

              excellent work...like your juice recipe


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              ThisisMissyMiss 20 months ago from The Fabulous Midwest

              Excellent lens on juicing. I'm bookmarking this.


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              boskoman 20 months ago

              Can I like get all my greens from juices. I really hate eating vegetables...unless they are soaked in butter!


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              CampingmanNW 20 months ago Level 4 Commenter

              Lots of great information. Thank you. I especially liked all the recipes for juice drinks


              RinchenChodron 20 months ago

              I have a friend who just eats the pulp!


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              Morrocan skyline 20 months ago

              Excellent information and a great lens. Very well organized I have just started juicing and this is heaven sent =)


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              Zhana21 20 months ago

              Great green juice recipe. I have pinned this on Pinterest.

              You could make soup or stew with the pulp (haven't tried it yet, though).


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              TonfaGuy 20 months ago

              I'm off to my juicer now.. mmmmmm.

              great lens


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              takkhisa 20 months ago Level 6 Commenter

              Wow! I have nothing to say but Great lens. Blessed!


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              Margaret Schindel 20 months ago from Massachusetts Level 6 Commenter

              My husband and I have been talking about buying a juicer and this lens has just given me five more reasons to do it! Delicious recipes, valuable tips, useful information. Blessed!


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              rebeccao54 20 months ago

              Well done, another nice lense. My fav is cucumber juice, combine with lime. It's so mind blowing..


              anonymous 20 months ago

              Very cool ideas! I'd like to try these right now!


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              Brandi Bush 20 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @rebeccao54: So simple...sounds delicious! I'll have to give a try! :)


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              Brandi Bush 20 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @Margaret Schindel: Oh, good! I hope you enjoy juicing! :)


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              Brandi Bush 20 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @takkhisa: Thank you so much! :)


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              Brandi Bush 20 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @TonfaGuy: Mmmmm indeed...enjoy your juicing! :)


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              Brandi Bush 20 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @Zhana21: Yes, I've seen where people add the pulp into their chili or veggie soups. I haven't tried it either, but it's worth a try! Thanks for pinning! :)


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              Brandi Bush 20 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @Morrocan skyline: I hope you've been able to try some of the recipes...there are much simpler ones for sure, but I really love to experiment! :)


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              Brandi Bush 20 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @RinchenChodron: Hmmm...not sure if I could do that. LOL But everyone has different tastes! Anyone else do this?


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              Brandi Bush 20 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @CampingmanNW: Thanks so much for stopping by...I hope you get to try some of the recipes! :)


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              Brandi Bush 20 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @boskoman: Absolutely! I'm not a big veggie fan, either...although juicing has given me a better tolerance for them. :) If you can't drink a straight up green juice, add apple or lemon to sweeten up the taste. I had to do this for awhile...then, I just gradually cut out the fruit a little at a time until I could drink the pure green juice. You can definitely get all of your greens from juicing! :)


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              Brandi Bush 20 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @ThisisMissyMiss: Thanks! Hope to see you back here again! :)


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              Brandi Bush 20 months ago from Maryland Hub Author

              @anonymous: That's great! Can you leave the link? I'd love to check out your juice fast!


              jaysongopiy 20 months ago

              The 10 Points are simply amazing, good lens. Thank you for such a wonderful post about the juices & its benefits.


              neneix 20 months ago

              It's awesome to see how many people have gone through the "fat, sick, and nearly dead" video. I ended up checking it out and now am juicing as well - and did lose weight fast and kept it off. I'm down 40 pounds. One of my favorite juice recipes is juicing apples and lime together. It ends up being kind of a sweet lemonade. Let me know if you try it out!


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              sstock93 lm 19 months ago

              Great info on juicer recipes. I am going to start this right after Superbowl Sunday:)


              anonymous 19 months ago

              @sstock93 lm: Nice to know I'm not the only one using the day after super bowl to get a start on this.


              anonymous 19 months ago

              @neneix: Oh that sounds amazing! Going to try it.


              Tenchi 19 months ago

              Just started juicing 2 weeks ago after watching Fat Sick and Nearly Dead. I am only 25lbs over weight but I want to get rid of it. So far down 5 lbs but not doing a juicing fast just 3 juice a day. I also started doing japanese meridian stretching and wrote a blog post about it here:


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              Adventuretravels 19 months ago from London UK Level 7 Commenter

              Good ideas for what to do with the pulp. I like that.


              anonymous 19 months ago

              Great ideas for healthy living. I can now go shopping for my juicer fully armed with expert knowledge on all things juicy.


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              gibsonplayer 19 months ago

              I have a friend who I'm gonna share this with!

              She was juicing for a while and then gave up

              hopefully this will motivate her!

              Thank you!


              anonymous 19 months ago

              I love this lens! My favorite is the fresh tropical fruit juice! Amazing


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              pauly99 lm 19 months ago

              I second the fact that you shouldn't be looking at cheap juicers. I purchased one for maybe $50 a few years ago and within 3 months the motor burnt out. Should have paid 2.5 or 3 times what I spent and I would still be using a juicer.


              Zienna1 19 months ago

              I love having a fresh tropical fruit juice any day. Specially the one I don't have to make, hahaha..always asking my hubby to do it for me. Enjoyed reading it ,thank you very much.


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              lesliesinclair 19 months ago Level 5 Commenter

              I'll try your tropical juice recipe.


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              alenmic 19 months ago

              I eat tropical fruits everyday....it takes time to make but i will try some juice recipes here ^^...


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              ItsTimeToBurn 18 months ago

              Wow this is a REALLY good lens. Very well put together :)


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              chi kung 18 months ago

              I use the pulp as well all the time, I even make dishes out of them :)

              you've got some fantastic recipes here I need to try out!


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              worldflashpacker 18 months ago

              Some great healthy ideas


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              GeekGirl1 18 months ago

              Delicious and colorful :)


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              davidtrust 18 months ago

              I love juicing! Great recipes!


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              Vikk Simmons 18 months ago from Houston Level 1 Commenter

              Great recipes and resources. When I first started juicing back in the 70s there weren't as many opportunities. I used to do a MacIntosh apple and celery combination that I loved.


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              DutchBlogger LM 18 months ago

              Awesome lens! It actually makes want to go and start juicing like right now! :D


              anonymous 18 months ago

              I have used leftover apple and carrot pulp in pumpkin bread... I use it instead of the sugar required. The bread tastes fine and has natural sweetener!


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              Fart Pickins 18 months ago

              My family and I juice daily if we can. We love to juice all organic carrots, kale, apples and celery.


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              GatorD 17 months ago

              Your mother has been going to the fruit and veggie stand down in Santini Plaza a lot recently. I see a new juicer coming into our house soon I'm sure!


              ArnyMcCleary 17 months ago

              I love this lens. It has given me some great ideas to try out. Thanks.


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              mariacarbonara 17 months ago

              I agree. Some great juicing ideas here


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              annayjo 17 months ago

              I watched the Fat Sick and Nearly Dead movie awhile back and it was amazing how we are killing ourselves on our own. It seems like we now have more drug options than healthy organic food choices. We always have a choice, I just hope I can reach out for the right choice when the time comes. Thanks for reminding me with a great lens!


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              chocochipchip 17 months ago

              Thank you so much for the lens! It's really helpful!


              anonymous 17 months ago

              Loved the lens. Actually there are quite a few recipes I would like to try out. Thanks


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              VisFeminea 16 months ago

              Healthy Healthy Healthy, Love it!


              LUMOSE 16 months ago

              Very healthy habit.


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              TapIn2U 16 months ago Level 4 Commenter

              So healthy! Love to try your recipes. Sundae ;-)


              dellgirl 16 months ago

              This is a really healthy and helpful lens, itâs very informative! I learned a lot, thank you for sharing.

              Congratulations on being selected as Editor for the Day!


              BarbsSpot 15 months ago

              @Lensmaster...Have never been a juicer, but your Lens is very informative and encouraging on this type of healthy choice!


              anonymous 15 months ago

              I watched the video, went on it immediately and have lost 19 lbs in 26 days. I have so much energy and am already buying new clothes!!! I love it and will continue for the rest of my life to keep juicing a priority. Thank you Joe Cross!!!


              ClaraSimmonds 15 months ago

              Great lens!Like it


              jacobwaugh 14 months ago

              Nice Lens! It's very informative too! I learned a lot, thank you for sharing.


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              geekgoodgirl 14 months ago

              I created a Visual Juicing Recipe book called Faces of Juicing. I played with my food and made faces before I juiced the fruits and vegetables. I have one recipe that taste like watermelon without any watermelon.

              2 Oranges

              1 Zucchini

              1 Apple

              1 Pear

              1 Cucumber

              Makes around 24 ounces.

              See the Face I made on the blog here: FacesOfJuicing.com


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              buteoflyer2 14 months ago from Southern California

              What a wonderful lens. Full of information, recipes and ideas. I've been thinking about doing this for awhile now, but never got around to it. Your lens has inspired me to get started. You're right about fruit and vegetables being very expensive. I can get every ounce of nutrition for my money by juicing. I'm going out right now and get what I need.


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              hovirag 13 months ago

              cool recipes :)


              betty-govan26 9 months ago

              I just got a juicer a few weeks ago as well, and have been using it like crazy. Honestly, i've never used a recipe, just bought a bunch of fruits and veggies and thrown them in. Its never NOT been delicious so thanks for this article. I've been doing a routine I found on a website called exerciseaholics and they recommended the fatburning furnace workout routine that plus these juice recipe can definitely help a lot.


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              SimonJay 8 months ago Level 4 Commenter

              This is truly a fantastic lens its not just about recipes or juicers for that matter but more on actually getting healthy improving your life and maybe even taking a major challenge. I am even thinking of making a few change instead of spending lunch times eating meats and fry's i am going to buy juice and just try get thought the day with that.


              jamessking 6 months ago

              Wow these look amazing!!! Your lens looks fantastic, I think I need to up my game a bit!


              Kathy_Jank 6 months ago

              Delicious recipes! Thx


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              astevn816 lm 4 months ago Level 2 Commenter

              I look forward to trying these recipes. Citrus Surprise with Ginger sounds good.

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