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The Truth About Juicing: How Healthy Are Your New Year's Resolutions?


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Okay, we get that juicing might not always be the best thing for you, especially if it mostly consists of all those sugary sweet fruits instead of blending down some good ol’ fashioned kale. There are times when it’s more beneficial both in body and mind (and hungry cravings) to just sit down and eat an apple rather than squeeze a whole bushel into juice. But with our New Year’s resolutions firmly implanted in our heads, our gym clothes laid out and that shiny new juicer sitting on the kitchen counter, it’s hard to decide where to draw the line. Besides, don’t you just feel thinner when you’re drinking your calories instead of eating actual food? Well the physicians and dieticians at Pritikin Longevity Center and Spa made out a cool infograph to explain just what goes into all those juices you’re drinking. Print it out and hang it up on the fridge next to the kids’ artwork and next time you’re planning to juice you’ll remember just what it is you’re putting into your body. 

Photo Courtesy of Pritikin Longevity Center and Spa

Marissa Stempien

Marissa Stempien graduated with a degree in English Literature and a minor in Asian Studies from San Francisco State University. Previously a beauty editor, Marissa now utilizes her love and passion of luxurious fashion everyday as Fashion Editor of JustLuxe. Originally from Santa Barbara, CA, Marissa has traveled to various cities across the globe, most recently returning from living abroad...(Read More)

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