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10/1/13 1:34 P

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If you already eats lots of fruit and veg then juicing isn't going to help you a lot. Juicing is a good switch for people who have textural issues with these foods or need to dramatically change their taste buds and lifestyle. Blending is different to juicing and is basically like eating your salad (with less chewing).



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10/1/13 1:04 P

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I love fruit and find it way more beneficial to eat the fruit whole ... get more fiber AND it helps me feel fuller.

Good luck in your decision-making process. Good for you to check it out instead of just doing it ...



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10/1/13 12:48 P

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I have thought about juicing just for fruits. I have no problems with vegetables, but I don't like many fruits. It's a consistency thing ... I don't like mushy and I don't like spongy. I will eat strawberries, bananas, watermelon but that's it.

I tried smoothies, but I dont like the consistency of them.



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10/1/13 4:12 A

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I want to start juicing



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9/30/13 7:33 P

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I do that once in a while and like it a lot. You've done great so far! Keep up the good work!

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9/30/13 7:03 A

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I just got a Magic Bullett NutriBlast and love it. Instead of juicing, I get all the benefit from the fruit and skin (fiber). I either add Fage yogurt or protein powder and have it for breakfast.

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9/29/13 8:29 P

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Yes, Becky, I do keep track of a lot of nutrients. I get plenty of fiber and protein. I make an effort to add a bit more fat, as I am often a bit low on that and try to incorporate healthy fats into my day. Thank you for your help!

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9/29/13 7:42 P

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Since you already enjoy a variety of fruits and veggies---I don't think there would be any health benefit for you to start "juicing."

A healthy meal is composed of not only fruits and veggies, but also lean protein/meat, whole grains. and calcium rich milk (or calcium fortified alternative drink). Are you tracking your fiber and protein intake?? I assume you are getting at least 25 grams of fiber daily? Are you getting at least 60 grams of protein?

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9/29/13 7:40 P

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It isn't healthier than eating whole veg/fruits in their natural form unless you would otherwise not eat them.


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9/29/13 7:35 P

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I haven't yet watched "Sick, Fat and Nearly Dead", but I did read a lot of information that the reboot website provided. My question is: What benefits does juicing provide over eating the actual food and making low cal smoothies? I have a big appetite and try to satisfy it with a lot of veggies. I also love veggies and eat all of them, raw or cooked. If I had a big salad with romaine, kale, beet greens and other typical salad veggies, would juicing provide me with a healthier meal? Won't I end up starving? If I have a smoothie throwing the same items in the blender with some water, would that be the same?

Looking forward to others opinions and experiences.
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