Articles by: Drewcer The Juicer

Putting the Bite in the Right Wheatgrass Juicers

0 by / on August 19, 2010, 1:56 pm

If you read the specifications of wheatgrass juicers, you might be confused by the term “masticating.” You might wonder exactly what that means. By definition, the term means to chew food or to grind to a pulp. The Omega 8006 is a masticating wheatgrass juicer that does more than make juice for you—it makes it really well. When you consider the benefits of a good juicer, the first thing you should look at is how well it does its main job. Focusing on the Best Sure, you can buy machines that are meant to make juice, yogurt and do other [...]

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Juicers – Cleaning and Maintenance

4 by / on June 23, 2010, 9:40 pm

It never fails. You want to drink fresh and healthy juice but when you go to use the juicer to make your favorite wheatgrass blend, you find that someone has forgotten to clean the juicer once again. That means that before you can make a glass of refreshing juice, you have to take the entire machine apart, clean it thoroughly and then put it all back together. By the time you are finished doing all of that, you will probably be less than interested in making any juice at all. It is time to consider what your best course of [...]

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Benefits of a Food Dehydrator

0 by / on June 8, 2010, 12:40 pm

Food Dehydrators – How They Work, and Why Every Home Should Have One A really handy form of food to have around is dehydrated food, because it has so many uses. For example, produce can be dehydrated and used for stews, soups and other delicious recipes all year long. So, even if one has far too many vegetables from their garden, the food will not spoil. Another great example of popular dehydrated food is dehydrated fruits, such as raisins, apples and pineapples, just to name a few. These go great with nuts and a few chocolate chips, and make a [...]

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The Benefits of Using a Steam Juicer

5 by / on June 3, 2010, 8:23 am

Everyone knows that it is necessary to get a certain amount of fruits and vegetables in our diets, because of the nutrients and vitamins they contain. These vitamins and nutrients can also be found in juice made from fresh fruits and vegetables, and can be made at home for a fraction of the price of buying prepared juices at the supermarket. Regular Juicers vs. Steam Juicers For many years, people all over the world have been using juicers to extract the juice from their fruits. This has been a great way to get juice, but, even though the juice provides [...]

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The Benefits of Juicing Wheatgrass

2 by / on May 26, 2010, 1:29 pm

The Benefits of Juicing Wheatgrass These days, everyone is looking for the newest and best “super food”. One that is very quickly becoming popular is wheatgrass juice, because not only is it a dietary source of energy, it is also loaded with vitamins and minerals that are important for maintaining good health. Many people are using wheat grass juice because of the many health benefits it is said to offer. What Is Wheatgrass? Wheatgrass is just as the name implies: grass from the wheat plant. This is young grass, and is harvested during the early stages of growth, when the [...]

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Healthy Living with Spirulina

0 by / on May 14, 2010, 9:48 am

Today we have a guest blogger, Tom Hines, from Nutrition Geeks.  Thanks Tom for the info! Modern eating habits Our modern day diet contains sweets, refined carbohydrates, aerated colas, saturated oils, salts; not to mention other unhealthy ingredients like artificial sweeteners and preservatives. In addition, a lot of healthy constituents are missing from these foods, chiefly, high quality proteins, complex carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and fibers. All of these have collectively led to a number of so called metabolic syndromes or disorders which were non-existent a century ago. Obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and a number of cancers have their origin in [...]

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Eating, Excercising and the Avon Breast Cancer Walk…

0 by / on January 12, 2010, 1:10 pm

Hey gang!  Today we have a very special guest blogger, Meghan Miller!  She is not only helping raise money for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer but has also offered to write you a really nice snapshot of what it takes to stay healthy…enjoy!  Thanks Meghan!  She also hosts her own blog here. Staying healthy is important at any age. Diet and exercise are, of course, the staples to healthy living. But what does nutrition really mean? Quite simply, it means giving your body the nutrients it needs. This can be done in the form of food, vitamins, and supplements. [...]

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Raw Food Classes – be your own chef!

2 by / on December 26, 2009, 12:48 pm

So here I am on a lazy Day-After-Christmas morning getting ready for 2010, pondering “hmmm…what should I make my news resolution?”. Bam!  The idea came to me – maybe I should expand my knowledge in eating like a true raw foodist.  Yup, thats it.  Thats what I am going to do! So I do a quick search on my trusted friend, Google…and much to my chagrin a wonderful site came up: a company called Living Light Cuisine! I was quite surprised to find that they had Certified Raw Food chef’s around the WORLD that can teach you exactly what to [...]

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The Benefits of Juicing

0 by / on November 20, 2009, 1:11 am

The juicing craze! After all of the hype and strict regimens of the raw and juiced diet fads, the whole idea may leave a bad taste in your mouth. But you do not have to learn how to cover up the taste of juiced beets or start watching infomercials with Jack LaLanne revving up his “Juice Tiger.” There is an easy, and yes, tasty way to drink your vitamins and boost your intake of the good stuff. For starters, you may be wondering why juiced foods are so fantastic to begin with. Simply put, it’s because they are living, unprocessed [...]

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Eating Right – “Have yourself a healthy little Christmas …”

0 by / on December 13, 2008, 8:23 am

Some alternate titles I was working with were, All I want for Christmas is to stay on track, It’s the most fattening time of the year, and Everyone was singing “Here Comes Santa Claus” but it was only me.” Being raised Jewish I’d like to say I never fall into the “throw my healthy-living diet out the window during the holidays” trap but alas, even I tend to indulge a bit this time of year.  So I want the first tip to be; GO EASY ON YOURSELF!  I can’t stress enough that the best gift we can give ourselves over [...]

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