X
X

Enter to win a free product from Dr.Brandt

*By entering to win, you agree to receive future emails from Dr.Brandt and SheFinds.

Style

The Truth About Juicing, According to A Dietician

December 7, 2016 by Tristen Zaryn
shefinds | Style

Before it was endorsed by flawless people like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Blake Lively, and Michelle Williams, juicing was just something that those in good health did to get proper nutrition. Now it’s become a phenomenon amongst Hollywood’s biggest stars. People have sought out juicing in order to attain that “glow from within” that celebrities claim it gives. But what is juicing, really?

Let’s get this straight: drinking a smoothie and juicing is not the same thing. Smoothies are usually created using a blender or food processor and contain a mix of fruits, vegetables, pulp, dairy, juices and other ingredients. According to Becky Hand, a licensed dietician, juicing actually “extracts fresh juice from fruits and vegetables allowing the consumer to get a lot of the vitamins that come from them.” Although  you are getting a lot of nutrients from the juice of the fruit and/or vegetable, you lose out on a lot of vitamins from the pulp/fiber, which is removed. (Note: Some high-powered juicers do retain most of the pulp in the juice, thus resulting in a thicker juice.)

In conclusion, juicing is no healthier than eating a whole fruit and it will not “cleanse” your body either. If you’ve been having trouble getting your daily dose of vitamins from fruits and vegetables (especially if you don’t like them in their natural form), try juicing and you might be pleasantly surprised. As for that “glow” you’ve been wanting, you just might get that too!

While on SHEfinds, also make sure to check out: the best Instagram accounts for healthy eating and the health benefits of apple cider vinegar.

[Photo: Be Frassy]

 

Fashion

These Comfortable Work Heels Are SO Good They Might As Well Be Flats

April 25, 2018 by Brianna Peters
Bonus: they're on sale!

Fashion

Nordstrom's Memorial Day Sale Will Be 40% Off This Year--We've Got All The Details

April 25, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
Get your credit cards ready!

Fashion

5 Life-Changing Bra Tricks That Will Make You Look 10 Years Younger

April 25, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
We've got expert advice.

Fashion

The Spring Dress Trend Bloggers Are Obsessed With

April 25, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
It's going to be EVERYWHERE!

Fashion

The Maxi Dress Everyone Is Already Buying For Spring

April 25, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
*adds to cart*

Fashion

The Miley Cyrus x Converse Collection Is Almost Here--& She Just Wore The First Pair!

April 24, 2018 by Samantha Peters
Glitter. And. Platforms.

Fashion

We Found The Most Comfortable Bra In The World At Nordstrom

April 24, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
You won't want to take this off.

Fashion

These Are The Best Affordable Jeans, According To Thousands Of Customer Reviews

April 24, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
They're so flattering!

Fashion

The Sunglasses Everyone Is Already Buying For Spring

April 23, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
*Adds to cart*

Fashion

4 Life-Changing Tailoring Tricks That Will Make You Look 10 Years Younger

April 21, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
These will change your entire look.

Style

Have $10? They You Can Have This Perfect V-Neck Tee

April 20, 2018 by Brianna Peters
It's SO soft.

Style

These Perfect Spring Work Pants Only LOOK Expensive

April 20, 2018 by Brianna Peters
And they're on sale!

Style

Get These Comfy High-Waisted Leggings For Only $19

April 20, 2018 by Brianna Peters
You need these in your life.

Fashion

The Shoes Everyone Is Already Buying For Spring

April 20, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
*Buys one of each*

Fashion

We're Giving Away Three Leather Crossbody Bags From Ecco!

New season, new handbag right?! That's certainly our strategy ...

Fashion

We Found The Most Comfortable Bra In The World At Nordstrom

We Found The Most Comfortable Bra In The World At ...

LOAD MORE
+
LOAD MORE POSTS