Juicing: Healthy Detox Or Diet Trap? – Cnn.com

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There’s something appealing about being able to blend up broccoli, kale and cucumbers and mask them with the sweet taste of strawberries. You get your vitamins without having to chow down on salad every day at lunch. Plus you can tell everyone you’re juicing, which helps you look cool in today’s fitness-focused world. But (you knew there was a “but” coming), you can’t juice all day, every day, and expect to stay healthy. We took to the experts to answer your most pressing juice questions: What are some of the benefits of juicing? New research shows eating up to seven servings of fruits and vegetables a day can have a significant impact on your lifespan. For those of us who don’t have time to cut up or cook two servings with every meal, juicing is an easy way to consume them on the go. Tell us your storyWe love to hear from our audience. Follow @CNNHealth on Twitter and Facebook for the latest health news and let us know what we’re missing. “Many people don’t really like to eat fruits and vegetables, and this gives them a way to feel like they are doing something good for themselves,” says Gayl Canfield, director of nutrition for Pritkin Longevity Center .
Juice sourced from: http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/11/health/juicing-pros-cons/index.html

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