10 Reasons to Juice #1

We need liquids to remain healthy, and juicing is a good source of liquids. It is estimated that more than 50% of people are chronically under-hydrated–that is, they consume less than the recommended 5-6 glasses of non-caffeinated, unsweetened beverages needed daily. Staying hydrated makes the body function more efficiently, improves energy, and helps remove unwanted byproducts more easily.


Three Delicious Ways to Stay Hydrated

Staying hydrated is important to mood, energy levels, cognitive function and brain health. If you do not enjoy plain water or find sports drinks too sweet or too salty, here are a few ideas for make-it-yourself sports drinks that will help replace electrolytes and fluids.

Lemon-Lime Lusciousness
2 Cups of Water, 2 tablespoons of honey, the juice from 1/2 a lemon, and 1/2 a lime plus a pinch of sea salt.

Pomegranate Perfection
2 cups of green tea, 2 tablespoons of honey, 4 tablespoons of pomegranate juice, and a pinch of sea salt.

Coconut Water Combo
2 cups of coconut water, 2 tablespoons of honey, 4 tablespoons of mango, apple, guava or orange juice.