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Calories in Fresh Juice  
Q: Hi there, I'm new to juicing. I've been doing it for about half a month so far and I love it. I've been juicing for breakfast, lunch and having …

Kale in a vitamix 
Q: I just got a new Vitamix Pro 200 and set about to making "Mean Green". The recipe I used called for 8 kale leaves, a cucumber, 2 green apples, …

Freezing Vegetable Juice 
Q: Hi, I took note of your comments on freezing vegetable juice and that the minerals and vitamins are lost only a few minutes after making the juice. …

Juicing Recipes for Vitamix 
Q: I just purchased a Vitamix in an effort to get my health back! Are the juicing recipes only for use in a juicer or can they be used in the Vitamix …

Pesticides in Juice and Juice Pulp 
Q: I was told that if I use non-organic produce in juicing that is does not matter, all the pesticides end up in the pulp anyways? Is this true to …

Juicing Potatoes and Benefits 
Q: I overheard that juicing potatoes and drinking it three times a day is good for one. Is it and if so what are the health benefits? A: Hi Anna! …

What Not to Juice? 
Hey All, I am new to juicing and have seen a lot of great info as to the how, what and why to juice, but not to much on what NOT to juice! It would be …

Blender Drinks and Water 
Q: Hi, I have always used my juicer to make my natural drinks. Mainly a mix of carrot, apple and celery. I have just purchased a Blendtec blender, …

Juicing Frozen Fruit and Vegetables 
Q: I just purchased a Breville juicer. Can frozen fruit and vegetables be used in a juicer? A: Hi Carol! Well, there are many Breville juicers. …

Juicing in Bulk 
Q: I would like to drink my juices for breakfast and lunch. Can I juice enough for two servings in the morning, saving one portion for my lunch? …

Too Much Pulp 
Q: My juicer leaves a ton of pulp in my juice...Yuck...Is that normal or does my juicer just not work well? A: Hi! Well, a good juicer does not …

Fruit Sorbet with Omega or Vitamix 
Q: I recently found out I have some liver problems and am going to purchase a juicer. I already own a Vitamix blender. I am not sure which juicer to …

Juice Separates 
Q: How I do I keep my juice from separating? It seems like I have three layers: a foam on top, an opaque layer, and a slightly transparent layer. What …

Juicing Questions 
Q: Hi, I love my Green Star juicer. I have read a lot of Green Star FAQ, I still have a few unanswered questions that I would be impressed if you answered. …

Daily or Weekly Menus Programs 
Q: I really want to get into juicing in a big way. I've already bought a $200 juicer. But what's stopping me is I haven't a clue what to buy in …

Juicing For Teens 
Q: What are great juices for teenagers? A: Certainly, I have some for you! :) Juicing for teenagers is such a great idea…it will help balance …

Foamy Stuff 
Q: What is the foamy stuff at the top of the juice? A: Hi Ericson! The "foamy stuff" in your juice is usually a mix of some of the fiber mixed …

Freezing Juice  
Q: I have always just drank my juice fresh, right after the juice was processed. I had this idea to juice "ahead of time" by filling ice cube trays with …

Mixing Vegetables and Fruits 
Q: I've read in lots of places not to mix veggies and fruits when juicing. What is the reasoning behind this? A: Hi Jordan! Good question. The …

Pulpy Juice 
Q: I want to know if there are some juicers that do not take all the pulp out... I love juicing but I really really need more pulp than most juicers …

Best time to juice 
Q: Whats the best time of the day to have juice? Early morning on an empty stomach or anytime during the day? Is drinking juice in the evening beneficial …

Juice on-the-go 
Q: I work in an office job and am there for about 9 to 10 hours a day. I cannot bring a juicer to work but I can bring fresh juice. What is the best …

Juicing vs Vitamix 
Q: Hi there and thanks for your time. As you know the best juicers have minimal oxidization. I was wondering how long the juice from a Vitamix will last? …

Juicing pears 
Q: I just bought a Breville Juicer it seems to be one of the better ones (800 watts). When I juice pears (skin on) the juice is tan/brown and it doesn't …

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Lemons- Very Tart 
Q: Lemons are very tart when juiced. I want to make lemonade but not sure how to do that without it being so strong. Any ideas?

Juicing Celery 
Q: Why does celery seem to stop up my champion juicer, and is there any way to avoid this? It seems like I don't juice much before it gets full of celery …

Incorporating juice into your regular diet 
Q: Hi! I'm new to juicing and am so excited to have a great resource such as this to learn more about it. I am 25 and have always been conscientious …

Juices to Detox and Lose Weight? 
Q: Hi!, I am a 16 year old girl that is just starting to explore juicing. I honestly want to use it to detox and lose weight, as well as just cleanse …

Best Way to Juice Kale 
Q: What is the best way to juice kale? I feel like the motor on my juicer is going to burn up every time I try to juice it. A: Hi Rachel, There …

Juicing while breastfeeding 
Q: I'm excited to start juicing and plan to have one glass in the morning with some lean protein and then perhaps another small glass with a healthy …

Vacuum Sealing Juice 
Q: Since my work schedule won't allow me to adhere to a juicing schedule for optimum juice viability by drinking it as soon as it is extracted, I was …

Can you drink too much juice? 
Q: I have found that I love vegetable juice with some lemon in it. I've replaced breakfast and morning snack with this juice - any combination of greens, …

High Potassium in Green Juicing 
Q: My question: If I juice greens such as collard leaves and other greens which are high in potassium will my potassium level increase to levels that …

Juicing for Workouts 
Q: Hi, My name is Victor Justice and I am a BKA (Below Knee Amputee). I am new to juicing as I am trying to lose weight because after the operation …

Pulp Nutrients 
Q: I've heard that a lot of the nutrition is in the skin and pulp. When you juice do you lose a lot of the nutrients because the pulp and skin separate …

Canned Fruits and Veggies 
Q: Just got a juicer and was wondering if it was beneficial to use canned fruits and vegetables? I know it would be more cost effective, but will it …

Juice With Meals 
Q: What is the best juice to drink with a meal? A: Hi Joe, The absolute best juices to drink with meals are vegetable juices. You'll want to drink …

Juice For Cereal? 
Q: Hi, I like to eat cereal but want to stop drinking milk. Do you have any suggestions for moistening cereal with juice? I dont even know if you …

Blender for juicing? 
Q: Why can't I use a blender or food processor instead of a juicer? I'm thinking about buying a juicer but I'm not sure I need one. A: Hi Claudia, …

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