Juicing: Dope or Not?

til;dr: Do vegetables lose any nutritional value when juiced as opposed to eaten?
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My typical breakfast consists of eggs, bacon, kale, tomato, carrot, cucumber, asparagus, parsley, basil, flax seeds, sesame seeds, onion, red pepper, black pepper, and whatever other veggies I have.

I'd like to just fry the eggs and bacon and down most of the veggies in a juice. Would this be any less nutritious?

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Comments (19)

Oct 22, 2014 - 3:54pm

The Real Max:

Well you're going to forego any fiber that was in the fruit, but I doubt there is any substantial loss of Vitamins/sugars/minerals.


I mean, isn't it essentially like chewing it up very fine and swallowing it?
heister:

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Oct 22, 2014 - 4:10pm

I heard on the radio radio that the reason you can eat as much fruit as you want and the sugar isn't 'bad' for you is because of the fiber, it's essentially a time release mechanism. If you get rid of the fiber you can easily spike your blood sugar and have all the problems associated with that.

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Oct 22, 2014 - 6:58pm

GoldenCinderblock:

The Real Max:

Well you're going to forego any fiber that was in the fruit, but I doubt there is any substantial loss of Vitamins/sugars/minerals.

I mean, isn't it essentially like chewing it up very fine and swallowing it?

Juicing removes the pulp. If you're talking about throwing it all in the blender, that's a whole different thing, and you're obviously not going to get any loss.

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May 6, 2021 - 6:13am

I think you're confusing juicing and blending.

Blending keeps all of the veg/fruit as you're just throwing it in a blender but with juicing you just keep the liquid and the fiber gets thrown out.

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Oct 22, 2014 - 4:39pm

The Real Max:

Well you're going to forego any fiber that was in the fruit, but I doubt there is any substantial loss of Vitamins/sugars/minerals.


I don't think the fiber you're talking about is the fiber you think you're talking about.
Oct 22, 2014 - 4:17pm

Throw all that shit in a Vitamix/Ninja/blender with a little bit of coconut water and let it spin for a few minutes. Can't guarantee it will be as easy to get down as if you juiced it, but you keep the fiber if that's your main concern. I throw down a kale/spinach/arugula/blueberry/strawberry/raspberry/chia/tomato smoothie most morning, and it's not bad.

Oct 22, 2014 - 4:19pm

copecre:

Throw all that shit in a Vitamix/Ninja/blender with a little bit of coconut water and let it spin for a few minutes. Can't guarantee it will be as easy to get down as if you juiced it, but you keep the fiber if that's your main concern. I throw down a kale/spinach/arugula/blueberry/strawberry/raspberry/chia/tomato smoothie most morning, and it's not bad.


Shit, yeah, I meant blending it. Basically chews it for you, right?
heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

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Oct 22, 2014 - 10:55pm

DickFuld:

I was expecting a different kind of juicing, based on the title & author.


I'm in a cast, so I'm off the HGH for the time being.
heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

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May 6, 2021 - 12:29am

APAE told me he only eats the pulp. It's secret to his hardy digestive system - a little known fact.

May 6, 2021 - 11:27am

Same

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May 6, 2021 - 2:33pm

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