With improved healthcare and extensive health insurance marketplace options, it appears as though more people are concerned with their own health. Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight has become a primary concern. Juicing is one of the best ways to lose weight successfully. The pure juice forms of fruits and vegetables are just as healthy, if not more healthy, because they are liquid and thus deliver nutrients to your body quicker. The nutrients gained from juicing can be the difference between struggling to lose weight and making losing weight more achievable. Here are some of the best juices for effective weight loss:

Citrus Fruit Juice

Citrus fruit juice, specifically grapefruit juice, is good for weight loss. According to Women Fitness, drinking an eight ounce glass of grapefruit juice blocks the enzymes that are involved in fat and carbohydrate storage, speeds up the metabolism, thus helping in weight loss. Grapefruit juice is low in calories and sodium as well. Other citrus fruit juices that might help aid in weight loss are orange, lemon, and lime.

Tomato and Cucumber Juice

Blend together chopped tomatoes, diced cucumber, and one stalk celery. Add flavor with ground black pepper, cayenne pepper, and sea salt.  If you want your juice to be a little sweet you can add few drops of stevia. The Weight Loss Guide explains that tomato juice contains a large amount of citric and malic acid which enhance the body’s metabolism, and cucumber juice is low in fat and sugar, thus making it ideal for weight loss.

Additionally, Freedomyou.com reports that other kinds of green vegetable juices like spinach, celery, and broccoli are also helpful for overall health and weight loss. Juice from spinach gets rid of excess weight from the body through cleansing the intestinal tract, celery juice helps curb cravings for sweet foods, and juice from broccoli is an excellent source of fiber which keeps you feeling full. We’ve already mentioned a recipe with celery, so here’s one with spinach:

Spinach and Apple Juice

Blend 2-3 medium-sized apples with 2 cups coarsely chopped spinach, and a little lemon juice. Also add to the blender ½ cup red lettuce leaves or carrot greens, ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, and 1 teaspoon kosher salt.

Including juices high in antioxidants in your diet can also help make weight loss easier and quicker because they provide the body with the nutritional support, energy, and strength that it needs in the fat-burning process. Drinking grape, apple, pineapple, pomegranate, strawberry, cranberry, blueberry, and raspberry juices can help make losing weight easier and more tasteful.

Juicing is a very popular option for those looking to lose weight in a healthy way. Many have had success doing so. Juicerecipes.com has a few success stories to help you become motivated on your way to the new you.

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