I came across this article and I would like to hear what the Nutritionist's and Members of Nutriliving have to say about it

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Louie/Elvira D.
Joined: 9/15/2013

http://summertomato.com/6-things-to-consider-before-buying-a-juicer-other-tips-for-fruit-vegetable-juicing-2/

 

the link above explains how Juicing can be dangerous in some ways, I'm not trying to scare anyone away, but I wanted to 

know the difference because I was under the impression that the sugar in fruits was a healthy type of sugar, I am not a nutritionist 

or an expert in this, so a little clarification would help me and maybe others understand better about fructose and how it effects us.

please if you have time read this article.

 

Thanks 

Louie

The Nutribullet isn't a juicer. It uses the whole fruit and vegetable, so what they are saying about the juicer doesn't really fit what the Nutribullet does.
Captainbob wrote: The Nutribullet isn't a juicer. It uses the whole fruit and vegetable, so what they are saying about the juicer doesn't really fit what the Nutribullet does.
right I know there is a difference but its about the fructose and how the liver coverts is , would like to get Wally or Krista's opinion on this
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http://summertomato.com/6-things-to-consider-before-buying-a-juicer-other-tips-for-fruit-vegetable-juicing-2/

 

the link above explains how Juicing can be dangerous in some ways, I'm not trying to scare anyone away, but I wanted to 

know the difference because I was under the impression that the sugar in fruits was a healthy type of sugar, I am not a nutritionist 

or an expert in this, so a little clarification would help me and maybe others understand better about fructose and how it effects us.

please if you have time read this article.

 

Thanks 

Louie

Hi Louie. When you juice fruits and vegetables you are removing the fiber which helps regulate blood sugar levels. Without the fiber from the fruit you are getting straight glucose, fructose and sucrose that your body will use and absorb but it can put a strain on your pancreas, especially if you are diabetic. Carbohydrates should be combined with protein or fiber to slow down the rate at which sugar is released into the body. When you use the NutriBullet you are keeping all the fiber in your Blast and consuming that along with all the nutrients from the fruits and veggies. By breaking it down to a liquid level your body is able to absorb nutrients like it would from juicing but you are getting the whole fruit, all its nutrients and not putting a strain on your pancreas. It is important to understand that fruits are healthy, but they do contain natural sugar and should be eaten in moderation. Making a Blast with all fruit is not something we recommend. The healthiest Blasts are the ones that focus on veggies and use a moderate amount of fruit to give it a natural sweetness or a creamy texture. Great question, please let me know if you need any further clarification! =)
Thank you for that information Sarah, Most of my Nutriblast are 80% veggies I always use a granny smith apple with all of my blast though, I'm not sure about the sugar content within different types of apples but even though I use this type of apple even when I bite into one is has a combo of flavors I can taste like a tart but sweet taste as opposed to your regular red delish which mostly is very sweet, plus I like using blueberries and strawberries which I believe or on the low sugar side, I try to use bananas that are not fully ripe and I will only use 1/4 of a banana just to give it some taste when I do an all veggie blast, hopefully I'm on the right track lol, I was considering buying a regular juicer just to do vegetables with because I want to get the nutrients still with out it being so thick or pulpy <--- (is that even a word lol) I think you know what I mean, that doesn't mean I am giving up on my Nutribullet I love my blast, I would just like to have a change once in and a while, plus you can make treats and other healthy stuff with the pulp, I'm sure you can make treats with the Nutribullet as well, After Watching Joe Cross in his documentary I would love to try that mean green juice he does, I would like to have both options to work with but I know I will be blasting more then regular juicing, on that note do you know of a website that gives you info on what each vegetable or fruit contains, I believe Krista or Wally gave me one a while back but I lost a lot of my favs when my computer crashed. Thanks for the help Sarah. Louie
Louie_Blu wrote: Thank you for that information Sarah, Most of my Nutriblast are 80% veggies I always use a granny smith apple with all of my blast though, I'm not sure about the sugar content within different types of apples but even though I use this type of apple even when I bite into one is has a combo of flavors I can taste like a tart but sweet taste as opposed to your regular red delish which mostly is very sweet, plus I like using blueberries and strawberries which I believe or on the low sugar side, I try to use bananas that are not fully ripe and I will only use 1/4 of a banana just to give it some taste when I do an all veggie blast, hopefully I'm on the right track lol, I was considering buying a regular juicer just to do vegetables with because I want to get the nutrients still with out it being so thick or pulpy <--- (is that even a word lol) I think you know what I mean, that doesn't mean I am giving up on my Nutribullet I love my blast, I would just like to have a change once in and a while, plus you can make treats and other healthy stuff with the pulp, I'm sure you can make treats with the Nutribullet as well, After Watching Joe Cross in his documentary I would love to try that mean green juice he does, I would like to have both options to work with but I know I will be blasting more then regular juicing, on that note do you know of a website that gives you info on what each vegetable or fruit contains, I believe Krista or Wally gave me one a while back but I lost a lot of my favs when my computer crashed. Thanks for the help Sarah. Louie
Our website has a lot of information about different foods under the healing foods section. Another great website is: http://www.whfoods.com/ It has a ton of great info on common fruits and veggies. I think Joe Cross has an amazing story and I do promote juicing vegetables. It is a great way to get a concentrated source of nutrients and as I mentioned earlier just be careful with the fruits when you juice, but I think you already know that. Another comment I would like to make about a juicer is that they are a pain in the butt to clean. I would have used mine a lot more but it was hard to clean. When I want to switch things up from my Blasts I usually just go out and purchase a fresh veggie juice, that way I don'y have to deal with the mess. It is really up to you what decide to do. =)
Hi Sarah that website is packed with a lot of great information as well as this one. Thank you. Louie