I just wanted to write a short post discussing the relative benefits or otherwise of blending (making smoothies) versus juicing. There’s quite a lot of confusion in both the online and printed media concerning this topic. For those who want a quick answer; in my opinion blending is far superior to juicing, although that’s not to say that juicing can’t be extremely beneficial in its own right when done for the correct reasons and with the right ingredients.
Personally I think that blending as far as my body is concerned, is just an extremely efficient way of chewing the food which I’m about to swallow. The more my food is chewed the less work my stomach and my guts have to do to break it down and absorb the nutrients. Read more . . .