Do You Know The Benefits of Juicers for Cancer Patients?
Fewer things, nutritionally speaking, are better for you than juicing when you have cancer. Back in 1998, when my mother had Stage IV cancer, the single thing that made her feel so much better and actually added a few months of quality life was juicing.
The reasons to juice are compelling and it’s good to see that more and more people are beginning to juice before they have serious health problems.
The 5 Best Benefits of Juicers for Cancer Patients
- Raw juices require minimal digestion (which is great if you don’t feel like eating) and can be used by the body quite easily;
- Raw juices detoxify and cleanse the body of unwanted toxins, chemicals and wastes;
- Raw juices provide superior nutrition by way of vitamins, minerals, and abundant living enzymes;
- Juicing helps your body become more alkaline, and since cancer loves acidic conditions, being more alkaline is quite unfriendly to cancer cells;
- Many juices have potent anti-cancer activity – see my list of the best ones on my page Diet and Cancer.
Eating Organic Is Important
All of these factors make juicing perfect nutrition for cancer patients. I would like to stress, however, that anyone doing juicing for cancer patients should use ORGANIC produce because their bodies are already being ravaged by the treatments they go through and they don’t need to add pesticides and all the other risky nasties to that problem.
What Kind Of Juicer Is Best?
The next question people generally ask is what kind of juicer is best? There are literally hundreds on the market and choosing one can be baffling. The juicer you purchase really is important because most inexpensive juicers heat the juice a little as it passes through the machine and that wrecks the living enzymes and thus one of the major reasons you are juicing.
A good quality juicer needs to separately grind and then press out the juices. Low enzyme levels, usually the result of eating too many commercially prepared and fast foods, are linked with an inability to kill cancer cells. I use this Omega Juicer and I absolutely love it because of the quality of the juice it produces, and of all the juicers I’ve had over the past 10 years, it’s the easiest to clean (you can buy it from Amazon by clicking that link).
A terrific book for learning how to juice is Power Juices Super Drinks by Steve Meyerowitz.
I hope this helps you. If you have any questions, just contact me. Let’s juice our way back to vibrant health!
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