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Kale Juice Recipes and Benefits

Written by Peter Strachnyi MBA, owner beQu Juice

Kale is a leafy green vegetable in appearance that is full of essential vitamins and minerals. It’s a good source of Vitamin K, A, and C. Consuming kale not only lowers the risk of many types of cancers, but also lowers your cholesterol, and Kale Juice Recipescontains vital detoxification properties. Kale should be made a part of your diet at least 2-3 times per week to have a positive effect on your health.

Kale can be steamed as well as used as a base for a salad, but to get a concentrated amount of nutrition you need, it’s best to juice it. Kale juice alone is not something an average person would enjoy drinking as it is not palatable and hard to get down. But properly mixing it with the right ingredients will make the juice not only (more…)

Leave a Comment September 13, 2012

Beetroot Juice Benefits and Recipes

Written by Peter Strachnyi MBA, owner beQu Juice

Beetroots are reddish purple in color with green leaves and are from the Amaranthaceae-Chenopodiaceae plant family. They are sweet in taste, crunchy when raw, and soft when cooked. Beet is a main ingredient used in borsch, a popular soup in Eastern Europe that is full of hearty ingredients such as beans and potatoes.

Benefits of Beetroot Juice  

Although a simple vegetable, beet is a quite significant when it comes to nutritional value. Beetroot juice can help fight some of the major diseases and health complications:

Heart Disease
Birth Defects
Colon Cancer (more…)

2 Comments May 19, 2012

Five Simple Juice Recipes Anyone Can Do at Home

Written by Peter Strachnyi MBA, owner beQu Juice

Here are some delicious fresh juice recipes that are very easy to do using basic fruits and vegetables. Before attempting to juice please thoroughly wash the produce and peel the skin off the oranges and lemons. All the portions below are based on a 16oz serving, if you’re making more or less please adjust accordingly.

Carrot, Apple, Ginger
2 Whole Apples
4 Carrots (Medium to large in size)
1 Inch of Ginger

This is a classic combination that is absolutely delicious.

Orange, Apple, Pear
1 ½  Apple
2 Oranges
2 Pears

Kids will love this combination. All their favorite fruits blended together to create a sweet, nutrient rich fresh juice. (more…)

4 Comments May 1, 2012

Benefits of Raw Cold Pressed Juice

Written by Peter Strachnyi MBA, owner beQu Juice

Drinking cold pressed juices has numerous and remarkable health benefits.  Below is a quick description of these benefits:

Nutritional Powerhouse

Consuming fresh pressed juices allows you to intake a concentrated amount of vitamins and minerals that otherwisewould be difficult to achieve just by eating raw fruits and vegetables. Our 16oz bottle of Green Lemonade, for example, contains: a whole apple, a stalk of celery, handful of spinach, two leaves of kale, and a lemon. You would have to consume all of these ingredients to get the same benefits as if you drank one bottle of juice. Which would you rather do? (more…)

3 Comments March 13, 2012

The Pressed Juice Difference

Written by Peter Strachnyi MBA, owner beQu Juice

Is there really a difference between cold pressed juices and juices made the conventional way?  Let’s take a look at a few factors to come up with our answer:

The Extraction Process

Centrifugal Juicers

Juices made the conventional way, the ones you buy at most juice bars, are made using centrifugal jCentrifugal Juicersuicers. If you walk into a juice bar you’re almost certain to see one of these juicers there. They are fast and efficient in extracting juice from fruits and vegetables, and that’s the reason why they are so widely used. The way these centrifugal juicers operate is when turned on; the motor rapidly spins the blade and the filter basket inside. (more…)

7 Comments February 21, 2012

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