Processed vs. Natural Juices

This is a quick look at the differences between processed (boxed, canned or bottled) juices and fresh, natural juice that is made with your juice extractor.
  • Processed Juices
  • Boxed or bottled juice is pasteurised and the nutrients are completely destroyed.
  • Juices made from imported produce and juice concentrates may carry traces of pesticides.

  • Juices from fruit concentrates do not contain the whole fruits and they may be nothing more than sugar water -- possibly made with chemicals in water from industrial sites.
  • Acids from juices can leech metal from cans, causing canned juice to spoil.
  • Wax and other chemicals found in boxed juice containers can taint the juice.
  • Shrink-wrapped juice cartons come under high heat that depletes enzymes in juice.
Natural Juices
Natural juices contain all the vitamins, minerals, fluids, enzymes, amino acids and chlorophyll (with no toxic additives) found in raw vegetables - thereby helping the body by:
  • Promoting growth and development
  • Assisting with digestion
  • Providing energy
  • Protecting against oxidation
  • Renewing cells
  • Enriching Blood

Benefits of juice
There is a wealth of benefits to drinking fresh fruit juices. Here are just a few:

  • People with difficulty chewing can intake raw vegetables in juice form.
  • People too busy to eat a meal with vegetables can obtain the nourishment of a salad by drinking fresh juice.
  • Juice is easy on the stomach.
  • Drinking juice enables one to have more of a vegetable's nutrients than one would have by eating.
  • Juice is a good alternative for people who lack appetites.
  • Juice is a great nutrient source for babies and children who otherwise may not want vegetables.
  • Juice can help prevent acne in teenagers.