Juicing Or Blending – Which Is Better?

Should I Juice or Should I Blend? Which is Better?

I've heard this question many times before.

And maybe you've heard or even asked this question. Should I Juice or should I blend fruits and vegetables?

The quick answer is that you should do BOTH!

Let me tell you why you should try Juicing or Blending…

Juicing extracts the enzymes and nutrients from fruits and vegetables.  While blending, well it blends them into finer pieces. Blending is a lot easier to consume than eating them.

The biggest problem with juicing is that it REMOVES fiber. And fiber is very important for bulk, digestion, and overall colon health. Without fiber, we are essentially throwing away 90% of the benefits of fruits and vegetables.

So for that matter, blending is much better. The biggest problem with a blender is that it's not designed to make a smoothie. Smoothies are juice drinks that retains the fiber and it's a great way to feel full and not crave for foods anymore.

Blenders leaves big chunks of fruits and vegetables and they make it hard to “gulp” the juice drink. I prefer to have the Nutribullet System, which is a great Nutrition extractor. This nutrient extractor is not really a “blender” per se, because it “pulverizes” fruits, nuts, vegetables easily.

You can easily drink the concoctions made from a Nutribullet machine.

These are now my favorite drinks.

But why should you just use the Nutribullet for everything?

Because unfortunately, there are some fruits and vegetables that have fibers that are not designed to be digested by our gastrointestinal system. If we try to drink the fiber of these plant foods, we'll have a hard time processing it.

Wheatgrass is a great example of what I'm talking about.

You can't drink the fiber from wheatgrass because it will not be easily digested by your stomach and intestines. If you want to unlock the nutrients and benefits of this plant food, you'll avoid using the Nutribullet system and go with a real juicer.

Here are some of my juicer reviews (Centrifugal and Masticating Juicers). As part of my Juicing journey, I have a juicer, the Nutribullet and a blender (which I seldom use).

What are the benefits of Juicing versus blending?

In terms of getting more nutrients, blending has the potential to provide you with more nutrients because fiber is present.

The best benefit of juicing is that you'll feel lighter when you just juice as opposed to blending. You'll also lose weight quickly since Juicing provides no fiber. The downside is that you might not feel satisfied if you just juice, and then you end up eating foods that are unhealthy.

What's Better Juicing or Blending?

Again, when you look at the benefits, it seems that Blending or Smoothing provides you with the best nutrients per money spent (Best nutrient ratio per dollar spent). It's because of the bulk and fiber that comes with smoothing.

But Juicing is better if you want to lose weight.

So it's a personal preference on understanding your goal, why you're trying a juicing diet. If you want to lose weight, then go for Juicing, but if not, then smoothing or blending would be the best option.

Bestseller No. 1
Mueller Austria Juicer Ultra Power, Easy Clean Extractor Press Centrifugal Juicing Machine, Wide 3" Feed Chute for Whole Fruit Vegetable, Anti-drip, High Quality, Large, Silver
  • Why The Mueller Ultra Juicer – Under it's sleek modern stainless-steel design and low counter-top footprint, it packs the punch of much larger, bulkier and more expensive juicers in a fraction of the size and cost. You will be able to create a 16 oz cup of juice in seconds with less clogging and less foaming.
  • Dual-speed Versatility - "1" low speed runs from 12000 to 15000 RPM for softer fruits like oranges, tomatoes and others; "2" fast speed runs from 15000 to 18000 RPM for harder fruits like carrots, celery, beets, kale and many others.
  • Clean-ups Are A Snap - Culinary grade stainless-steel cutting disc is surrounded by an Italian made micro mesh filter to extract more juice, vitamins and minerals all while being easy to clean and assemble in seconds.
  • Extra Large 3” Feed Chute - A safety locking arm makes sure the cover stays on tight while operating. The overload protection system shuts off the juicer if the motor were to overheat from an unstable power supply, improper assembly, idle run, etc.
  • European Engineered – Designed with an anti-drip function extra large 3” feed chute which avoids spillage. Buy with confidence and juice happily ever after.
Bestseller No. 2
Breville JE98XL Juice Fountain Plus Centrifugal Juicer, Brushed Stainless Steel
  • The Breville Juice Fountain Plus is the perfect way to get yourself into the world of juicing; This centrifugal juicer features a 3 inch extra wide fruit chute, dual speeds, lightning-quick operation and simple clean up
  • Unique Extraction System: The Breville juicers titanium reinforced disc and Italian-made micro mesh filter basket are made out of stainless steel and together are designed for optimum juice and nutrient extraction
  • Short Prep Time: The juicers unique 3 inch extra wide chute feed allows you to juice whole fruits and vegetables without pre-cutting
  • Built-in Froth Separator: Certain fruits or vegetables create froth when juiced; The juice jug features an integrated froth separator to pour more juice, less froth into the glass
  • Convenient Storage: The power cord wraps around its feet under the base and the pulp container is detachable making the blender easy to store
Bestseller No. 3
Breville BJE200XL Juice Fountain Compact Centrifugal Juicer, Silver
  • The Breville Juice Fountain Compact may be small but it is packed with power; It features a 3 inch wide chute allowing you to juice whole fruits and vegetables and conveniently collects pulp within the footprint of the unit to conserve counter space
  • Unique Extraction System: The compact centrifugal juicers titanium reinforced disc and Italian-made micro mesh filter basket are made out of stainless steel and together are designed for optimum juice and nutrient extraction
  • Short Prep Time: The Breville juicer machines unique 3 inch extra wide chute feed allows you to juice whole fruits and vegetables without pre-cutting
  • Built-in Froth Separator: Certain fruits or vegetables create froth when juiced; The juice jug features an integrated froth separator to pour more juice, less froth into the glass
  • Compact Design & Convenient Storage: The Juice Fountains compact design makes it suitable to store in small spaces and the power cord wraps around under the base making storage neat and simple

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Any Additional Tips when Juicing vs Blending Vegetables

Always remember to wash your fruits and vegetables thoroughly. Try to buy at local farmer's market as much as possible. This way, you minimize exposure to chemicals, toxins and other pesticides.

How about you? Are you Juicing or Blending?

Bestseller No. 1
Personal Blender, REDMOND Countertop Smoothie Blender, 300W Single Serve Blender Stainless Steel with 2 Speeds, 6 Blades, 2 x 20oz Travel Bottles for Shakes and Smoothie
  • 【2 Speeds & Touch Button】- The difference between REDMOND Personal Blender and other blenders is that it has two adjustable speeds: Level I - 17000RPM ± 10% and Level II - 21000RPM ± 10%, which can meet your various stirring needs. Both speeds work with the touch button.
  • 【300W Power & 304 Stainless Steel 6 Blades】- 300W powerful high-quality pure copper motor with long service life, and 6 sharp blades built into the blender blade cover, made of 304 stainless steel, with extra cutter teeth, can quickly crush small ice cubes and nuts.
  • 【High-Quality Stainless Housing & Safety Lock】- This Smoothie Blender not only has a high-quality all-stainless steel body, easy to clean, incorruptible and non-oxidizable, and it also has a safety lock. It works only when you press the bottle down and twist it to "Lock". When the blender used improperly, the intelligent protection system will be triggered to stop the unit working, if you find it not work, please check and try again.
  • 【2 Dishwasher-free & Bpa-free Portable Bottles】- With two 600ml bottles made of Tritan material. BPA-Free, absolutely safe and non-toxic. After you stir, you can also wash the bottles in the dishwasher; It also comes with 2 portable bottle caps that you can take with you wherever you are, such as in the gym, office, outdoors, climbing, and more.
  • 【Package List】- Includes 1 * stainless steel personal blender body, 2 * Tritan portable sports bottle (600 ML / 21 oz), 2 * bottle caps, 1 * ice tray and 1 * brush; Please ATTENTION: Frozen fruit must be cut into 3/4 inch to 1 inch pieces before blending.
Bestseller No. 2
[Updated 2020 Version] Personal Countertop Blender for Milkshake, Fruit Vegetables Drinks, Smoothie, Small Mini Portable Food Blenders Processor Shake Mixer Maker with with 1 * 400ML Travel Cup
  • ✅One Step to a Fresh Life: It is easy and fast to get juicing. Just load your ingredients into the cup. Press or let go the bin to switch the juicer on or off. With the all sided design,the cup can be placed perfectly without being examined and directed on the mixer. You can enjoy juice,milk shake,puree,fruit and vegetable drinks,complementary food and more immediately.
  • ✅Easily Carried Double Duty Cup: Made of the material tritan normally used in infant items,the cup is safe to use. With the silica gel seal rings inside and the cover outside,the fitting lid is designed to be double deck leak and dust proof. Therefore the cup can be stored in a bag or purse without spilling. A slag remover is also included. After juicing,put the remover on the brim of the cup,you can enjoy a perfect glass of juice because the juice froth will have been effectively removed.
  • ✅Stronger and Smoother: the powerful motor together with four stainless steel mixing blades can make smoother juice and crushed ice. With the special three dimensional structure,the machine performance is highly improved so tastier and smoother juice can be made.
  • ✅Easy Cleaning And Fast Cooling: It is convenient and efficient to clean the cup in a way of juicing.The cup is removable and will be clean enough after being flushed. The power base is suspended to achieve fast cooling and convenient moving.The gap there can also be used to place wires.
  • ✅ AMERICAN GUARANTEE - We have strict quality control system, our products are put into the market after rigorous testing.
Bestseller No. 3
Cuisinart SPB-600FR SmartPower Deluxe Die Cast Blender, Stainless (Renewed)
  • High-performance 600-watt motor with die-cast metal housing with stainless steel collar
  • Sleek 4-speed electronic touchpad controls with blue indicators: high, low, pulse and ice crush controls
  • Standby mode; automatic 2-minute auto-stop feature
  • 48-Ounce thermal shock-resistant borosilicate glass jar and a Patented ultra-sharp stainless steel blade
  • Tight-seal lid with 2-ounce measure pouring cap insert

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Last update on 2021-04-15 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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