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Tuesday's Top 10: Celebrating Fresh Squeezed Juice Day

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Fresh squeezed juice is packed full of vitamins and is delicious. Celebrate its juicy goodness by squeezing yourself a fresh glass of orange, grapefruit or even carrot juice.

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Today is National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day!  You can celebrate the joys of squeezing your own juice from fruits and vegetables, and reap the benefits that come along with it.

There have been numerous studies done on the differences between freshly squeezed juice and bottled juice. All of these studies have shown that fresh squeezed juice is the best kind of juice, and is extremely healthy for you. Some of the reasons include there is more absorption, when you drink fruits and vegetables you absorb up to 80% more of the nutrients. This is a massive mount of minerals and vitamins that you would be missing out on.

Popular juices include: apple, orange, grapefruit, pineapple, tomato, passion fruit, mango, carrot, grape, cranberry and pomegranate. It has become increasingly popular to combine a variety of fruits into single juice drinks. Popular blends include cran-apple and apple and blackcurrant.

A glass of fresh squeezed juice is a great way to meet your daily fruit and vegetable needs. They are rich in vitamin C to help you ward off colds and flus at this time of year. So slice, squeeze, and enjoy! 

Drink to your health.  Here are some great places to buy fantastic fresh fruits and vegetables and some juice bars that will do the squeezing for you.

Let us know about your favorite juice on Long Island.com Forum.

 

 

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