Dearest Greens Guzzlers,
Lately I’ve been getting a lot of questions from people about those bottled green juices you find in stores. It can be a jungle out there with so many confusing juice options.
What are the standards we should be looking for in a bottled green juice? How do we know we’re getting our money’s worth?
Is it a healthy choice to drink those bottled green juices we see everywhere — like Naked, Odwalla and Bolthouse? Are we even getting any nutrients? Is it better to scrap the bottled green juices altogether and just stick to water?
I found myself asking the same question we should all ask when it comes to dating…
IS THE JUICE WORTH THE SQUEEZE?
LUCKILY for all of us, my revolutionary friend Food Babe stopped by to give me her 2 cents on the matter.
THEY ARE BOTH SO CUTE WHEN THEY SAY “HIGH VIBE”! #omg.
Food Babe’s Verdict:
High vibe ways to drink green juice:
1. Make your own at home with a juicer
2. Get it from a juice bar that makes fresh, raw, in store cold pressed organic juice
3. Bottom line – fresh juice has the highest vibe –but the next best thing to raw in-store cold pressed juice is HPP or High Pressure Processing, like Suja juice.
According to this Well+Good article, “For the companies using HPP, like BluePrint, Evolution Fresh, Harmless Harvest coconut water (and even indie brands like Love Grace Foods), the process allows them to sell juices on a larger scale in markets like Whole Foods and Fairways, while still touting nutrient quality.”
Thank you, Food Babe! My juicer is now seducing me from the kitchen…time to make some fresh, homemade organic juice.
What do you think? Do you have any questions for me or Food Babe about green juices? Ask in the comments and I’ll do my best to help.