It’s All Fruit, Baby
You lead a busy and active lifestyle and you need food to fuel it. Along with vegetables, lean meat, and healthy fats, fruit plays an important role in what you eat. We’ve listed the greatest benefits of fresh fruit below. Check it out and learn for yourself how you can use fruit to boost your active lifestyle.
Not surprisingly, fruit offers a great source of energy. Unlike simple carbohydrates found in processed food which offer very artificial energy boosts, the complex carbohydrates found in fresh fruit provide longer-lasting energy. Fruit contains fructose which takes longer to digest and enters your stream slower than other simple sugars. This helps to keep your blood levels from spiking which contributes to weight gain and feeling sluggish. So, when you’re looking for an afternoon boost, reach for these fruits instead of the potato chips:
Did you know you can eat your water? Fruit is full of water, offering plenty of opportunities to help you stay hydrated. In addition to drinking plenty of water, add fruit to your diet and feel the difference of extra hydration. Strawberries are a common fruit in our smoothies and they are 91% water! Another common fruit in our shop is the orange. This fruit is 88% water, making it a great addition to your daily diet. Stay hydrated, feel better and look better by adding these fruits to your daily intake:
Part of a healthy lifestyle is keeping unhealthy weight off. By adding fruit to your meals throughout the day, you can actually aid in fat burning. A great option is berries which are high in fiber, which helps you feel fuller longer. Another way fruit helps you burn fat is by taking up space in your stomach. This signals to your brain that you are full, so you eat less. Because most fruit is loaded with water and fiber, it is a definite necessity to your daily meals. Try these delicious fruit options to keep the fat burning:
Source of nutrients
We all know that fruit contains a high amount of nutrients. They offer so many nutrients, however, that this benefit couldn’t be left off of the list! Fruit tastes sweet, offers a variety of flavors and textures, and aids in so many ways, plus it’s full of the minerals, vitamins, and other nutrients your body needs daily. You may not be aware, however, that fruits are great sources of some of the most under consumed essential nutrients such as potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin C, and folate. It’s easy to see why fruit is your best ally for an active lifestyle. Reach for these options when you want to make a major boost to your nutrient intake:
We are your partner in your active lifestyle journey. When you are on the go, which you usually are, stop in for a quick trip to your local Juiceria for smoothies, cold-pressed juice, acai bowls, and more all made with fresh fruit. Our juice shots and elixirs are perfect for a super quick boost of nutrients. Our smoothies are thick and filling, a great option on their own or even better paired with our breakfast and lunch options. Add fresh fruit to your diet and experience the difference in how you feel!