But that single glass is full of easy-to-digest, rapidly assimilated, concentrated nutrients that go to work immediately to start healing the body by nourishing the bloodstream. When a body is in a weakened state, even fruits and vegetables can be difficult to digest. But juiced foods require little or no digestion, so the healing nutrients of the raw fruits and vegetables are readily available for assimilation into the bloodstream, bypassing the digestive tract.
The best juice is freshly made. Commercially produced juices –– they just don’t measure up. They are pasteurized, which means the vegetables or fruits have been heated above 120oF and contain food colorings, preservatives, synthetic (chemical) vitamins, salt, other additives and sugar in the form of dextrose, fructose, or corn syrup While this partially breaks down the fiber and makes them more easily assimilated, it also destroys all enzymes or oxygen.