Tartaric Acid (E472d) is a tart crystalline substance found in some fruit. It can be used as a flavoring to add tartness or mask the unpleasant aftertaste of artificial sweetners.
Erythritol (E968) is a natural sugar used to sweeten juices. Since it isn’t readily digested by the bacteria in your gut, it doesn’t cause wind.
Beet Powder (E162) is a colorant from dried beet roots but it also adds an unusual flavor to juices.
Aspartame (E951) is a very common sweetner. If you listen to some people, it’s a major cause of cancer. Read the truth about Aspartame.
Acesulfame-Potassium (E950) is a sweetner that is the additive of choice for many tart or sour juices.
Cane juice is pressed from sugar cane and is used as a sweetner in many juices and soft drinks.
Allura Red AC (E129) is a coloring that may aggrevate ADHD and other health problems.
B5 deficiencies were common in prisoners of war in the second world war but quite rare these days as it is found in a lot of different foods. Unless you live on burger, fries & cola, you probably don’ have anything to worry about. But what does vitamin B5 do in the body? Read on to find out.
Carcinoid tumors grow slowly and affect the gastrointestinal tract and lungs. While juice therapy is not recommended for this type of cancer, there are juices you should avoid.
Sufferers of stomach cancer often have problems with getting enough nutrients in their diet. We take a brief look at the fruit and vegetables that may help.
Ovarian cancer doesn’t often provide strong symptoms. Juicing can help provide support from this type of cancer, but only ONE type of juice.
Cancer of the oesophagus needs to be treated by your doctor. While juices may reduce the risk of esophageal cancer, or slow it’s development, this devastating disease does need laser and radiation therapy.
Prostate cancer is something men worry about. However, those who eat a diet high in “plant food” are less likely to develop cancer. It seems that the “active” ingredient is a fiber – pectin.
Neutopenia is a complication associated with cancer. Patients that suffer from neutropenia should not squeeze their own juice because of the potential for pathogens to exist in the fruit and vegetables.
Juicing is a natural way to get vitamins and minerals but it is not the secret for leukemia. In this article we mention the “miraculous” green tea effect for leukemia and lymphoma.
Can juicing help with this common form of skin cancer?
Cancer of the bladder can be responsive to nutritional therapies including juicing since the bladder itself comes into contact with the chemicals in the food we eat. Foods can therefore help the fight against bladder cancer, but it can also make things worse if you don’t know what you are doing!
Long-term diabetics can suffer digestion problems because of a condition called gastroparesis. Therefore a course of digestive enzymes may be needed before starting a juicing program. We look at the details.
Antioxidants are often an unsung hero of juicing. When you have diabetes, weight loss can be important and we take a quick look at why antioxidants are important with weight loss.
Fruit and vegetables are packed with vitamins and minerals that are essential for good health. There are, however, a few vitamins and minerals that will need to be obtained outside your juicing program. We take a look at them.