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A 39-year-old member asked:

Hi docs, would i feel better health wise using a juicer to get my fruit & vegetable intakes?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
That depends.: If you use a whole food juicer you will get enzymes exposed and the food fiber. Howerver if you use a juice extractor you will not get the benefit of the fiber. Eating food whole - you get the fiber and nutrients with less access to the enzymes. I find that whole juiciing helps one to get more vegetable/ fruit servings at one.
Last updated Mar 10, 2014

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