|02-09-2013, 03:47 PM||#2|
I'm not fat, I'm fluffy
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Brooklyn Ny
Start Date: Low carb living a few yrs now.. Restart Nov 2010
I am going to say maybe juicing isn't a good idea with low carb... The fiber in fruits and veggies is good and slows down digestion so you don't have a spike in blood sugar.
trying searching fawn and her green smoothie
|02-10-2013, 10:30 PM||#4|
Very Gabby LCF Member!!!
Join Date: Nov 2005
Well... juice is going to be taking most of the water and sugars out of the fruits and veggies..... so its never going to be very low carb.
I suppose you could play around with fresh squeezed tomato juice, maybe add a little bit of cucumber or celery or spinach.... thats about all I can think of.
|02-10-2013, 10:39 PM||#5|
Way too much time on my hands!
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: CA Coast
Stats: 250/166/175 Trying again...223/199/146 5'7
WOE: JUDDD/LC/Gluten Free
Start Date: April 2000 (the first time)
I just ordered a new juicer for myself for Valentine's Day (it is red )
I had one before and just stuck to mostly green vegetables. Most of the recipes call for a lot of fruit so you'll have to figure it out for yourself mostly.
Cucumber makes a good base (peel first) and has lots of juice. I add spinach or other leafy dark greens for the vitamins. A little lemon makes for good flavor. Carrots are good, but fairly sweet so go easy. Celery is also good.
It isn't strictly low carb, but juicing has it's own benefits. Try it and see if it works for you.
What kind of juicer do you have?
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