There’s nothing more disappointing than becoming interested in a subject and then stocking up on books about said subject just to find out that they…well, they suck. Here are three books that I bought when I became infatuated with juicing—take my advice, and save your money!
- The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Juicing - Ellen Brown
I’m usually a huge fan of the Complete Idiot’s Guides. However, this one fell short for me. It seemed as though the information was sloppily thrown together, and there wasn’t any sort of easy way to navigate the book. Also, no pictures makes my eyes hurt when I’m sitting down to read for an hour or so! There are many other juicing books that give much more in depth information about juicing—this book seemed to approach juicing from an extremely elementary standpoint and left me wanting more.
- More Super Juice: Juicing for Health and Healing - Michael van Straten
Simply put: this is not a book dedicated to juicing. As I went through the recipes, I saw many that included dairy such as goat’s milk. I am all for experimenting and trying new things, but when I buy a book about vegetable and fruit juicing, I don’t want to be incorporating dairy—it goes completely against my juicing practices!
I was so bummed out after I received this book in the mail. I was looking forward to a new variety of juicing recipes and found….none. Well, scratch that: I found a few “blended” recipes. Sorry, kids. That’s not juicing. This book would be better called “Dr. Jensen’s Blended Vegetable and Fruit Therapy.”
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