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Green juicing—done the right way—can upgrade all of those things. Junaid Kalmadi joins the show to talk about soil degradation, farming practices, and produce waste. He explains that it’s possible to do juicing safely and in ways that don’t break the planet even more.
Junaid (with Dave as an advisory partner) founded Farmers Juice, a keto-friendly and functional green juice line that uses a cold-pressed process. The cold temperature is key to preserving the nutrients because heat degrades those same nutrients.
“You separate the pulp from the juice, and you get this end product of this incredibly high nutrient-dense jolt of vitamins, enzymes, phytochemicals that give you this tangible positive effect within your biology, within your mood, within your own like mental state to perform your best,” Junaid says.
It takes 1.5 pounds of produce (no kale!) to make one bottle of organic Farmers Juice.
Junaid explains how Farmers Juice approaches produce differently: “A lot of produce that gets wasted is “ugly produce.” They may have a little blemishes, but it’s the same amount of nutrients. And we take this ugly produce, and instead of trucking it to multiple different places, we juice it right on the farm. The special benefit is that we capture the peak nutrient availability.”
The juices also contain adaptogens, antioxidants, and mushrooms to boost focus, calm, and athletic performance.
Along with finding out what’s in the juice, you’ll learn about nutrigenomics and how food information tells your body what to do. You’ll also learn how phytonutrients act as your genetic control system and keep you healthy.
Food and nutrients directly, immediately, and specifically interact with our genes, controlling moment-to-moment changes in your physiology and biochemistry.
For juicing 101, particularly ingredients and processing, take a listen to: Why Dave Asprey Changed His Mind About Juicing – #802.
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