Does anyone have any opinions on this info about methods of juicing and the destoying of enzymes. by #44261 ..... Juicing Forum
Date: 5/6/2005 9:06:16 AM ( 16 years ago ago)
I have just ordered a Brevil de lux Juicer(excuse spelling)I am now wondering if I would have been better with a seperate grinder and presser, as this web page (Below)suggests. I do not have cancer. I would just like to improve my health and stay healthy. MY son has ADD and thought that a larger amount of raw food in his diet would also improve his mental alertness..........makes more sense than putting him on drugs. My other son eats too much junk food, despite the fact that I do not buy it, and I feel that if he was getting the right nutrition, he would not have the same cravings or hunger. It is my belief that the more junk food or poison a person eats the more their body crys out for nourishment, and a viscious cricle developes.
Could anyone help me with this?
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The juicing is so tedious, with all the grinding and pressing. Isn't there an easier and faster way, or a cheaper juicer that I could use?
Dr. Gerson said in his address to a group assembled in Escondido, California in 1956: "At first I thought that liquefiers would be the most wonderful thing. All the material was there, nothing was lost. But it didn't work." The rotating blade gives rise to a "dynamo effect", causing electricity to be generated, thus killing enzymes. The same is true of centrifugal juicers. Juices must be made by grinding the vegetables first, mixing them, and then pressing them in a press. We have come across cancer patients who tried to heal themselves on the Gerson Therapy using a centrifugal juicer, but they experienced no improvement. When they tried the Therapy with a Champion juicer, they did well. More seriously ill patients still need the grinding plus pressing type of juicer like the Norwalk to properly heal.
In response to a question from a patient about the two step juicing process, Dr. Gerson wrote that "the malic acid (contained in the apples) mixed with the ground carrots helps to release the minerals from the carrots." In other words, it is necessary to first grind the apples and carrots together into a bowl, using a grinder. Norwalk, or Champion juicers can all be used as grinders, but the Champion cannot be used as a press. The ground materials are mixed and then the mixture is placed in a press cloth and put under pressure in the Norwalk press. This process produces the best extraction, that is richest in minerals, and best in taste. Juice produced by the Champion juicer alone separates into a transparent liquid at the bottom and mush on top after a very short time. This juice is also harder for the patient to drink because of the particles, and is not as rich and homogeneous in nutrients.
More recently the Green Power juicer was introduced. It does a better job of extraction than the Champion when used as a juicer, but it offers no way (as the Champion does) to block the juicing action. It is impossible to use the Green Power juicer solely as a grinder, as it grinds and juices in one operation. While it extracts juice quite efficiently, it does not fulfill Dr. Gerson's requirement of mixing the ground apples and carrots thoroughly before pressing.
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