Are you a citrus drinker? I reckon you"ve already grabbed a drink from those stalls and kiosks inside the mall, specifically the one with a "lemon" icon. As you might notice, there"s no unique recipe, but people were attracted to line up and take a sip of that citrus drink. In today"s modern world, and with people"s creativity, a particular need triggers the circumstances to create a solution. In line with this need is why businesses came to life—selling healthy snacks and healthy drinks. You might be curious about when was the first citrus juice made, so let"s take a quick backtrack of how it started.
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The idea of juice extraction originated during the 1900s from Gerson Therapy Method otherwise, Gerson Therapy Diet. Dr. Max Gerson quoted that "human body can heal itself," and he developed a natural alternative treatment by this goal. The diet composes of ingesting organic produce coming from raw juices. The process will be extracting the juice through pressing, pounding, or mashing the fruits and vegetables. Dr. Gerson strictly adheres to this method as he claims to be an effective therapy to battle health issues such as tuberculosis and cancer.
The invention of the first-ever juicer was in the year 1934. The brain of this invention was Norman W. Walker. He was a British businessman and an advocate of a healthy lifestyle. Normans’ goal was to preach about the benefits of having a healthy diet. His advocacy focuses on consuming fresh fruits and produce regularly. Because of his vital principle, he even published several books about general nutrition. Accurate enough to his beliefs as a vegetarian, Norman lived to the ripe old age of 99 years old. Norwalk, this was the machine that Norman introduced. The equipment operates on a simple juicing mechanism. It aims to crush, grate, and squeeze fresh produce like vegetables and fruits. You have to collect the pulp and place it in a linen bag. Then, please put it back to the part of the machine where the hydraulic press does extract juices. Through Norwalk, collected pulps are converted into juices afterward. Would you believe that Norwalk still exists today? It is available and found in various stores all over the globe. Meanwhile, if we have to review humanity"s history, you have to go back to 150 B.C. According to the Dead Sea Scroll research, humans produce juice, mashed figs, and pomegranate. They believed that this added strength to men once taken.
When modernization did not exist yet, extracting citrus fruits and vegetables started in ancient times. Today, various types sold in the market from low-cost to high priced juicers. Not only that, it has become a business venture since juicers nowadays are considered as a kitchen staple. So, if you have decided to change your lifestyle for the better, consider investing in your juicer. This little machine has more significant benefits for your health and vitality to general wellness.
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May 10, 2021 By Charles Muller
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