Cucumbers are at times referred to as super-foods due to the wealth of vital nutrients they provide. They are low in calories and contain 96% water, making them the ideal choice for people wishing to lose weight.
Carrots are a source of many essential vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Its rich supply of antioxidants and vital nutrients offer cardiovascular benefits along with anti-cancer benefits.
While cauliflower is the least nutrient rich member of the cruciferous family, its unique blend of anti-cancerous and anti-inflammatory micro-nutrients make it a must have juice. It should be consumed on a rotational basis with other members of the family.
Coriander (seeds) and Cilantro (the green leaves and stems) is a potent herb with a wide range of health benefits. It is also one of the very limited numbers of herbs used for heavy metal detoxification, like mercury, lead, aluminium and cadmium and others.
Celery juice is a very hydrating food. It is also alkalizing and balances the body’s pH which is an essential component for good health. During ancient times celery was considered to be a medicinal herb useful for treating different health issues.
When people consider healthy fruits, cantaloupe typically does not come to mind. This is unfortunate because the diversity of nutrients provided by a cantaloupe is a major health factor overlooked by most people.
Broccoli is packed with nutrients, phytonutrients and anti-oxidants. It is also highly valued for its abundance of anti-viral, anti-ulcer and anti-cancer activities, in addition to its natural ability to cleanse the liver. This easily available vegetable is loaded with goodness that offers an inexpensive to remain healthy.
Brussels sprouts, like other members of the same family are known for their immunity-promoting and anti-cancer properties. Drinking the juice ensures that the maximum amount of nutrients are absorbed by the body. The juice is best consumed as soon as possible after extraction as allowing it to sit in the air will deplete some of the health building components.
Cabbage belongs to a family that is traditionally known as cruciferous vegetables. The group is known for supplying nutrients across a wide variety of categories and body systems. The easy to grow vegetable that is easily available around the globe all year comes in numerous varieties, with each providing unique health benefits.
Beets are the source of betanin and vulgaxanthin, two of the best-studied betalains. Both of these nutrients provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification properties. While betalains can be found in other foods, beets have the highest concentration of these highly valuable nutrients.
Basil is a very fragrant herb that has traditionally been used as a seasoning and garnish in cooking. Recently it has become an important ingredient in juicing recipes due to the numerous health benefits it offers. While the leaves are the most commonly used part of the plant, its seeds, flowers and stem are equally nutritious.
Apples are the most commonly cultivated and consumed fruit on the planet, making them easily accessible. Their naturally sweet taste, high nutritive value, and ease of blending with other fruits or vegetables make them the ideal juicing candidate.
Green juices are a great meal in their own right. This one is packed with vitamins, mineral, chlorophyll and enzymes.
Rich in dietary fibre and packed with vitamins, asparagus is considered to be a delicacy among vegetables. A bit on the pricy side due to the need for hand harvesting, it is easily available all year round, but the best flavour is attained during spring.
Jicama is great in juices. Because the juice of Jicama has a green bean flavor, you may want to add it to celery or carrot and then use up strongly flavored vegetables like kale. That would be: Jicama Celery / Carrots Kale Another delicious juice recipe with jicama is to […]