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Mar 30, 2014 by

Best Foods for the most delicious and healthful juices!

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GREENS

Kale is a rare vegetable in that you can obtain calcium, Vitamin C and Vitamin A from it. Kale is known for its Lutein content, and is one of the best sources of beta-carotene— a pro-vitamin A source.

Romaine is known for its vitamins A, B, and C content, as well as manganese and chromium content.

The benefits of Spinach include sources of vitamin K, magnesium, and iron.  This popular vegetable includes several important phytochemicals, including Lutein.

Cucumber and its significant water content aids in kidney, liver, and pancreatic function.

Parsley is known for its pro-vitamin A beta carotene content as well as its green chlorophyll content.

Watercress is one of the most nutrient-dense foods you can put in your body.  Known for its calcium, iron, and potassium content, watercress ranks high among nutrition professionals.

ROOTS

Beets are cell-builders. They renew the body with a hint of sweetness and key minerals.  Combined with carrots, consuming beets aid in kidney and liver function.

An excellent source of antioxidants from beta-carotene, Carrots play an outstanding role in optimal health in the body and provide immune support.

CITRUS
(Fresh lemons, apples, and ginger stimulate the system and blood).

Apples offer antioxidant vitamin C and soluble fiber.  They are also a great way to lightly sweeten an otherwise tart juice.

Lemons have an incredible effect on the stomach, and as they stimulate the digestive system you will feel the change. Add lemon to everything!

Ginger is a super root, with its refreshing flavor, it contains many benefits including aiding in digestion by soothing the stomach and also aids in circulation.

Pineapple is a delicious source of manganese, and bromelain, an enzyme that helps break down proteins.

Pears are a collection of beneficial vitamins and minerals, including A, B1, B2, C, E, folic acid and niacin.  It is known for its copper and potassium levels as well as its pectin content, which increases bulk and supports digestion efforts.

Grapefruit is a vitamin C powerhouse with a sprinkling of soluble fiber.

OTHER INGREDIENTS:

Coconut meat comes from the hearty white pulp of the coconut and presents drinks with more flavors and fats to give you a richer, more palatable experience.

Coconut Water is often thought of as the natural alternative to sports rehydration drinks. It has an incredibly soothing taste, while it simultaneously provides natural energy to the body.  Coconut water is an original source of water with a hint of naturally occurring minerals and carbohydrates.

Blueberries contain the antioxidant Vitamin C with its colorful coat of deep colors.

Strawberries contain phytonutrients and antioxidants such as vitamin C, which have repeatedly been shown to help protect cell structures in the body and fight oxidative reactions.

Always soak Almonds to extract the most beneficial components.  To make your own “mylk” add vanilla bean and dates to soaked almonds and blend in a vitamix.

Like all citrus fruits, Lime contains vitamin C, supporting a healthy immune system and fighting free radicals.  Limes contain unique flavonoids.

Cacao is the raw form of chocolate good for diminishing your appetite and enhancing your mood.  The natural nibs give better flavor than real chocolate powders or liquors.

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