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Healthy Juices

Juice of the Week: Nature’s Bounty

Providing an abundance of essential minerals that have been absorbed directly from the earth, this tasty root juice has for years been a popular source of strength and stamina in my family.

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Add a small clove of garlic or a dash of cayenne pepper.

Benefits

This juice strengthens your blood and circulation. It also cleanses your liver, kidneys, and digestive tract, helping prevent toxicity and disease, especially cancer. Carrots and parsnips help preserve your eyesight and reduce acid conditions like acne and arthritis. Root vegetables are by nature cleansing, ground foods.

Juice of the Week: Sweet Clover

This zesty combination provides a burst of sprout energy, including a wealth of protein, vitamins, and iron. It also guards against cancer, tumors, and heart disease and helps purify your blood.

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For extra energy and health protection, add an ounce of aloe vera juice and/or a teaspoon of green grass powder.

Benefits

Rich in chlorophyll, sulfur, protein, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and plant-based estrogen, this juice is a superb source of nutrition. It helps lower cholesterol, relieve sore throats, and beautify your skin. Thanks to spicy clover and arugula, it can also stimulate your metabolism, improve circulation, and detoxify your blood and tissues.

Juice of the Week: Carrot Cake Cooler

Energizing, refreshing, and bursting with nutrients, this delightful drink tastes just like carrot cake – without all the fat or calories. If you miss the icing on the cake, simply add a swirl of creamy vanilla soy milk.

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Make this recipe a smoothie by adding a frozen banana, 1/2 cup milk, and a scoop of protein powder.

Benefits

This juice provides an abundance of enzymes and digestive spices, making it a boon for your digestive system. If taken regularly, these spices keep your digestive fire strong and improve nutrient absorption. Beneficial to your throat and lungs, this hearty, nourishing juice can also be lightly heated.

Juice of the Week: Sweet Ginger

My kids call me the Ginger Queen because I’m likely to put ginger in almost anything. Besides adding spirit and flavor, ginger helps stimulate metabolism and promote weight loss. Ginger also improves circulation and boosts immunity.

Benefits

Warming ginger improves circulation by dilating arteries and helping lower cholesterol. With pineapple and plum, this juice supports your lungs and can help relieve coughs, congestion, and even asthma. Ginger ignites your digestive fire, while enzymes in pineapple help your body absorb nutrients.

Tip

Make sure your pineapple is ripe. If you’re not sure by looking at it, taste it. If it’s more acidic than sweet, it’s not ripe. The acids in unripe pineapple can damage your teeth and burn your mouth.

Juice of the Week: Summer Glow

This sweet and slightly peppery juice is surprisingly delicious. Rich in silicon, chlorophyll, iron, and vitamins and C, it also helps beautiful your skin and hair and alleviate joint and muscle stiffness.

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Add a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar or an ounce of wheat-grass juice.

Benefits

Richer in silicon than most other garden vegetables, lettuce provides lubrication for your joints, combating rheumatism, arthritis, and gout. This recipe also stimulates digestion and clears your sinuses. Lettuce juice calms nerves and skin inflammations. Radish juice helps normalize thyroid function and metabolism.

Juice of the Week: Watermelon Wave

Perfect when lounging by the pool, this summer special works wonders in reducing water retention. Natural diuretics like melon and cranberry ease uncomfortable bloating and cleanse the kidneys of toxins. They simultaneously replenish fluids and refresh your palate.

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It never hurts to add some fresh ginger

Benefits 

Both watermelon and cranberries help flush uric acid from your body, relieving arthritis and gout, renewing the blood, and improving your skin. Because they help eliminate excess fluids from your body, these fruits are also great for weight loss. Cranberries cleanse the urinary tract and help treat bladder, kidney, and urinary tract infections.

Smoothie of the Month: Silken Strawberry Whip

Moisturize your skin from the inside out. This light, creamy smoothie is a blessing for both your complexion and your taste buds.

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Add a scoop of protein powder and this drink will keep you going for hours.

Benefits

Besides moisturizing, toning, and protecting your skin, these fruits are also excellent for lowering cholesterol and strengthening your blood. Natural oils from the rich avocado nourish your body and help conditions like eczema, dandruff, and stiff joints. Rich in lecithin, avocado also supports brain function and circulation. All of these fruits are great sources of potassium, which is sometimes known as the “youth mineral”.

Juice of the Week: Splendor in the Grass

Sometimes I come home and find my daughters wearing green masks. in fact, whenever I make this recipe, they always save some to put on their faces. Rejuvenating to more than just the complexion, however, this juice gives your entire body a welcome boost of energy.

Benefits

This juice enlivens the appearance of your skin by tightening pores and replenishing elasticity. It also helps reduce conditions like acne and eczema. It helps treat anemia, relieve fatigue, regulate blood pressure, and neutralize cancer-causing carcinogens in the body. A wonderful tonic in general, it improves digestion and alleviates constipation.

Tip

If you don’t like the taste, juice 2 apples or 2 cups pineapple to mix with the green juice.

Silky Green Bean Cocktail

A terrific recipe for people with blood sugar problems, this juice is refreshing, balancing, and nourishing.

Benefits

Jerusalem artichokes contain inulin, a nondigestible carbohydrate that satisfies cravings for carbohydrates without upsetting blood sugar levels. It also stimulates the production of insulin, rejuvenates the liver, and promotes the growth of friendly bacteria in the digestive tract. Rich in plant-based estrogen, green beans can benefit women experiencing PMS and menopause.

Juice of the Week: Citrus Sunrise

This recipe was my younger daughter’s solution to sour grapefruit, and it’s become a regular breakfast favorite in our home. Since it strengthens your tissues, arteries, gums, and teeth, this juice is especially helpful for maintaining oral hygiene.

Benefits:

This refreshing combination cools and replenishes fluids in the body, making it an ideal drink after your morning workout. It also helps relieve arthritis, acne, and varicose veins. Citrus fruits give a boost to your immune system and help relieve coughs and sore throats. Persimmons help treat gingivitis and canker sores.

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