Green Juice Recipe | Green Refresher

| May 22, 2012 | 9 Comments

10 Green Refresher | Green Juice Recipe

Green Juice Recipe

1 Cucumber

5 Celery Stalks

1 Bunch of Swiss Chard

2 Fuji Apples

1 Lemon

Knob of Ginger

2in Turmeric

 

Cooling, refreshing, cleansing and tasty; four combos I love.

Warning: Drinking this green juice may cause you to be in a state of bliss.

 

Nutrients

Beta-carotene, vitamin B-complex, vitamin C,  vitamin K, choline, folate, copper, iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium

 

Benefits

Cucumber – Extremely hydrating, cooling (regulates body temperature), flush out toxins, lowers blood pressure, fat burning, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and great for prevention of kidney and bladder stones.

Celery – Alkalizing and hydrating. Anti-cancer properties, cholesterol and blood pressure lowering, digestive aid, anti-inflammatory, diuretic.

Apple – Reduces bad cholesterol, enhances cardiovascular health, healthy intestines, digestion, cleans the liver and kidneys, anti-oxidants, very good for the lungs.

Lemon – Digestion, Vitamin C, good for teeth and skin, anti-bacterial, blood pressure, congestion.

Ginger – The heal all! Nausea treatment, anti-inflammatory, immune system booster, anti-cancer, anti-oxidant.

 

Cucumber Benefits

Cucumbers are one of my favorite fruits (anything that produces a seed is considered a fruit) to use in my green juices. Cucumbers contain about 95% water, making them an excellent base to build your green juice. Cucumbers are a great source for many anti-oxidant nutrients such as vitamin c, manganese, flavonoid, quercertin, beta-carotene and more. These anti-oxidant nutrients increases scavenging of free radicals. Free radicals are damaging to the body; they exist within our environment via pollution, radiation, herbicides, pesticides and cigarette smoke.  Anti-oxidants play an important role in neutralizing the damaging effects of free radicals in our bodies. Cancer, aging and many diseases arise from free radical damage. Anti-oxidants are key in the prevention of cellular damage.

It is important to select organic and non-waxed cucumbers, most of the nutrients and minerals of the cucumber are found in its skin.

 Enjoy more green juice recipes like this one here.

 

About the author

Mariam Turay Author: Mariam Turay is a passionate natural health advocator & health researcher. An expert in juicing, human nutrition and plant based nutrition, she has helped many lose weight naturally and regained their health. She has a strong passion to help transform the lives and health of her fellow human beings through whole living foods and the healing powers of fresh vegetable and fruit juices. This simple approach has helped her lose excess weight and regain her health and vitality.Google

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  1. Cammy says:

    May I ask . . In reference to the Green Juice if in South Africa where exactly can all these types of vegetables be found. . Such as Kale as well because no health or organic store seems to have them nor a fruit market? Please help

  2. raj singh says:

    thanx so much

  3. raj singh says:

    You r really great as doing a good thing to mankind by providing them a good health.

  4. lin burchett says:

    can you get tumeric raw?+

  5. Richinda says:

    Silly Question, but how much do you drink at a time? The whole thing?

  6. Cheryl says:

    That looks delicious. Similar to what I made today without the Tumeric. Love it.

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