Juicing For Good Health (Recipes included)

What does juicing have to do with your health? The answer is nutrients. In the human body, nutrients support immunity. According to the Cleveland Clinic and Harvard Health, the nutrients that support immunity include Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, folic acid, iron, selenium and zinc.

Orange juicing
Fresh organic oranges

During graduate school, one of my professors hailed the use of high-quality and fresh produce to maximize the nutrient absorption. Hence, the role of juicing in our lives becomes even more essential.

Give these recipes a try. I am sure they won’t disappoint on flavor and function.

Recipe #1

2 organic beets

2 organic blood oranges

4 organic carrots

Nutrients that benefit our bodies from this recipe include beta-carotene, folic acid, vitamin C and minerals (calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, sulfur, phosphorus).

Recipe #2

1 cup organic kale (loosely packed)

1 cup organic spinach (loosely packed)

1 organic carrot

1 organic grapefruit (may omit if taking prescriptions that interact with this fruit)

Nutrients that benefit our bodies from this recipe include beta-carotene, folic acid, vitamins B3 and C, and minerals (sulfur, sodium, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium).

Recipe #3

1 bunch fresh organic parsley

1 cup organic watercress (loosely packed)

4 organic carrots

1 organic lime

Nutrients that benefit our bodies from this recipe include beta-carotene, folic acid, vitamins B3, C and E and minerals (sulfur, sodium, potassium, magnesium, iron, calcium, phosphorus).

Recipe #4

4 organic tomatoes

2 organic oranges

1 small handful of fresh organic mint leaves

Nutrients that benefit our bodies from this recipe include beta-carotene, biotin, folic acid, vitamin C and minerals (magnesium, sodium, sulfur, calcium, potassium).

Recipe #5

1/2 organic melon

2 organic kiwi

Juice of one organic lime

5 ice cubes (made from filtered water)

Nutrients that benefit our bodies from this recipe include beta-carotene, folic acid, vitamin C and minerals (calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, sulfur, sodium, potassium).