5 Wellness Juices to Boost Health and Happiness

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Improve your health from the inside out! Whether you are seeking clear vibrant skin, increased energy, or better immunity, these 5 wellness juices are brimming with delicious nutrition to boost your health and happiness! 

If you want to feel your absolute best, it may be time to give some extra love to your hard-working liver. Responsible for detoxification in the body, your amazing liver works hard to filter and remove toxins, eliminating toxic build-up. The liver does an incredible job; however, it's constantly being worked (sometimes overworked) with processed foods, the environment (pollution, water chemicals, etc) and stress which all lead to bodily toxins and inflammation. When the liver gets clogged up and overworked, you may be seeing and feeling the results. 

A "sluggish" liver may lead to a weak immune system, clogged pores (less vibrant skin), more fatigue, slower metabolism, and less mental clarity. Yup - your digestive system impacts your mood! Your brain communicates with the rest of your body, so having healthy brain body communication is vital for a happy harmonious state of mind.

Using healthy foods for detoxification (like raw fruits, veggies and herbs) is one way to nourish and balance digestive and mental health. A healthy liver (and all digestive components) promotes glowing skin, improved metabolism, boosted immunity, reduced inflammation, and increased circulation and energy. Cheers to boosting health and happiness with mother nature's superhero fruits and vegetables!


    5 WELLNESS JUICES TO BOOST HEALTH AND HAPPINESS


    Beet, Carrot and Ginger Juice

    This delightfully earthy, sweet, and spicy juice is the perfect way to detox your hard-working liver, colon, and kidneys - eliminating toxins for HEALTHY GLOWING SKIN! Beets are one of the best digestive cleansers. Plus beets help detoxify the blood AND lift waste from the bowel wall. Yeah - talking about bowel movements may not be sexy but having a "constipated" digestive track is also not super high on the list of "sexiness"! When your liver, colon, and all digestive organs are healthy and happy, you will achieve clearer glowing skin, boosted immunity, an improved metabolism, better mental clarity, and much more.

    Juice Health Benefits

    • Provides clear vibrant skin
    • Boosts immunity
    • Improves metabolism 
    • Increases mental clarity

    Recipe: Beet, Carrot and Ginger Juice

    INGREDIENTS

    • 2 small-medium red beets 
    • 6 large carrots
    • 1-2 small Granny Smith apples
    • 1 inch fresh ginger (skin removed) 

    DIRECTIONS

    Gently rinse all juicing ingredients. Use organic when possible. Cut beet and apples in wedges. Cut carrots in half or juice whole. Juice all ingredients. Mix juice as it will settle. Pour fresh juice over ice to chill.

    Guess what? Beets are also amazing for the skin when applied topically. Check out Beautiful Skin with Beautiful Beets


    Apple, Celery, Spinach, Parsley and Lemon Juice

    Did you know that Granny Apples are fabulous for detoxifying the gallbladder leading to IMPROVED METABOLISM. Besides the delicious tart flavor from Granny Apples, one of the fantastic things about this variety is that they are brilliant cleansers! Pectin found in the skin of apples (the largest concentration found in Granny Apples) helps cleanse the liver and gallbladder. What is the gallbladder's purpose? It teams up with the liver to aid digestion. The gallbladder retains "bile" that isn't currently being used, and when needed, the gallbladder is signaled to secrete bile necessary for digestion. This "bile" helps the digestive process by breaking up fats you eat. The gallbladder is an important part of digestive health, and since it works hard all day, it needs some extra love to keep it clean and healthy! 

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    Juice Health Benefits

    • Improves metabolism
    • Boosts immunity
    • Balances digestion 

    Recipe: Apple, Celery, Greens, & Lemon Juice

    INGREDIENTS

    • 1/2 cucumber (no skin) 
    • 1/2 lemon (no peel)
    • 3 kale leaves
    • 2 apples Granny
    • 4 handfuls spinach
    • 3 celery stalks
    • a few springs of parsley 

    DIRECTIONS

    Gently rinse all juicing ingredients. Use organic when possible. Cut cucumber and apples in wedges. Cut lemons in half or juice whole (no rind). Juice all ingredients. Mix juice as it will settle. Pour fresh juice over ice to chill.


    Orange, Carrot and Ginger Juice

    If you want to feel healthy and happy, the key may be in your immune system. Try an Orange, Carrot, and Ginger Juice, a delightful wellness juice for BOOSTING IMMUNITY and MOOD. Researchers have long known that Vitamin C is rich with antioxidant qualities and helps produce collagen (a protein that plays a critical role in the structure of our bodies) the structural material for bone, skin, blood vessels and tissue. Additionally, VITAMIN C is vital for protein metabolism and promoting serotonin which greatly impacts the nervous system, endocrine system, immune system, and digestive system. Yes! Vitamin C may reduce anxiety and depression and enhance your mood! 

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    Juice Health Benefits

    • Boosts immunity
    • Enhances mood
    • Provides clear vibrant skin

    Recipe: Orange, Carrot, & Ginger Juice

    INGREDIENTS

    • 2 oranges (peel and pith removed)
    • 5 carrots
    • 1 inch ginger (skin removed) 

    DIRECTIONS

    Gently rinse all juicing ingredients. Use organic when possible. Cut oranges in wedges and carrots in half or juice whole. Juice all ingredients. Mix juice as it will settle. Pour fresh juice over ice to chill.


    Turmeric, Ginger, and Lemon Shot

    Want a spectacular does of healthy ingredients? Turmeric is the perfect ANTI-INFLAMMATORY. Turmeric, part of the ginger root family, is a spice known for its distinguishable flavor and color. This gorgeous orange root is filled with fantastic health benefits, including its anti-inflammatory properties and its ability to aid digestion, relieve pain, and improve liver function. Inflammation in the body can lead to many health issues, so adding anti-inflammatory foods, such as turmeric is a great way to reduce inflammation often caused by processed and trans-fat foods, stress, etc. 

    In addition to turmeric health benefits, ginger helps cleanse the body by improving digestion and circulation. Due to its detoxification abilities, ginger aids the body by cleansing toxins in the liver, colon, and other organs. Keep in mind that this wellness juice "shot" is potent! It has a KAPOW punch of spice and flavor, but the apple (optional) neutralizes some of the spice. This "shot" of goodness is worth the spicy burn and offers fabulous results. 

    Turmeric Ginger and Lemon Wellness Tonic

    Juice Health Benefits

    • Reduces inflammation
    • Increases circulation 
    • Improves digestion 

    Recipe: Turmeric, Ginger & Lemon Shot

    INGREDIENTS 

    • 3-4 lemons (no rind) 
    • 1 Granny Smith (tart) apple (optional)
    • 1 inch fresh ginger (skin removed)
    • 1 inch fresh turmeric (skin removed)

    DIRECTIONS

    Gently rinse all juicing ingredients. Use organic when possible. Cut apple (optional) in wedges. Juice all ingredients. Mix juice as it will settle. Pour fresh juice over ice to chill.


    Beet and Grapefruit with Cayenne Juice

    Vitamin A and C are important for promoting growth and development and boosting immunity. Add some cayenne to the mix, and this Beet and Grapefruit Juice with Cayenne is perfect for INCREASING CIRCULATION AND ENERGY. The extraordinary beet is a powerful detoxifier while grapefruit (like oranges) contributes large amount of Vitamin C. Add a dash or two (take it easy with cayenne if you are sensitive to spicy foods) of cayenne, and your body will be extra loved with increased circulation, boosted immunity, more energy, and a happy liver. In addition to being high in vitamins and minerals, cayenne pepper also relieves pain, burns calories, treats psoriasis, and can treat some headaches.

    Juice Health Benefits

    • Increases circulation 
    • Boosts immunity
    • Enhances energy

    Recipe: Beet, Grapefruit & Cayenne Juice

    INGREDIENTS

    • 2-3 large grapefruits
    • 3 medium carrots
    • 2 small-medium beets
    • 1-2 apples (preferably Granny Smith)
    • 1 lime
    • cayenne powder (to taste)

    DIRECTIONS

    Gently rinse all juicing ingredients. Use organic when possible. Cut grapefruits, beets, and apples in wedges. Cut carrots in half or juice whole. Juice grapefruits, beets, carrots, and apples. Add lime juice. Mix juice as it will settle. Add a dash (or more depending on your spice tolerance) of cayenne after juicing is complete.

    Add cayenne in small quantities as there are no "take backs" once cayenne is added. Pour fresh juice over ice to chill.


    JUICING VS BLENDING

    To juice or not to juice? That is the question. Many people wonder whether juicing vs. blending offers more benefits. There are benefits to both! Click here for more details on the benefits of juicing and blending. Remember - beets and many other raw veggies and fruits are powerful detoxifiers, so when juicing, always listen to your body. 

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