APPLES are packed with antioxidants, which are key to heart health, because they help protect our cardiovascular system from oxygen-related damage.
When juiced, they help aid bowel movements due to its gel-forming fiber, pectin. It improves the intestinal muscle’s ability to push waste through the gastrointestinal tract.
Apples are most effective when mixed with carrots and spinach juices.
Apples contain vitamins A and C, which prevent sagging skin, as well as copper for brightening and toning, and the pectin in apples lowers LDL (“bad”) cholesterol.
BANANAS are one of our best sources of potassium, an essential mineral for maintaining normal blood pressure and heart function.
They also serve as a good source of fiber, in particular slightly green bananas, helping to improve digestion. They are also a great source of energy.
BLUEBERRIES are literally bursting with nutrients and flavour, yet very low in calories. Packed with antioxidant they can help reverse damage done by toxins and free radicals and help your body defend itself against dangerous pathogens.
Not only are blueberries rich in antioxidants as a whole, but they are especially rich in proanthocyanidins, which have may have additional anti-aging properties.
CRANBERRIES have been valued for their ability to reduce the risk of urinary tract infections for hundreds of years. They also work for prostate infections and can help protect against kidney stone formations.
KIWIFRUIT, like the orange (see below), is as an excellent source of vitamin C.
LIMES are also high in vitamin C, and were issued to British sailors during the 19th century to prevent scurvy, which led to the sailors being called ‘limeys’. Vitamin-C is also an anti oxidant.
LEMON juice helps to cure problems related to indigestion and constipation.
Drinking of lemon juice mixed with water and honey brings glow to the skin.
Drinking lemon juice is helpful for people suffering with heart problems as it contains potassium. It helps to control high blood pressure, dizziness, and nausea as provides relaxation to mind and body. It is said to help reduce mental stress and depression.
MANGOES are, like all yellow and orange fruits, an excellent source of beta-carotene (pre-form vitamin A), vitamin E and selenium, which help protect against heart disease and cancer. Beta-carotene also has a protective effect against the harmful rays of the sun.
MELONS are high in potassium, which helps to protect the heart and blood pressure. They are also a good source of vitamin c, an antioxidant vitamin that plays an important role in the growth and maintenance of all tissues in your body and vitamin A Vitamin A is important for healthy teeth, skin, bone and mucous membranes.
ORANGES are a good source of vitamin C. This nutrient is the primary water-soluble antioxidant in the body, neutralizing free radicals that can cause damage to cells and lead to inflammatory conditions. Vitamin C can help stimulate white cells to fight infection, naturally building a good immune system.
They also have an alkaline effect in the digestive system and help stimulate the digestive juices, which helps to relieve constipation.
The anti-oxidant in orange help protect the skin from free radical damage known to cause signs of aging.
PASSIONFRUIT is a rich source of antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, and fiber. The fruit is a very good source of dietary fiber. The juice and leaves of passion fruit contain alkaloids, which have blood pressure lowering, sedative and antispasmodic qualities.
PEARS are rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, E, copper and potassium. They are the least allergenic of all fruits.
Pears are a good first juice to introduce to infants. Most of the fiber is insoluble, making pears a good laxative.
The gritty fiber content may cut down on the number of cancerous colon polyps.
Most of the vitamin C, as well as the dietary fiber, are contained within the skin of the fruit.
PINEAPPLES are rich in fiber, which is important for preventing constipation. Pineapple contains bromelain, which helps with protein digestion and is a natural anti-inflammatory.
Pineapples are very rich in manganese, which is vital for cartilage production, especially useful in the knees.
STRAWBERRIES are very rich in vitamin C, which plays a key role in enhancing immune system function, as well as in preventing and fighting infectious diseases such as flu and cold.
RASPBERRIES contain ellagic acid, an antioxidant that protects cell membranes from free radical damage. Eating the seeds in raspberries, and strawberries, provides nitrilosides, which are nature’s own anti-cancer treatment.
AVOCADO is packed with nutrients such as Vitamins B5, B6, C, E and K. It contains more potassium than a banana, which helps to reduce blood pressure, and is loaded with heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids (similar to olive oil). They are loaded with fiber, helping with digestion, metabolic health and weight loss, and they can help you to absorb the nutrients from other healthy plant foods, thus increasing the amount of antioxidants you take in.
BEETROOT has been shown to help cleanse the blood, cleanse the colon and strengthen the gall bladder and liver.
The high content of iron in beets regenerates and reactivates the red blood cells and supplies fresh oxygen to the body. The copper content in beets help make the iron more available to the body, which is good for healthy blood.
Beets are useful in helping cleanse the liver, and the liver helps metabolize fat.
The cellulose content in beets help to ease bowel movements. Drinking beet juice regularly will help relieve chronic constipation.
Beets are high in carbohydrates, which means they are a great instant energy source, but unlike processed foods, which are high in carbohydrates, beets will energize your body.
The presence of vitamin-C, sulphur and certain amino acids make broccoli a very good detoxifier and blood purifier.
The mineral, chromium, found abundantly in broccoli, helps to regulate blood sugar, thereby regulating blood pressure also.
It has a very high fiber content, beta-carotene, omega-3 fatty acids and other vitamins, which help reduce bad cholesterol.
Broccoli is high in iron, which is an important nutrient to ensure energy levels stay high.
The substances responsible for green and purple color of broccoli, vitamin C, beta-carotene and other vitamins and minerals, particularly selenium, copper, zinc, phosphorus are really great immune-strengtheners and help protect you from infections.
CARROTS are the richest vegetable source of the pro-vitamin A, beta-carotene.
Carrots’ antioxidant compounds help protect against cardiovascular disease and cancer and also promote good vision, especially night vision and the prevention of macular degeneration.
They have a cleansing action on the liver and help it to release more bile, which will cause peristaltic action. This can help to relieve constipation and help with digestion.
The high quality vitamin C and other rich nutrients in carrot juice efficiently nourish the skin, preventing dry skin, psoriasis and other skin blemishes. It also has powerful cleansing properties that are effective in detoxifying the liver, which is overall effective for acne, which can be caused by toxicity of the blood.
Carrots do wonders for boosting the immune system by increasing the production and performance of white blood cells; building resistant to various kinds of infections.
CELERY is a good source of vitamin C and several other active compounds that promote health, including phthalides, which may help lower cholesterol.
Celery contains sodium, which has been called a youth maintainer in the body. It’s loaded with minerals and contains vitamin C as well, which helps maintain elasticity of the skin.
Celery calms the nerve because of the high calcium content & helps in controlling high blood pressure.
CUCUMBER flesh is primarily composed of water but also contains ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and caffeic acid, both of which help soothe skin irritations and reduce swelling. Cucumbers’ hard skin is rich in fiber and contains a variety of beneficial minerals including silica, potassium and magnesium.
COCONUT is an excellent source of saturated fatty acids, which are essential to health. Coconut also contains caprylic acid, which has natural anti-fungal properties. Latest research shows that coconut is an excellent food for thyroid function.
FENNEL is high in fiber, low in fat and has 0 cholesterol. It is high in Vitamin C, which helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals.
The bulbs have very good levels of heart-friendly electrolyte, potassium. Potassium is an important electrolyte inside the cell. It helps reduce blood pressure and rate of heartbeats by countering effects of sodium.
KALE is filled with fiber and sulfur, both great for detoxifying your body and keeping your liver healthy.
Per calorie, kale has more iron than beef. Iron is essential for good health, such as the formation of hemoglobin and enzymes, transporting oxygen to various parts of the body, cell growth, proper liver function and more.
It is rich in antioxidants, such as carotenoids and flavonoids help protect against various cancers, Vitamin A which is great for your vision and your skin and Vitamin C which helps improve your immune system, metabolism and hydration.
SPINACH has a high-grade content of iron, which makes it a great blood builder. It regenerates and reactivates the red blood cells and supplies fresh oxygen to the body.
The high fiber content in spinach makes it a remarkable intestinal tract scrubber. It cleans out the system by removing the accumulated wastes in the digestive tracts by its mildly laxative effect. More importantly, it also repairs, heals and nourishes the tracts and tones up their functions.
An excellent aid for constipation and poor digestion.
TOMATOES are an excellent source of vitamin C and other antioxidants; tomatoes can help combat the formation of free radicals.
The fiber, potassium, vitamin C, folic acid and choline content in tomatoes all support heart health.
BASIL is packed with goodness; containing disease-fighting antioxidants and act as an anti-inflammatory.
Its protective properties include hepatoprotective, which help to protect the liver, and blood vessel-protection and antimicrobial that fight viruses and infections.
GINGER has a long tradition of being very effective in alleviating symptoms of gastrointestinal distress. In herbal medicine, ginger is regarded as an excellent carminative (a substance which promotes the elimination of intestinal gas) and intestinal spasmolytic (a substance which relaxes and soothes the intestinal tract).
Ginger also possesses numerous therapeutic properties including antioxidant effects, an ability to inhibit the formation of inflammatory compounds, and direct anti-inflammatory effects.
One of ginger’s most touted health benefits is its positive effect on digestion issues. It can help digest fatty foods and break down proteins. It is excellent for reducing gas! Many people report that it will also relieve nausea, and can be effective in treating morning sickness as well as motion sickness.
MINT is well known for its ability to sooth the digestive tract and reduces the severity and length of stomachaches. In addition, mint teas and other herbal preparations have shown great promise at slowing the growth of many of the most harmful bacteria and fungi. The well-documented antifungal properties of mint are thought to play a role in the treatment of asthma and many allergy conditions as well.
PARSLEY adds color and aids digestion of the foods we eat and acts to prevent gas and bloating.
The flavonoids in parsley—especially luteolin—have been shown to function as antioxidants that combine with highly reactive oxygen-containing molecules (called oxygen radicals) and help prevent oxygen-based damage to cells.
HONEY has been used as a natural sweetener and for its medicinal qualities since time immemorial, including having natural anti-bacterial action. Honey reflects the chemistry of its nectar, a watery solution of fructose, glucose, and sucrose, collected from flowers and concentrated by the bees. The major portion of sucrose is altered to laevulose and dextrose by bee enzymes, making it a pre-digested liquid source of carbohydrates. It has some benefit for those under stress with carbohydrate digesting problems. Honey contains a range of B vitamins and trace minerals.
YOGHURT is full of live bacteria that are vital for intestinal function.
The benefits of ‘probiotics’ include the prevention of bowel disorders.
Good intestinal flora prime your immune system for self-defense; improve digestion, absorption of nutrients from food; manufacture B vitamins and vitamin K; produce natural antibiotics and increase gut acidity to exclude pathogenic bacteria, fungi and parasites; detoxify and transform harmful substances including heavy metals and carcinogenic molecules; stimulate gut motility (stop constipation); digest lactose; support hormone efficiency; process dietary cholesterol and bile salts, and improve nutrient bioavailability, for B vitamins, calcium, iron, zinc, copper, magnesium and phosphorus, among others.
CAYENNE PEPPER provides Detox Support. Its benefits include its ability to stimulate circulation and eliminate acidity. It restores the circulatory system by opening the capillaries and regulating blood sugar; it also helps the digestive system that moves bacteria and toxins out of the body.
CHIA SEEDS are a whole grain food, and naturally free of gluten. They are among the most nutritious foods on the planet, as they are loaded with fiber, protein, Omega-3 fatty acids and various micronutrients.
GOJI BERRIES benefits include the ability to naturally treat diabetes, hypertension, infectious diseases, and common illnesses like the cold or a fever. Traditionally, they’ve also been used to mood disorders.
They’re a great source of antioxidants known as beta-carotene, plus other phytonutrients that help protect skin and eye health. Thanks to their ability to reduce blood glucose, regulate cholesterol levels and keep triglycerides at an ideal balance, they’re also shown to prevent heart disease.
FLAX SEEDS benefits are similar to that of Chai seeds – high in fiber helping to reduce cholesterol and naturally gluten free. They are high in antioxidants (lignans), which help with anti-ageing, hormone balance, cellular health and are known for their anti-viral and antibacterial properties.
They contain Omega-3 essential fatty acids that have been shown to have heart-healthy effects.
MACA ROOT benefits include increased fertility in men and women, hormone balance, booster for the immune system, and increased energy, stamina, memory, and focus.
SPIRULINA comes from a freshwater plant that has huge nutritional benefits. It detoxes the body from heavy metals. It helps us maintain a healthy micro flora, which helps to fight many sicknesses and diseases.
Phycocyanin is a pigment found in the spirulina that scientists have discovered possesses antihypertensive effects (it lowers blood pressure). Its benefits have also been shown to prevent atherosclerosis and reduce elevated blood cholesterol levels, boost energy, speed up weight loss and reduce inflammation.
WHEATGRASS juice is one of the best sources of living chlorophyll available today, is made from a healthy living plant. Its benefits are endless, but to name but a few the Chlorophyll stops the growth and development of unhealthy bacteria and the enzymes in it can help to slow down the ageing process. Wheatgrass juice is an effective healer because it contains all minerals known to man, and vitamins A, B-complex, C, E, l and K. It is extremely rich in protein, and contains 17 amino acids, the building blocks of protein.
WHEY PROTEIN is a complete protein derived from milk that contains all 9 essential amino acids. It can help you to lose fat and not muscle, increase endurance, stop cravings, control blood sugar levels, boost your immune system, reduce feelings of stress, promote a healthy heart and reduce cholesterol.