Tuesday, 26 October 2010


now they may not look as appetizing as the brightly coloured juices but there is no denying which juices are the best for your health and well being, you guessed it the green fellas, and this morning i have loaded up on them..so PUMP your body up with this beauty.. wallop!

3 wedges of pumpkin
1 conference pear
2 sprigs of rocket
1 stem pak choi
2 stems purple broccoli
2 sprigs spinach
2 sticks celery
1 sweetheart cabbage
chunk cucumber
chunk courgette

serves 2

Beta carotene---The rich orange color is a dead give away to the nutrients present in pumpkin. Research shows that people who eat a diet rich in beta-carotene are less likely to develop certain cancers than those who fail to include beta-carotene-rich foods in their diet. contains potassium,vitamin A, C, sodium, is antioxidant rich
pak choi
Pak choi is a very good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, riboflavin (B2), vitamin B6, folic acid, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium and manganese, and a good source of fibre, protein, thiamin (B1), niacin (B3) and phosphorus.Some of the vitamins found in pak choi are also powerful antioxidants, making this tasty cabbage an extremely healthy treat. 
rocket / arugula
is also a wonderful source of chlorophyll, a compound that the body can always benefit from. Chlorophyll cleanses and energizes the blood. It helps bring large amounts of oxygen to all parts of the body, creating an environment undesirable to viruses and harmful bacteria. Chlorophyll also supports healthy skin, and limits the potential of carcinogens.
are a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, copper, and vitamin K.
purple broccoli
Cruciferous foods are now hailed as having a number of important health benefits. Purple sprouting broccoli contains the phytochemical sulphoraphane (thought to help prevent cancer) and may provide resistance against heart disease, osteoporosis and diabetes. It is packed with vitamin C and is a good source of caretenoids, iron, folic acid, calcium, fibre and vitamin A.
Most of the flavonoid and carotenoid nutrients found in spinach that provide anti-inflammatory benefits provide antioxidant benefits as well. Given the fact that spinach is an excellent source of other antioxidant nutrients - including vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, and manganese-as well as a very good source of the antioxidant zinc and a good source of the antioxidant selenium
sweetheart cabbage
The health benefits of cabbage include treatment of constipation, stomach ulcers, headache, excess weight, skin disorders, eczema, jaundice, scurvy, rheumatism, arthritis, gout, eye disorders, heart diseases, ageing, and Alzheimer's disease.
Celery leaves has high content of vitamin A, whilst the stems are an excellent source of vitamins B1, B2, B6 and C with rich supplies of potassium, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, sodium and plenty essential amino acids.
Nutrients in the fiber are released during juicing, aiding bowel movements
Cucumber has cleaning properties that removes accumulated waste and toxins from our body. It may improve arthritis since it eliminates uric acid.
One of the very low calorie vegetable that is used during weight reduction and cholesterol control programs.

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