½ medium granny smith apple
1 large stalk celery
1 thumb ginger root
½ organic lemon (peeled)
1 handful parsley
½ medium pear
1 cup spinach
Cut and core the apples and pear into small enough pieces to fit through the feeding tube of your juicer.
Nature’s very own toothbrush, apples stimulate the production of saliva, reducing the bacteria in the mouth while reducing tooth decay. Apples are also rich in soluble fibre, stabilising sugar levels, reducing mood swings and lowering cholesterol levels.
Celery is known to have the least amount of calories while being able to reduce inflammation, reduce stress levels due to the magnesium content, regulate acidity in the body, improve digestion due to the water content and supply your body with natural salt as it contains sodium.
Lemons are very good for you, they contain vitamin C, B6, A, E, folate, niacin thiamin, riboflavin, copper, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc and protein. With all this goodness, lemons are recommended for throat infections, indigestion, constipation, high blood pressure and can be applied externally for skin problems such as acne.
Ginger is an excellent natural remedy for nausea caused by motion sickness, morning sickness, nausea caused by medication and general stomach upset. Ginger also contain chromium, magnesium and zinc which improves blood flow in the body.
Cucumbers are the number one fruit for beauty. A cucumber is made up of 95% water. Water is a key component in flushing out toxins from the body that cause wrinkly skin and other pigmentation defects.
Spinach leaves contain a good amount of minerals such as potassium, copper, iron and zinc. Potassium is must-have in body functioning to keep consistent blood pressure as well as regulate the heartbeat. Copper found in spinach helps increase red blood cells in the body. For growth, development and digestion, the body utilizes zinc.