This superfood-packed juice will have you feeling clean from the inside out. Satisfy your summer lemonade craving with this kale-packed version.
1½ large cucumbers, unpeeled
1 lemon, peeled
2 cups kale leaves, tough stems removed
2 cups baby spinach
¼ Fuji apple
Put all the ingredients into a high-powered juicer and juice. Serve immediately.
Kale contains substances called glucosinolates which help to stimulate the liver detox enzymes. Besides, it is one of the richest of all green vegetables in carotenoids which act as anti-cancer agents. It is also rich in Chlorophyll which some experts say is a cancer antagonist. Plus, kale is packed with nutrients:
One cooked cup of kale has …
•1062 mcg of vitamin K, or equivalent to 1328% of the DV (daily value)
•9620 IU of vitamin A (192% DV)
•53 mg of vitamin C (89% DV)
Cucumber contains anti-inflammatory properties, and it makes for excellent re-hydration as cucumber is one of the most high water content vegetables, consisting of 96 percent water.
A lemon balances PH, keeps your skin clear and glowing, it kick starts your digestive system, helps with weight loss, and helps to control your coffee habit. Lemon is also a natural energizer, it hydrates, it detoxifies, and it oxygenates the body so it feels revitalized and refreshed!
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