Ingredients: celery, collard greens, cucumber, kale, lemon, parsley, dandelion
Best use: The Big Green-E is just that. The cucumber lemon and ginger ease up the taste a bit, but this big veggie juice loaded with dark leafy greens means business. Green juice is great for energy and boosting immunity. It’s also quick way to get a big dose of veggie!
Celery leaves are a rich source of flavonoid anioxidants, an excellent source of vitamin K and is a very good source of minerals like potassium, sodium, calcium, manganese, and magnesium.
Widely considered to be wholesome food and a staple green veggie, collards are are an exceptionally rich source of C,A,K, and B-complex vitamins. The leaves and stems are good for minerals like iron, calcium, copper, manganese, selenium and zinc.
This wonderful vegetable indeed has more nutrients to offer than just water and electrolytes. It is a very good source of potassium, an important intracellular electrolyte. Cucumber also has a high amount of vitamin K.
Kale is a very versatile and nutritious green leafy vegetable. It is very rich in vitamin A and C and is an excellent vegetable source for vitamin-K. It is also rich source of minerals like copper, calcium, sodium, potassium, iron, manganese, and phosphorus.
Citric acid constitutes up to 8% of lemon juice. Citric acid is a natural preservative, aids in smooth digestion, and helps dissolve kidney stones. Lemons contain a variety antioxidants, A and B-complex vitamins, and a variety of minerals.
What’s green and sings? Elvis Parsley. Parsley contains health benefiting essential volatile oils, is rich in antioxidants and is a good source of minerals. Parsley is loaded up with vitamins A, C, and E as well as beta-carotene.
Dandelion is a root herb and among other things, a great source of vitamin A and K. Vitamin A helps maintain healthy skin, vision, and mucus membranes. They also are props for crazy kid jingles like “Mama had a baby and her head popped off.”