I refer to this juice as my magic juice because it is rich in vitamins, iron and antioxidants and when I drink it first thing in the morning it keeps me going for the entire day.
Recent research suggests that natural fruit juices can be just as unhealthy as sugar drinks, which is very disappointing news indeed for someone like myself who juices almost every day. According to Susan Jebb, a dietary expert who works out of Cambridge University, “Fruit juice isn’t the same as intact fruit and it has as much sugar as many classical sugar drinks.” How depressing! Jebb, and others, recommend moderation, which seems like a reasonable approach to most things in life, including fruit juice. With this in mind, I have started to make more vegetable juices and this one, has quite a kick and until some professor from Cambridge or some other notable institutions says otherwise I’m going to drink my magic juice as often as I can.
Spinach, which is believed to be of Persian origin, spread throughout Europe in the 12th century to become a popular leafy green that was know for good health; a reputation that continues to this day. It is packed with iron, vitamin C and folic acid, which helps produce healthy blood cells. Spinach is also full of vitamin K, which is important for keeping our bones strong and healthy. Kale, which is sometimes referred to as the “king” of healthy greens and is also included in this juice, is beneficial for maintaining healthy skin, hair and strong bones, as well as helping with digestion. It also lowers the risk for heart disease and is filled with powerful antioxidants, such as carotenoids and flavonoids, which help protect against various cancers.
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: N/A
Vegetarian option: Yes
2 royal gala apples
2 celery sticks
- Wash all the ingredients and drain until dry.
- Using a sharp knife, peel the skin off the lime.
- Chop all of your ingredients according to the size of your juicer.