Popeye knew what’s up with the spinach. This superfood contains a long list of vitamins and nutrients, (including vitamins A, E, C, K, B1, B2, B6, Folic Acid, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Potassium, Iodine, Copper, Iron and Phosphorus). This list makes for a sucker-punch of goodness that helps with insulin production, strong bones and teeth, cell growth, blood health, energy and much more.
Good for more than salads and toppings on sandwiches, romaine has some surprising benefits. A source of calcium, protein, Omega-3s, iron, and vitamins A, B and K. Surprised? Even more surprising is that a head of romaine lettuce has more vitamin C than an orange. Romaine is a complete protein containing all 8 essential amino acids. Keep enjoying those salads, but don’t forget to get it in your juice.
An apple a day… you know the rest. Apples, especially in juice form, are a good source of potassium. What is potassium good for? Well it only helps regulate fluid and mineral levels, which is important for keeping your body’s electrical activity in check. Potassium also helps you maintain a healthy heart rate, blood pressure and digestion. Sound like something good for you? We think so too.
Cucumbers are good source of the mineral silica, vitamins A, C, and K, as well as Potassium, Phosphorus, Manganese and Magnesium. Silica is an essential component for healthy muscles, ligaments, cartilage, bone, & skin. The combination of alkalizing elements, electrolytes, and fluids make cucumber an excellent source for enhancing energy levels. Cucumbers are also great for stabilizing blood pressure, lower cholesterol levels, and stimulating the body’s natural detoxification process.
A good source of vitamins A, C, K, as well as calcium, iron, potassium, manganese, copper, magnesium, and chlorophyll, this green herb can help you smell better by improving body odor and breath. It also helps improves energy and detoxes the kidney, liver and urinary tract.
This zingy ingredient is good for more than flavoring ginger snap cookies. It also contains chromium, magnesium and zinc helping maintain normal blood circulation. Feeling nauseous or experiencing stomach discomfort? Yup, ginger helps with that too. Feel a cold coming on? Ginger has been used as a natural treatment for colds and flu for thousands of years in Asia. To top it all off, ginger improves the absorption of essential nutrients in your body.
Never really thought of beets as super healthy? Consider this. Beets are a good source of manganese, potassium, vitamin C, iron, magnesium, copper and phosphorus. These beautifully hued root vegetables are a great tonic for the liver and helps purify blood. Researchers also believe that the red pigment could also protect against development of cancerous cells and help reduce inflammation associated with heart disease. Oh, by the way, beets (especially in juice form) are super rich in antioxidants and naturally occurring nitrates, which improve blood flow throughout the body, including the brain, heart and muscles. Thinking more about beets now? Yep, we feel the same way.
Another powerful little seed, even tinier than the chia. Teff seeds originated from North Africa and is full of protein, iron, calcium, and fiber. Teff is a complete protein meaning it contains all 8 essential amino acids! Teff seeds are also gluten free so they are easily digestible and do not need to be chewed (but can be if you wish!). Drink up!
Not just for bath soap my friends! Yes rose water is also very good for the inside of the body! Rose water is rich in vitamin A, vitamin B3, vitamin C, vitamin D and vitamin E and naturally lift people mood by relieving stress, tension, and anxiety. Rose water also has beneficial amounts of citric acid, bioflavonoids, and zinc.
This vegetable adds an unique sweet flavor to food with wonderful health benefits. It is an excellent source of vitamin C, good sources of dietary fiber, potassium, manganese, folate, and molybdenum. Fennel also provides you with niacin as well as the minerals phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, iron, and copper. This richly mineralized vegetable is high in antioxidants and offers
immunity support. The fiber, folate, and potassium promote good cardiovascular and colon health. Fennel it up!