Add a bit of sweet minerals to your diet with a blend of beets, apple, carrots, and delicious kale. This Purple Punch is perfect for a mid-morning snack, with enough good stuff to keep you going throughout the day, or as a supplement for breakfast.
- 3 leaves of kale
- 2 leaves of Swiss chard
- 1 Gala apple
- 2 small beets
- 3 carrots
Process all ingredients in your juicer.
Makes 16 oz.
Some of the benefits of this juice blend:
Research has shown that people who eat fruits and other high-fiber foods gain a certain amount of protection against Parkinson's. Scientists have linked this to the free radical-fighting power of the antioxidants contained therein.
Betacyanin is the pigment that gives beets their red color and that is responsible for helping to fight cancer.
The high level of beta-carotene in carrots acts as an antioxidant to cell damage done to the body through regular metabolism and can help slow down the aging of cells.
One cup of kale is filled with 10% of the recommended daily allowance of omega-3 fatty acids that help fight against arthritis, asthma and autoimmune disorders.
Swiss chard contains syringic acid and fiber and syringic acid, both of which help to regulate blood sugar levels
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