3 Detoxifying Juice Recipes for 2017

A new year often makes us think about our health and how we can achieve maximum wellness. One way to rejuvenate your body for 2017 is to consume cleansing foods. Even though it can be tough to eat healthy throughout the day, it’s quite easy (and delicious) to drink your daily dose of positive energy. We’ve outlined three detoxifying juice recipes, each with their own health-promoting agendas, that will get you through 2017 at your body’s best!

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Detoxifying Juice Recipes #1: Rise and Shine
Energize your body and brighten up your skin

This reddish-purple juice is just the thing your mind and body needs first thing in the morning. Beet juice has been known to lower blood pressure in healthy adults, and can also increase your and stamina, giving you the energy you need to get through your day. Also, the natural nitrates in beets can boost blood flow to the brain, helping with mental performance. Made 95% out of water, the cucumber juice rehydrates the body. When held in the mouth for thirty seconds, it also can eliminate the microorganism that causes the bad breath that many of us wake up to. Bursting with vitamin C, the orange and apple juices unite to produce collagen to keep your skin healthy and glowing!

  • 1/2 of one beet
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1/2 of a cucumber
  • 1/2 of an apple
  • 1 stalk kale
  • 10 oz. fresh-squeezed orange juice*
  • 1 carrot

Detoxifying Juice Recipes #2: Total Body Defense
Ward off seasonal sickness

When everyone in the office is sick or you feel an illness coming on, this orange-colored juice is the perfect elixir to keep you healthy! The pineapple juice contains bromelain enzyme, which is beneficial in preventing coughs and colds. To reduce the risk of various forms of temporary illnesses, this detoxifying juice recipe contains a carrot. Like most orange vegetables, carrots are rich with carotenoids, potent antioxidants which defend the body from free radical damage, harmful bacteria, viruses, and inflammation. The lemon and orange juice are excellent sources of vitamin C, an essential nutrient that protects the body against immune system deficiencies. Finally, the teaspoon of immune-boosting honey has a wide range of therapeutic effects, including soothing a cough or throat irritation.

  • 1/4 of a pineapple
  • 1/2 apple
  • 1 carrot
  • juice of 1/4 lemon
  • 1 small finger of ginger
  • 10 oz. fresh-squeezed orange juice*
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

Detoxifying Juice Recipes #3: Antioxidant Booster
Protect against chronic illness for maximum health

Rich in antioxidants, this is one of the most important of our detoxifying juice recipes. Ginger acts as an anti-inflammatory agent, by using its antioxidants to increase the flow of fresh blood and removing harmful impurities from the body. Kale not only is packed with vitamins and minerals, but it also flushes out the kidneys, so you can achieve the maximum detox effect. We’ve also added spinach in this juice, which contains a good amount of flavonoids, lution, and chlorophyll. This can prevent and combat the formation of cancerous cells in your body. Last, blueberry juice is healthy for your heart, can lower cholesterol levels, and has been linked to the prevention brain degeneration. Known to help prevent diabetes, blueberries can also aid in improving insulin sensitivity for those who already have the disease. This green machine is sure to do the job to help you stay healthy!

  • 1 stalk kale
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/4 large lemon or 1/2 small
  • 1 small finger of ginger
  • 1/2 green apple
  • 10 oz fresh squeezed orange juice or no added sugar orange juice
  • 1/4 cup blueberries

All of these recipes can be made by blending all ingredients in a juice or blender and mixing until smooth. Feel free to mix and match ingredients to achieve the health benefits you desire!

*Fresh-squeezed orange juice can be substituted with store-bought orange juice. Just be sure to make sure to get 100% orange juice with no added sugars. 

DISCLAIMER: The authors of this blog have based these writings upon their own experiences, beliefs, and research regarding the topics covered. However, the authors are not medical doctors, nurses, professional nutritionists, or otherwise formally qualified in this subject matter. The information contained in this blog is not intended to be construed in any manner as medical or health advice and does not represent the opinions of Furniture Row, Denver Mattress, or any of its affiliates. All diet decisions should be made with approval of your healthcare provider. This blog post is a labor of love intended to motivate and encourage readers to make healthy decisions after consulting with a qualified healthcare professional. Therefore, please read this blog and use the information that you derive from it appropriately and at your own risk.

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