If you've ever been into our shop you might have noticed we offer a range of super tasty juices and smoothies! Hey, we might be biased, but we have it on good authority that they are delicious! We wanted to share just how wonderful, natural and nutritious they are, how we make them and why they're so good for you, body and soul!
One of our most popular juices and for good reason! This juice ticks all the boxes, it's refreshing, sweet, super healthy and detoxing. Packed full of plant goodness, you will feel vibrant and glowing after this juice! Cleanse yourself with it's healing, hydrating and nourshing properties, perfect for after your practice.
Spinach: Spinach is a green superstar! Low in calories and full of nutrients, Spinach is incredibly hydrating as it is nearly all water. It boosts the immune system as it's packed with vitamins and minerals such as vitamin E and magnesium, and can help curb cravings. Spinach is high in calcium, manganese and vitamin K which are vital for healthy bones. It is also a great source of iron which helps reduce the risk of Anemia. Spinach is also full of antioxidants which protect the cells from oxidative stress, and other factors that may damage them.
Kale: The king of greens! Kale is one of the healthiest and most nutrient-dense foods in existence. Packed full of vitamin goodies including Vitamin A, K, C, B6, Manganese, Calcium and Potassium. Kale is very low in fat but the fat is does contain is an omega-3 fatty acid (essential nutrients that are important in preventing and managing heart disease). Kale is loaded with powerful antioxidants and compounds that are believed to have protective effects against cancer and can lower cholesterol.
Celery: At just 10 calories a stalk, celery has been considered a health and diet food for a long time. It is rich in antioxidants, and protects from oxidative damage. Celery reduces inflammation which can help with conditions like arthritis and osteoporosis. It supports digestion both through it's hydrating properties (it is almost 95% water) and the nutrients in celery offer protection to the entire digestive tract.
Cucumber: Cucumber is not only incredibly hydrating (about 96% water), they are incredibly high in nutrients, including Vitamin C, K, Magnesium, Potassium and Manganese while staying low in calories. This means that cucumber is incredibly detoxing. Cucumber also contains antioxidants so may portect you from the effects of oxidative damage. Cucumbers are also high in fibre and so promote healthy digestion. On top of that, cucumbers have some anti-inflammatory properties and can help to calm chronic inflammation.
Apple: Apples are incredibly nutritious and have many health benefits. They are rich in fibre (aids digestion!) and antioxidants. Eating them has been linked to a lower risk of many chronic conditions, including diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Studies have linked apple consumption with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, which may be related to the cholesterol-lowering effect eating apples can have. Apples boost your immune system as they contain Vitamin C. Apples have even been found to help prevent Alzheimers disease.
Ginger: Ginger is proven to treat many forms of nausea, especially morning sickness, and is even used as a natural remedy to treat migraines. It is loaded with antioxidants and helps your body fight off colds, as well as diseases like high blood pressure, heart and lung disease. Ginger can help with weight loss and blood insulin levels, and can also relieve joint pain and other symptoms of osteoarthritis.
Lemon: Lemon is not only refreshing and delicious in juices, it is an excellent source of Vitamin C and Flavonoids (antioxidants) this means they assist in protecting your body from cancer. Lemon also lowers the risk of a stroke and can control blood pressure. Lemon promotes a healthy complexion and, supports weight loss and boosts your immune. Lemon also increases your iron absorption which helps with anemia.
So there you have it! Not only is Our California Greenin Juice seriously yummy, it is also packed full of goodies that will nourish your body. Pop into our shop today and treat yourself, your body will thank you!
By: Katrina Scales