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Fighting Infections with Juicing

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Citrus contains a ton of Vitamin C- an antioxidant, and protect cells from substances that damage the body. Deficiency of Vitamin C can lead to an inability to fight off infections.

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Beets contain powerful antioxidants, and nourish the blood. The beet greens have a ton of Vitamin C & A

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Carrots contain beta-carotene which is converted to a useable form of vitamin A for your body. Vitamin A is important to help your immune system fight off infections. It boosts activity of white blood cells.

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Mangos are great for mopping up free radicals and act as an internal body cleanse. Mangos stimulate the immune system, they are rich in antioxidants, Vitamin C, potassium, and have antiviral properties.

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Bananas contain a good array of amino acids which are the building bricks of protein and they are a great immune booster.

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The impressive polyphenolic and antioxidant content of strawberries make them good for improving the immune system, preventing against various types of cancers, and for reducing the signs of premature aging.

Suggested Blends

3 Large carrots
1 Orange or grapefruit
1 Medium beet

1 Medium beet
1 Grapefruit
2 Handfuls of strawberries (blended in)
2 Large carrots

Other Things To Consider

  • Inadequate intake of magnesium can cause a weakening of your immune system and leave the body at higher risk for infection.
  • Zinc deficiency- is an important mineral that helps to increase production of fighter T-cells, white blood cells and antibodies that help fight infections.