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Juicing for the Immune System

Grapefruit

An excellent source of vitamin C which helps maintain the body’s defense against bacterial infections. Citrus has a unique type of fibre that, in studies, appears to dramatically reduce cholesterol.

Carrots

Contain vitamin A precursors called carotenoids (Beta carotene) that help promote vision and support a healthy immune system.

Turmeric

Cucumin is the active ingredient in Turmeric responsible for giving Turmeric its yellow color. This powerful food has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-bacterial and detoxifying properties. Turmeric is rich in manganese, zinc, B vitamins, and iron.

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Pineapple

Packed with B vitamins including B1 and B6, which are vital for energy metabolism and nerve function. Pineapples contain the enzyme bromelain, known for aiding protein digestion which allows your body to utilize immune boosting amino acids effectively.

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Apples

Red apples contain an antioxidant called quercetin. Recent studies have found that quercetin can help boost and fortify your immune system, especially when you’re stressed out.

Leafy Greens

They are a powerhouse of nutrition for vitamins A and C. In addition, they have protein, fiber and calcium. They help clear out any toxins, leaving your body able to push past a cold and flu fast without relying on synthetic medicines.

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Suggested Blends

1 Grapefruit
Turmeric
1 Red apple
2 handfuls of spinach

1 Orange
Turmeric
2 Cups of pineapple
2 Handfuls of kale