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Juicing For The Nervous System

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When life gives you lemons, make green juice.

Citrus

Citrus juice contains Folic Acid, which is essential to tissue development. Citrus fruits are high in Vitamin C, which promotes wound healing.

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Bananas

Bananas are high in Potassium, which helps your muscles contract and is an essential nutrient to your nervous system. They are also high in Vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 impacts the creation of amines, which are messaging molecules that transmit messages from one nerve to another.

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Cucumbers

Cucumbers have anti-inflammatory flavonol called fisetin, (flavonol is important for brain health). Cucumbers help protect your nerve cells from age related declines.

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Ginger

Ginger can help increase circulation by increasing the muscular contractions of the upper chambers of the heart. It helps stimulate the central nervous system, and helps in controlling the heart and the respiratory system. 

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Spinach & Kale

They are one of the few plant sources with magnesium. Your body uses magnesium to carry oxygen to your muscles and nerves so they can function properly. They both also contain Calcium & Folic Acid

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Celery

The organic alkaline minerals in celery are calming to the nervous system, which makes it a perfect choice for people who suffer from insomnia.

Recipe

1 orange or grapefruit
1/2 bunch of spinach or kale
2 sticks of celery
1/2 cucumber
1 inch of ginger root
1 banana (blended in)