PRE-WORKOUT JUICE – immune boosting & muscle-power enhancing!
This lovely juice could also be prepared in a Vitamix or NutriBullet, (adding water) if not in your juicer.
1 handful kale
1 turmeric root
Sprinkled with hemp seeds and bee pollen – or your favourite toppings
Juice in that order – starting with a green juice then a lovely red juice through the middle finished with a tangy lime – topped with a few spoonfuls of your favourite toppings
Apples – Pectin carries cholesterol out of the digestive system reducing it being absorbed into the bloodstream. Phloridzin in apples helps reduce localized inflammation in the lungs, also quercetin is a natural antihistamine (Hay fever!).
Beetroots – lowering Blood pressure with natural nitrates. For athletes: Scientists have found beetroot juice boosts stamina by making muscles more fuel-efficient. Beetroot juice increases level and activity of enzymes in the liver, breaking down and removing alcohol from the liver (Hangover!). Also rich in iron.
Ginger – It acts as a carminative (it prevents flatulence) and an intestinal spasmolytic (it soothes the intestinal tract). It’s a safe remedy for travel sickness, and for nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Ginger also seems to have an analgesic effect on the joints. Gingerols, the potent anti-inflammatory compounds found in ginger, reduce the pain, and improve the mobility, of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis sufferers.
Kale – high in calcium & phosphorus to support bones. Rich in chlorophyll, containing magnesium and calcium, working in tandem in muscle tissues relieves spasms. Rich in Lutein (anti-oxidant for eye health), and vitamin A, more vitamin C than carrots, Vitamin K for blood clotting and supports liver health with sulfur compounds (also preventing cancer) Its nutritional density, in fact, is virtually unparalleled among green leafy vegetables. it contains more omega-3 than omega-6, which is almost unheard of – anti-inflammatory All 9 essential amino acids, rich in antioxidants & cancer preventative (like broccoli) indole-3-carbinol
Turmeric – Curcuminoids that give turmeric it’s vivid colour, are known to reduce inflammation, an excellent supplement for arthritis. It also reduces inflammation and damage to hepatocytes (liver cells) caused by alcohol & pollutants. It helps maintain a healthy digestive system, can lower cholesterol levels and supports the immune system.
Lime – Packed with vitamin C supporting immune system. The peel contain citrus bioflavonoids which are very powerful at reducing your levels of oxidative stress
Hemp seeds – contain all the essential amino acids and essential fatty acids necessary to maintain healthy human life–including all ten of the essential amino acids. No other single plant source has the essential amino acids in such an easily digestible form, or the essential fatty acids in as perfect a ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3.