Juice – in your juicer
2 large leaves of kale – 100gms approx
1/8 cabbage or a small slice off a big one
Handful of mint leaves
1 small zucchini – I peeled half the skin off
Makes enough for 2 x 300ml glasses
Kale, raw – Just 100gm serving of this superfood contains a daily dose of vitamin C and more than your daily amount of vitamin A. The calcium-rich food also provides a large dose of Vitamin K(1) – the vital nutrient to help your blood clot. And Kale is a good source of vitamin B6, folate, and manganese thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, vitamin E and several dietary minerals, including iron, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus.
Cabbage – The amino acid glutamine in cabbage juice is totally gentle and cleansing on the digestive system, detoxifying, repairing ulcers, healing and regenerating.
Mint – aids digestion and promotes good colon health
Zucchini – is a very good source of potassium, an important intra-cellular electrolyte. Potassium is a heart-friendly electrolyte and helps with the reduction of blood pressure and lowering of heart rates. VitaminA, 4%. Vitamin C, 29%. Iron, 2%. Vitamin B-6, 10% Magnesium, 4%.
1. Vitamin K- Like calcium, vitamin K is known as a bone-enhancing nutrient. Studies have found that people ingesting good amounts of vitamin K are at a decreased risk of bone fractures.
There is also evidence that vitamin K helps prevent arterial calcification.