- Kale – 4 stalks
- Parsley – 1/2 of a bunch
- Green Apples – 3 medium
- Lemon – 1/2
- Grapefruit – 1 large
- Ginger – 1″ thumb (optional)
- Kale – great for fighting cancer in particular colon cancer. Kale is a great source of calcium and is a good solution to increase bone density, or simply just for building normal healthy bones. These green leaves are also found to reduce the bad cholesterol levels. (see source below)
- Parsley – The high chlorophyll content from parsley is an excellent blood purifier and builder. The vitamin C and iron content makes iron absorption more effective. Regularly drinking parsley juice (extracted using a gear juicer) helps bring up the hemoglobin count. (see source below)
- Green Apples – Great for lowering your LDL (the bad cholesterol) and it’s also helps prevent some cancers in particular breast cancer.
- Lemon – lemon juice aids the bowels and helps them to eliminate waste more efficiently, curing bowel problems such as digestion and constipation in turn reducing the risk of colorectal cancer.
- Ginger – what I know for sure is that ginger is excellent for morning sickness, nausea, and/or an upset stomach. It may also “slow the growth of colorectal cancer cells and the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center found that ginger powder induces cell death in all ovarian cancer cells to which it was applied.” It helps make blood platelets less sticky which in turn reduces your risk of atherosclerosis. The anti-inflammatory (gingerols) and anti-oxidant properties in ginger help relieve various inflammatory disorders like gout, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. It provides substantial relief in pain caused by inflammation and help decrease swelling and morning stiffness. (see source below)
- Grapefruit –
Directions if using the Breville 5-speed: process all hard fruits and veggies on 5, kale and spinach on 1
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