BENEFITS OF 2 DAY JUICE CLEANSE
7 AM ORCHARD GREEN
ALKALIZING: Spinach, Kale, and Celery- all are alkaline forming. Kale and spinach are especially high in alkaline forming minerals like calcium and magnesium and are some of the most mineral dense greens out there! Celery is also alkaline rich because it quickly neutralizes acids and is high in potassium and sodium, which make it a great diuretic (it rids the body of toxins).
ANTI-INFLAMMATORY: Spinach, Kale, and Dandelion- top contributors in fighting inflammation. All greens have a compound called quercetin, quercetin has the ability to act like anti-inflammatory drugs (aspirin, ibuprofen) and block inflammation symptoms such as fever, fatigue, and headaches.
BEAUTY FOOD: Dandelion & Pear- both increase our skin health and appearance. Pears are loaded with dietary fibers and slow the discharge of sugar into the bloodstream. They also prevent the damage of skin collagen, which greatly affects the appearance and condition of our skin. Dandelion is a great detoxifier, diuretic, stimulant and antioxidant, all of these properties make it a great treatment for acne.
DETOXIFYING: Dandelion is the top detoxifying agent. The vitamins and nutrients contained in dandelion help cleanse our livers, to keep them filtering and detoxifying our blood.
10 AM CITRUS SOUL
ALKALIZING: Lemon & Grapefruit-both are rich sources of antioxidants like vitamin A & C, which protect the body from inflammation and help alkalize the body by flushing out toxins and neutralizing free radicals. Grapefruits acidic pH factor is actually lower than the acid in our stomach. Thus, it has a alkaline reaction after digestion so it neutralizes the excessive acid in the stomach.
DEEPLY HYDRATING: Coconut Water & Cucumber- coconut water contains more potassium than four bananas. Potassium is an electrolyte that helps your cells maintain fluid balance and acts as a blood buffer by maintaining pH and acid levels. Due to cucumbers 96% water content and mineral balance, a cucumber can produce similar hydration levels to twice the volume of water.
IMMUNE AND MOOD BOOSTING: Grapefruit- contains a high concentration of vitamin C, a strong antioxidant that helps prevent free radicals from forming so your body is able to fight off infections and improve immunity resistance.
12 PM IMMUNITY SHOT
ALKALIZING: Lemons- rich sources of vitamin A and C, which help alkalize the body by flushing out toxins and neutralizing free radicals. Lemons are acidic to begin with but they are alkaline-forming on body fluids-helping to restore balance to the body’s pH.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORY: Turmeric- contains a property called curcumin, curcumin contains anti- inflammatory properties and studies show the use of curcumin can be used as a therapeutic agent in diseases and cancers.
DETOXIFYING: Cayenne- is a known circulatory stimulant, it increases the pulse of your lymphatic system and digestive rhythms. Cayenne also induces sweating, which is another important process of detoxification.
DIGESTIVE AID: Ginger and Cayenne- helps stimulate saliva, bile and gastric juice production to aid in digestion, and therefore stomach and gas flatulence. Ginger also inhibits fatty deposits from arteries that not only decrease bacterial infection in the stomach but help battle a bad cough and throat irritation. Cayenne stimulates the digestive tract, increasing the flow of enzyme production, gastric juices and helpful in relieving intestinal gas.
IMMUNE BOOSTING: Honey and Lemon- consuming honey from the area you live is beneficial as they contain the immune-stimulating properties needed for your body to adapt to its environment and keep your immune system working properly. Lemon contains vitamin C which help to protect cells and neutralize free radicals linked to aging and most types of diseases such as cancer and heart disease.
1 PM VIVID GREEN
ALKALIZING: Kale, Spinach, Celery- are all high in pH which make them alkaline rich. Alkalizing foods decrease risk of headaches, bone loss and help to improve energy and digestion. Parsley also assists in alkalizing the body. It contains an excellent source of beta carotene, an antioxidant that can help the body against free radical damage.
BEAUTY FOOD: Romaine & Dandelion both enhance skin appearance. Romaine provides more than 100% of your DV of vitamin A. Vitamin A revitalizes skin by increasing cell turnover. Dandelion is used to treat skin disorders such as acne, eczema and psoriasis.
DIGESTIVE AID: Kale, Romaine, Lime & Dandelions- all assist in proper digestion. Kale and Romain are high in fiber which help fight constipation. Lime is high in vitamin C which helps create digestive enzymes to breakdown foods. Dandelion relieves constipation, flatulence and fullness.
LOW-GLYCEMIC: All of these vegetables are considered low-glycemic, especially romaine & spinach.Glycemic index measures how quickly a food is absorbed into the bloodstream and the effect it has on Glycemic index measures how quickly a food is absorbed into the bloodstream and the effect it has on blood sugar. This juice is the best recommendation for diabetics because of its low glycemic effects.
MOOD-BOOSTING: Spinach and Kale- both rich in folate and B vitamin that affect neurotransmitters that impact mood.
3 PM GREEN GOALS
ALKALIZING: Spinach, Cucumber and Romain all contribute to its alkalizing effect. As with mostly all green foods, these vegetables are rich in chlorophyll, a potent alkalizer and blood builder.
BEAUTY FOOD: Lemon, Cucumber and Romaine are the main contributors to enhancing our appearance. Lemon has numerous beauty benefits from its presence of vitamin C and citric acid. Vitamin C is a great antioxidant for neutralizing free radicals and boosting collagen production. Cucumber contains silicon and sulfur which both help to stimulate hair growth while romaine provides a great source of vitamin C that helps strengthen your skin, bones, and teeth.
DEEPLY HYDRATING: Cucumber is 95% water which contributes to its hydrating effects.
LOW GLYCEMIC: Spinach, Cucumber, Romaine, Celery, Lemon, and Ginger- all contribute to its low glycemic index.
5 PM DEEP ROOTS
ANTI-INFLAMMATORY: Ginger, Turmeric & Beet- the main representatives in fighting inflammation. Ginger blocks the formation of the inflammatory compounds-prostaglandins and also has antioxidant effects that breakdown existing inflammation and acidity in the fluid within the joints. Turmeric contains a property called curcumin, curcumin contains anti-inflammatory properties and studies show the use of curcumin can be used as a therapeutic agent in some diseases and cancers. Beets are extremely rich in betalains, a potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent that battle free radical -and inflammation-related chronic diseases like heart disease, obesity, and some cancers.
DIGESTIVE-AID: Lemon and Apple- both greatly help in aiding proper digestion. Lemons contain high amounts of vitamin C, which help flush toxins from your body. Apples are high in a type of fiber called pectin, which help eliminate toxic build up and cleanse the intestines.
IMMUNITY-BOOSTING: Lemon, Carrot, Apple, and Ginger- all greatly contribute to boosting the immune system. Lemons contain vitamin C, which is the most important macronutrients for our immune system. Carrots are packed with vitamin A, which assist in the production of respiratory tract barriers and in the growth of white blood cells-which must be present for a healthy immune system. Apples contain an antioxidant called quercetin which boosts the immune system that help build the natural defenses of the body.
8 PM MEXICAN CHOCOLATE MILK
APHRODISIAC: Cacao & Maca- Cacao contains a host of compounds including anandamide, the psychoactive feel-good neurotransmitter, and PEA (phenylethylamine), the “love chemical,” which releases dopamine in the pleasure centers of the brain. Maca gives a libido boo and heightens sexual function and fertility.
ENERGY BOOSTER: Maca- helps increase stamina and athletic endurance, also the regular use of Maca improves mood, boosts energy, focus, drive and motivation.
PLANT PROTEIN: Pumpkin seeds- are one of the highest plant-based sources of protein, containing all essential amino acids, especially tryptophan and glutamate.
STRESS REDUCER: Maca & Pumpkin Seeds- Maca is a powerful adaptogen that has the ability to balance and stabilize the body’s hormonal system and help reduce adrenal stress. Pumpkin seeds contain an amino acid called tryptophan which is converted into serotonin, which can aid in sleep and alleviate anxiety.