Green Juice Recipe | Green Goddess

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2 green apple
1 inch knob ginger
6 large stalks celery
1 cucumber
1 bunch of parsley
1 bunch of kale
1/2 lemon (with peel, if organic)

A refreshing green juice loaded with lots of minerals and vitamins that support healthy bones.


Beta-carotene, folic acid, vitamin B3, iron, vitamin K, vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, sodium, sulphur


Cucumber – Minimizes joint swelling, strengthens bones and ligaments
Granny Smith Apple – Stabilizes blood sugar
Celery – Improves bone density (calcium)
Parsley – Provides iron-boost
Kale – Increases vascularity
Lemon – Improves skin tone

Tip: Always use organic produce as much as possible. Check out the top 12 produce (known as the dirty dozen) you must buy organic due to high levels of cancer causing pesticides here.

Vegetable Facts: Kale has more nutritional value for fewer calories than most foods. Kale and celery are excellent sources for vitamin K. 100 grams of Kale provides more than 700% for the recommended intake of vitamin K. Vitamin-K help increase bone mass by promoting bone formation and strengthening.

Cucumber is a very cooling fruit. Did you know that the inside flesh can be up to twenty degrees cooler than the exterior skin?

Vitamin-K help increase bone mass by promoting osteotrophic activity in the bones

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