Benefits

Fruits

Apple

An apple a day does keep the doctor away: Apples help keep hair, skin, nails and digestion healthy as they cleanse your system, lower cholesterol and aid digestion. Apples are key in cleansing fasts as they tend to have a laxative effect, as well as stimulating the liver.

Contains: Vitamin C, A, B-Complex, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Silicon, Sodium, Sulfur


Blueberry

Full of highly concentration tannins, blueberries kill bacteria and viruses as well as relieve bladder infections and prevent the build up of cholesterol.

Contains: Vitamin K, C, Manganese

 

Cantaloupe

A great source of adenosine—a chemical that lessens the risk of heart attack and stroke—melons also serve as an antioxidant and anti-coagulant.

Contains: Vitamin C, B6, B3, K, B1 Potassium, Folate, Fiber, Magnesium


Grape

Carcinogens are deactivated by the large amounts of ellagic and caffeic acids and potassium contained in grapes. This healthful fruit is also full of flavonoids and resveratrol that protect the heart and cardiovascular system.

Contains: Manganese, Vitamin K, C, B1, B6, Potassium


Grapefruit

High in fat-burning enzymes and low in sodium, grapefruit is the ideal food for increasing metabolism and reducing cholesterol levels. Grapefruit also contains pectin, which promotes better digestion and liver and is high in breast cancer-fighting Vitamin C.

Contains: Vitamin C, A, Lycopene


Honeydew

The adenosine found in melons lessens the risk of heart attack and stroke, while also serving as an antioxidant and anti-coagulant.

Contains: Contains: Vitamin C, B6, B3, K, B1 Potassium, Folate, Fiber, Magnesium


Lemon & Lime

With the ability to alkalize, detoxify and improve digestion, versatile lemons and limes also help prevent the build-up of free radicals. Lemons also help cure indigestion and constipation, and are an excellent cancer-fighting fruit.

Contains: Vitamin A, C and its Bioflavonoids, Folic Acid, Potassium, Iron, Magnesium


Orange

Oranges are not the only fruit to give the body much-needed antioxidants, but they also disarm free radicals, prevent environmental damage and help lower cholesterol. Vitamin C supplements do NOT provide the same protective benefits as fresh orange juice.

Contains: Vitamin A, C and its Bioflavonoids, Zeaxanthin, Lutein, B-Complex Vitamins, Potassium, Calcium


Pear

The colon-protective pear provides one of the highest sources of flavonols among all fruits and vegetables. With a combination of both soluble and insoluble fiber, pears can also protect and prevent against the development of type 2 diabetes.

Contains: Phytonutrients, Fiber, Vitamin C


Pineapple

Rich in vitamins and minerals (including Vitamin C and manganese) and low in fat and cholesterol, pineapple can help prevent or reduce free radical damage, inflammation and certain types of tumor growth.

Contains: Vitamin C, Bromelain


Watermelon

Refreshing and delicious, watermelon’s high water content helps prevent dehydration while lending anti-bacterial and anti-cancer properties to the diet.

Contains: Vitamin C, A, Potassium, Magnesium

Vegetables

Beet

An excellent diuretic and blood toner, beets are nature’s detoxifier, purifying the blood and nourishing the liver, kidney and gallbladder.

Contains: Vitamin C, A, Betaine, Folates, Carotenoids, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium


Bell Pepper

With more than twice the amount of vitamin C found in an average orange, the bell pepper adds antioxidant, anti-cancer and cardio-protective vitamins and minerals to your diet.

Contains: Vitamin C, A, B6, K, B2, B3, B1, B5, Folate, Fiber, Molybdenum, Potassium, Manganese, Tryptophan, Magnesium


Carrot

Full of enzymes, nutrients and minerals that promote healthy skin, teeth, tissue and eyes, carrots boost the immune system as they lower cholesterol and protect again cardiac disease. Carrots can cut cancer risk and muscular degeneration, while increasing mental function.

Contains: Vitamin A, K, C, B6, B3, B1, B2, E, Fiber, Potassium, Manganese, Molybdenum, Folate, Phosphorus, Niacin


Pepper—Cayenne & Jalapeno

Cayenne purifies and stimulates blood circulation while promoting fluid elimination and sweating. Anti-inflammatory jalapeños promote healthy blood flow and help with weight loss, especially of hard-to-lose belly fat.

Contains: Vitamin A, E, C, B6, K, Fiber, Manganese


Celery

Used extensively as a mild laxative and diuretic, celery can also help heal wounds, sooth irritated nerves and break up gallstones. Celery is also used in the treatment of arthritis and for high blood pressure.

Contains: Vitamin A, C, K, B Complex, Fiber, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Manganese


Cucumber

Joining beets as one of nature’s best diuretics, cucumbers are high in water and help the heart by reducing cholesterol.

Contains: Vitamin A, C, K, Pantothenic Acid, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Potassium


Kale

The king of juicing ingredients, nutrient-dense kale is loaded with anti-cancer ingredients. Like most leafy greens, kale is a great source of vitamins, chlorophyll, calcium, iron and potassium.

Contains: Vitamin A, K, B-Complex, Calcium, Chlorophyll, Lutein, Zeaxanthin, Beta Carotene


Red Cabbage

Liver-benefiting cabbage can help prevent colon cancer and stomach ulcers, and is a good source of choline, which improves mental function.

Contains: Vitamin K, C, B6, B1, Folate, Fiber, Manganese, Molybdenum, Potassium, Tryptophan, Calcium


Romaine

High in water and low in calories, this heart-healthy green is especially good for the prevention or alleviation of many common health complaints.

Contains: Vitamin A, K, C, Folate, Dietary Fiber


Spinach

Loaded with phytochemicals and bone-building vitamin K, spinach helps promote healing and prevent cancer. One of nature’s super foods, spinach gives any cleanse or detoxification process a boost.

Contains: Vitamin A, C, K, B-Complex, Iron, Lutein, Zeaxanthin, Beta Carotene, Zinc, Manganese, Omega 3 Fatty Acids


Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are known for their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant health benefits. Containing the protein hormone Adiponectin, they serve as a important modifier of insulin in the metabolism, improving blood sugar regulation.

Contains: Vitamin A, C, B6, B5, B3 Manganese, Tryptophan, Potassium, Fiber, Copper

Other

Agave

Agave nectar helps to accommodate calcium absorption, booting bone density and your immune system. With a low glycemic rating, agave can also increase energy and help facilitate weight loss.

Almond

High in monounsaturated fats and magnesium, almonds improve the flow of blood, oxygen and nutrients throughout the body. Their health benefits of almonds include relief from constipation, respiratory disorders, cough, heart disease, anemia, impotency and diabetes.

Aloe

Known for its detoxification properties, Aloe Vera can aid in the healing of ulcers and the digestive system, as well as help detoxify the bloodstream.

Contains: Calcium, Magnesium


Basil

Known for its detoxification properties, Aloe Vera can aid in the healing of ulcers and the digestive system, as well as help detoxify the bloodstream.

Contains: Calcium, Magnesium


Cinnamon

Soothing and anti-inflammatory, cinnamon is a good source of calcium and is used to control blood sugar, relieve an upset stomach and treat irritable bowel syndrome.

Contains: Vitamins C, K, Calcium, Iron, Fiber, Manganese


Coconut

Anti-aging and anti-carcinogenic, coconut is also a good source of potassium and B-complex vitamins.

Contains: Vitamin A, C, Iron, Fiber, Potassium


Ginger

Used in ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for thousands of years, ginger’s anti-nausea and anti-inflammatory properties are well known. Ginger root calms nausea and morning sickness and serves as a circulatory stimulant, preventing the formation of ulcers.

Contains: Antioxidants, Essential Oils, Potassium, Manganese, Copper, Magnesium


Mint

A digestive tonic, mint stimulates the liver and gallbladder and curbs nausea if taken before eating. Mint is also known to improve appetite, fevers, colds and flu symptoms.

Contains: Vitamin A6, C, Manganese


Parsley

A tonic and diuretic, parsley helps the body expel excess water and flush the kidneys.

Contains: Vitamin K, C, A, Folate, Iron


Stevia

An alternative to sugar, this natural sweetener increases energy and improves digestion while keeping blood sugar levels stable.


Turmeric

Widely known for anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and anti-viral properties, a daily dose of turmeric can help lower cholesterol, heal wounds and protect liver cells.

Contains: Vitamin C, E, Curcumin, B-Complex, Potassium, Iron, Manganese, Zinc