It’s evident the juicing trend is on the rise. According to a report from Marketline, the demand for juices, and fruit juices in particular, continues to rise mainly due to increasing consumer awareness of the health benefits of a balanced diet. “The global juices industry reached a worth of almost $84 billion in 2010, after recording yearly growth in excess of 2% for the four preceding years, reports Marketline.” Juicing is packed with so many benefits; from shedding those extra pounds to cleansing your digestive system, and even to giving you that beautiful glowing skin. Former Jamba Juice manager, and juice extraordinaire, Cesar Franco gives us 3 recipes from his own collection!
For a great detox and cleansing your liver:
**This mix hydrates and flushes out toxins. Perfect for a hot, Texas summer and for recuperating from those rough weekends!
-A gallon of water
-1/2 a cucumber
-one small sliced orange
-one sliced lemon
-12 mint leaves
-1 teaspoon of shredded ginger root
Refrigerate for about 3 hours. Serve, sip and enjoy!
For loosing those extra pounds you gained at your tia’s carne asada:
**This is a great morning drink. It will give you tons of energy and increases metabolism aiding weight loss.
-One small banana
-One cup of fresh pineapple
-2 cups of mixed fresh kale and spinach
-6-8 ounces of coconut water (may substitute for either soy milk or water)
Blend. Serve, sip and enjoy!
For curing your hangovers and cleansing kidneys and liver:
**This drink gives you a little extra cleanse targeting your filtering system.
-One peeled grapefruit
-2 medium peeled oranges
-One lime or lemon
-1/4 of olive oil
-6-8 ounces of water
Blend. Serve, Sip and Enjoy!
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