What Cold Pressed Juice is Best for Me?

Juicing can be intimidating. We know that cold-pressed juices are good for us, but we don’t always know how each of its ingredients benefit us. What’s the difference between romaine and kale, or the difference between orange and blood orange? While juice connoisseurs might be well-versed on common juicing ingredients, most people don’t know the various benefits of these ingredients. And while most people would happily take all of these benefits, this post will break down exactly what you need to distinguish these ingredients and pinpoint the perfect juice for you. Look no further – the juice experts got you covered. 

Best for Bone Health

    • Cucumber - High in vitamin C, cucumbers work to create collagen, a key component in the development of bone matrix.
    • Carrot - Loaded with calcium and vitamin K, carrots help to strengthen your bones, even helping to prevent osteoporosis.  With the addition of vitamin C, carrots also contribute to collagen production.
    • Oranges - This citrus works to form blood vessels, muscles, and cartilage in your bones. High in calcium, oranges keep your bones, organs, and muscles strong. 

Our Recommendation: Balance / Recharge

Best for a Detox

    • Activated Charcoal - Used to remove certain toxins from the body, activated charcoal is a powerful detoxification agent. This powder is also effective in lowering cholesterol levels and improving kidney function. 
    • Fennel - Containing a nutrient called selenium, fennel seeds are known to have detoxifying properties to flush out harmful toxins. 
    • Pomegranate - With an abundance of punicalagins and vitamin C, pomegranate juice is packed with antioxidants in the body. This juice helps to reduce free radicals, aiding in detoxification.

Our Recommendation: Detoxify

     

    Best for Energy

      • Orange - With a surge of vitamin C, oranges strengthen your immune system and reduce oxidative stress, helping to prevent fatigue. Additionally, the fruit improves iron absorption, reducing symptoms of fatigue. 
      • Beet - Rich in nitrates that change to nitric oxide in the body to supports blood flow and blood pressure. Improved blood flow boosts stamina to help you exercise longer.  
      • Apple - Apples are high in fiber, which helps the naturally occurring sugars digest slower, helping sustain energy levels. 
      • Carrot - An excellent source of vitamin B, which helps our bodies use energy from foods. Carrots also work to strengthen bones and boost our immune system.
      • Coconut Water - Packed with electrolytes, coconut water maintains fluid balance in the body helping to refuel or recover from energy loss. 

    Our Recommendation: Recharge / Defender 

    Best for Fasting / Nutrient Booting

      • Romain - The leafy green is high in minerals including potassium, magnesium, calcium, and phosphorus. Packed with vitamin C, K, and folate, romain prevents cholesterol build-up and lowers blood pressure. 
      • Kale - Rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, K, and beta-carotene, kale is one of the most nutritious leafy greens out there.
      • Celery - With a plant compound called phthalide, celery relaxes the artery walls to help blood flow. Research suggests that celery improves learning and memory, supporting fasting. 
    Our Recommendation: Balance

      It's important to note that fasting should be approached with caution and under the guidance of healthcare professionals, especially for individuals with certain medical conditions or dietary restrictions.

       

      Best for Boosting Immunity

        • Carrot - Supporting immunity through its abundance of b-carotene. Carrots work to reduce inflammation and oxidative stress, boosting immunity. 
        • Cucumber - High in potassium and other vitamins and minerals, including vitamin K, C, potassium, and magnesium, cucumbers support a healthy immune system as well as aid in healing wounds. 
        • Jalapeño - Dense in vitamin A, C, and other necessary antioxidants to support a functioning immune system. 
        • Grapefruit - High in vitamin C, grapefruit is a powerful antioxidant to fight off viruses and bacteria in the body. 
        • Orange - Similar to grapefruit, oranges are packed with vitamin C. This immunity booster works to fight against germs and free radicals in the body. 
        • Apple - The soluble fiber in apples works to convert inflammatory cells into immune-supporting ones, helping protect against viruses. 

      Our Recommendation: Radiance / Defender

        Best for Skin Health

          • Orange - The vitamin C in oranges helps your body produce collagen, a protein that protects skin cells and leads to smoother skin.  
          • Carrot - A collagen producing vegetable that supports skin elasticity and cell turnover. Carrots also contain beta-carotene, which helps protect your skin from sun exposure. 
          • Turmeric - Curcumin, found in turmeric, reduces inflammation to counteract dryness and strengthen elasticity in the skin. The boosted collagen and moisture results in less fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots. 
          • Fennel - This anti-inflammatory seed supports healthy skin through its antiseptic properties. Fennel is particularly powerful for oily, acne-prone skin given its ability to remove dirt and bacteria from the skins surface. Compounds in fennel, such as limonene, help to treat acne. 
          • Cucumber - Containing vitamin A, B, and C, the hydrating properties in cucumber helps to strengthen the skin's natural moisture barrier.

        Our Recommendation: Defender 

         

        Best for Heart Health

          • Pomegranate - Research has shown that pomegranate juice improves blood flow and to support overall heart health. 
          • Kale - Filled with heart healthy nutrients, kale contains potassium, fiber, folate, and calcium. The leafy green also lowers the risk of heart disease by reducing bad cholesterol. 
          • Orange - The citrus helps absorb iron and lowers cortisol levels and blood pressure. A medium-sized orange holds 3 grams of fiber, keeping your bowels regular and lowering your risk of heart disease. 
          • Lemon - Lowers the risk of heart disease and stroke due to the vitamin C and antioxidants found in lemons. 
          • Apple - Helps to prevent heart disease by lowering cholesterol and protecting from infection. 

        Our Recommendation: Balance

         

           

          Best for Hydration 

            • Celery - Made of mostly water, this vegetable packs a punch of hydration and nutrients. 
            • Cucumber - High in water and soluble fiber, cucumber is an excellent source of hydration. 
            • Coconut Water - Packed with electrolytes, coconut water maintains fluid balance in the body helping to refuel and recover from energy loss.  

          Our Recommendation: Cure / Balance 

           

          Best for Digestion

            • Lemon - Research has shown that the citric acid found in lemon juice boosts gastric acid secretion, which helps the body break down and digest food better.  
            • Mint - Helping relax your digestive system, mint can help relieve symptoms such as gas, bloating, and indigestion. 
            • Ginger - The natural component of ginger root, gingerol, benefits gastrointestinal motility to avoid food lingering in the gut. 
            • Jalapeño - Rich in vitamin A, C, and other antioxidants, jalapeños help combat oxidative stress. Capsicum, a compound found in jalapeños, is linked to metabolism-boosting effects. 
            • Pineapple - The enzymes in pineapple, called bromelain, help to digest protein and absorb it easier. 

          Our Recommendation:  Radiance / Metabolize

           

          Best for Reducing Inflammation 

            • Turmeric - This root regulates inflammatory signaling pathways that support kidney function and works to treat digestive problems. 
            • Beet - Rich in nitrates, beets reduce inflammation by removing the harmful compounds in the bloodstream. 
            • Ginger - This root contains antioxidants that help with gas and bloating, as well as helping to treat a wide range of diseases. 
            • Pineapple - The enzymes in pineapple, called bromelain, work to suppress inflammation and offset joint pain. 
            • Spinach - Containing high levels of vitamin E, spinach reduces inflammation by flushing out free radicals and reducing blood sugar. 
            • Basil - Essential oils found in basil, including eugenol, linalool, and citronellol work to suppress inflammation. This herb is used to help stomach spasms, intestinal gas, and kidney conditions. 

          Our Recommendation: Defender / Radiance

           

          As you can probably tell, this is the jackpot of nutrient packed cold-pressed juices. Each ingredient brings its own unique benefits to the table. Whether you’re seeking an energy boost, a detoxifying cleanse, or a radiant complexion, there’s a perfect blend waiting for you. Consider this list your personal cheat sheet, guiding you towards ingredients tailored to address your specific needs. 

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