Black Currant Juice & Smoothie Recipes & Benefits

Black Currant Juice is Astoundingly Rich in Nutrients! Black currants have been consumed for centuries medicinally and as a wine, syrup and flavoring from China and Europe to North America, where they’re grown naturally and used by Native Americans. The berry became popular with American colonists in the early 1600’s and have grown in popularity […]
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Juicing With Cacti and Succulents

Be Careful – Most Cactus & Succulents Are Not Edible!   A Few Are Incredibly Nutritious! I’ve written about the marvelous benefits of aloe vera, a member of the succulent plant family which includes cactus. So I naturally thought all succulents and cacti are great additions to juices and smoothies. Not so! What A Surprise! […]
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Ginger Juice & Smoothie Recipes & Benefits

Research Shows That Ginger Juice Reduces Nausea and Headache Better Than Medication! Historical Highlights Ginger predates the historical record with its origins in China. From there it spread throughout the Middle East and westward along trade routes by both land and sea, and was considered literally worth its weight In gold. Ginger belongs to the […]
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Lemon Juice & Smoothie Recipes & Benefits

Lemon Juice Is Packed With Disease-Fighting Nutrients! Historical Highlights Lemons are actually considered a berry! They are thought to have originated in China. Mentioned in the Old Testament as early as the first century, lemons reached Southern Italy via the Romans approximately 2000 years ago. From there they made their way to the Middle East […]
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Mango Juice & Smoothie Recipes & Benefits

Powerful Cancer-Fighting Compounds Were Recently Discovered in Mango Juice Historically Speaking Mangos are believed to have originated in the Himalayas of India, where fossils dating nearly 30 million years have been found. In the third century mango seeds were carried by traders from East Asia to the Middle East, Africa and South America. Here in […]
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Coconut Juice & Smoothie Recipes & Benefits

Coconut Is Packed With Disease Fighting Nutrients! Historically Speaking The modern coconut, which grows primarily in the Philippines, India and South America, dates to fossilized remains from between 35 to 55 million years ago (Eocene period) discovered in India and Australia. Plant palm remains have also been found in the Americas. Origins are under debate, […]
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Lime Juice & Smoothie Recipes & Benefits

Lime Juice Has Less Vitamin C Than Lemons But More Vitamin A And Calcium! Historical Highlights Limes, though closely related to lemons, have long been considered more fragrant, sweeter and less acidic to the taste. Their origins are thought to be Southeast Asia, spreading later, during the Crusades to Europe. During the sixteenth century the […]
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Celery Juice & Smoothie Recipes & Benefits

Celery Juice Contains Several Powerful Anti-Cancer Compounds Historical Highlights In ancient times – as early as 1300 BCE – celery was used primarily as a medicinal plant. Archeologists have discovered seed and leaf remains in Egyptian tombs. The ancient Greeks and later Romans noted celery for its curative powers. This vegetable was a relative latecomer […]
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Wheatgrass Juice & Smoothie Recipes & Benefits

Wheatgrass Is the Most Nutritious ‘Superfood’ of Them All! Wheatgrass is becoming more and more popular as a key ingredient in home-made juices and smoothies. It is so rich in nutrients – vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes and many other phytonutrients. You should seriously consider adding a little wheatgrass to all of your juice and […]
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