When you see yourself, how do you feel about your skin? One of the most neglected parts of skin care is diet. For some, monitoring the food they eat can be a major undertaking, but did you know that there are fruits and vegetable juices that help you to get clear, radiant skin?

Juices are not only delicious, but also powerful concentrated sources of the nutrients from its respective fruits and vegetables. The consumption of green juice drinks can help give you beautiful skin, and protect it from future damage. Take a look at how you can make green juice to help with your skin and complexion.

 

What It Does for You

As the largest organ in the human body, the skin is put under tremendous strain due to exposure to natural elements, and man-made pollutants. When the body is able to gain easy access to a source of vitamins and minerals, it’s more likely to have an easier time repairing and maintaining your organs. Your skin’s state of health is more visible to the eye than that of any other organs, so clean healthy skin is also an indication that you are getting the proper nutrients. Here are a few great recipes that you can try.

 

Pineapple Cucumber Green Juice

Along with the refreshing and invigorating aspects of apples, this juice adds the power of cucumber. This vegetable is an amazing source of potassium, vitamin C, and most importantly, a nutrient called silica. Silica is needed for the construction of much of the tissues like skin and tendons in the body. Without healthy tendons, your muscles wouldn’t be able to function and connect to bone. A dose of green juice with the cucumber will give your skin a health boost. Toss 4 – 5 large cubes of pineapple into a juicer with half of a cucumber and half of an apple. Chill and serve as quickly as soon as possible, because fresh juice like this will lose its potency through the week.

Green Juicing - Ginger Carrot Juice

 

Ginger Carrot Green Juice

Carrots and apples are great for the skin. The agents in apples help the vitamins and minerals to absorb more efficiently in the body. The pectin helps increase circulation. Ginger is heavily antibacterial, which can help limit the amount of bacteria found on the surface of your skin. It also helps improve the condition of your gut and helps maintain a balanced population of the proper bacteria. Simply take 4 carrots, ½ of an apple, a thumbnail sized piece of ginger, and place them into a juicer. Chill and serve.

 

Some of my other favorite recipes.

GREEN LOVE
MAKES 1 TO 2 SERVINGS
1 green apple
1 bunch Swiss chard
5 stalks celery
1 bunch parsley
Dash of cayenne
Juice from 1 lemon

COOL GREENSGreen Juicing - Spinach Mint Juice
MAKES 1 TO 2 SERVINGS
1 handful of spinach
1/2 head of romaine lettuce
1 cucumber
1 handful of parsley
1 handful of mint
1/2 green apple
Juice of 1 lemon
Dash of turmeric

IMMUNE BOOST
MAKES 1 TO 2 SERVINGS
4 leaves of kale
1 carrot
1 apple
1 cucumber
Juice of 1 lemon
¼ teaspoon turmeric
¼ inch fresh ginger

FLUSH ME
MAKES 1 TO 2 SERVINGS
1 cup spinach
1 cucumber
2 cups of watermelon
Juice of 1 lemon
5 mint leaves

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