It’s always a good idea to drink and eat plant-based foods that will boost your immunity. You want to be strong to prevent sickness and stay as healthy as possible. During this scary time especially with a deadly, infectious virus going around, many of us want to decrease the likelihood of getting sick. Even a cold at this time could be extremely scary for someone given the state of the world. That’s why we put together 15 healthy, immunity boosting juice recipes for you to try!
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1. Immune Boosting Lemon and Greens Juice
This health tonic is a combination of several alkalizing and refreshing plants that will give your immune system a natural boost. The greens are packed with chlorophyll to promote healthy red blood cells while the lemon and ginger are immunity powerhouses that keep you healthy year-round. The green apple is a low glycemic sweetener to keep your blood sugar levels at bay while enjoying this beautifying, cleansing and energizing juice. The health and beauty benefits are bountiful and the taste is a perfect combination of sweet, smooth and tangy. The ginger in this drink gives it quite a kick, too! Try this Immune Boosting Lemon and Greens Juice by Nikki and Zuzana.
2. Antioxidant Rich Kiwi Juice
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3. Morning Coffee Juice
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4. Sweet Broccoli Juice
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This Sweet Broccoli Juice by Ashley Smyczek is nutritious and delicious juice made from broccoli! You may not have thought that you can drink broccoli in a smoothie, but it is definitely possible! Give this sweet broccoli juice a try.
5. Dandelion Detox Juice
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This alkalizing green Dandelion Detox Juice recipe by Claire Ragozzino uses dandelion greens and citrus to support liver and kidney detoxification. Hydrating romaine and cucumber work to flush out stagnant toxins from the body, while the apple works to boost elimination. Sip this juice on a fresh spring afternoon to assist the body with gentle cleansing alongside a healthy, clean meal.
6. Alkaline Green Juice
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7. Fresh Apple Cinnamon Juice
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This Fresh Apple Cinnamon Juice by Molly Patrick is comforting, healthy, and tasty. It’s great for keeping you healthy (or helping you get healthy) during cold season, but is also perfect any time and any occasion. This refreshing beverage is made with apples, cucumber, cinnamon, and ginger. Try making this apple cinnamon juice––it’s amazing!
8. Spicy Carrot Clementine Juice
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This Spicy Carrot Clementine Juice by Claire Ragozzino is a vitamin C boosting root juice with lots of fresh ginger and turmeric to stimulate circulation and keep your body warm in these colder days. This juice is a great, healthy way to feel cleansed. Turmeric and ginger contain anti-inflammatory properties. Also studies have shown ginger dramatically reduces swelling and joint pain. Other studies have found that gingerol (in ginger) inhibits growth of cancer cells in the body. It also boosts digestion and soothes upset stomachs; approves absorption and assimilation of nutrients; helps to lower high blood pressure and reduce high LDL cholesterol; and contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, which is helpful in killing Candida in the body. Try out this Spicy Carrot Clementine Juice––your body will thank you!
9. Good Morning Beet Juice
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This Good Morning Beet Juice by Ashley Smyczek may be the brightest juice ever made … Not only does the hot pink really get your moving in the morning but all the great vitamins and minerals from the beets, apples, carrots and strawberries really put a skip in your step!! Regardless of your love of beets, give this juice a try … you may surprise yourself! This apple beet juice is equal parts fruit and veggies so it isn’t overly sweet, but the apples pair so well with the flavor of the earthy beet that even kids will love it!
10. Green Juice With Parsley
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11. Kiwi Avocado Juice
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12. Watermelon Juice
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13. Carrot Juice
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14. Juicy Grapefruit Green Juice
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15. Green Juice Punch
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If you want to shock (and then delight!) all your friends at your next party, this Green Juice Punch recipe by Gretchen Lidicker is for you. Alcohol can deplete your body of magnesium, which is no good! If you have a healthy relationship with alcohol and want to try to replenish your body with essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, then try combining your cocktail with a green juice. You can make juice yourself or you can pick up a green juice from your favorite juice bar. Simply combine it with your favorite vodka, add some ice and cold water, and voila! Make this one in a punch bowl or the biggest pitcher you have.
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
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