Organic food is medicine: Use this chart to guide your daily selection of cold-pressed juices and smoothies.

(Information adapted from Eat Pretty: Nutrition for Beauty Inside and Out by Jolene Hart.)


APPLES

High fiber, pectin, quercetin; aids in digestion, defends against wrinkles, anti-cancer; eat daily on an empty stomach

BANANAS

High potassium, amino acids, silicon; sooth stomach lining, provide fast energy, help circulate oxygen in blood; help balance electrolytes

BASIL

Protects your cells from free radicals; a calming herb for your nerves

BEETS

Detoxify and stimulate liver; increase energy; fiber, iron, vitamin C—this vegetable is a powerhouse!

BLUEBERRIES

Anthocyanins protect against UV damage, boost skin elasticity and defend against wrinkles; high in vitamin C, E and potassium; reduce fat storage in our cells

CARROTS

Vitamin A regenerates collagen, slows deterioration of eyesight & promotes hair, and nail growth

CELERY

Natural diuretic, helps cool and detox the body, flushes body of extra fluid, helps lower blood pressure

COCONUT

Electrolytes, minerals, zinc, selenium and healthy fats

CUCUMBER

High in silicon, magnesium and potassium; hydrating, anti-inflammatory, boost skin elasticity

FENNEL

Phytochemicals, flavonoids; prevents inflammation, fights cancer, boosts bile secretion which aids digestion

GARLIC

Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, boosts circulation, prevents disease

GINGER

Cools inflammation, improves digestion, anti-viral, soothes aches

GRAPEFRUIT

Aids liver detox, boosts circulation and metabolism

GRAPES

High in antioxidants

HONEYDEW

High water content, high potassium, vitamin C; fights free radicals, may help regulate blood pressure; synthesizes collagen which supports skin

JALAPENO

High in capsaicin; high in vitamin C; supports good circulation, boosts metabolism, reduces inflammation, anti-aging; best eaten raw

KALE

Aids detox, high in vitamin A, C and K, fights free radicals

KIWI

Very high in vitamin C, contains anti-inflammatory enzymes; improves skin

LEMON

A Krush staple! Alkalizing, high in vitamin C, boosts lymph flow, cleans out digestive tract, diuretic

LIME

High antioxidants, high in vitamin C; prevents inflammation, may neutralize the effects of sugar by regulating blood sugar, fights disease

MANGO

High in antioxidants; high in vitamin A & C, aids in alkalizing, fighting cancer; boosts immunity

MINT

Aids digestion, promotes detox

ORANGE

High in vitamin C and fiber; boosts circulation

PAPAYA

High in vitamin C, E, beta-carotene, contains digestive enzymes, protects skin from sun damage, aids in digestion of proteins

PARSLEY

High in iron, cleanses blood, freshens breath

PEAR

High in pectin, fiber, Vitamin B2 and C; may reduce blood pressure and cholesterol; may fight fever; a diuretic, natural energy, anti-inflammatory

PINEAPPLE

Potassium, vitamin B6, copper; contains enzymes which aid digestion of proteins (great to eat next day after a steak dinner)

RASPBERRIES

High antioxidants, ellagic acid, fiber, high in vitamin C; aids skin, hair and nail growth; collagen building

ROMAINE

High vitamin A, folate, smooth skin enhancer, supports strong hair and nails

SPINACH

Improves circulation therefore improves complexion, supports detox, protects lining of digestive tract, improves bone strength (Popeye!), high in chlorophyll and high vitamin K

STRAWBERRIES

Anti-infammatory, high in antioxidants and vitamin C; helps balance blood sugar

WATERMELON

High in UV-defense and iron; extremely hydrating, reduces water retention, cools and detoxifies

APPLES

High fiber, pectin, quercetin; aids in digestion, defends against wrinkles, anti-cancer; eat daily on an empty stomach

BASIL

Protects your cells from free radicals; a calming herb for your nerves

BLUEBERRIES

Anthocyanins protect against UV damage, boost skin elasticity and defend against wrinkles; high in vitamin C, E and potassium; reduce fat storage in our cells

CELERY

Natural diuretic, helps cool and detox the body, flushes body of extra fluid, helps lower blood pressure

CUCUMBER

High in silicon, magnesium and potassium; hydrating, anti-inflammatory, boost skin elasticity

GARLIC

Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, boosts circulation, prevents disease

GRAPEFRUIT

Aids liver detox, boosts circulation and metabolism

HONEYDEW

High water content, high potassium, vitamin C; fights free radicals, may help regulate blood pressure; synthesizes collagen which supports skin

KALE

Aids detox, high in vitamin A, C and K, fights free radicals

LEMON

A Krush staple! Alkalizing, high in vitamin C, boosts lymph flow, cleans out digestive tract, diuretic

MANGO

High in antioxidants; high in vitamin A & C, aids in alkalizing, fighting cancer; boosts immunity

ORANGE

High in vitamin C and fiber; boosts circulation

PARSLEY

High in iron, cleanses blood, freshens breath

PINEAPPLE

Potassium, vitamin B6, copper; contains enzymes which aid digestion of proteins (great to eat next day after a steak dinner)

ROMAINE

High vitamin A, folate, smooth skin enhancer, supports strong hair and nails

STRAWBERRIES

Anti-infammatory, high in antioxidants and vitamin C; helps balance blood sugar

BANANAS

High potassium, amino acids, silicon; sooth stomach lining, provide fast energy, help circulate oxygen in blood; help balance electrolytes

BEETS

Detoxify and stimulate liver; increase energy; fiber, iron, vitamin C—this vegetable is a powerhouse!

CARROTS

Vitamin A regenerates collagen, slows deterioration of eyesight & promotes hair, and nail growth

COCONUT

Electrolytes, minerals, zinc, selenium and healthy fats

FENNEL

Phytochemicals, flavonoids; prevents inflammation, fights cancer, boosts bile secretion which aids digestion

GINGER

Cools inflammation, improves digestion, anti-viral, soothes aches

GRAPES

High in antioxidants

JALAPENO

High in capsaicin; high in vitamin C; supports good circulation, boosts metabolism, reduces inflammation, anti-aging; best eaten raw

KIWI

Very high in vitamin C, contains anti-inflammatory enzymes; improves skin

LIME

High antioxidants, high in vitamin C; prevents inflammation, may neutralize the effects of sugar by regulating blood sugar, fights disease

MINT

Aids digestion, promotes detox

PAPAYA

High in vitamin C, E, beta-carotene, contains digestive enzymes, protects skin from sun damage, aids in digestion of proteins

PEAR

High in pectin, fiber, Vitamin B2 and C; may reduce blood pressure and cholesterol; may fight fever; a diuretic, natural energy, anti-inflammatory

RASPBERRIES

High antioxidants, ellagic acid, fiber, high in vitamin C; aids skin, hair and nail growth; collagen building

SPINACH

Improves circulation therefore improves complexion, supports detox, protects lining of digestive tract, improves bone strength (Popeye!), high in chlorophyll and high vitamin K

WATERMELON

High in UV-defense and iron; extremely hydrating, reduces water retention, cools and detoxifies