GREEN JUICE: PINEAPPLE & KALE


KALE FOR SKIN & ACNE

Kale contains beta carotene, vitamin K, vitamin C, lutein, zeaxanthin (a carotenoid similar to lutein), calcium and fiber. A sulfur-containing phytonutrient in kale called sulforaphane is believed to have powerful anti-cancer, anti-diabetic and anti-microbial properties and is released when the leaves are chopped or chewed (or blended in a green smoothie!)

he high chlorophyll content of kale delivers substances that reduce inflammation, like acne, and detoxify your body.

Kale also contains powerful antioxidants that help protect against certain cancers such as ovarian cancer. Kale is an excellent green to use for detox smoothies as it has cleansing properties. The nutrients in kale help protect against cataracts while promoting healthy lungs, cardiovascular health and boosts the immune system. Kale has anti-inflammatory properties making it an excellent food for those with rheumatoid arthritis.
FOR ACNE

Antioxidants fight free radicals in the body, which can cause DNA damage and cancer and weaken the immune system. Acne flare-ups can be prevented or reduced by the consumption of foods high in antioxidants, like kale. The antioxidants help strengthen your immune system and prevent free radicals from destroying your skin.

If you are trying to clear your acne, you can add kale to your diet in a variety of ways

PINEAPPLE FOR SKIN & ACNE

Pineapple acts as a rejuvenating agent to exfoliate unclogs acne pores. The enzymes found in pineapples will fight free-radical damage and also cleanse the skin by dissolving blackheads and dead cells from the skin’s surface. This also unclogs the skin and prevents buildup of acne and pimples. Excess oils from our sebum and  skin cells clogs the pores thus resulting in bacteria growth.  Acne usually occurs on the face, back, and/or chest.

441595THE RECIPE

1/2 PINEAPPLE

1 BUNCH OF KALE

Depending on the juicer you have, you may want to chop the kale up just a little bit before juicing. If you have a high-quality juicer like Jack Lalane, etc…. you can just put the kale in whole. Remove the outter skin from the pineapple;  Juice both. Enjoy!

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