It is no secret that we love a fresh fruit or vegetable juice or three here at at Sporteluxe HQ. Not only do they taste amazing, they also offer a faster and more efficient way to absorb nutrients. But it’s what you put into them that can make them truly powerful. We’ve created four recipes that can help ease the key health issues that strike at different ages and life stages…
When you’re younger, you work hard and play even harder, often indulging in a diet rich in decadent, processed foods and alcohol. This can wreak havoc with your skin as well as your digestion and immunity levels. Try this juice for a delicious detox. Your liver will thank us!
2 cups kale
2 small carrots
1/4 lemon (peeled)
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Put all ingredients through a juicer and stir in a tablespoon of the superfood powder for an extra antioxidant hit.
Fighting fatigue and dealing with stress are two of the most common issues that affect both men and women in their thirties, which is not surprising considering the constant juggle of work and family. We love this juice recipe because kiwis are a great source of serotonin, which has a calming effect on the body and the high levels of vitamin C in oranges help regulate cortisol (aka stress) levels.
2 cups spinach
2 celery sticks
3 kiwi fruit (peeled)
2 oranges (peeled)
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Put all ingredients through a juicer, then try adding a tablespoon of Recharge & Relax to help your stressed body do exactly that.
Once any of us hit our forties, metabolism starts to slow down, making it more difficult to shift weight. But don’t fear, this juice combines the metabolism boosting properties of ginger and cayenne to give your system a kickstart.
2 apples (peeled)
1/2 lemon (peeled)
Small slice of ginger
1/2 teaspoon of cayenne
Supercharge with: Nature’s Way Super Foods Spirulina Powder, $14.99
Put all ingredients through a juicer and add a tablespoon of which is brimming with over 100 essential nutrients.
Wrinkles and dullness are signs that your skin may need a bit of TLC from the inside. The solution? Nourish your face with nutrients and drink your way to a more radiant complexion by packing your juice with vitamin C-rich foods like grapefruit and kale and vitamin A-rich foods including carrots.
4 small carrots
1 cup spinach
1 cup kale
1 orange (peeled)
1 pink grapefruit (peeled)
Supercharge with: Swisse Veggie Fusion Superfood Powder, $15.99
Put all ingredients through a juicer. Throw in a tablespoon of the superfood powder for an extra hit of skin-loving power vegetables.