A blender is required to add the avocado in since an avocado isn’t very juice friendly. If you have a centrifuge juicer, I suggest blending the spinach as well since you wont get much juice out out of the spinach with that kind of juicer.
You can, of course, not bother with the avocado and it’ll still be delicious.
Apples – 2 medium (3″ dia) 364g
Avocado – 1 avocado 201g
Celery – 3 stalk, large (11″-12″ long) 192g
Grapes – 15 grape 90g
Lime – 1 fruit (2″ dia) 67g
Spinach – 2 cup 60g
1) Juice all the ingredients except for the avocado
2) De-seed the avocado and separate the meat from the skin
3) Blend the juice and avocado well and serve
Nutrition Facts (Juiced)
Sodium 152mg 10.13%
Potassium 1788mg 38.04%
Vitamin A 243µg 27.00%
Vitamin C 51mg 56.67%
Calcium 164mg 16.40%
Iron 2.89mg 36.12%
Vitamin B-12 0µg
Vitamin B-6 0.658mg 50.62%
Vitamin D 0IU
Vitamin E 4.62mg 30.80%
Vitamin K 273.7µg 228.08%
Copper 0.535mg 59.44%
Magnesium 89mg 21.19%
Phosphorus 175mg 25.00%
Selenium 1.7µg 3.09%
Zinc 1.5mg 13.64%
French researchers found that a flavanoid called phloridzin that is found only in apples may protect post-menopausal women from osteoporosis and may also increase bone density. Boron, another ingredient in apples, also strengthens bones.
The high content of vitamin K is essential in anchoring calcium in bones, making it important to bone health.
A study on mice at Cornell University found that the quercetin in apples may protect brain cells from the kind of free radical damage that may lead to Alzheimer’s disease.
One recent study shows that children with asthma who drank apple juice on a daily basis suffered from less wheezing than children who drank apple juice only once per month. Another study showed that children born to women who eat a lot of apples during pregnancy have lower rates of asthma than children whose mothers ate few apples.
Breast Cancer Prevention
A Cornell University study found that rats who ate one apple per day reduced their risk of breast cancer by 17 percent. Rats fed three apples per day reduced their risk by 39 percent and those fed six apples per day reduced their risk by 44 percent.
Colon Cancer Prevention
One study found that rats fed an extract from apple skins had a 43 percent lower risk of colon cancer. Other research shows that the pectin in apples reduces the risk of colon cancer and helps maintain a healthy digestive tract.
Liver Cancer Prevention
Research found that rats fed an extract from apple skins had a 57 percent lower risk of liver cancer.
Celery contains sodium, which has been called a youth maintainer in the body. It’s loaded with minerals and contains vitamin C as well, which helps maintain elasticity of the skin.
Apples contain vitamins A and C which prevent sagging skin, as well as copper for brightening and toning.
Lower Blood Pressure
Celery calms the nerve because of the high calcium content & helps in controlling high blood pressure. Raw celery should be eaten to reduce high blood pressure.
A recent study also shows that certain protein compounds in spinach are beneficial in lowering high blood pressure.
Apples contain a natural laxative. When juiced, it helps aid bowel movements. It is most effective when mixed with carrots and spinach juices, you can expect bowel movement the next day. Regularly eating apples also will ensure bowel movements due to its gel-forming fiber, pectin. It improves the intestinal muscle’s ability to push waste through the gastrointestinal tract.
The high fiber content in spinach makes it a remarkable intestinal tract scrubber. It cleans out the system by removing the accumulated wastes in the digestive tracts by its mildly laxative effect. More importantly, it also repairs, heals and nourishes the tracts and tones up their functions. An excellent help for constipation, colitis, poor digestion or stomach ulcers.
The pectin in apples lowers LDL (“bad”) cholesterol. People who eat two apples per day may lower their cholesterol by as much as 16 percent.
Lung Cancer Prevention
According to a study of 10,000 people, those who ate the most apples had a 50 percent lower risk of developing lung cancer. Researchers believe this is due to the high levels of the flavonoids quercetin and naringin in apples.
The high grade content of iron in spinach makes it a great blood builder. It regenerates and reactivates the red blood cells and supplies fresh oxygen to the body.
The high alkalinity properties in spinach makes it the perfect choice of food for people suffering inflammatory ailments, like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
The fine chlorophyll and carotene (lutein) found in spinach is beneficial in fighting and preventing cancer. A variety of flavonoid compounds found in this vegetable are powerful anti-oxidants and anti-cancer agents. Studies have shown that properties in spinach slows down cancerous cell division, especially in cancers of the breast, cervical, prostate, stomach, and skin.
Macular Degeneration Prevention
The abundance content of vitamin A and carotenoids help prevent age-related eye problems. When combined with endive and carrot juice, it effectively helps prevent macular degeneration, night blindness, and the development of cataracts.