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5 Juices To Improve Your Mood

  1. Celery juice.  Juice up celery to help your body lose excess water. It contains essential oils limonene and selinene, which give celery diuretic properties. Celery also helps to cleanse the body—get rid of toxins and help you lose weight easier. For extra weight loss help, combine celery and lemon, another natural diuretic. As an added bonus, it can help prevent stomach and colon cancer. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and helps to control blood pressure.
  2. Watercress juice. This cruciferous vegetable can help heal the thyroid and prevent weight gain. Consuming foods higher in iodine like kelp and watercress, and ensuring that you get enough B-complex vitamins and minerals like selenium (Brazil nuts are high), copper and zinc. Iodine is the number one healer of under-active thyroids, and getting it from natural sources is important. It’s also rich in folate, which works on neurotransmitters that improve serotonin—the mood enhancer.   Garden’s; Best Superfoods Juice Powder has watercress juice powder.
  3. Parsley juice is a morning energizer. It’s rich in vitamin C and a cornucopia of nutrients that feed the body and perk up your mood.
  4. Wheatgrass juice. Rich in nutrients that support your thyroid, wheatgrass juice helps boost your metabolism. Also, because it is so rich in nutrients, it satisfies the body’s needs for the vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients it needs.. If you can’t find fresh wheatgrass juice, get the SweetWheat powdered wheatgrass.
  5. Fennel juice is known to be a mood enhancer. It gives you that feeling of wellbeing — kind of like a runner’s high.

Today’s Recipe

Happy-Mood Morning

Fennel juice has been used as a traditional tonic to help the body release endorphins, the feel-good” peptides from the brain into the bloodstream.  Endorphins help to diminish anxiety and fear and generate a mood of euphoria.

  • 4-5 carrots, well scrubbed, green tops removed, ends trimmed
  • 3 fennel stalks; include leaves and flowers
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1/2 apple (green is lower in sugar)
  • Handful spinach
  • 1-inch piece ginger root

Cut produce to fit your juicer’s feed tube.  Juice apple first and follow with other ingredients. Stir and pour into a glass; drink as soon as possible.

Serves 1-2

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