Epic Kidney Cleansing Juice
Drinking a kidney cleansing juice is a great way to jump-start your renal health. Kidneys do so much work for our body and help with multiple bodily functions. When our kidneys get clogged with toxins and waste it can cause lots of problems. The toxins and waste can cause bloating and other major inflammation.
When the systems of the kidneys aren’t working at optimal levels, the body has a hard time separating and processing foods which could cause fatigue because the body isn’t grabbing the needed energy from the food. It’s also a good idea to do a kidney cleanse every now and then to prevent kidney stones and infections. In this recipe, the food used for the kidney cleanse is chock-full of good nutrients.
Cucumbers have tons of vitamin B, water, electrolytes, silicon, and sulfur. These support hydration, the liver, kidneys, skin, and keeps the immune system healthy. Nectarines are high in vitamins A, C, and K, lutein, magnesium, potassium, iron, and folic acid. Lemons help supports and flush the liver and kidneys. It acts as a natural anti-inflammatory and diuretic. Green apples are loaded with flavonoids, vitamin C. These two nutrients act as antioxidants and neutralizes the effects of harmful free radicals. This helps especially with the fast food that comes with eating out. Romaine lettuce has vitamin C, K, potassium, and is low in calories. It’s an alkaline food which cleans the kidneys faster. Kale is high in vitamins K, A, and C. It’s also high in sulfur and antioxidants and iron. Kale is especially great for any cleanse just because of the nutrients it has. Ginger helps to absorb all the vitamins, minerals and nutrients. It’s also anti-inflammatory, supports the immune system and is great for digestion.
- 1 large cucumber
- 2 heads of romaine lettuce
- 2 nectarines
- 2 med lemons (skin peeled)
- 3 clementine oranges (skin peeled)
- 5 kale stems
- 1 green apple
- 1 knob of ginger
- Run all of these ingredients through a juicer and enjoy!