Healthy Juices You've Never Heard Of (Slideshow)

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Cupuaçu
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Cupuaçu
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Andrew Zimmerman refers to this drink as the “pharmacy of the rainforest.” He claims that it destroys free radicals and can improve your skin. The juice tastes like pear with a hint of banana. 


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Cherimoya
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Cherimoya
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Mark Twain called cherimoya "the most delicious fruit known to men." Its flavor is a cross between a pineapple and a banana, but the texture is more like a mushy pear. In addition to juicing, this fruit can also be made into a great sorbet.



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Mangosteen
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Mangosteen
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Packed with antioxidants, mangosteen is delicious, healthful, and can also be blended into an excellent margarita.

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Lychee
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Lychee
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Lychees are rich in vitamin C, and support brain and nerve health. They are also exceptionally delicious: their fruit is juicy and has a pleasant, floral quality; not like drinking perfume, more like a light floral liqueur. This fruit can also be made into a wonderful Lychee Martini.




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Aguaje
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Aguaje
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High in vitamin C, this fruit is allegedly excellent for creating killer curves in women. We’re not so sure about that claim, but a fresh fruit like this one that's packed with vitamin C are sure to brighten your skin.


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Gac
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Gac
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This fruit has the highest concentration of beta carotene of any fruit or vegetable we are currently aware of — ten times more than carrots. This property can make your skin glow and may protect your body from the damage of free radicals. It is similar to cantaloupe in taste.


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Jabuticaba
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Jabuticaba
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A rich source of flavonoids, this fruit may help prevent pulmonary disease and diabetes. Native to Hawaii, you can use it for juicing or to make a tasty jelly



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Guanabana
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Guanabana
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Rich in an array of B vitamins, guanabana can help ward off cancers and may help slow the process of visible aging. This fruit is great in a batido, or shake.  


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