10 Best Juices for Weight Loss

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Juice doesn’t have to derail a diet
Grapefruit

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Grapefruit juice is a favorite of Lori Kenyon-Farley, co-author of The Juice Cleanse Reset Diet, because it “keeps hunger at bay and speeds metabolic rate to help burn fat faster.” If you’re buying grapefruit juice, however, it’s important to make sure the juice isn’t loaded with additional sugar, which will derail your diet. 

Grapefruit

Grapefruit

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Grapefruit juice is a favorite of Lori Kenyon-Farley, co-author of The Juice Cleanse Reset Diet, because it “keeps hunger at bay and speeds metabolic rate to help burn fat faster.” If you’re buying grapefruit juice, however, it’s important to make sure the juice isn’t loaded with additional sugar, which will derail your diet. 

Kale

Kale

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Feeling sluggish? Toss some kale into the juicer. Kale makes a great add-in for your homemade juice because it’s packed with B-complex vitamins, which actually help you derive energy from other nutrients. 

Celery

Celery

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So, you’ve heard that celery is one of those nutritionally useless veggies like iceberg lettuce? Think again. Celery juice is actually a great post-workout add-in because it’s a good source of natural organic sodium, which replaces the electrolytes you lose when you get your sweat on. 

Cucumber

Cucumber

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According to Lori Kenyon-Farley, co-author of The Juice Cleanse Reset Diet, not only is cucumber water delicious and refreshing, cucumber is a natural diuretic, so it’s perfect if you’re looking to shed that last couple of pounds of water weight

Romaine

Romaine

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Juicing lettuce? Hear us out. The darker the lettuce, the more nutrition packed, and the chlorophyll found in romaine juice fights anemia and boosts energy. 

Watermelon

Watermelon

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New workout regimen killing your muscles? Watermelon juice can help. According to the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, the amino acids found in watermelon helped to reduce muscle soreness in their test group of athletes. 

Coconut Water

Coconut Water

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Coconut water is a great way to add sweetness to your juice without blowing your diet. It increases your metabolic rate and acts as a diuretic, making it healthy and delicious. Just make sure you add unsweetened coconut water and not coconut milk, which is packed with calories and nowhere near as nutritious. 

Spinach

Spinach

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There’s a reason your mom was always after you to eat this stuff. Spinach is one of the most densely nutrient-packed veggies around. It’s got A, B, C, E, and K vitamins as well as iron and potassium. Its cleansing effects on the digestive system make spinach the perfect juice for a pre-diet detox. 

Carrot

Carrot

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Raw carrot juice is full of antioxidants and phytochemicals, which help with the regulation of blood sugar. If you’re prone to midday crashes that lead to doughnut cravings, try a carrot juice-based drink; it could help pep you up and keep you on track. 

Ginger

Ginger

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A little ginger goes a long way. In addition to spicing up your fruit juice, ginger is packed with potassium, which helps build muscle and can even aid your body in breaking down carbohydrates.