Spinach Kale Broccoli Juice

Spinach Kale Broccoli Juice
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Spinach Kale Broccoli Juice
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Spinach Kale Broccoli Juice

Dark leafy greens like spinach and kale and the cruciferous broccoli are rich in many antioxidants and are important in supporting visual wellness. Like beets, they contain lutein and zeaxanthin, which actually absorb blue light that would have been harmful to the retina.

See 9 Drinks That Will Improve Your Eye Sight.

1
Servings
312
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup kale and spinach mixture
  • 1 green apple (optional...to sweeten the juice)
  • 1-2 Cup water (depending on what consistency you like)
  • 5 lightly steamed broccoli florettes

Directions

Mix all ingredients in a blender until blended. Pour and serve.

You may also chill for a few hours or add ice cubes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
1g
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
69g
53%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
324µg
46%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
172mg
17%
Choline, total
9mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
94µg
24%
Iron, Fe
12mg
67%
Magnesium, Mg
62mg
19%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
172mg
25%
Selenium, Se
10µg
18%
Sodium, Na
108mg
7%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
321g
12%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Spinach Shopping Tip

Buy green leafy vegetables like arugula, watercress, and collards – they are good sources of vitamins A, C, and K and minerals like iron and calcium.

Spinach Cooking Tip

Brighten up sandwiches or salads with small, tender leaves like spinach and add larger, tougher leaves like kale to soups and stews.