Apple Juice

appleApple juice is a good source of B vitamins which play important roles in cell metabolism and maintenance of healthy skin. It also contains Vitamin C which is an antioxidant that supports a healthy immune system and reduces the risk of cancer.

Higher amounts of vitamin A are found especially in the apple peel. Vitamin A promotes good vision and many other bodily functions. Apples are rich in iron and phosphorus. Raw juice of green apples acts as a gallbladder and liver cleanser and can aid in gallstones. Apple juice is a source of cobalt, copper, calcium, vitamin P, zinc, potassium, manganese and nickel. Consuming raw apple juice can also help to ease arthritis, rheumatism and even in the treatment of anemia.

The Environmental Working Group’s 2011 report “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce,” apples are among the 12 foods on which the residues of pesticides have been found most frequently. So always use organic apples.

Apple juice mixes well with celery, cucumber, kale, spinach and most green leaf vegetables juices. They help to make green juice drinks palatable.