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Detox

High-fiber root veggies and fruit keep things moving through the digestive tract, while ginger calms your stomach.

Health JANUARY 2012

  • Yield: Makes 2 cups (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons peeled and chopped fresh ginger (1/2 ounce)
  • 1 medium beet (8 ounces), scrubbed and coarsely chopped
  • 4 medium carrots (8 ounces total), scrubbed and sliced
  • 1 medium apple (8 ounces), cored and cubed
  • 1 cup water

Preparation

In a blender, combine ginger, beet, carrots, apple, and water; blend, scraping down sides occasionally, until smooth. Strain juice and, if desired, thin with additional water. Refrigerate up to 2 days (shake before serving).

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 155
  • Fat: 0.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 37g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 168mg
  • Calcium: 62mg
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