Most people like at least some vegetables, but eating the quantity of vegetables required to get the nutrients we need is virtually impossible. Juicing is one of the best moves you can make towards optimum health, and it’s also a great skin care treatment. Making our own fresh vegetable juices at home can be a nourishing and delicious substitute.
Skin care tips:
For anti-aging and general skin pick-me-ups: Try bell pepper, kale, spinach, turnip greens, and sweet potato. Also high on the list are watermelon, celery, and carrot juice. If you have blood sugar problems, go easy on the carrot juice—it converts to blood sugar pretty quickly.
For acne sufferers: Carrot, green pepper, and parsley, with just a few slices of apple and potato, is one of the best combinations.
For eczema and dry skin treatment: Always drink bottled, chlorine-free water. Watercress, which is high in both chlorine and sulphur, is good for some skin problems. Add some carrot, spinach, turnip leaves, and a slice of potato, and you’ve got a good natural skin treatment for both dry skin and eczema.
For prevention: If you don’t have problem skin but would like to use juices to prevent it, go for vegetables with high silicone content. Greens, broccoli, cabbage, kale, spinach, and watercress are all good choices.
Make sure you buy organic fruits and vegetables—stay away from the chemicals.