Sure, orange juice — with its sweet-tangy taste and immune-boosting dose of vitamin C — is a popular breakfast staple around the world. But diversifying your juice intake also diversifies your vitamin and nutrient intake, so why not mix it up every now and then with the following fruit juices?
Known for its tart taste, grapefruit juice is a powerful alkalizing agent, which means it helps promote healthy digestion.
Note: Grapefruit juice is known to interact with certain medications with potentially serious consequences. If you are taking prescription drugs, make sure to consult with your health care practitioner before working grapefruit juice into your diet.
Sweet and mild, pear juice is a great source of vitamins B-2, C and E, as well as copper and potassium. It also contains a significant amount of pectin, a water-soluble fibre that helps sustain healthy cholesterol levels.
Tomato juice gets its red colouring from lycopene, an antioxidant that helps the body defend itself against certain kinds of cancer, including breast and prostate.
A mild-tasting vegetable drink, cucumber juice is loaded with nutrients like potassium and vitamin A. It also has alkalizing properties that help minimize (or prevent) digestive disturbances, increase energy and promote healthy weight loss by balancing the body’s pH levels.
Carrot juice is an excellent source of beta-carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A. Vitamin A is great for the skin and has powerful antioxidant properties. Carrot juice is also a great, low-calorie weight loss aid.
In your opinion, which is the healthiest fruit juice?