How To: Craft the Perfect Juice

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Juiceheads are everywhere and no, we aren’t talking about the GTL-loving Jersey Shore gang. Juice bars are popping up in cities across the U.S., offering customers fresh juice with a bevvy of benefits.

According to the Mayo Clinic, juicing isn’t any better for you than eating whole fruits and vegetables but if  you tend to shy away from fruits and veggies, it can be a great way to get the nutrients your diet might be missing. We partnered up with expert juicer, Akin Olokun at Earth’s Healing Cafe to find out how certain combinations of fruits and veggies can help with specific health issues.

Our goal: Ridding the body of toxins

Solution: Kidney Rejuvenation Juice

Why: Akins says this juice is a great way to purify the urinary system. It helps reduce uric acid and destroy the environment that promotes stone formation.

Ingredients: Burdock, dandelion, parsley, cucumber, and apple

Earth’s Healing Cafe is located at 1942 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL and can be reached at 773.728.0598



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