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Recipe: Blood-purifying juice

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Blood-Purifying Juice
Makes: 1 glass

Known for their earthy taste and crimson red color, beets are nicely paired with hydrating watermelon in this juice to create a delicious glass of nutrition. High in iron, beets are amazing for building the blood. They are also identified as a blood cleanser, purifying and detoxifying impurities in the bloodstream. Adding a bit of burdock root to increase blood circulation, and lemon, a known liver detoxifier, this juice is perfect for preventing a cold or healing hangover.

Time duration:
10 minutes (prep, juice and cleanup)
Tools needed: Juicer (my favorite is the Green Star Twin Gear)

1 medium-large red beet
2 cups watermelon
1/2 small burdock root
1/2 lemon, squeezed
1 inch gingerroot
Handful of parsley

Directions:
1. Juice all except lemon.
2. Squeeze lemon in by hand and enjoy!


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