Juicy Details: The Truth About Freshly-squeezed Juice
When you squeeze fresh produce, a good amount - though not all - of the nutrients are transferred to the juice. Those made from leafy greens are rich in magnesium, which is crucial for energy metabolism. (Search:Dos and Dont's For Increasing Your Metabolism) A cup of berry, citrus, or kiwi juice provides more than 100 per cent of the Daily Value (DV) for vitamin C, an antioxidant that protects muscles during workouts. And a cup of carrot juice has 900 per cent of the DV for vitamin A in the form of beta-carotene - an orange-yellow pigment that defends against oxidative damage.