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Juices for a radiant skin

Drinking juices of organic fruits and vegetables is one of the most powerful health habits you can cultivate. Not only can these juices leave you with an all-natural glow, they can help with healing chronic disease and flushing out toxins from the organs. 

Here are just a few power ingredients you can add to your daily dose of green to give you a beauty boost.

Carrots have a significant amount of vitamin A in the form of beta-carotene which is a powerful antioxidant that prevents cells from degenerating; helps to slow ageing; and maintains a youthful appearance. Carrots also have a healthy amount of vitamin C, which helps the body produce collagen, which is essential for skin elasticity; preventing wrinkles; and slowing signs of ageing.

The potassium in carrots plays a role in the growth of new skin cells, helping the body maintain the proper electrolyte balance; reduce acne/blemishes; and prevent and cure scars or dark spots on the skin.

Last but not least, like other power ingredients, carrots help detoxify the liver so your toxins won't end up on your face in the form of acne!

Beets are full of nutrients that are essential for healthy, glowing skin. They're blood and liver cleansers, and when curing skin conditions, cleansing the blood is key. Beets are very powerful and potent, so it's best to never use an entire beet in one juice. Beets are anti-inflammatory veggies that are rich in iron, potassium, niacin, copper and vitamin C, in addition to manganese, magnesium, calcium, zinc, folic acid.

However, it is important to note that If you have kidney stones, don't drink juices with beets.

Parsley is a popular herb rich in vitamins A and C. It also helps clear blemishes and maintain an even skin tone, while cleansing the urinary tract, liver, and kidneys. Parsley has high levels of vitamin K, which can improve skin elasticity and speed up the wound-healing process