10 of the Very Best Veggies for Juicing

Recently, the technique of “juicing” vegetables has become popular among health nuts and fitness buffs, and has seen an explosion in popularity on social media.

Juicing is a great way to literally “squeeze” the most out of the most out of your vegetables, and can help you boost your nutrient intake quickly.

Its ease of use and convenience, as well as the effective and beneficial results yielded from this method makes juicing a fantastic way to improve your health, whether you’re a serious athlete or just looking to lose some weight and stay in shape.

Another great and appealing aspect of juicing is that so many vegetables are available to use, and can be combined and blended into many tasty and healthy concoctions.

The vegetables listed below are some of the highest rated and most popular choices for juicers, from the experienced to those just starting out, and can be combined with other vegetables for even more incredible results.

#1: Carrots

Carrots are one of the most popular vegetables for juicing, and for good reason, as they come packed with nutrients such as potassium, vitamin A, and biotin.

Additionally, carrots are also loaded with carotenoids, which include lycopene, alpha and beta-carotene, and lutein, and are shown to help combat a wide range of disease while boosting your overall health.

The flavor profile of carrots makes them another great option for juicing, as they blend well with a variety of other vegetables and fruits.

 

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#2: Beets

Rich in folate, manganese, nitrates and potassium, beets are another popular choice for juicers, and are highly lauded for their powerful health benefits and their flavor.

Beets also have a positive effect on the blood pressure, and are also reported to improve mental performance, as well.

 

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#3: Spinach

Spinach is a popular choice in juicing due to its nutrient-rich profile and mild, fresh flavor, making it easy to blend with a wide range of other fruits and veggies.

Loaded with antioxidants, nitrates, and vitamins A and C, studies show spinach can improve heart health while fighting off blood disease.

This leafy green blends well, in addition to containing several key nutrients, making it a fan favorite among juicers everywhere.

 

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#4: Kale

Kale has seen an explosion of popularity in recent years, and that also holds true with its role in juicing.

Seen as one of the most beneficial vegetables to juice, Kale is rich in antioxidants and nutrients including vitamins A, C, and K.

Studies have shown Kale is extremely useful in combating cholesterol issues and heart disease.

With its mild flavor that blends easily, Kale is quickly becoming one of the top-rated vegetables for juicers.

 

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#4: Cucumbers

Cucumbers contain plenty of nutrients, including vitamins C and K, along with potassium and manganese, as well as lots of natural water, making them a perfect option to be juiced.

These vegetables are also highly touted for their effects on the skin, and can help keep you hydrated during your day – especially if that involves lots of exposure to the sun.

 

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#5: Broccoli

This cruciferous veggie is packed with vitamins A, B6, and C, along with other nutrients and antioxidants.

Broccoli also contains kaempferol, a powerful antioxidant shown to have remarkable effects in staving off cancer, mental health issues, and inflammation.

 

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#6: Celery

Celery is another vegetable that has seen a boom in popularity in recent years due to its incredible health benefits and mild flavor that blends well.

Rich in antioxidants and vitamins A, C, and K, celery also has a high water content which makes it a perfect choice for juicers.

Studies have shown that celery improves heart health and blood pressure, and also contains anti-inflammatory properties.

 

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#7: Cabbage

Full of vitamins B6, C, and K, along with other nutrients such as manganese and folate, cabbage is also loved by juicers for its mild flavor and its water content.

A cruciferous vegetable, cabbage is known for helping to combat heart disease, inflammation, and diabetes.

 

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#8: Tomatoes

Another extremely popular ingredient with juicers, tomatoes are loved for their flavor and their nutrient-rich profile.

Rich in potassium, folate, vitamin C and lycopene, these veggies are known to help prevent the risk of stroke, heart attack, and prostate cancer while also helping to fight off inflammation.

 

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#9:  Wheat Grass

Wheat Grass is widely associated with juicing, with its popularity owing to it coming loaded with nutrients and other beneficial things that make it a top choice for juicers of all experience levels.

Rich in magnesium, phosphorus, copper, and iron, wheat grass also contains 17 different amino acids and is rich in chlorophyll, which is shown to have cancer fighting properties.

This edible grass is also shown to improve heart and blood pressure health, and can be blended with almost any other vegetable or fruit, or enjoyed as a “wheat grass shot.”

 

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#10: Swiss Chard

This leafy vegetable is loaded with vitamins and minerals, and can be used as a replacement for other leafy greens when juicing.

Containing vitamins A and C, along with antioxidants and other nutrients, Swiss chard is popular among juicers for its mild flavor and proven health benefits, with studies indicating it may be helpful to those with high blood sugar.

 

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