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In the Reboot Kitchen: Green Bitter Melon Juice

In the Reboot Kitchen: Green Bitter Melon Juice

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 1

Serving Size: 16 -18 oz. (500 mls)



If you’re looking to lose weight, then you’ll want to make this juice. Bitter melon is an Asian vegetable that is commonly used as a bitter green in many Asian cuisines such as stir-fries, soups and stews, and it can also be made into smoothies and juices! Bitter melon may help reduce the incidence of insulin resistance and diabetes due to its ability to reduce elevated blood sugar levels. Studies also indicate that it may reduce the incidence of obesity and cancer. Due to its natural bitter taste it is beneficial for the digestion due to its ability to increase bile production. This vegetable has amazing health benefits that can’t be ignored, so make a juice with this wonderful weight loss vegetable!

*This is not recommended during pregnancy as there are some concerns about its safety.

Ingredients:
1 bitter melon
2-3 apples
2 sticks of celery
1 cucumber
1 lemon, peeled

Directions:

1.) Wash all ingredients.

2.) Cut the bitter melon in half longways– scoop out the seeds and white flesh with a spoon and juice
the outer green of the bitter melon. If you want a demonstration you can YouTube it.

3.) Chop the rest of the ingredients to fit through the juicer.

4.) Add all ingredients through the juicer & enjoy!

Note: If you find the bitterness too strong, simply add more fruit you will still enjoy the health benefits!

Substitutions:

Bitter melon – endive, arugula(rocket), spinach, chard(silverbeet), kale (Tuscan cabbage)

Apple – orange, pear

Celery – cucumber, zucchini

Cucumber – celery, kale, zucchini

Lemon – lime, yellow grapefruit

Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

Claire Georgiou is an Australian Naturopath, Nutritionist and Herbalist. Claire has completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Complementary Medicine) and an Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy and a Diploma of Nutrition. Claire has been working with Dr. Sandra Cabot, who is also known as the Liver Cleansing Doctor, for 7 years and also consults patients in Sydney. Claire has a special interest in liver dysfunction, digestive health, weight loss, thyroid & hormone imbalances.

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