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The Science Behind Juicing Leaves

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By Kelly Granite Enck
Green Plants contain more than 100,000 phytonutrients, including the amino acids that create protein. The chlorophyll is a blood purifier, has anti-inflammatory properties, and is an antioxidant. Greens also have tiny amounts of toxins in them, called alkaloids. Alkaloids are produced by a large variety of organisms, which assists in the bodies purification, until over accumulated. We should rotate our leaves every couple of day, including rotating the family of leaves. This is why animals graze. Our universe is designed for balance. On average, plant foods have 64 times more antioxidants than animal foods, and when it comes to antioxidants, the more we eat, the more we may benefit.

All raw leafy greens carry a small amount of toxins that protect plants from being entirely consumed by other animals—and wiping out the plant species. As humans, if we consume these toxins for long periods of time, they can build up and harm our thyroid. Some symptoms of alkaloid bui…