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You can boost the taste and nutritional value of juice with supplements that include soy and nutritional powders and herbal additions.
Best Soy and Powder Additives
Soy and powders can give your juices a rich, flavorful taste and texture and boost the nutrient value. They include:
Silken tofu, a soy product, adds flavor and texture and is rich in isoflavones, which may prevent cancer and osteoporosis, and help reduce heart disease.
Flaxseed is high in omega-3 acids found in oily fish as well as lecithin, which facilitates digestion.
Wheat germ, high in vitamin E, thiamine, and copper, adds protein and fiber to juice.
Bee pollen is high in protein, vitamins A, B, C, and E, calcium, and magnesium.
Best Herbal Helpers
Herbs lend phytochemicals and fresh taste and aroma to juices.
Basil provides vitamins C and A, plus beta-carotene.
Chives provide calcium, phosphorous, and several vitamins.
Cilantro is renowned for its anti-cholesterol, anti-diabetic, and anti-inflammatory effects.
Dill is rich in anti-oxidants and dietary fibers that help control blood cholesterol levels.
Mint, including peppermint and spearmint, has the ability to cut off the blood supply to cancer tumors.
Oregano is among the best sources of vitamin K, and it has antioxidants that prevent cellular damage caused by oxidation of free radicals.
Rosemary provides carnosic acid, which shields the brain from free radicals and lowers the risk of stroke and neuro degenerative diseases.
Tarragon is packed with minerals and vitamins C, B6, A, and E, and may help transfer nutrients to your muscles.