Depression Zapper

» Good for reducing depression

Dark green vegetables pack a wallop of nutrients, especially folate, which plays a role in the production of serotonin in the brain. Great juicing sources of folate include spinach, kale, Swiss chard, and peas.

INGREDIENTS | YIELD: 1¼ CUPS

4 broccoli spears

½ cup spinach leaves

3 Swiss chard leaves

½ bell pepper

Juice broccoli, spinach, and chard. Juice bell pepper. Stir together.

Per Serving

CALORIES: 76

FAT: 0.64g

SODIUM: 348mg

FIBER: 6.2g

PROTEIN: 6.1g

SUGARS: 1.6g

CARBOHYDRATES: 12g

Friendly Folate

Men who consumed high levels of folate from green leafy vegetables enjoyed a reduced risk of lung cancer, and women who consumed more leafy greens were 44 percent less likely to get breast cancer, according to the Iowa Women's Health Study.

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