Fennel, black radish, beetroot and apple detox juice

Ingredient Spotlight 31 March 2017

For those who are not used to eating a lot of greens, this juice will provide you with all the antioxidants, vitamins and minerals our bodies need to detoxify. By using a vegetable base, the amount of sugar in the body is decreased compared to conventional fruit juice.

Tip: If your fruit is not organic, take care to wash them well and scrub them under water.  On the other hand, it is good to keep the skin on as it is the part of the fruit in contact with the sun and the outside environment.  It is also rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

The Benefits of Fennel:

Fennel is an aromatic plant and its fruit is rich in essential oils, water, fiber, vitamins and minerals. This medicinal plant has always been used to combat abdominal pain. Combined with good chewing during meals, the fruit of the fennel quickly improves intestinal discomfort (flatulence, bloating, aerophobia).

Moreover, thanks to its diuretic action, the fennel tackles water retention by stimulating urinary evacuation.

The Benefits of Black Radish:

Black radish is perfect to help your body’s in depth detoxification. Bile is a substance manufactured by the liver that is subsequently stored in the gall bladder. Thanks to its emulsifying role, the bile helps to digest fat and cholesterol. Black radish stimulates the production of bile, which improves the emptying of the stomach. The sensation of bloating and nausea which usually occur after a high-fat meal are greatly decreased.

The Benefits of Lemon:

Lemon is part of the citrus family and is well known for being rich in vitamin C. The lemon has a sour taste in the mouth but is not acidifying for the body, despite what one believes. The main action of lemon is the detoxification of the liver by stimulating the production of bile.  It is highly recommended. Besides an excellent liver and intestinal purifier, Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant and is naturally anti-infectious, perfect for helping the body adjust to seasonal changes.


1 fennel bulb

1 black radish

1 small beetroot

1 apple

1 lemon

1 piece of ginger (optional)

several mint leaves (optional)

My detox juice:

Nothing is simpler than concocting a detox juice when you have a juicer or a blender … You just cut the fruit and vegetables in small pieces and pass them into your machine little by little. According to your cravings, you can vary the fruits and vegetables in season.

Tip: think about adding some oleaginous fruits like walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds to your drink. They are rich in fiber, protein and vegetable fats and help reduce the peaks of blood sugar.

Enjoy your meal!