By Katharine McCarthy, Founder and Director of Mod Cold Press
Sparky Start Juice
• 1 peeled grapefruit
• 2 peeled oranges
• Half a continental cucumber
• Small bunch mint
A super zingy and energising juice that will have you leaping out of bed in the morning to
create. Grapefruit is a fantastic metabolism booster and is full of phytochemicals that reduce insulin levels. Oranges are known to help with reducing cholesterol, whilst mint is brilliant at aiding digestion. Cucumbers are high in Vitamin C which is essential for healthy collagen production, and also have a high water content which will not only help you to feel fuller, but have also been shown to boost metabolism.
Green and Lean
• Handful wheatgrass
• 2 large chunks pineapple
• 1 green apple
• 1 continental cucumber
• Handful baby spinach
• Thumb sized piece of ginger
A delectable green juice that packs a tropical punch! Pineapple contains enzymes including
bromelain that aid your digestion, while wheatgrass and ginger are well known metabolism boosters. Apple can slow carbohydrate digestion to improve blood sugar regulation. Cucumber is another metabolism energiser, while baby spinach will help to alkalize and detoxify the body.
Weight Loss Juice
• ¼ green cabbage
• 2 large chard leaves
• 1 big handful of parsley
• ½ cucumber
• Pinch cayenne pepper
A sure fire way to spice up your morning! Cabbage contains sulforaphane, which increases
antioxidants and detoxification enzymes, is rich in vitamins C and A, and is great for
digestion. Chard is another popular choice for dieters as it is so low in calories but packed
full of nutrients. Cucumbers are high in vitamin C and boosts metabolism. Parsley not only gives the juice a great taste, it is packed full of nutrients such as chlorophyll which will help the body with it detoxification process to assist in weight loss. Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin, which increases metabolism due to its thermogenic properties.
Katharine McCarthy is the Founder and Director of Australian owned and run cold press juicer company, Mod Cold Press. Health enthusiast Katharine founded Mod Cold Press in 2015, after struggling with her first child’s distaste for fruit and vegetables. Katharine discovered cold press juicing as a complementary way to nourish her children. Here, Katharine saw the opportunity to create an efficient cold press juicer that was affordable, offered minimal wastage, and was aesthetically pleasing. The Mod Juicer comes in black and white and is $599 RRP available online at http://www.modjuicer.com.au. For more information on Mod Cold Press Juicer head to the website and follow on Instagram: @mod_cold_press, Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/modjuicer, and the hashtag #mod_cold_press.