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NutriJuice Max: The Acne Fighter

Updated: May 28, 2020

Acne is a general term often used to indicate acne vulgaris, which is a chronic inflammatory disease of the sebaceous gland and hair follicles of the skin. It is characterized by blackheads, whiteheads, and pimples. Chronic acne can result in scarring. A contributing factor may be diet, as evidenced in studies of Eskimos and other cultures that first experienced acne after adopting the Western diet. Some acne is caused cause by a condition known as “skin hypoglycemia” or “skin diabetes.” This means that the skin (which is an organ) is intolerant to sugars.

Beneficial Juices

  • Carrot, kale, and spinach – sources of beta carotene.

  • Kale, spinach, and green paper – sources of Vitamin B6.

  • Spinach, kale, and beet greens – sources of folic acid.

  • Red swiss chard, turnip, and orange – sources of selenium.

  • Spinach, asparagus, and carrot – sources of Vitamin E.

  • Potato, green pepper, and apple – sources of chromium.

  • Ginger root, parsley, and carrot – sources of zinc.

  • Green juices – sources of omega-3 fatty acids (essential fatty acids).

NutriJuice Max suggested juicing recipes for fighting acne:

Ginger Hopper

  • ¼ inch slice ginger root

  • 4 – 5 carrots, greens removed

  • ½ apple, seeded

Push ginger through hopper with carrots and apple.

Fresh Complexion Express

  • 2 slices pineapple, with skin

  • ½ cucumber

  • ½ apple, seeded

Push pineapple through hopper with cucumber and apple.


A Guide to the Health Benefits of Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Juicing: Juicing for Life

Authors: Cherie Calbom & Maureen Keane, 1992 - The Penguin Group

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