A juice shot can be a useful tool in your nutrition toolbox. It is a quick and easy way of getting in high amounts of vitamins and minerals. A juice shot also cuts down the sugar consumption, often consumed with a longer juice drink.
This shot is a powerful and spicy concoction to wake you up and give you the boost you need.
Lemons are rich in powerful antioxidants due to their high vitamin C content. This can strengthen your body’s natural defences, boost immune function and fight inflammation. 1 Lemon contains 51% of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin C. Vitamin C can also help improve the absorption of iron.
Ginger contains a substance called gingerol which has powerful medicinal properties, it is anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich. It can help relieve nausea and aid in digestion by helping to manage blood sugars. It is also beneficial for blood sugar control and c health.
Agave is a natural sweetener used in place of honey, maple syrup or sugar. It’s always good to sweeteners with a natural source, rather than refined white sugar due to additional health benefits that get stripped from cane sugar. This juice is relatively very low in sugar content, therefore due to the other ingredients, this should not spike blood sugars.
Cayenne pepper has been shown to relieve pain, improve gut health and improve cardiovascular health and the immune system. Just one chilli pepper provides an impressive amount of nutrients.