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June 24, 2021

Robin Frey

Parsley Lemon Green Juice (Great for Weight Loss)

If you’d like to shed some extra pounds and you’re looking for the best juice for weight loss, you’ve found the right recipe.

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Most juices that are good for weight loss you find online are pretty boring. They include the two featured ingredients, of course, but usually nothing else. The result may be a solid weight loss aid, but the taste is forgettable.

Chef Ari stepped up and created a parsley lemon green juice that actually tastes good. All by adding just three more ingredients.

Why We Love This Parsley Lemon Green Juice

This parsley lemon green juice recipe tastes bright and herbaceous with a touch of earthiness. Here’s what chef Ari Sexner had to say about it:

“For this recipe, our goal was to have parsley and its amazing wellness benefits [like weight loss] as the focal point. The cucumber adds volume and balances the strong flavors, and the lemon is to keep the juice vibrant and it’s acidity helps to cut through the flavors. Spinach adds more nutrients, but also makes it a slightly more vibrant green. Then finally salt. I like adding salt to my pure vegetable blends because it really brings the flavors forward.”

While the taste is great, it arguably takes a back seat to the many health benefits of the fresh ingredients.

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With all of these benefits, it’s like drinking multiple home remedies in a glass:

  • Aids weight loss. The low-calorie and high-nutrient counts make this a great weight loss drink for faster fat loss.
  • Supports the immune system. There’s a solid amount of vitamin C thanks to the lemon, parsley and spinach.
  • High in vitamins and minerals. These include vitamin A, vitamin K, B9-folate and calcium.
  • Very low in carbohydrates. Great news if you’re on the keto diet or
  • Natural diuretic. Lemon water/juice is great for reducing bloating, water retention and excess fluids. The bit of potassium in a bunch of parsley helps as well.
  • Antioxidant-rich. Lemon, spinach and cucumber all contain antioxidants your body needs.
  • Can help lower blood pressure. Spinach and cucumber are the helpful culprits behind this benefit.
  • Can help with blood sugar levels. When consumed with food, lemon juice can slow the conversion of starch to sugar.
  • Good for detoxing. Lemon juice is a detox all-star.
  • May help with kidney stones. Some research suggests that parsley (and parsley-based drinks like this juice or parsley tea) may help prevent kidney stones. 
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Keep in mind that this gluten-free juice is certainly not the be-all, end-all solution to weight loss. But drinking parsley juice and fresh lemon juice can help you lose weight and burn belly fat faster. Some sources suggest drinking it on an empty stomach to maximize the effects, but that may not be necessary. 

As if that wasn’t enough, Parsley helps to freshen breath as well!

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Su Ayyagari

Love this recipe! Going to make all and more

Aug 9, 2022
perihan

that is great

May 7, 2022
dee

how do i adjust the recipe if I don't use spinach ? Thanks

Apr 7, 2022
Robin Frey

Hi Dee, I would replace with kale or another dark leafy green vegetable!

Apr 7, 2022
dee

Would this still have the detoxing effect without spinach? Thanks.

Apr 6, 2022
Robin Frey

Hi Dee, Yes, it would have detoxing effects still!

Apr 6, 2022
Gigi Garzuly

This cucumber, parsley and lemon juice does the trick for losing weight. I'm having one or 2 big glasses of a smoothy of it every morning, and it has really 'deflated' my stomach after one week. It hydrates me like nothing else, takes away hunger, and helps digestion- it just does it for me!

Nov 6, 2021
Robin Frey

That’s great Gigi thanks for sharing!!!

Nov 7, 2021
Wanda Reed

I am so excited to try these recipes they all sound wonderful. Will comment on all the ones I try. Thank you

Sep 15, 2021
Robin Frey

Great, thank you Wanda 😄

Sep 15, 2021
Christina Lassiter

I am interested in weight loss juices, but I don't like cucumbers, and I am allergic to bananas. Do you have any recipes without those two ingredients?

Jul 20, 2021
dawn Meade
Jul 18, 2021
Susan Sari

Taste good

Jul 17, 2021
Nancy

Thank You for the recipe!

Jul 16, 2021
Robin Frey

You're welcome, Nancy, glad you like it!

Jul 16, 2021
Laurie Holland
Jul 14, 2021
Wendy Harvey
Jul 12, 2021
Maxine

Does these things have to be organic

Jul 12, 2021
Robin Frey

Hi Maxine, The choice to eat organic or conventional produce is a personal one. Personally, I feel organic is better for me, because with juicing I am consuming a more produce than one would typically eat and I do not want to consume large amounts of pesticides. You can read more about my thoughts on this as well as other great juicing tips in my free e-book, you can download it here: https://www.goodnature.com/how-to-do-a-juice-cleanse-ebook/

Jul 13, 2021
Lavoyce

Thank you for all the information on juicing. Very helpful

Jun 27, 2021
Tumelo Phiri

I am doing business in the semi-rural area and the menus should be aligned with that

Jun 24, 2021