Recently, I’ve been intrigued by juice cleanses and the raging phenomenon that is cold pressed juice. Pure Glow Cleanse was created by yoga lovers Jacqueline Forth and Annette Gohl, who currently pride themselves in providing one of the most popular juice cleanses in Perth.
Unlike mainstream juicers, cold pressed juices are made without heat and minimal exposure to oxygen, using a commercial slow juicing equipment. According to Pure Glow this means the juices retain 3-5 times more nutrients compared to regular juices.
On a Monday night, I was hand delivered my box of juices and put them straight into the fridge. Being fussy I chose to try a custom six-pack, and on the following day I decided to taste the juices just to see if I liked them.
Sunrise Elixir: Lemon, Cucumber, Aloe Vera, Filtered Water - This is normally the start of the Pure Glow juice cleanse, basically a pimped up lemon water. The lemon and aloe vera is meant to stimulate digestion and flush out toxins, while the cucumber rehydrates, de-stresses and reenergises.
Green Guru: Kale, Cos, Cucumber, Celery, Green Apple, Mint, Lemon: The Green Guru was the first green juice I decided to try and this tasted similar to most of the other green juices I normally have. It has a bright flavour, and is quite filling full of B vitamins for energy and vitamin K for skin.
Good Karma: Carrot, Grapefruit, Green Apple, Ginger, Turmeric, Lemon - Of all six, this one was my favourite. Don’t be scared off by the turmeric I didn’t even taste it. They claim that Good Karma improves complexion and acts as an anti-inflammatory too.
Ruby: Beetroot, Cranberry, Coconut Water, Ginger, Lemon - Beetroot is said to help lower blood pressure, aid with sleep, muscles and inflammation. Although, not being a fan of it, I have to be honest this one was not my favourite.
Buddha Juice: Cucumber, Fennel, Green Apple, Lemon, Mint - This juice was very zesty and really had a zing about it. Each component in the juice helped towards improving skin, nasal congestion, digestion or blood sugar levels.
Limited Edition Watermelon Crush: Watermelon, Cucumber, Lime - Out of three limited edition juice this season, Pure Glow Cleanse sent me over this fruity wonder. A sweet concoction, and fun drink that’s also great for making your skin glow!
Thank you to Pure Glow Cleanse for sending me over these babies. Next step: seeing how my body reacts to a day of just juice. I definitely think I’ll need one after the holiday season!