Metabolism-Boosting Grapefruit Infusion Cocktail

We often try to eat less in order to lose weight. This mentality is not the best, mainly because it can lead to a metabolism that shuts down and makes us end up gaining weight instead of losing weight. When we eat such little calories our bodies, naturally, go into starvation mode and begin storing fat at any cost possible. This doesn’t mean, however, that you can eat all the junk food you please and expect to lose weight. 

In fact, there are many plant-based foods out there can can help boost your metabolism while you still consume the recommended amount of calories your body is meant to have. You may even be able to eat much more than you do now and still lose weight. Choosing nutrient rich foods that boost your metabolism will allow your body to efficiently turn food into energy which will allow you to reach your desired weight without feeling hungry all the time.

Start with this metabolism-boosting grapefruit infusion cocktail!

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- 2 large organic grapefruit
- 5-6 large carrots
- 4-6 inches ginger root
- 1 lime
- Optional: hot pepper (cayenne, habanero, etc.) for added metabolism boosting effects

Take the above ingredients and juice them in a juicer (such as the Omega 8006 - or other juicer). Alternatively, you could blend these ingredients then strain them in a cheese cloth/nut milk bag. Enjoy!


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Carly is a blogger, raw vegan, and nutrition enthusiast! She emphasizes healthy eating through a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. Carly has taken her life-long passion of helping others and combined it with her passion for eating whole, raw foods, as a means to teach people to become more aware of the foods they eat. She has inspired and motivated thousands of individuals to critically think about what they put in their movies and to move towards a mind-set that helps them increase their consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables. She enjoys reading, and learning about the body, food processing mechanisms and has a keen interest in detox and life regeneration. "Eat fruit, and be happy and energized. Eat greens and other mineral dense vegetables and feel calm and steady. A recipe for good health!"

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