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Metabolism Boost
Metabolism Boost Juice
Mike Mendell / The Ultimate Book of Modern Juicing
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About the recipe: Our body needs energy, which is provided through our metabolism. We are constantly burning calories to keep our bodies going, but if we eat a very low calorie diet, our body thinks it’s starving, and to survive it will slow down our metabolism and not burn fat.

More from Mimi Kirk: Here's an excellent light drink to enjoy before exercise. "Green tea may supercharge your workouts," says Kirk, while grapefruit is high in vitamin C and berries are full of antioxidants. 


    • 1/2 grapefruit, juiced
    • 1/2 cup blueberries
    • 1/2 cup cooled green tea


Juice grapefruit. Pour into blender with blueberries and green tea. Blend until smooth.