The G8

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘BOOST YOUR METABOLISM THIS FALL‘.

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Balance Your Hormones with Cures from the Kitchen‘.

Here G8 stands for a group of eight of the ‘nutrition’ world’s wealthiest sources of anti-inflammatory goodness! Make this drink instead of buying a sodium-filled, 8-vegetable concoction from the store.
(Makes 2 large servings)


  • 1 cup chopped cucumber, unpeeled
  • 1 tsp spirulina or chlorella powder (or other green powder)
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped celery
  • 2 cups chopped apple, unpeeled
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • Optional Booster: 1 Tbsp sustainable fish oil

1) Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Julie is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and host of Healthy Gourmet, a reality cooking show aired in over 70 countries. A highly-sought-after anti-inflammatory health expert and speaker, she is the award-winning author of 3 bestselling books. After graduating from both The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition and the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, she studied culinary arts at George Brown College, herbalism at Emerson Herbal College, and life coaching with Tony Robbins. Be sure to check out her latest masterclass at and follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and <a href=""Youtube.

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