Drink Your Veggies

Wake up your tastebuds with five green-juice recipes from top juice bars and nutritionists.

Ready to start juicing? "Most Americans are extremely deficient in vegetable intake, especially dark leafy greens," says Maria Pagano, RD, and Equinox Tier 4 personal training manager. "Greens increase the alkalinity of your blood, which is good since most of our diets are rich in protein and grains, which are very acidic." If you like your potions sweet, choose a drink with fruit, such as apple or pineapple. For a more tart taste, experiment with lemon and ginger. To get started, try a recipe from some of our favorite juice bars and nutritionists: