Best Foods, Additives, & Methods for High-Protein Juices

Plenty of protein is one of the staples of a healthy diet. It’s important to know that while your body needs a good amount of protein, it’s not a miracle substance. Too much protein and too little carbohydrates can cause your body to burn its own fat rather than carbohydrates, a harmful condition known as ketosis. Plus, some sources of protein are a lot better than others.

 

An 8 oz. steak is full of saturated fat and packs more protein than you need for an entire day. The good news is that not a lot of people are looking to juice their beef products, and there are a lot of healthy sources of protein to choose from. Along with adding a protein powder, here are some of our favorite juicing ingredients for packing protein in your juice.

 

  • Almonds
  • Avocado
  • Beet greens
  • Broccoli
  • Chia seeds
  • Collard greens
  • Flaxseeds
  • Hemp seeds
  • Kale
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Rice
  • Sesame seeds
  • Spinach
  • Spirulina
  • Sunflower seeds