Juicing has gained a lot of popularity in recent years. Especially health-conscious individuals do a lot of research on different juices, the types of fruits and vegetables ideal for juicing, and the right time to drink them. If you are one such individual, then you can find many recipes and guides here for juicing. While juice is considered healthy, vegetable juice is healthier than other juices. Here are 10 vegetables that are perfect for juicing:

Leafy Greens

Leafy greens are some of the most commonly juiced vegetables because of their high nutritional value. Some of the common leafy green vegetables include:
  • Kale - Kale has high levels of Vitamins K, A, and C, Manganese, Calcium, and Copper. It is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and helps prevent heart diseases.
  • Spinach - Spinach is rich in Vitamins C, K, and A, and Manganese. It also has high levels of Vitamin B9-Folate. It helps lower blood pressure, improves the digestive system, and prevents heart disease.
  • Swiss Chard - This leafy vegetable is rich in Vitamins A, C, K, E, and B2. It also has Manganese, Magnesium, Iron, Potassium, and Calcium. This vegetable is rich in antioxidants and can help lower blood pressure.


Carrots are a rich source of Vitamin E, Vitamin K, and several Group B Vitamins like Beta-Carotene, Biotin, and Niacin. They also have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-ageing properties. Carrots help the human body in the following ways:
  • Protect cells from oxidative damage
  • Maintain normal immune function
  • Help maintain normal vision
  • Promote healthy skin


Beets have a sweet flavour with pungent notes. They are rich in Vitamin C, Phosphorous, Folate, and Magnesium. Including beets in your regular diet can increase Nitric Oxide in the body which helps to treat cardiovascular diseases. Beet juice can also improve the digestive system and help treat constipation.


Ginger is a root vegetable with an extremely strong flavour. While you may not be able to drink ginger juice by itself, you can add it to other juices to boost their flavour. Ginger is spicy with pungent notes of both pepper and citrus. It is a rich source of Magnesium, Vitamin B6, and Manganese and as such, improves your immune system and aids digestion.


Broccoli is often ignored in juices but it has many health benefits. It has a light, crisp taste, and can be slightly peppery. It is rich in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Potassium, Beta Carotene, B9-Folate, and Manganese. Broccoli also has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.


Not only do cucumbers taste great, but they are also nutritious. They contain 90% water, which means they have a great yield when juiced. Cucumbers have a refreshingly mild and neutral melony flavour. They can be combined with other vegetables as well. They contain Potassium, B Vitamins, Vitamin K, and A, Beta-Carotene, and Lutein. Consuming cucumber juice regularly improves your skin, and reduces skin irritation and swelling. It can also lower your blood pressure and has anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and anti-diabetic properties.


While celery has become very popular for juices, it is best combined with other vegetables in your juice. It has high water content and a sweet earthy flavour. This vegetable is rich in Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Folate, and Potassium. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, celery helps with various conditions including obesity, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and hyperglycemia. It can also help lower your cholesterol levels.


Wheatgrass is edible grass that is rich in numerous nutrients. It has a very rough, fibrous texture and sharp edges. It contains 17 different building amino acids with copper, magnesium, and iron. It is also rich in fibre, proteins, and Vitamins A, E, C, K, and B Complexes. Studies have shown that wheatgrass has positive effects on gastrointestinal distress and that it can help treat ulcerative colitis.


Parsley is a herb that is commonly used in juicing. It has a very earthy taste with hints of lemon, pepper, and celery. It is rich in Vitamins K, C, and A. Parsley can help reduce bloating and blood pressure.


Tomato is one of the most commonly juiced vegetables worldwide. Though it is categorized as a fruit, it is often used in cooking, and hence considered a vegetable as well. Tomatoes have a slightly acidic, sweet taste. They are rich in Vitamins C, K, and A, and have Manganese, Potassium, and Molybdenum in abundance. Tomatoes are rich in antioxidants and known to reduce cholesterol levels and aid weight loss.