In an attempts to eat my veggies for the day in one shot, I blended together a bag of salad with some water. The mixture separated by density, a thick top layer containing the bits of leaves, and a bottom layer of just juice. My question is: how many vitamins and nutrients are actually found in the top layer compared to the bottom, and how efficiently would the body process them?
If we assume the drink was very well blended most of the water-soluble vitamis (B and C) as well sugars could dissolve in the juice. Fiber would mostly remain in the plant debris. Oils and fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K) would form their own oily layer or be found in an emulsion with the fruit juice.