Juicing Benefits of Fruits & Vegetables
Advantages of Juicing
Drinking a vegetable juice or a fruit juice is more popular now these days than ever before. Juicing your fruits and vegetables is a quicker way to get the healthy nutrients you need in less time. There are many advantages of juicing fruits and vegetables. Many people have realized that drinking healthy juices is more convenient and nutritious. You can convert just about any vegetable or fruit into a juice. It is the easier approach to getting natural vitamins and minerals. These days many individuals are suffering from malnutrition, due to lack of fruits and vegetables.
There are so many vitamins in fruits and vegetable that assists in fighting off unwanted illnesses, mental problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, and weight gain. Why would anyone drink their vegetables or fruit? Because it is the faster way to get all the necessary nutrients that you need; rather than actually eating 3 tomatoes or 10 carrots in one single serving, you can convert the 3 tomatoes or 10 carrots into a tasty drink. It's a great feeling when you know you are treating your body and mind right.
Also drinking healthy drinks can be a life style for the whole family. What makes a sharp mind-set and a youthful vibrant body? That's right, consuming healthy vegetables and fruit in a juice form. But don't forget exercising for only 5-10 minutes every day, walking is the most common exercise, even if your just walking- in-place in your living room.
Some tomato juices can have added ingredients like pepper, salt, garlic, and onion for more flavor. Tomato juice is also high in antioxidant lycopene, which is known to combat against prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, and coronary artery diseases. A research study has indicated that tomato juice contains a factor that decreases the effects of blood clots.
High amounts of vitamin C is found in grapefruit juice, it also has large amounts of vitamin K, vitamin B and also vitamin E. Vitamin K can help prevent bone loss which is osteoporosis, commonly found in postmenopausal women. Large amounts of calcium and potassium is found in grapefruit juice. Did you know that drinking 1/3 cup of grapefruit juice before bed can assist with weight loss? Grapefruit is known for being one of the major sources for helping to burn much fat.
Drinking grapefruit juice regularly can prevent many illnesses, such as:
- rheumatoid arthritis
- prostate cancer
- flu like symptoms/cold
- urinary tract infection
- breast cancer
- impurities in the intestines
Consuming healthy juices can prevent malnutrition. There are many reasons for not having the proper nutrients in a regular diet. Individuals that have malnutrition problems are either nutrient deficient, starving, in poverty, or had a natural disaster. Malnutrition is very common in other countries. Being deficient of nutrients causes a weak immune system, which makes it easier for a person to get sick. Most malnutrition damage can be reversed by taking in a balanced amount of fruits and vegetables. Produce is loaded full of natural vitamins and minerals, which makes it have more advantages of juicing.
Drinking homemade spinach juice is one of the healthiest juices that you can drink. Spinach juice contains iron, calcium, vitamin E, vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin K, and many other nutrients. Without the vitamin content in spinach juice a person could feel faint, dizzy, and weak. This green juice is exploding with many nutrients compared to other juice drinks. It is high in folic acid, which supplies the body with oxygen to the blood and supports strong bones.
If you don't have enough vitamin A in your diet, you will notice dry and itchy skin. When consuming anything that has iron always use citrus fruit added with the iron, they work better together. The citrus fruit added to the iron helps to absorb better in your body. The advantages of juicing spinach; has a laxative effect and it is great for individuals with digestive problems. You can get more of it in less time, plus you can add a couple of apples (converted into juice form) to your spinach juice, which tastes better. Mainly, this green juice builds up your energy and strength, being that it has many power nutrients. Is this why "Popeye" had to have his spinach to gain more strength and energy?
Other ingredients found in spinach juice are potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, sulfur, iron, zinc, manganese, also vitamins, B1, B2, B6, B9 and fibers. The fibers in prevents constipation and colon cancer.
The advantages of juicing spinach; can prevent many illnesses:
- Heart Disease
- Colon Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Sickle Cell Anemia
- Eye Problems
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- High Blood Pressure
This juice is another one of my personal favorites. A cup of mango juice can be: diced mango, a lime, teaspoon -vanilla flavoring, and one tablespoon of honey. Mangos can be used to make smoothies, juices, and ice cream. This delicious juice is one of the many tropical fruits, and is an antioxidant, very high in vitamin C, has dietary minerals, and has B vitamins.
The benefits of mango juice; can assist with:
- Better sex drive
- Proper iron intake
- Combats against potential cancers
- Build immune system
- Reduction of anxiety
- Assist with better looking skin complexion
Having lunch doesn't always have to be something you eat or chew, lunch can be a healthy drink. Also, juicing your vegetables and fruits is fun, just experimenting with different flavors and taste of juicing is always fun. Juicing your fruits and vegetable can lead to something more exciting such as reversing your real age and maintaining healthy inner organs.
Juicing for Toddlers
Advantages of juicing for toddlers; better digestive track, natural vitamins in their diet, stronger bones, healthier skin, healthier hair and eyes. Just add the tasty juice to the baby's bottle or sippy cup, you may or may not want the pulp of the juice. Juicing can be for breakfast, lunch, snack and/or dinner. So . . . grab a cup of a healthy nutrient drink, and make a toast with a friend. Bottoms up what's in your cup?
© Sabrina A. K.
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