[WELLNESS DIY] Juicing for Fatigue: Mean Green

[Cross published from JuiceRecipes. Full credit to this awesome site for always supplying updated and consistent health information for us to indulge and share with you all! Juicing is the F U T U R E!

Ingredients

  • Apples (granny smith) – 2 large (3-1/4″ dia) 446g
  • Celery – 8 stalk, large (11″-12″ long) 512g
  • Lemon (with peel) – 1 fruit (2-1/8″ dia) 58g
  • Tangerine (peeled) – 1 small (2-1/4″ dia) 76g

Directions

Process all ingredients in a juicer, shake or stir and serve.

Benefits

  • Lower Blood Pressure

    Celery calms the nerve because of the high calcium content & helps in controlling high blood pressure. Raw celery should be eaten to reduce high blood pressure.

    Drinking lemon juice is helpful for people suffering with heart problems as it contains potassium. It controls high blood pressure, dizziness, nausea as provides relaxation to mind and body. It reduces mental stress and depression.

  • Improved Complexion

    Lemon juice, being a natural antiseptic medicine, can participate to cure problems related to skin. Drinking of lemon juice mixed with water and honey brings glow to the skin.

    Celery contains sodium, which has been called a youth maintainer in the body. It’s loaded with minerals and contains vitamin C as well, which helps maintain elasticity of the skin.

    Apples contain vitamins A and C which prevent sagging skin, as well as copper for brightening and toning.

  • Asthma Help

    One recent study shows that children with asthma who drank apple juice on a daily basis suffered from less wheezing than children who drank apple juice only once per month. Another study showed that children born to women who eat a lot of apples during pregnancy have lower rates of asthma than children whose mothers ate few apples.

    Lemon juice assists in curing respiratory problems, along with breathing problems and revives a person suffering from asthma. Lemon, being a rich rich source of vitamin C, helps in dealing with respiratory disorders.

  • Breast Cancer Prevention

    A Cornell University study found that rats who ate one apple per day reduced their risk of breast cancer by 17 percent. Rats fed three apples per day reduced their risk by 39 percent and those fed six apples per day reduced their risk by 44 percent.

    Recent studies shown that limonoids in lemons inhibit the development of cancer in laboratory animals and in human breast cancer cells.

  • Alzheimer’s Prevention

    A study on mice at Cornell University found that the quercetin in apples may protect brain cells from the kind of free radical damage that may lead to Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Bone Protection

    French researchers found that a flavanoid called phloridzin that is found only in apples may protect post-menopausal women from osteoporosis and may also increase bone density. Boron, another ingredient in apples, also strengthens bones.

  • Colon Cancer Prevention

    One study found that rats fed an extract from apple skins had a 43 percent lower risk of colon cancer. Other research shows that the pectin in apples reduces the risk of colon cancer and helps maintain a healthy digestive tract.

  • Liver Cancer Prevention

    Research found that rats fed an extract from apple skins had a 57 percent lower risk of liver cancer.

  • Lower Cholesterol

    The pectin in apples lowers LDL (“bad”) cholesterol. People who eat two apples per day may lower their cholesterol by as much as 16 percent.

    Recent studies shown that limonoids in lemons help in reducing cholesterol.

  • Lung Cancer Prevention

    According to a study of 10,000 people, those who ate the most apples had a 50 percent lower risk of developing lung cancer. Researchers believe this is due to the high levels of the flavonoids quercetin and naringin in apples.

  • Digestion

    Lemon juice helps to cure problems related to indigestion and consitpation.

    Apples contain a natural laxative. When juiced, it helps aid bowel movements. It is most effective when mixed with carrots and spinach juices, you can expect bowel movement the next day. Regularly eating apples also will ensure bowel movements due to its gel-forming fiber, pectin. It improves the intestinal muscle’s ability to push waste through the gastrointestinal tract.

  • Weight Loss

    Adding lemon juice to a beverage can help increase weight loss.

    [Cross published from JuiceRecipes. Full credit to this awesome site for always supplying updated and consistent health information for us to indulge and share with you all! Juicing is the F U T U R E!

     

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