[WELLNESS DIY] Juicing for Bone Protection: Apple Crisp

[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 – 5 medium (3″ dia) 910g
  • Celery – 2 stalk, large (11″-12″ long) 128g
  • Oranges (peeled) – 2 fruit (2-5/8″ dia) 262g

Directions

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

Benefits

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Improved Complexion

    The anti-oxidant in orange help protect the skin from free radical damage known to cause signs of aging.

    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.

  • Digestion

    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.

    Though oranges taste acidic, it actually has an alkaline effect in the digestive system and helps stimulate the digestive juices, which helps to relieve constipation.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cancer Prevention

    Liminoid is a compound found in oranges that has been found to help fight cancers of the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon. The high vitamin C content also acts as a good anti-oxidant that protects cells from damages by free radicals.

  • 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.

    A flavonoid called hesperidin found in oranges can lower high blood pressure.

  • Stomach Cancer Prevention

    Consuming vitamin C rich foods helps to lower the incidence of peptic ulcers and in turn, reduce the risk of stomach cancer.

  • Immune System

    Oranges, being high in vitamin C can help stimulate white cells to fight infection, naturally building a good immune system.

  • Heart Disease Prevention

    Oranges, being high in flavonoids and vitamin C has been known to halve the risk of heart diseases.

[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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