If you want to preserve your health, then you are on the right site as we shall introduce to you a remedy that will boost your overall health.
Many people succumb to unbalanced and unhealthy diet, sleep deficiency, poor lifestyle, and other harmful habits which can lead to the development of cardiovascular diseases. High levels of bad fats and cholesterol in the blood can lead to the occurrence of a cardiovascular disease and because of that we need to do something that will boost our health. The implementation of this super healthy juice can protect your body from various ailments.
According to the National Health Nutrition Program (PNNS), we need to consume 5 fruits and vegetables a day in order to protect your health, but it seems the most of the people still opt for the calorie dishes. If we are striving for having an optimal health, than the intake of fruits and vegetables should be our goal as these products will provide our body with the needed nutrients and fiber that will boost body’s digestion. Thanks to their content the removal of the toxins and waste will get improved, and the glucose and cholesterol levels in the blood reduced that will prevent the weight gain thereby lowering the risk of a cardiovascular disease.
The juice that we recommend to use will satisfy your daily needs of fruits and vegetables, but it will also provide your body with other valuable health benefits.
Here it is the recipe:
A Super Healthy Natural Juice
- 2 celery stalks
- 1 grapefruit
- 1 inch ginger root
- A quarter of lemon
Just put all the listed ingredients in a blender, and mix till you get a smooth texture. Strain the mixture and drink your super nutritious juice.
The benefits of the used ingredients
Health Virtues of Celery
This veggie is packed with potassium, magnesium, iron, selenium, fiber, vitamins (K, C, B6, and E), and NBP or recognized as n-butylphthalide. NBP is the one accountable for the stimulating action of celery on the body like the diuretic properties, plus it offers better digestion and blood circulation. Moreover, it is really low in calories, which makes it a great slimming ally.
Furthermore, it has the ability to lower bad -LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the body. It acts as a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent and thus soothes arthritis, gout or liver infections. Plus, it will provide you with deep and restful sleep restoring the energy of every cell in the body thanks to its richness in catecholamine that reduces the release of stress hormones.
It can be consumed raw, steamed, boiled, or in a soup, either way will flavor your dishes without offering any ounce of fat to your body.
Health Virtues of Grapefruit
This citrus fruit contains pectin that is essential for good intestinal transit thereby stimulating the work of the digestive process. It is a great source of vitamin C, and a half of grapefruit will satisfy over 2/3 of the recommended daily intake in an adult person. According to a conducted study involving people with hypercholesterolemia, the intake of 2 grapefruits a day can reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the body.
This has been also confirmed by another study involving obese subjects with metabolic syndrome. The regular intake of half a grapefruit a day prior meals along with healthy diet and physical activity can contribute to a weight loss of 1.6 kilos without any problem according to a performed research.
Health Virtues of Ginger
This ancient plant is very beneficial for the digestive system as it can alleviate disorders like constipation. It keeps a healthy intestinal flora, and acts as powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial agent. It can prevent and soothe various conditions such as nausea, vomiting, joint pain, and cardiovascular disease. Prevents sleep disturbances due to its ability to soothe anxiety and insomnia. This root has been traditionally used by our grandparents in many remedies namely due to its amazing health benefits.
Health Virtues of Lemon
Lemon is loaded with vitamin C, an antioxidant that can fight off free radicals. It can be used in various dishes like salads, juices, or as a simple warm lemon water, but still highly beneficial for the body. Its intake will improve the digestion and it is very beneficial for the health of the heart. According to a performed study, people that have been consuming lemon for a period of 8 to 14 years were less likely to develop a heart disease.
The consumption of this drink is contraindicated in people with stomach ulcers, citrus allergy, and gastric, biliary or renal disorders.
It should not be used prior and after a surgical procedure, and if you are taking anticoagulant drugs. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should avoid its use, especially the ones that have finished their first trimester of the pregnancy.
It is always better first to seek for san advice from your doctor prior initiating any new natural treatment, especially if you are taking certain medications.