There is a lot of uncertainty regarding juicing and its benefits, many say that it is better not to drink one’s calories whereas others say it is a great way to intake nutrients, detox and can be healthy. We have now dawned upon the age of superfoods too, these are foods that are high in a specific vitamin and that have added benefits but in major doses. Juicing has also been noted as a great way for one to increase their fruit and vegetable intake, as many struggle with this concept and do not enjoy their vegetables. These are the best superfoods, juices and combos that are super healthy for your body and that are definitely worth giving a try.
Celery is a vegetable rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and C. However, the nourishing and water-packed vegetable also contains folic acid, calcium, amino acids, potassium, phosphorus, sodium and iron. Celery in turn has been shown to have multiple benefits such as its ability to lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure, promotes sleep, it has multiple anti-inflammatory properties and also hinders the growth of cancer cells. Celery also decreases stress levels. This vegetable is somewhat magical. Many do not like the taste of just celery, but this on an empty stomach is a game-changer. However, adding a bit of ginger, cucumber and lemon will improve taste and also add a ton more vitamins as well as benefits.
Melon is low in calories and contains vitamin A, C, potassium and lycopene. Vitamin A promotes retinal health, healthy bones, nourished skin and assists in elasticity. Vitamin C is what repairs and promotes growth in bodily tissues. Potassium improves heart health and lowers blood pressure, but lycopene is a strong antioxidant which prevents cell damage and decreases the possibility of a heart attack. Melon, carrots and some berries is an antioxidant-rich and potentially delicious combo.
Were you always told if you wanted good eyesight you needed to eat your carrots? Well, this is true Carrots are high in vitamin A which is great for your skin and your eyesight. However, they also boost the immune system and are high in something called carotenoids. These not only give them their orange appearance but also decrease the chances of heart disease. Carrots go create with almost anything and everything- maybe a little orange or some beets if you are really adventurous.
This may not taste great, it also may be something that reminds you of your grandma but prune juice has multiple benefits. prune juice is used to relieve constipation, yes, but it also assists in digestion overall. Additionally, prune juice is high in potassium which aids in heart rhythm, digestion, nerve impulses, muscle contractions, and blood pressure. Prunes are high in copper, magnesium, manganese and vitamin K, A, B-6, niacin, and riboflavin. You may have to stomach it but the benefits are certainly worth it, add a cube of ice it really does improve the taste.