The lack of necessary nutrients in the modern food items people consume these days creates a requirement for a healthier and more hygienic nutrient option. The modern life we lead is so hurried and busy that we do not have enough time to look after our dietary needs.
In such cases, fresh-pressed fruit and vegetable juices prove to be quick and healthy nutrient-compensating items. Where the ready-made juices available in the market come laden with added chemical preservatives and sugar, homemade fresh juices come with concentrated vitamins and antioxidants. Besides, fresh juices also act as good detoxifying agents. Drinking juices give people the opportunity to consume far more fruits and vegetables than they can eat.
Apart from all the above, preparing juices is also pretty easy. With various fresh fruit juicers available in the market, for instance, Kent’s slow juicer or the cold pressed juicer, all you have to do is gather your favorite fruits and veggies and leave the rest to the juicer.
Here are some fresh homemade juice recipes below to kick start your mornings full of energy and health:
The Immunity Promoter
Coming with about 150 unit calories, this juice is a power-pack of vitamins, from Vitamin C, B complex to Vitamin K. Grapefruit, a source of vitamin C and antioxidant lycopene helps lower cholesterol level. Orange also happens to be a rick source of Vitamin C along with some other nutrients. Kiwifruit comes loaded with dietary fibers apart from being an excellent source of various vitamins like Vitamin C, K, and E. Vitamin C has many benefits which include curing the common cold, arthritis, cardiovascular diseases. Along with that, Vitamin C is known to boost the body’s immune system.
The Detoxifying Juice
Not only do carrot, beet, and apple make for good juicing fruits because of their high water content, they are also rich sources of dietary fibers which help increase the food volume without adding any caloric content. They can accelerate the passage of food through the digestive tract, regulate blood sugar and reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
On the other hand, ginger contains dietary mineral manganese which assists in metabolism and also acts as an antioxidant. Most essentially, taking this juice shall keep your digestive system detoxified and healthy.
The Power Juice
Coming as a good power booster, the specific ingredients in this juice shall reenergize you on consumption. Grapes happen to be amazing storehouses of energy and are bundled with carbohydrates, dietary fibers, vitamins, and proteins. Green Apple, on the other hand, contains several vitamins (A, C, K, and B6) fibers and plenty of minerals (Mg, Mn, K, and Zn). Cucumber contains a lot of water and helps cool the body.
The Berry Blast
This berry-filled juice along with a twist of mango can help reduce the risk of many chronic diseases including cancer. Both blueberry and strawberry contain phytochemicals. Phytochemicals are generally available in a wide range of fruits and vegetables, and when taken as supplements, they are known to provide long-term health benefits. This juice is also rather effective in preventing coronary heart diseases.
A good after-work out drink, this juice has carbohydrate-rich ingredients to supplement your diet. All of the ingredients, peach, litchi and coconuts have within them loads of carbohydrates that shall help make up for your lost energy and revitalize your body.
Besides the above ingredients, you can also choose a fruit or vegetable of your choice and make your own health drink. It could be an all-vegetable or an all-fruit or a mix of the two. Drinking juices is also an excellent method of remedying a mineral deficiency.