After hearing several friends rave about the benefits of juicing their own veggie/fruit concoction, my Hunny finally bought me my very own juicer yesterday! :) I thought it would be super expensive so we’ve been putting it off for quite a while. But then, we were pleasantly surprised to find out it costs less than 2k! :) Or at least mine did.. don’t know about the other brands.
|My very own juicer. Imarflex costs around 1,8k in Abenson’s|
|My lovely concoction of apple
(vitamin C & to take away the bitterness from the ampalaya),
celery and carrots (hypertension) & ampalaya (diabetes).
It wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. I’m thinking of adding wheat grass too!
An explosion of health benefits occurs when apples, carrots and celery are combined. This is due to the immune system being heightened by an army of antioxidants that ignite stronger disease-fighting capabilities and cellular protection of body systems. To garner the collective rewards of apple, carrot and celery, remove the seeds of the apple and chop the fruit and vegetables before blending with 8 ounces of your favorite water.
Drink a serving of celery juice, and you will take in 16 percent of the vitamin C you need each day. The vitamin C in celery juice plays a critical role in bolstering your immune function as well as improving your body’s ability to heal wounds. Celery juice may protect your body from cancer. This vegetable is high in cancer-fighting compounds. The Park Ridge Cardiology website notes that these nutrients may prevent tumor cells from growing, detoxify cancer-causing particles in your body and lower your risk of cellular mutations. The physicians at this practice recommend drinking 10 oz. of celery juice twice per day for its anti-cancer benefits. Celery juice contains some compounds that may alleviate high blood pressure.
One cup of carrot juice contains more than 250 percent of your daily vitamin A, which plays a role in healing muscles after workouts, bone health and muscle growth. The vitamin C in carrot juice helps regulate blood sugar. In addition to promoting a healthy workout through these muscle and bone strengthening benefits, a cup of carrot juice is a great source of vitamins B1, B2 and B6 and promotes bone health and helps lower blood pressure. These vitamins are essential to breaking down glucose, fats and protein, thus increasing your ability to build muscle, boost your metabolism and lose weight. These B vitamins also lower stress and depression, both of which prevent weight loss at high levels.