Green Juice

The Green Juice

Lately, I have been drinking this Green Juice that my friend recommended. Every morning on an empty stomach I drink this freshly squeezed juice. It’s so refreshing and it energizes me. Allow me to share with you the recipe and what the ingredients are for.
GREEN JUICE
1 whole green apple pitted and seeds removed
½ stalk celery
½ cucumber 
½ green pepper
½ ampalaya (bittermelon)
Extract the juice from the veggies above and drink right away on an empty stomach, first thing in the morning.
Here’s a tip: If your juicer can’t accommodate whole fruits. How about slicing them into small pieces and placing on a plastic bag and store in the freezer. This way, it will be ready for you to extract and drink early in the morning.

Health Benefits of each ingredient:

GREEN APPLE –  Apples have a host of beneficial vitamins and nutrients, and are a source of antioxidants that aid in neutralizing free radicals and help prevent cell damage. It is believed that “A apple a day keeps the doctor away” . Apples are good for lowering blood sugar, blood pressure and gout and arthritis . The fiber content of apples helps in regulating bowel movements and reduces risk of colon cancer.
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CELERY –  The stem has lots of minerals and vitamins and oils that has a special effect on the regulation of the nervous system. It also has a calming effect. 
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CUCUMBER –  Has a good source of magnesium and potassium that helps lower blood pressure. A good source of Vitamin A and C and antioxidants which help prevent cancer. It also helps control arthritis, eczema and gout. It also reduces heartburn and an acidic stomach  
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GREEN PEPPER – This provides lots of antioxidants and supports and strengthens the cardiovascular system. It also supports healthy lungs.
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AMPALAYA OR BITTER MELON – This fruit is composed of a mixture of flavonoids and alkaloids which makes the pancreas produce insulin that controls the blood sugar levels in diabetics. It is also a good source of Vitamins A,B and C, folic acid, phosphorous and calcium. 

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We can see that there is a lot of medicinal benefits that this green juice can have. Why don’t you try it too. Be healthy and live a good life.

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