Fresh fruit and vegetables are not only delicious, tonic and refreshing. Drinks are among the useful products for our body, determining a healthy lifestyle. The benefits can be even double or triple, if we prepare a natural cocktail with 2-3 different types.

One good way to extract valuable ingredients from most fruits and vegetables is to squeeze them fresh.



Apple juice


The famous proverb that reads: "One apple a day keeps the doctor away from me" was not invented without reason. The apple is full of nutrients. The fruit is rich in various phytonutrients, including vitamins A and E, and beta-carotene. These compounds are essential for health, including reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and asthma. Apples also contain vitamin B and C, potassium, magnesium and phosphorus in small amounts. The fruit also contains pectin, which helps reduce "bad" cholesterol. Pectin, like other forms of fiber, helps maintain the health of the digestive system.


Grape juice


The healing properties and antioxidant action of grapes are widely known. A team of American scientists from the University of Cincinnati recently discovered another valuable quality of grapes to improve cognitive abilities and enhance memory and concentration. The results of the study show that participants who drink grape juice show better results in tests that assess mental function and memory.

Rich in vitamins B and C, grape juice also contains potassium, iodine, iron, copper and calcium. Grapes help fight stress and cleanse the body of toxins. Grape juice is also an extremely tonic drink, useful for problems such as constipation, heart disease, allergies and gout.


Pomegranate


juice Pomegranate juice is known to be good for the heart, reduces the risk of cancer and even helps increase sexual activity.

Recent research on the beneficial properties of pomegranate shows that regular consumption of fresh can help combat the changes that occur in the body with age.

Pomegranate juice, in 100 ml of liquid, has 3 times more antioxidants than red wine and green tea. Scientists say that the high content of antioxidants not only helps prevent atherosclerosis, but can reverse the development of this disease.

Another study published in the journal Neurobiology of Disease shows that pomegranate juice is useful in preventing or delaying the development of Alzheimer's disease.



Lemon juice


Lemon is useful mainly for its rich content of vitamin C, B, riboflavin, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium. Contains useful proteins and carbohydrates. The presence of antioxidants helps to improve the body's immunity.

Lemon is good for weight loss and detoxification of the body.

As citrus fruit is a rich source of vitamin C, the consumption of lemon juice promotes skin rejuvenation and contributes to the acquisition of facial radiance. Rubbing a few drops of the liquid into the hair after washing gives it shine and volume.


Carrot juice


Rich in beta-carotene, carrot juice is a "storage base" of many vitamins and minerals, such as vitamins B, C and K, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, zinc, aluminum, sodium, magnesium, iron, copper and copper. other minerals. Beta-carotene is an excellent antioxidant and has anti-cancer, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties.

Consumption of carrot juice helps reduce LDL "bad" cholesterol and strengthens blood vessels. In addition, it can relieve cramps and is useful for normalizing digestion.

Carrot juice is also recommended during pregnancy, as it is useful for fetal development.


Red beet juice
Red beets contain vitamins B and C, potassium, magnesium and iron. It is believed to help with weight loss as well as sleep problems. The combination of carrot juice and beetroot is useful for relieving menopausal symptoms.

Research has shown that one glass of beetroot juice a day can significantly lower blood pressure within 24 hours.

In addition, the natural drink is good for the heart, muscle endurance, improves tone and recharges with a surge of energy.


Cranberry juice Blueberry


fruits are rich in vitamins, trace elements, minerals, tannins and flavonoids, essential fatty acids - linoleic acid (Omega-6), alpha linoleic acid (Omega-3), carotenoids and phytosterols. Due to its beneficial properties, consumption of cranberry juice helps prevent a number of diseases, including cardiovascular and cancer.

Research has shown that drinking cranberry juice can block urinary tract infection by preventing bacteria from sticking to cell walls. Tannins have anti-adhesive properties against bacteria - they prevent them from sticking to the wall of the bladder and urethra, thus preventing urinary tract infections.

Because cranberry juice contains oxalates, its consumption is not recommended for people who have kidney stones. The diet for oxalate stones should not contain more than 50 mg of oxalates per day.


Making natural juices at home actually takes more time than pouring and drinking from a bottle of finished product, most of which have unclear qualities. Due to the valuable properties of fruits and vegetables, nutritionists recommend consuming at least two glasses of freshly squeezed juice a day.