Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Smooth, Soothing and Soft Skin with Green juice

Smooth, Soothing and Soft Skin with Green juice 

Would you like to have a smooth soothing and soft skin, then green juice is one of the recipes you should consider having on regular occasion. There are lots of green fruits and vegetable that can be blended together to give a refreshing green juice, the following under-listed may serve as a guide:

1. Spinach- this is dark green leaves and it’s considered one of the healthiest foods because of its great benefits, especially for children, elder people and pregnant women. Spinach is highly recommended for treating cardiac affections, arterial hypertension, high blood sliminess, renal affections, cystitis, diabetes, gout, obesity eczemas and wounds.

    2.  Cucumber- cucumber contains a very high amount of Vitamin K which has been found to play a major role in promoting bone strength thus preventing osteoporosis. Cucumber peel is a good form of dietary fiber which helps to reduce constipation and protect against colon cancer.

3. Kale Leave- Kale is an amazing vegetable being recognized for its exceptional nutrient richness, health benefits, and delicious flavour. Kale’s health benefits are primarily linked to the high concentration and excellent source of antioxidant vitamins A, C, and K and sulphur-containing phytonutrients. Carotenoids and flavonoids are the specific types of antioxidants associated with many of the anti-cancer health benefits. Kale is also rich in the eye-health promoting lutein and zeaxanthin compounds. Eating a diet rich in the powerful antioxidant vitamin K can reduce the overall risk of developing or dying from cancer, according to a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

4.      Green lettuce- This is another great source of vitamin A, C and K and rich source of fiber which helps in eliminating toxins from our body. They contain a high source of folic acid and its very good for women of childbearing age. 

  5.Celery- celery contains powerful nutrients which help to lower blood pressure and prevent cancer. It is a good source of insoluble fiber and essential vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin C, calcium and potassium.

Many sweet fruits (such as grapes, banana, apples and oranges etc) and a touch of lemon may be included in your green juice for a more refreshing healthy taste.  Having green juice at least 3 times per week will not only keep you away from some illness/diseases but it will boost your skin health tremendously.

Thank You

Sources: Webmed; iHeart Veggie and Rawforbeauty.