Juices – one of the most liked liquid by mankind. Well, they’re easy to make, taste delicious, and are loaded with nutrients. A glass of fresh fruit juice any time of the day revitalizes you and gives you a solid dose of the essential elements that your body needs to get through the day.
The list of benefits of juice is endless. Especially in India where it remains mostly hot throughout the year and when the need arises for a quick replenishment of fluids, juices are a very healthy alternative to fizzy colas. Since the hot weather also weakens our complexion, juices help to maintain the balance, and keep our insides flushed. As a result of which our skin seems less dull even during peak summer months.
During the rainy season, it is moist and dam where the danger of food poisoning is around the corner. In these wet days, it is suggested that you drink juices a lot on a regular basis, so toxins stays away from your body. But beware, packaged and commercial fresh fruit juices, may not be what you think. They are loaded with sodium, which makes them an incredibly unhealthy choice. Not to mention, they are also artificially sweetened, as natural sweetness cannot last for long in a packaged bottle. They contain unnecessary amount of calories as well which gives you an extra pound.
Fresh fruit juices, on the other hand, are the one which you make/is made in front of you. It is not easy to eat ten carrots at a go but gulping down the juice of the same is. And with no reduction in the amount of nutrients, that will be easier to assimilate into your system. Also juices lack fiber which aids in the digestion process.
When it comes to vitamins and minerals, juices hold an apex position. Certain juices are incredibly high sources of Vitamin C, folate, and minerals like potassium. Orange juice, for instance, is a great source of calcium. Vitamin C is responsible for the health of Collagen, which is a protein that helps maintain healthy skin and cartilage. This gives you a naturally healthy system and appearance. It also prevents cataracts and muscular degeneration.
Juices that contains calcium help lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Juices rich in potassium prevent osteoporosis by forming osteocalcin, a protein found only in the bone. Folate reduces risks of cardiovascular disease, age related amnesia, also contributes to the production of serotonin, so it may help ward off depression and improve mood.
At UrbanDazzle, for juice lovers, there is available plethora of glasses and tumblers to serve juice. Now you can create your own fresh blend of goodness in the comfort of your home. Nutribullet has a high speed 12 type mixer/blender that can help you create your cocktails of health, right in the comfort of your kitchen. Now you can experiment with different kinds of juices and create some concoctions of your own.
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