Less than fruit consumed but just as tasty and healthy. Juices made from vegetables such as tomatoes, carrots, celery, lettuce or watercress are a great source of vitamins and minerals can help the body eliminate toxins , preventing digestion disorders such as heavy or retention of liquids and contributing to the general welfare.
As with fruits, such as general characteristics should be noted that food is fresh and light, very rich in fiber and high antioxidant power and rematerializing. Start your day with a good vegetable juice-smoothie is a real injection of vitamins, fiber and essential nutrients can, first, to cleanse the body and, secondly, filling it with energy.
Keep in mind that during cooking many vegetables lose some of their properties, so that the fact of taking them into juice guaranteed to always be getting all its beneficial principles. What happens is that many of these have strong flavors, so it is important to find combinations that are not only healthy but delicious to the palate.
For your vegetable juices to prove irresistible, note the following tips:
1. Always choose fresh vegetables (season best), good quality.
2. “Squeeze out” to the maximum using a blender (this is the instrument with which to get a proper texture and nice). If you consume in shell, remember to wash them in depth (in the case of roots, like carrots, it’s best to scrape the outer zone, do not peel).
3. Not hesitate to combine with other ingredients. Lower intensity with water, turn them into smoothies by adding milk, yogurt , kefir … or mix, for example, or pieces of fruit juice are good ideas.
4. Remember that some spices and herbs: basil, mint, oregano, mint, parsley … are the perfect condiment for your vegetable juices.
Healthy recipes and appetizing
Blend in blender two bunches of watercress leaves with spinach leaves. Add 1 small carrot (or half a large) and a stalk of celery green. Blend and season to taste (without overdoing salt). Stir water into the mixture until a texture to your liking. Take a pinch of basil flavor and consume, preferably before eating. Excellent way to start the day!
It’s a great ally of your silhouette. Celery helps the proper functioning of your kidneys, making them from working “filter” and cleansing. Is slimming and remineralizing thanks to the presence of nitrates and salts such as sodium, potassium or calcium. At flavor, goes well with tomato and carrot.
Some possible combinations “master” are: mixture in blender, a ripe tomato (without seeds or skin) with a stalk of celery and a sprig of parsley. Another good idea: 1 carrot, ½ stalk of celery and a sprig of parsley. In both cases, you get a juice gently stimulating effects on the stomach and intestine, slightly diuretic and also a relaxing end result (highly recommended for pre-dinner).
All benefits with this “classic” among vegetable tonics. A couple of ripe tomatoes, peeled and seeded, in a blender with a dash of lime juice, a teaspoon of basil and a pinch of ground black pepper will be a great diuretic and a real “weapon” radical anti-infallible free.
If it is, moreover, to debug the most of the body, removing fluids and getting a “fat burning” quite natural mixture: a tomato with an artichoke (previously boiled the heart) and half a cucumber. Blend these vegetables and mix with ½ cup of water and the juice of half a lemon. You will have an excellent juice slimming.
Mix a glass of water, a small carrot, ½ cucumbers (peeled), a few slices of beet and celery ½. Pass the mixture in the blender, adding ½ pineapple slice. Diuretic effect and rematerializes guaranteed.
Extra help slimming diets
Fruits and vegetables can make great combinations to help you keep your figure. Evidence, for example, this mixture into blender: lettuce leaves, ½ clove garlic, 1 small carrot, 1 tomato, peeled and slices of red apple or melon (your preference). Take a pot as breakfast or lunch and keeps it on, always in glass, you’ll see results within weeks!