People knew about the benefits of juices even in ancient times, people believed that by consuming the juices of plants a person gets their life force. The use of freshly squeezed fruit and vegetable juices will help to maintain health and beauty, increase the level of energy in the body, and gain the flexibility of joints. Including in your diet fresh vegetable and fruit juices, you increase your energy, life processes in the body are amplified, self-regulation processes are started.
Regular use of juices has a beneficial effect on the activation of metabolism; the body receives useful vitamins and minerals in kind; improves the work of the gastrointestinal tract due to the content of cellulose in the pulp of juices; increases immunity and even decreases blood cholesterol; there is a withdrawal of excess fluid from the body.
But if you used to eat non-natural foods, then the transition to treatment with juices should be started gradually – 50-100 ml of juice before eati ng 2 – 3 times a day and, as you get accustomed to increasing the amount of juice.
Juices are Useful
Juices are useful for disease prevention, but to see the effect of consuming juices it will take several weeks, and for 1 -2 months of juice consumption, the fluid medium of the body is updated. It is sufficient for an adult to consume 0.5 to 1.5 liters of juice daily for several weeks. At a weight of 45 to 55 kg, 0.5-0.7 liters of juice per day is sufficient; at a weight of 60 – 80 kg – from 1 to 2 liters, for a person with a weight of 80 – 120 kg, you need to drink from 2 to 2.5 liters of juice throughout the day.
To improve your health, arrange a juice day once a week – for breakfast and a second breakfast, drink a large glass of freshly squeezed fruit juice. For lunch, slowly drink a large glass of freshly squeezed vegetable juice (or a mixture of juices), for example, carrot, tomato, cucumber. For a snack and dinner, drink a glass of fruit or vegetable juice. Before going to bed, you can drink a glass of mineral water or eat little raisins.
Only fresh juices are useful. For juices to bring maximum benefit to the body, they should be drunk immediately after cooking (no more than 10 minutes), because they quickly begin the processes of fermentation and multiply pathogenic microorganisms, this reduces the useful properties of juices, and this does not affect the taste. It does not even save storage in the refrigerator.
Concentrated juices are less useful than fresh ones, but juices in packs are better than giving up juices altogether. It is useful to slowly drink juice, mixing it in the mouth with saliva, while improving the nasopharynx, improving the blood supply to the brain, protecting the enamel of the teeth (saliva neutralizes sugar and acid). Saliva, mixing with juice promotes better digestion, digestion improves. With a normal and low acidity of gastric juice, drink them before meals, not less than 30 minutes, so that the juices are better absorbed. You should not mix juices with other foods so as not to cause fermentation in the intestine, you can not combine juices with starchy and sweet food.
Useful properties have any juice, but there are individual contraindications. For example, diabetics can not drink juices from sweet fruits. Patients with a stomach ulcer and duodenum are contraindicated too acidic juices.