Fruits and vegetables are packed with nourishing vitamins, minerals and antioxidants crucial for our health and beauty. But most of us, due to our busy work schedule, are not able to use their full potential for improving our health and beauty. To save time, we often eat processed, ready-to-eat meals which cause health hazards. Even if we cook, often vital nutrients get destroyed. One of the best and easy ways to get these nutrients into your body is consuming them in the form of smoothies and juices. By drinking these juices and smoothies, you will be providing your body the vital nutrients in easy to digest form. For instance, vitamin C from freshly squeezed fruits and vegetables will enhance collagen level and hence help to maintain elasticity of the skin, vitamin and minerals like calcium and potassium contained in them will strengthen your bones and help to fight diseases like arthritis and heart disease. Your health will improve, you will brim with energy, vitality and happiness along with getting healthy glowing skin, hair and nails.
Here Are 5 Super Easy Recipes To Get Started:
Loaded with antioxidants and vitamin K, this smoothie recipe is excellent for bone health as vitamin K is needed for absorbing calcium. Other ingredients used in this smoothie are necessary for disease prevention and cellular health.
1 cup frozen or fresh blackberries
1 cup coconut milk
1 tbsp. chia seed or grounded flaxseeds
A pinch of cinnamon powder
Few fresh spinach leaves
1 tbsp. organic honey (optional)
If you have digestive issues, like indigestion, acid reflux or constipation this green juice is right for you. It contains apples which aids in digestion and also improves bowel functions and also provides antioxidant benefits to your body.
1 cup spinach or kale
1 green apple
A small piece of ginger
Juice of 1 lemon
Skin Cleansing Vegetable Juice
For beautiful and healthy skin, you need to choose fruits and vegetables that are high in Vitamin C, B and A. Carrots are high in A, C and D, biotin, folic acid and mineral like potassium, magnesium and copper. Vitamins and beta-carotene present in carrot and apple will prevent skin damage and make your skin youthful and glowing. The high water content of cucumber and celery will keep your skin hydrated. Ginger high in antioxidant will prevent premature aging of the skin.
2 green apples
5 celery stalks
2 large carrots
1 cup coriander leaves
½ inch piece of ginger
Along with fulfilling your appetite, this smoothie recipe contains goodness of immune boosting yogurt and fresh ginger which helps to improve digestion, get relief from any stomach problem like nausea, heart burn etc.
1 cup yogurt
½ inch piece of grated ginger
1 tbsp. honey
Blend all the ingredients and drink. This smoothie is ideal for breakfast.
Aging Skin Juice
Lack of exercise, sleep, stress and free radicals age your skin early. This antioxidant packed fruit and veggie juice recipe will help to fight premature aging of the skin and make your skin glow.
1 cup blue berries
1 cup strawberries
A medium size beet
Handful of kale
Blend the entire ingredient and drink fresh.
Juices and smoothies made with right combinations is one of the best habits you can cultivate for good health and glowing skin. They help to flush out toxins from the body and help fight chronic diseases.