is a source of healthy nutrients such as: pectin, an antioxidant which is contained in the apple’s skin or flavonoids and absorbs water and poisons from the body.
- Apples help in removing harmful toxins from the system.
- They improves the quality of sleep and amazingly.
- Slow-down the aging process.
- The insoluble fiber in apples clean the intestinal track and clears the way for food to travel easily through the digestive system.
- Apple juice benefits the skin too. Minerals such as iron, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, copper and chlorine makes your skin glow and give your nails and hair a healthy look.
- Potassium in apple juice helps to keep bones healthy and helps with the symptoms of arthritis.
- The sugar content in Apple juice acts as an instant source of energy.
Apple Juice and Alzheimer’s disease:
The human brain has a vitally important chemical called “acetylcholine”. It is believed that a deficiency in the level of acetylcholine in the body may be linked to the cause of of Alzheimer’s. A study conducted recently showed that apple juice can help maintain healthy levels of acetylcholine in the brain. The findings of this study concluded that regular consumption of apple juice helped increase healthy brain function for longer periods. The experiment was conducted on mice fed with apple juice. Researchers believe that consuming two glasses of Apple juice a day can be extremely beneficial. So the Phrase «An apple a day keeps the doctor away» is very true.
--> Apples used in our juices are:
- Granny Smith
- Golden Delicious
is one of the healthiest root crops known to man. It's nutrients and minerals offer the following benefits:
- Helps regenerate and reactivate red blood cells and helps supply fresh oxygen to the body.
- Acts as a powerful solvent, removing calcium deposits that can cause hardening of the arteries.
- Helps lower blood pressure.
- Inhibits cancer-causing compounds and is especially effective in protecting against colon and stomach cancers.
- People suffering from constipation will benefit greatly from regular consumption of beet juice.
- Powerful detoxifier removing harmful toxins from the body.
- Helps with the treatment of gout, healing liver toxicity or bile ailments, preventing varicose veins from forming, healing gastric ulcers.
Beetroot is rich in Vitamin A, B1, B2, B6 and C. It is also a rich source of: Calcium, Magnesium, Copper, Phosphorus, Sodium, Iron, Choline, Folic acid, Iodine, Manganese, Organic Sodium, Potassium, Fiber. Beet Juice is highly recommended for athletes; it was used regularly by competing athletes at the 2012 Olympic Games, and is also used by high altitude mountaineers, Professional Footballers, Cyclists and Rugby Players, because of the benefits to the respiratory system.
Beetroot, therefore, deserves its reputation as a "super food".
Beetroot is known as a «super food» and blackberry, is in the category of the «super fruit». Blackberries are rich in healing nutrients and contain high amounts of beneficial antioxidants, antocyanins, vitamins C and E, and a range of acids essential for health and vitality that are essential to the human body.
- This juice has high contents of vitamins A, B, C and E helpful in fighting against free radicals in the body. Free radicals are molecules that wipe out tissues and cells in the body and are associated with heart diseases and cancer.
- Contains minerals such as calcium, iron, potassium and phosphorus.
- Protects eyesight
- Lowers the level of cholesterol and fortifies blood vessels.
- Contains anti-aging properties.
- Beneficial in controlling diabetes.
- Cleanses blood and is excellent in the treatment of sore throats, kidney and gout problems.
The presence of vitamin C in the juice helps to prevent infections and also supports the immune system in the body. The vitamin E, potassium and selenium contained in the juice help immensely to sustain a healthy heart and body.
- Blackberry juice is also very beneficial for the treatment of arthritis. The nutrients found in the blackberry juice reduce the level of inflammation associated with arthritis.
- The juice can also help to reduce inflammation in other parts of the body as the lungs.
People who have consumed blackberry juice over long periods have effectively improved their resistance to illnesses and disease, cataracts, heart diseases, muscular degeneration.The juice can also treat numerous other problems, such as the appearance of varicose veins. Help to reduce the presence of free radicals in the body and protect against many environmental toxins.
Carrot is well known as a vegetable rich in beta carotene a natural phyto nutrient that is converted to provitamin A in the human body. Carrots also contain vitamins B and E as well as numerous minerals and antioxidants.
- Because of provitamin A, Doctors recommend carrots for strengthening the immune system and creating new healthy cells.
- However, carrots are best known for those who have problems with their eye sight (e.g. night blindness) or problems with skin, weak nails or brittle hair. Carrot juice is essential if you suffer from any of these problems.
Carrot juice, because of its many healthy benefits, is frequently called the «miracle juice». A large number of people in all walks of life suffering from various ailments have found that the inclusion of carrot juice in their diet has greatly improved their health. Countless others have found it to be a valuable «protective» agent in the building and maintenance of health in both children and adults, while its delicious flavor makes it popular with all members of the family as a beverage, plain or combined with other juices.
- Carrot juice is a very important source of vitamin A.
- Scientists in the U.S. estimates that it contains the largest source of vitamin A, more than any other fruit juice.
- Carrot juice provides an important source of dietary fiber and has approximately 24 calories in each 2 oz. Serving.
- It contains important nutrients such as calcium, phosphorous, iron, sodium, potassium, vitamin B complex, vitamin A, and as mentioned - mostly vitamin A.
Carrot juice is a therapeutic agent used for over 150 years. It is reported to contain healing properties that have proven to treat various diseases. Even skin ailments can be eliminated. The potassium found in carrot juice helps to neutralize excess acid in the skin. The vitamin A in carrot juice helps the liver flush out the toxins that can cause skin ailments.
Quince belongs to the same family as apples and pears. Being rich in dietary fiber, quince is good for people who are trying to lose weight and maintain a healthy body. Quince boasts of antioxidant properties, which helps the body fight against free radicals and reduces the risk of cancers.
- Research has shown that quince may be rich in various anti-viral properties.
- Consumption of quince has been found to be beneficial for people suffering from gastric ulcers.
- Quince juice is known to have tonic, antiseptic, analeptic, astringent and diuretic properties.
- Regular consumption of quince juice not only aids in digestion, but also helps lower cholesterol.
- The presence of potassium in quince helps the body keep high blood pressure in check.
- The vitamin C present in quince helps reduce the risk of heart disease.
- If consumed on a regular basis, quince proves to be beneficial for those afflicted with tuberculosis, hepatic insufficiency, diarrhea and dysentery.
- Those suffering from liver diseases and eye diseases would benefit from regular quince juice consumption.
- It is believed to be helpful in relieving stress.
- Low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium, high in vitamin C, dietary fiber and copper.
Quince juice is good for those suffering from anemia, cardiovascular diseases, respiratory illnesses, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and even asthma. It is also extremely effective for sore throats, and tonsils.
- Cherry juice helps lower cholesterol and is very beneficial for blood circulation.
- It reduces the risk of heart and blood vessels disease.
- Cherries are rich in anthocyanins, powerful anti-oxidants which are hugely beneficial for those suffering of insomnia.
- Cherries help in the repair and recovery of muscles after exertion or workout.
In addition to regulating sleep, scientists are discovering other health benefits of cherry juice. For example, University of Michigan research published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, that cherries may help to control weight and prevent metabolic syndrome, the cluster of symptoms including high blood pressure and high cholesterol that ups the risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Oregon Health and Science University's Department of Medicine researchers have also found that drinking cherry juice for 7 days before and during a strenuous running event minimizes post-run muscle pain. Their study was published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.
helps people with difficulties in concentration; it strengthens the heart and immune system, and regulates digestion. Plum contains soluble dietary fiber (pectin), which is beneficial in lowering blood cholesterol.
- Due to the presence of potassium, plum juice is hugely beneficial to people who work late nights or suffer from stress.
- This juice is highly recommended for all athletes.
People often talk about the benefits of prune juice for weight loss, but prunes are just dried plums.
- Plum juice is full of antioxidants and fiber. Two substances that can help you lose weight.
Filling up on fiber promotes weight loss.
- Rich antioxidants and phytonutrients.
- Contains the highest anthocyanin concentrations (pigments).
- Very high in proanthocyanidins (tannins), in addition to a lot of other polyphenols .
- Lowers blood pressure, cholesterol, inflammation.
- Reduce chances of a heart attack, recovery time following a heart attack, weight gain, eye inflammation and muscle recovery time after workouts.
- Regulates blood sugar.
- Lowers chances of developing cancer.
- Rich in antioxidants.
- Carotenoids helps protecting the circulatory system and preventing diseases.
- Maintains healthy blood sugar levels and improves eyesight.
- Celery juice is hugely beneficial during the early stages of rheumatism and gout.
- Lowers blood pressure.
The wide range of natural antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables helps our bodies protect against disease and age-related health risks. Wild Blueberries are especially rich in anthocyanin, a flavonoid with potent antioxidant capacity. Highly concentrated in the deep-blue pigments of Wild Blueberries, anthocyanin is responsible for both color and powerful health protection potential.
- Possible health benefits of consuming blueberries
- Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle-related health conditions. Many studies have suggested that increasing consumption of plant foods like blueberries decreases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and overall mortality while promoting a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy, and overall lower weight.
- Maintaining healthy bones
- The iron, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc and vitamin K in blueberries all contribute to building and maintaining bone structure and strength.
Iron and zinc play crucial roles in maintaining the strength and elasticity of bones and joints.2 Low intakes of vitamin K have been associated with a higher risk for bone fracture, while adequate vitamin K intakes improve calcium absorption and may reduce calcium loss.
- Lowering blood pressure
- Maintaining a low sodium intake is essential to lowering blood pressure. Blueberries are naturally free of sodium and contain potassium, calcium, and magnesium, all of which have been found to decrease blood pressure naturally.
- Managing diabetes
- Studies have shown that type 1 diabetics who consume high-fiber diets have lower blood glucose levels and type 2 diabetics may have improved blood sugar, lipids and insulin levels. One cup of blueberries contributes 3.6 grams of fiber.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends 21-25 grams of fiber per day for women and 30-38 grams per day for men.
- Warding off heart disease
- The blueberry's fiber, potassium, folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6 and phytonutrient content, coupled with its lack of cholesterol, all support heart health. The fiber in blueberries helps lower the total amount of cholesterol in the blood and decrease the risk of heart disease.
Vitamin B6 and folate prevent the buildup of a compound known as homocysteine. When excessive amounts of homocysteine accumulate in the body, it can damage blood vessels and lead to heart problems.
According to a recent study from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of East Anglia, regular consumption of anthocyanins can reduce the risk of heart attack by 32% in young and middle-aged women. The study, which was led by nutrition professor Aedin Cassidy, PhD, MSc, BSc, found that women who consumed at least three servings of blueberries or strawberries, showed the best results.
- Preventing cancer
- Vitamin C, vitamin A, and various phytonutrients in blueberries function as powerful antioxidants that help protect cells against free radical damage. They inhibit tumor growth, decrease inflammation in the body and help ward off or slow several types of cancer, including esophageal, lung, mouth, pharynx, endometrial, pancreatic, prostate and colon.
Blueberries also contain folate, which plays a role in DNA synthesis and repair, thus preventing the formation of cancer cells from mutations in the DNA.1
- Improving mental health
- Population-based studies have shown that consumption of blueberries can reduce the risk of cognitive decline as well as Parkinson's disease - a neurodegenerative disorder resulting from cell death in parts of the brain.
Studies have also revealed that in addition to reducing the risk of cognitive damage, blueberries can also improve short-term memory loss and motor coordination.4
- Healthy digestion
- Because of their fiber content, blueberries help to prevent constipation and promote regularity for a healthy digestive tract.
- Weight loss and satiety
- Dietary fiber is commonly recognized as an important factor in weight loss and weight management by functioning as a "bulking agent" in the digestive system. High fiber foods increase satiety and reduce appetite, making you feel fuller for longer and thereby lowering your overall calorie intake.
- Fighting wrinkles
- Collagen, the skin's support system, relies on vitamin C as an essential nutrient that works in our bodies as an antioxidant to help prevent damage caused by the sun, pollution and smoke. Vitamin C also promotes collagen's ability to smooth wrinkles and improve overall skin texture. Just one cup of blueberries provides 24% of your daily need for vitamin C.
- Most powerful anti-oxidant of all fruits.
- Potent anti-cancer and immune supporting effects.
- Inhibits abnormal platelet aggregation that could cause heart attacks, strokes and embolic disease.
- Lowers cholesterol and other cardiac risk factors.
- Lowers blood pressure
- Shown to promote reversal of atherosclerotic plaque in human studies.
- May have benefits to relieve or protect against depression and osteoporosis.
Many studies show that the pomegranate is one of the most powerful, nutrient dense foods for overall good health. These clinical findings clearly show a correlation between pomegranate compounds and their positive effect on both human and animal cardiovascular, nervous, and skeletal health. This is one fruit that you can't afford to exclude from your diet!
Pomegranate tops all other conventional fruits, including blueberry and strawberry, in its ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) value, ranking pomegranate as one of the most powerful antioxidant fruits.
- Choose Cloudy Apple Juice (all 100% Vitadrink® juices are cloudy) published January 2007 Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture (Oszmianski J, Wolniak M, et al.).
- The Truth About Beet Juice published by Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD on WebMD.
- Two new studies highlight benefits of drinking 100% fruit juice published by Louisiana State University Agricultural Center and Baylor College of Medicine.
- Effects of a Tart Cherry Juice Beverage on the Sleep of Older Adults with Insomnia: A Pilot Study published by Journal of Medicinal Food. 2010 Jun; 13(3): 579–583.'.