Socrates once said… “There is only one good, knowledge; and one evil, ignorance.” This statement should guide us in all of our actions, especially where our health is concerned. Many of us haven’t the slightest idea of how to maintain good health. When illness strikes, we rely on our doctors to cure us. What we fail to understand is that, while doctors definitely have an important role to play, often we can prevent or support our recovery with simple dietary changes or recipes.
Juicing is an easy and natural way to support a healthy lifestyle. The power of fruits and vegetables should never be under-valued, and if you take the time to learn which ones are right for you, then you can learn to boost your health and resistance to many ailments.
With 21st century technology in the form a Cold Press Juicer, you can easily treat a number of common ailments, simply by prescribing and preparing your very own juicy tonic.
Today, our Cold Press Juicer team have collaborated with their favourite health gurus to share with you 5 of their very best recipes for preventing, resisting and treating 21st century ailments. Not only are we giving our followers these amazing recipes, we also explain the science behind the magic…
Skip your morning coffee and try one of the Cold Press Juicer “Stress Less” recipe instead –
½ grapefruit (or orange)
¼ head of green cabbage
1 apple (or pear)
1 small handful of mint
Wash all ingredients, peel the grapefruit and the beetroot. Add all ingredients to the Cold Press Juicer and enjoy!
This combination of active ingredients above lower the acidity in the body with alkaline foods to reduce stress, stimulate liver cells and cleanse the bile ducts. The vitamin C content enables the body to cope with nerves and the phosphorous and iron content helps reduce oxidative stress which in turn, promotes cell-regeneration which is known to be adversely affected in times of stress.
Many people suffer with moderate to High Blood Pressure and this juice is one natural way to help lower the numbers –
1 green apple
4 celery sticks
Large bunch of parsley (or coriander)
1 cube (2.5cm) ginger
Add all ingredients to the Cold Press Juicer and enjoy!
Research has shown that Oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs) are abundant in fresh fruits and vegetables, and that the OPC quercetin is a natural supplement to lower blood pressure.
Sinusitis was once a seasonal ailment, but with constant climate change and global extremities many people found themselves suffering year-round with this annoying allergic and painful infection.
1 slice of pineapple ( remove all skin)
2 celery sticks
1 knob (2.5cm) ginger
1 small chilli (or a sprinkle of dried cayenne pepper)
Peel pineapple and lemon. Add all ingredients to the Cold Press Juicer and enjoy!
Pineapple contains anti-infective and anti-inflammatory juices which improve immunity and decrease mucus. The citrus is high in vitamin C and potassium. Ginger has anti-microbial benefits and supports immune function as does chilli and cayenne.
Do you have trouble falling asleep? Lack of sleep can affect cognitive function and over time could lead to other health issues including heart disease. There are several juice recipes claiming to help you fall asleep in less than 15 minutes, however the Cold Press team voted for this one, we call it the “Sleepy Smoothie Bedtime”
3 peaches ( remove pit)
1 small bunch of mint
Combine all ingredients into the Cold Press Juicer, drink chilled without straining the liquid at least half an hour before going to bed
Peaches and apples contain Tryptophan, an amino acid that when ingested gets turned into the neurotransmitter serotonin and then converted into the hormone melatonin, which is a relaxing and sleep-inducing hormone
Relieve your arthritic aches and pains with our anti-inflammatory juice – assists in the treatment of arthritis and gout
2.5 cm ginger
1 tablespoon of warmed honey
Peel pineapple and add all ingredients into the Cold Press Juicer and enjoy!
Although some of these ingredients may taste a little acidic, they are alkaline-forming foods and help to reduce acidity in the body.
So there you have it! Awesome recipes designed to naturally heal your body. Let us know what you think!
Until next time, be well!