Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Juicing for Heart Health

Many people have turned to juicing for weight loss, but there’s an added benefit that is often overlooked. Consuming fruits and vegetables is fantastic for your heart. While we have known for many years that fruits and vegetables are beneficial for overall health, there is specific evidence that links consuming fruits and vegetables to heart health. Those who juice are able to optimize the effects because they can pack a variety of produce into one beverage. Here are some things to take into consideration when juicing for heart health.


Consuming raw fruits and vegetables is a great way to improve your heart health, as well as your overall body health. Raw produce contains amazing nutrients that are often lost in the cooking process. When you juice the raw fruits and vegetables, you can combine flavor profiles that you may not normally combine for cooking purposes, and gain all the nutritional value simultaneously. Instead of having to eat several products at one sitting, you can juice it into a tasty drink, reaping all the benefits.


Some fruits and vegetables are better for the heart than others. This list contains the best produce, along with the heart benefit:

Green Vegetables

Green smoothies are popular at juicing bars because all green vegetables have health benefits. Kale, spinach and other leafy green veggies are packed with fiber. Fiber is essential in lowering cholesterol. It also has a ton of calcium, which is good for bone health. 


Beets contain vitamin B folate which is great for preventing your arteries from hardening. When the arteries harden, patients experience increased blood pressure, increased stroke risk, and increased risk of a heart attack.


Ginger is also high in folate. While it has a strong taste, a little ginger goes a long way.

Red Grapes

There is a reason why studies have shown that drinking red wine has heart benefits. Red grapes help keep the platelets in your blood from binding. This reduces your chance of having heart issues.


Full of potassium, celery is great for heart health.


Berries reduce the number of free radicals in the blood. Blueberries are also a natural anti-inflammatory. Combined, berries are a great and tasty addition to your juices or fruit smoothies.


There is nothing wrong with juicing every day. The juice from fruits and vegetables are great for frequent consumption. However, you should also include lean protein in your diet. Protein is important for muscle growth and development.
While you can easily consume two to four servings of fruits and vegetables in one drink, having a balanced diet is just as important. If you are a vegetarian, you can get proteins from nuts and legumes. Otherwise, a serving a fish, such as salmon, can provide beneficial omega 3’s.
Also, make sure that you are getting enough fiber in your diet. When you juice, you are often stripping the fibrous components away to get the liquid. In order to maintain digestive health, adding fiber to your diet is vital. Whether you use a powder or consume it in another fashion, make sure you are getting enough daily fiber in your diet.


If you are new to juicing, you might not be sure what the best juicing combinations are for heart health and great taste. One recipe you can try is spinach, beets carrots, apples, red grapes, and ginger. These flavors have all the components geared toward juicing for heart health.
If you are new to juicing, there are many health benefits, especially for heart health. And you don’t have to spend a lot of money to get a good juicer or blender.

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