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Nutrition in Radishes

 

1. Jaundice

The reason that radishes do a great job of treating jaundice is because they are a powerful detoxifier which makes them good for both the stomach and liver by eliminating waste and toxins. The fact that they additionally remove bilirubin and keep production of this compound stable makes them a useful treatment for jaundice. They can even increase the blood’s supply of oxygen and in turn help reduce the red blood cell destruction that jaundice causes.

2. Piles

One of the main causes of piles is constipation and because of its status as roughage which is made up of indigestible carbohydrates radishes can help fight this problem. Radishes can also help with water retention and digestion. Because it is a good detoxifier, a radish can also help quickly reduce symptoms of piles. Consumption of the juice will relieve even more symptoms by soothing the excretory and digestive systems.

3. Urinary Disorders

Because radishes are diuretic by nature, they will increase urine production. They are also an excellent way to help cure burning sensations during urination as well as inflammation. In addition, because they help clean out your kidneys as well as inhibit infections, they help treat various urinary conditions which may be made worse by excess toxins.

4. Weight Loss

Because radishes are incredibly filling, they are a great way to satisfy hunger and keep a low caloric intake. In addition due to their high quantities of roughage, water and low quantities of digestible carbs, they are a great dietary option. Because radishes have a good amount of fiber but a low glycemic index, they can increase the regularity of bowel movements, helping with the metabolism and weight loss.

5. Cancer

Due to their high levels of vitamin C, anthocyanins and folic as well as detoxifying abilities, radishes are associated with treating several cancers such as oral, stomach, intestinal, kidney and colon. They also contain a great deal of antioxidants and isothiocyanates which alter the cancerous cells’ genetic pathways, causing them to die and be incapable of reproducing.

6. Leucoderma

Radishes can be used to treat leucoderma because of their anti-carcinogenic properties as well as detoxifying abilities. You can either use the powdered seeds soaked in cow’s urine, ginger juice or vinegar and apply them to the areas or simply eat the radish.

7. Skin Problems

Many of the nutrients found in radishes such as some B vitamins, zinc, phosphorus and vitamin C benefit the skin. In addition the water content helps the skin stay hydrated and the disinfectant properties can clear up problems such as cracks, rashes and dry skin. When smashed, raw radish also serves as a good face pack and cleanser.

8. Insect Bites

Because of their anti-pruritic properties, radishes can be effective in treating bee stings and insect bites. The juice will also sooth affected areas and reduce pain.

9. Fever

Radishes are effective at lowering the body temperature as well as relieving inflammation due to fevers.

10.Kidney Diseases

Radishes’ abilities as a disinfectant, cleanser and most importantly a diuretic make it great for treating kidney disorders. They will wash away any toxins which have built up in the kidneys as well as decreasing their accumulation in the blood. They will also protect the kidneys from infection.

11.Respiratory Disorder

Because radishes are anti-congestive, they can decrease congestion in the respiratory system as well as irritation due to allergies, infections or colds. Because of their richness in vitamins as well as their disinfectant properties, they also help protect against infections.

12.Liver and Gallbladder

Radishes help regulation the flow and production of bilirubin and bile, enzymes and acids. They also contain enzymes such as esterase, amylase, diastase and myrosinase and help remove any excess bilirubin from your bloodstream. Eating them regularly can also protect you from ulcers and infections.

13.Others

Radishes can also serve as a metabolism regulator, laxative, breath freshener and appetizer. Normal consumption can also improve blood circulation as well as treat dyspepsia, gall stones, gastric problems, whooping cough, sore throat, obesity, nausea, acidity and headaches.

 

Juice of the Day:

Kale/Swiss Chard mix

 

1 Radish

1 slice Red Bell Pepper

1 yellow Squash1 Celery

1 Garlic clove

1 Scallion

1 thumb size Ginger

1 Tomato

1/4 cup Blueberry

5 Red grapes

juice from 1 Lime juice

1 Gala apple

1 Tbsp Hemp seeds

1 Tbsp Gogi Berries

1 Tbsp Flax Seeds

Water

radish

Cheers!

 

benefits of asparagus

  1. It’s loaded with nutrients: Asparagus is a very good source of fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as chromium, a trace mineral that enhances the ability of insulin to transport glucose from the bloodstream into cells.
  2. This herbaceous plant—along with avocado, kale and Brussels sprouts—is a particularly rich source of glutathione, a detoxifying compound that helps break down carcinogens and other harmful compounds like free radicals. This is why eating asparagus may help protect against and fight certain forms of cancer, such as bone, breast, colon, larynx and lung cancers.
  3. Asparagus is packed with antioxidants, ranking among the top fruits and vegetables for its ability to neutralize cell-damaging free radicals. This, according to preliminary research, may help slow the aging process.

Juice of the Day:

4 Asparagus spears

 

2 Organic Kale leaves

1 Carrot

1Tomato

1 Garlic clove

1 Scallion

1 Tbsp Gogi berry

1 Tbsp Hemp seeds

1 Tbsp Flax seeds

Juice from one lime

Dash Cayenne pepper

Fresh Parsley

Cold Water

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Cheers!

 

Health Benefits of Granola

Whether you like your granola in a bowl with milk or on top of your favorite yogurt, you’re doing your body a favor by adding this cereal to your juice. Granola is full of heart healthy whole grains such as oats, wheat and whole wheat flour that can help to lower cholesterol. The whole grains in granola are also a good source of soluble and insoluble fiber, which help to keep your intestines in proper working order and also keep your body feeling fuller for longer periods of time. Many granolas also contain various nuts, which are beneficial to your body. Nuts, such as walnuts and almonds, contain “good” fats and omega-3 fatty acids that are essential for heart health.

Juice of the Day:

6 Cashews 

2 Tbsp Walnut granola

1 Scoop Maca Powder

1 Gala Apple

1 cup Honeydew Mellon

10 Green grapes

1/4 cup Raspberry

Swiss Chard and Kale mix

1 Tbsp Gogi Berries

1 Tbsp Chia Seeds

½ cup orange juice

Water

 

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Start the weekend right

Juice of the Day:

1/2 Beets1 Celery1 CarrotHandful Kale/Swiss Chard mix

1 Gala Apple

1 Tbsp Goji Berries

1 Tbsp Hemp Seeds

1 slice Red Bell pepper

Juice from one lemon

Water

Hemp seed

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Feel good Juice

Juice of the Day:

Handful Swiss Chard

Juice from 1 Lemon

1 Banana

1 Tomato

1 Apple

1/4 cup Blueberries

1/4 Cucumber

1 Tbsp Chia Seeds

1 Tbsp Goji berries

1 Tbsp Flax seeds

Water

juicing 3

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Start your day with Breakfast

Juice of the Day:

6 Cashews

 

2 Tbsp Granola

 

1 Scoop Maca Powder

 

1 Gala Apple

 

1/2 cup Honeydew Mellon

8 Green grapes

1/4 cup Raspberry

Handful Swiss Chard and Kale mix

1 Tbsp Goji Berries

1 Tbsp Chia Seeds

½ cup orange juice

Water

raspberries

Cheers!

Simple juice packed with Nutrition

50% Kale

1/2 Cucumber

3 Pineapple Slices

1 Tbsp Flax Seed

Water

Cheers!

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