Sunday, March 20, 2016

Juice Exploration ::: Watermelon + Strawberry + Cucumber Juice


1.5kg of Watermelon
250g of Strawberries
1 Cucumber


Watermelon
Health Benefit of Watermelon Juice
High quantities of iron
rich in antioxidants, it can preempt the development of kidney stones
Soothes sore muscles
Improved circulation can benefit more than just the heart
Antioxidant linked to both the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer, Stomach Cancer, Lung Cancer
Anti-aging
Very hydrating
Cleansing
Helps to control blood pressure
Promotes weight loss
Helps to lower cholesterol
Offers natural sun protection
Relieves edema (water retention)
Relieves mental depression and fatigue
Rejuvenating blood tonic
Perfect piece to beat the summer heat
Antioxidant
Diuretic
vitamin C
When juicing with seeds and rind, the result is a good source of chlorophyll, vitamin B1, B6, potassium, magnesium, zinc, iodine, nucleic acids, and enzymes that aid in digestion.

How to choose and store Watermelon in general?
- Store whole watermelons in a cool place. Once cut, store for up to two days in the fridge.
- Thump a watermelon with your knuckles. If it sounds hollow, it will taste sweet. Look for a dark green melon, dull rather than shiny, with a pale yellow underbelly.

Some good reads are found here About Watermelon


Strawberry
Health Benefit of Strawberry Juice
Vitamin C
Vitamin B6
Vatamin K
Antioxidants
Fibre
Folic Acid
Iodine
Folate
Copper
Magnesium
Phosphorus
Botin
Omega-3 Fats
Potassium
Phytonutrients
Flavanoids
Phytochemicals
Digestive Ailments
Teeth Whitening
Skin Irritations
Blood Sugar Levels
Boost Immunity
Promote Eye Health
Help fight or Prevent Cancer
Anti-aging properties
Help fight Bad Cholesterol
Reduce Inflammation
Regulate Blood Pressure
Help aid in Weight Management
Promote Pre-Natal Health
Boost Short-term Memory

How to choose and store Strawberry in general?
- Store whole watermelons in without washing or removing the stems. Arrange them on a paper towel-lined tray, cover with plastic wrap and then refrigerate. Before consuming wash the strawberries under cool water and then remove stems.
- Choose strawberries that are firm, plump, unblemished, free of mold, shiny, deep red color and bright green caps attached.

Some good reads are found here About Strawberry


Cucumber
Health Benefit of Cucumber Juice
Vitamin A
Vitamin B1, B5, B7
Vitamin C
Vitamin K
Magnesium
Potassium
Silicon
Antioxidant
Flavonoids
Tannins
Iron
Calcium
Anti-inflammatory Flavonol
Rehydrates body
Fights heat
Flushes out toxins
Aids in weight loss
Revives the eyes
Stabilizes blood pressure
Helps digestion
Smooths hair, nails, muscle and joint pain
Good for diabetics
Reduces cholesterol
Protect Your Brain
Reduce Your Risk of Cancer
Manage Stress
Maintain a Healthy Weight
Pain-relieving effects
Hangover cure
Promotes joint health
Relieves gout
Arthritis pain
Bone health

How to choose and store Cucumber in general?
- Store cucumber should be stored at room temperature and keep them separately from bananas, tomatoes, and melons, which are all high ethylene producers which cucumber will be sensitive to it.
- Choose cucumber that are bright, even color of skin without dullness or sweating, firm and does not bend. Smaller cucumbers are crisper and have finer seeds.

Some good reads are found here About Cucumber


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