Juice Recipes For Health: Pepper Beets Juice Recipe
Beet Root – 1/2 beet
Carrots – 3 large
Pepper (sweet red) – 1/2 medium
Process all ingredients in a juicer, shake or stir and serve.
This recipe creates juice that is high in antioxidants that may protect against arthritis, age-related memory loss, osteoporosis, cataracts, and macular degeneration. This juice recipe is also beneficial for those that are trying to improve their heart health and prevent heart disease. The high content of iron in beets regenerates and reactivates the red blood cells and supplies fresh oxygen to the body. Bell peppers contain high amounts of vitamin B6, which some research suggests may help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. The juice also contains high amounts of potassium, a mineral that helps lower blood pressure and preserve bone health.
This juice recipe is also a great choice for people who are trying to lose weight. It is low in calories and has a high water content. While beets do contain more sugar than most other vegetables, they are perfectly healthy and are still low in calories. Carrots have a cleansing action on the liver can help to relieve constipation and help with digestion.
This recipe can help improve the health of your hair and skin. Beets are a great source of folate, a vitamin that helps maintain healthy hair. The high quality vitamin C and other rich nutrients in carrots and bell peppers efficiently nourish the skin, preventing dry skin, psoriasis and other skin blemishes. Red bell peppers are a good source of vitamin E, beta-carotene, and beta-cryptoxanthin, other antioxidants involved in joint, skin, and eye health.
Bell peppers are refreshing, mild-flavored vegetables that come in many different colors, including red, yellow, and green. Peppers are available throughout the year but are usually in greater abundance during the summer and early fall months. Choose peppers that have deep vivid colors, taut skin, and that are free of soft spots, blemishes and darkened areas.
When choosing beets, pick small or medium-sized beets whose roots are firm, smooth-skinned and deep in color. The beet greens should appear fresh, tender, and have a lively green color. Avoid beets that have spots, bruises or soft, wet areas, all of which indicate spoilage.
Carrots are hardy vegetables that will keep longer than many others if stored properly in the coolest part of the refrigerator in a plastic bag or wrapped in a paper towel. Carrot roots should be firm, smooth, relatively straight and bright in color. Since the sugars are concentrated in the carrots’ core, generally those with larger diameters will have a larger core and therefore be sweeter, which can increase the sweetness of the juice considerably.