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The Tops Juices For a Healthy You

I’ll take a kale-mint-melon-mango-spinach juice please. Juice blends are all the range right now, and for a good reason. These yummy juices are full of benefits.

To avoid adding sugars, go for cold and fresh pressed. Here are the health benefits of our favorites fruit juices.

 

1) Watermelon Juice.

This refreshing fruit is made up of over 90% water, making it one of the most hydrating options out there and it contains antioxidants that decrease chances of heart disease, high blood pressure, and cancer. Added bonus, if you drink it while you are working out, the citrulline helps reduce muscle soreness and lower chances of inflammation. Get your guys to drink it too, the amino acid is a natural libido booster.

2) Pomegranate Juice.

Pomegranate Juice is blast of antioxidants. It is filled with vitamins E and C, which help reduce wrinkles and protect against sun damage. It also helps to reduce inflammation. The phytochemicals inside the pomegranate prevent the growth of aromatase, one of the major enzymes responsible for breast cancer growth.

3) Blueberry Juice.

The high amounts of flavonoids and disease-fighting antioxidants in blueberry juice may help reduce the chances of Alzheimer’s Disease and other mental health disorders. A study done at the University of Cincinnati found a link between blueberry juice and cognitive aging—results concluded that those who consumed blueberry juice scored higher on memory tests as opposed to those who consumed placebo drinks. Consumption may also prevent diabetes and increases the amount of nitric oxide in the body, which helps lower blood pressure. (Harpers Bazaar)

4) Grapefruit Juice.

Grab this on your way to the beach. Grapefruit juice helps your body release excess water retention, resulting in boosting metabolism and strengthening the immune system. Stick to the ruby reds blend to manage your weight and control blood sugar.

5) Cranberry Juice.

Rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, it is considered an anti-inflammatory powerhouse. It’s known to aid in the prevention of kidney stones, cavities and fights off urinary tract infections.

6) Orange Juice.

Great for when you are fighting a cold, orange juice is great for providing the body with tons of vitamin C. Drink this classic juice for a healthy immune system and to fight off damage-causing free radicals. Drinking an eight-ounce glass a day might also help reduce your blood pressure and reduce the risk of hearth disease.

7) Beet Juice.

Had a rough night out on the town? Beet juice is a huge liver detoxifier, thanks to betalain, which gives the fruit its deep red color. Don’t worry you don’t need a large amount to reap the benefits. Just a few small glasses a week will help stimulate the detoxifying enzymes and flush out your system.

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