The appeal of cabbage juice lies not in its taste, which is rather bitter, but it has many health benefits and is a potent medicine for many disease. Cabbage contains a wealth of micronutrients as well as a wide array of phytochemicals with a similarly broad variety of medicinal properties. Cabbage Juice is contain great amounts of Vitamin C thus helping to fight off bacterial and viral infections.
Nutrition Profile of Cabbage
Cabbage is particularly rich in insoluble fiber and beta carotene. In addition, it is packed full of vitamins (K, E, C, B1, B6, etc) as well as nutrients such as iron, sulphur, magnesium, iodine and calcium.
Disease Fighting Properties of Cabbage Juice
Raw cabbage comes with anti-carcinogenic. Daily and frequent consumption of cabbage juice has shown to be effective in preventing and treating cancers of the breast, colon, liver, lung and ovarian. A compound in cabbage, sulforaphane, also helps protect cells from invasion of carcinogens.
Improve Brain Function
It is full of vitamin K and anthocyanins that help with mental function and concentration. These nutrients also prevent nerve damage, improving your defense against Alzheimer’s disease, and dementia. Red cabbage has the highest amount of these power nutrients.
Boost immune system
Cabbage Juice boosts the immune system and also works to promote and regulate T cells, and helps in the treatment of allergies because of a chemical called histidine. Glucosinolates which is found in Cabbage Juice also stimulates the immune system.
The anti-inflammatory property of cabbage juice is also very beneficial. Raw cabbage is known to have certain essential amino acids, which can help you fight against skin inflammation.
Protect Heart Disease
The selenium found in cabbage juice helps to protect your body from heart disease. In addition, high levels of the essential fatty acid Omega 3 help to prevent cardiovascular disease, strokes, and high blood pressure.
Healthy Cabbage Juice Recipe
What you need:
-1 large English cucumber, peeled
-1/2 of a medium red cabbage
-1-2 D’Anjou pears
-2 meyer lemons
-1 inch piece of ginger
-Wash, prep, cut into manageable juice-able pieces and send them all down your juicer.
-Bottle the juice up in airtight containers or better yet enjoy it right away! Don’t wait more than 48 hours to enjoy your fresh juice!
-Remember don’t freeze it.
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