When we were kids we used to hear from our parents that vegetables and fruits are the real essence of getting nutrients for achieving good health and a healthy mind.

Before the 1950s people mostly relied on traditional vegetables and fruits which possess every nutrient, vitamin, and mineral to maintain good health.

After that, due to the technological revolution, we moved into a quick-paced world where people spent less time on diet and more on work for worldly gains. Quick nutrients taking methods have developed many foods of getting nutrients quickly.

As a result, we have entered into a world full of diseases where despite an excess of medical facilities we are becoming victims of multiple diseases due to consuming an unhealthy and unnatural diet.

Apple, Celery Cucumber juice

To maintain an equilibrium between our daily routines and a healthy nutritious diet we have to move towards healthy juices.

For this, juices with many health benefits have been recommended. A Juice highly recommended as a source of nutrients is Apple, Cucumber, and Celery juice because it is full of health benefits.

Nutritional Facts about apple cucumber and celery juice for our body

8 fluid ounce of this juice provides you following energy, vitamins and minerals;

  • 50 Calories
  • Total fat-0g
  • Sodium 95mg that is 4% DV
  • Potassium 171mg
  • Carbohydrates 11g
  • Protein 0.5g
  • In vitamins and minerals; Calcium 5% DV
  • Fatty acids and amino acids are 0

Let’s explore the health benefits of Apple Cucumber Celery juice in a more detailed way and how it would serve our nutritional requirements.

Health benefits of Apple

Apple is a rich source of phytochemicals. A study has suggested the consumption of apple in a daily diet will reduce the risk of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, asthma, and diabetes.

Apples have very strong anti-oxidant activity, inhibit cancer cell proliferation, decrease lipid oxidation, and also lower our body’s cholesterol.

Apples contain many phytochemicals such as quercetin, catechin, phloridzin and chlorogenic acid, all are very strong antioxidants. (1)

There are many health benefits of apples that have been reported such as improves lung strength, hearth health, subsides asthma, improves bone health, weight loss, improves immune system with improvements in gut health and most importantly, apples have miraculous benefits on brain because of easing symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and age-related memory loss.

Apples offer many more health benefits which are as under;

Prevention from Cancer

Anti-oxidant effects of phytochemicals and fibers which are present in apples prevent a cell’s DNA from oxidative damage that leads to cancer.

Studies have shown that these chemicals prevent new cancer cells from growing and the spread of existing cancer cells.

There is a decreasing trend of lung cancer reported with higher intakes of all fruits (including apples). It applies specifically to smokers and former smokers. (2)

Powerhouse of nutrients

Apples have low fat and sodium content and do not offer protein but it is a good source of fiber and vitamin C.

For apple juice

One medium-sized apple has following of the nutritional content;

  • 25g of carbs
  • 19g of sugar
  • 4g of fibers
  • 100 calories
  • Variety of anti-oxidants

Provides strength to brain power

Apples enhance our brain power by enhancing the acetylcholine production.

Acetylcholine aids in the building up of a stronger communication between nerve cells and brain that further improve your memory and lower the risks of developing Alzheimer’s disease. (3)

Aids in protecting bones

Apples provide strength to our bones and play a vital role in the improvement of overall bone health.

There is a certain flavonoid called phlorizin, found in apple skin, that helps prevent bone loss associated with menopause. Because it fights against the inflammation and free radical production that leads to bone degeneration.

Helps in blood sugar regulation and control Diabetes

The Fructose and antioxidant polyphenols in apples improve the metabolic balance and slow down the rate at which sugar is absorbed in the body.

It proved to be very effective for diabetic patients to control Diabetes.

Experts have also suggested that apples subsides the risk of type 2 diabetes because of having a class of antioxidants in apples called Anthocyanin.

These are just few benefits of Apples from thousands of its explored benefits. Now, let’s take a look at the Health benefits of Cucumber and how these benefits we can exploit from Apple, Cucumber and celery juice?

Health benefits of Cucumber

Cucumber provides us with anti-oxidants, maintains our weight in a normal range, makes our skin glow, maintains heart health, control blood pressure, hydrates our body and cells and prevents us from Diabetes. So, let’s explore few benefits of cucumbers.

Acts as anti-oxidant

Foods high in antioxidants help our your body to function optimally.  Antioxidants assists our body to get prevention from damage and cancer.

Cucumbers have many antioxidants such as vitamin C, beta-carotene, manganese, flavonoids, triterpenes and lignans that have anti-inflammatory properties.

Vitamin C makes our immune system stronger and Beta-Carotene is very beneficial for vision.

An animal study published in 2010 in the Journal of young pharmacists has demonstrated that fresh extracts from cucumber showed increased scavenging of free radicals. (4)

Free radicals are found to be associated with many human diseases, but they can be held in check by antioxidants. (5)

One study has shown a positive association between the triterpene, cucurbitacin that are found in Cucumbers, works to reduce inflammation, mainly in cancer cells.

Makes your skin Glow

Cucumbers have been proved as a beauty enhancers. Cucumbers have amazing effects on our skin.

Applying cucumber juice on the skin makes our skin soft and glows our skin.

Anti-inflammatory properties of cucumber naturally lighten our skin and reduce tanning.

Cucumbers also help us to reduce wrinkles and fine lines from our skin. (6)

Cucumbers assist in Weight loss

Cucumbers contain almost 96% H2O and have very low calorie content.

There are just 15.5 calories in 100 g of cucumber and that will be beneficial for us to reduce weight by taking a healthy diet having a high water and low calorie content because it keeps us full.

Now let’s move towards the health benefits of Celery.

Health benefits of cucumber

Health benefits of celery

Celery is nothing less than a blessing for human being at this planet but it depends upon how we consume such a blessing. Celery have many health and nutritional benefits and some of them are as under.

Celery, a natural diuretic

Celery root has been proved as a natural diuretic because it regulates urine production and aids for effective waste secretion from our bodies.

There are some substances called Phtalides, a natural compound in celery, act as a diuretic. Others are inhibitors in Celery that reduces uric acid levels.

If you are suffering from gout or edema, which leads to the build-up of uric acid crystals in your joints you need to take celery juice in your diet for relief.

Celery improves Kidney Function

Celery juice and Celery prevents us from kidney stones and improves kidney function. Celery keeps normal pH levels of our body, in this way neutralizes high acidity levels, which are really very harmful to our kidneys.

Celery juice also works as a detoxifier and so eliminates calcium deposits that may be build up in our joints.

Celery helps our body to complete its detoxification process by getting away with calcium deposits from our joints.

Provides support to our Nervous system

Celery juice, a natural antioxidant supports our nervous system. It contains natural magnesium which helps us to take sleep better.

Celery juice makes us relaxed and prevents us from sickness. Celery contains a natural chemical called, 3-n-butylphthalide (BuPh) that possess lipid-lowering powers.

BuPh calms our central nervous system and helps us to take better sleep. (7)

I have mentioned some benefits from many thousands of what these fruits and vegetables offer to our health. We could write thousands of benefits which has been gifted to us naturally but could not write. So, let’s move towards the recipe of Apple, Cucumber and Celery juice.

Health benefits of celery

Recipe

Now that when I have mentioned benefits separately and you are convinced with nutritional and health potential of these vegetables and fruits let’s move towards juice making.

We can take all nutritional and health benefits of Apple cucumber celery by taking a single glass of juice and can maintain our health.

Ingredients of Apple cucumber celery juice and how we can make a glass full of nutrients?

  • 4 stalks of celery
  • 2 Apples
  • 2 English Cucumber
  • Peel Apple and Cucumber and cut them into pieces

Instructions

After cutting Apple, Cucumber and Celery blend these vegetables and fruits with a blender.

Sieve the juice with a strainer and juice is ready for taking health and nutritional benefits.

Conclusion

What Celery, Cucumber and Apple provide us, we can take by making a glass of juice that will be rich in nutrients as well as quick way to get benefits.

We are living a very busy life therefore adopts a diet that would provide us with our required nutrients as well as save our time from cooking and eating such a large number of fruits.

A glass of apple cucumber celery juice provides us myriads of health benefits as we have discussed such as weight loss, prevention from cancer, blood regulator, control Diabetes, acts as a natural diuretic, makes our skin glow and many more like this.

Then why we are not moving towards a healthy life by adopting natural foods that have been gifted to us?

So, let us avoid unhealthy food and replace it with healthy juice that will keep up the requirements of our body.