If you want to be in shape, you need body strength, optimal health and mental concentration. Any sportsperson can tell you that the freshly squeezed juices would give you strength and energy. These so-called “Fitness juices” contain no fats, but a great amount of fibers, vitamins and healthy carbohydrates, and are one of the best things you can do for your body. No matter if you are exercising, preparing for a marathon, or you just want to have a healthy food regime, these juices will give you the physical and mental energy which will easily get you through the day full of activities.
Here’s what your body needs in order to be in good shape:
1. Vitamin A – gives you liveliness
2. Vitamin C – strengthens the immune system
3. Iron – gives you energy
4. Lignans – keep your hearth in a healthy condition
5. Manganese – strengthen the bones
6. Potassium – the cheapest health insurance that protects the heart and mind from stress
You can have all of these compounds from the freshly squeezed fruit and vegetable juices. All you need to do is think of a few combinations in different colors and enjoy
RED – beetroot, cherries, raspberries, gooseberries, strawberries
YELLOW – bananas, grapefruit, pineapple
GREEN – broccoli. Cucumber, kale, spinach
PURPLE – blueberries, chokeberry, plum
Examples of home-made drinks:
If you need energy:
3 oranges, half a banana, 125 ml. of yoghurt, 35 grams of frozen blueberries, 90 grams of frozen raspberries, half a mango, a little bit of cinnamon. Squeeze the oranges and blend the orange juice with the other ingredients until you get a creamy mixture. This smoothie stimulates all of the brain cells and wakes up the whole body.
If you want to burn fats:
Thanks to the red and the purple fruit, you will feel less hungry during the day and less willing to take snacks between the meals. This will help you keep your weight balanced.
3 apples cut into pieces, half a banana, 125 grams of low-fat yoghurt, 25 grams of frozen blueberries, five frozen strawberries, 30 grams of chokeberries, 30 grams of raspberries, 1 teaspoon of liquid L-Carnitine. Blend the apples first, then add the other ingredients and blend them until you get a creamy mixture.