Juicing for Better Health

The benefits of fruits and vegetables-

We discussed, in part one of juicing, the health benefits of juicing.  Today we will look at particular fruits and vegetables to juice.

Fruits for health:

  1. Apple- Gallbladder troubles, liver, diarrhea, tooth decay, and loss of appetite
  2. Apricot- Liver and pancreas detox
  3. Blackberry- Diarrhea and colon problems
  4. Blueberry- Pancreas (Blueberries are also said to be good for sugar problems.)
  5. Cantaloupe- Complexion and digestion
  6. Cherry- Blood cleanser and good for gout
  7. Crab Apple- Vertigo
  8. Cranberry- Asthma and kidneys
  9. Grapefruit- Colds, flu, malaria, sleeplessness, and works as a laxative
  10. Grapes- Good for tumors and anemia
  11. Lemon- Nerves, kidneys, high blood pressure, and liver
  12. Lime- Yellow jaundice (Limes are also a good supplier of Vitamin C.)
  13. Papaya- Protein digestion
  14. Peach- Complexion and good during pregnancy
  15. Pineapple- Protein digestion and wonderful supplier of enzymes
  16. Strawberry- Skin
  17. Watermelon- Kidneys (and lungs if the rind is included)

Vegetables for health:

  1. Asparagus- Urinary problems and fatty tumors
  2. Beets- Nerves, anemia, and spleen (Beets are also an excellent alkalizer.)
  3. Bell Pepper- Eyes and digestion
  4. Cabbage- Tissue builder, removes toxins, helps digestion and elimination
  5. Carrots- Eyes, blood, lymph, skin, and digestion
  6. Celery- Arthritis, heart, indigestion, colds, and skin problems
  7. Cucumber- Skin, bladder, kidneys, infection, and inflammation
  8. Green Beans- Pancreas malfunctions and good to remove metallic poison
  9. Kale- Helps build resistance to colds
  10. Leeks- Tissue builder and reduces pancreas problems (Go easy on these- I was not forewarned before juicing them and it was quite an eye opener.)
  11. Onion- Colds and flu
  12. Parsnip- Good for intolerance to milk
  13. Parsley- Laxative, anemia, diuretic, detoxifies, gas elimination, and gallstones
  14. Peas- Source of protein and good for weak stomachs
  15. Potato- Kidneys (peel must be included)
  16. Radish- Promotes bile flow
  17. Romaine Lettuce- Asthma and bronchitis
  18. Rhubarb- Colon cleanser
  19. Spinach- Anemia, constipation, colon cleanser, chronic infections, and alkalizer
  20. Watercress- Anemia, rheumatism, infections, and alkalizer

Combining foods for healing:

Next, let’s look at a few basic food combinations and their health benefits. This is a simple list of foods you my combine, in juicer, to produce juices with optimal effects.

  • Arthritis- Grapefruit and Pineapple
  • Ulcers- Okra and Apple
  • Ulcers (Another combination for ulcers.)- Cabbage, Celery, and Carrot
  • Gallbladder, liver, kidneys, and prostrate- Beet, Cucumber, and Carrot
  • Headaches- Celery and Apple
  • Sleeplessness- Apple and Pear
  • Cancer- Carrot and Apple (Up to 13 glasses per day.)
  • Pancreas- Blueberry and Banana
  • Pyorrhea (also good to cleanse mucus from the stomach)- Cabbage and Carrot
  • Stimulate hair growth- Spinach, Lettuce, and Carrot  (I assume this does not include iceberg lettuce, which is mostly water.)

Please note-

None of these assertions are from a medical practitioner.  I am not a physician, so please contact your PCP before beginning any new diet.

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