HEATHER’S SUPER SKIN CARE JUICE RECIPE INCLUDED
It is no secret that fruits and vegetables are nature’s way of giving us a path to a healthy life. Enriched with vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, these elements can help you stay healthy, have more energy and achieve radiant skin.
Among the bounties of nature, are apples, carrots and cucumbers which have numerous health benefits. Juicing apples, carrots and cucumbers is one of the best ways to absorb all of the amazing things these foods offer in a delicious drink your entire family will love.
Freshly made raw juices can have a remarkable effect on your skin’s tone and texture over time and are naturally full of nutrients like antioxidants, enzymes, minerals and vitamins for skin health.
My personal favorite juice combination is a blend of carrots, apples and cucumbers. The cucumber gives the juice a very refreshing quality. Carrots, apples and cucumbers in the raw juice form are very beneficial to your overall health and skin. Here is some more information on the health benefits of these great fruits and vegetables.
Carrots are a powerhouse of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Many people who start juicing carrots regularly notice a healthy glow to their skin and an improvement in its smoothness and texture.
Cucumber is an extremely hydrating, cooling and alkalizing vegetable for eliminating toxins. It is high in silica and other beneficial trace minerals for reducing inflammation and improving the softness of your skin and the strength of your hair and nails.
Apples are an extremely healthy fruit, high in antioxidant flavonoids like quercetin, kaempferol and myricetin. These not only benefit your skin’s appearance, they have also been shown in studies to reduce the risk of skin cancer. Pectin in apples also helps your liver with eliminating toxins and apple’s natural sweetness can balance out the sometimes potent vegetable juice flavors.
Apart from these numerous health benefits of cucumber and apples, carrot juice is a great substitute for apple and it tastes incredible too. The cucumber is a refreshing taste, and carrot adds all the good sweetness to it.
So whether you are looking for the ideal nutrition drink, or trying to improve your health or just want to start out the day in a healthy way, a glass or two of cucumber, carrot and apple juice every day is just what you need to start your day off on the right foot.
The benefits of juicing a variety of fruits and vegetables are very diverse. Enjoy making up your own concoctions and have fun with it. My favorite juicing book that provides detailed information on the importance of juicing and contains helpful recipes for common ailments is…………………….
Once again, maintaining and improving your health through juicing isn’t a quick fix. It takes time and continual use to see long term improvement. Remember to drink your fresh, raw juice immediately after you make it so that your body reaps all of the bountiful benefits that the juice provides.
Heather’s Super Skin Care Juice
- 7 carrots, trimmed
- 2 apples
- 1 cucumber, peeled
- Process all the fruit and vegetables in the juicer, mix well and serve immediately.
- 10 minutes preparation time