It is ready in a minute, and it is rich in nutrients and antioxidants to make you feel resistant to viruses and bacteria, to restore your vitality and decrease high blood pressure.
High blood pressure increases your risk for heart attack e and stroke, but you may be able to lower your blood pressure by improving your diet. A diet which is high in vegetables and fruits may help lower your blood pressure, and eating a wide variety will provide multiple nutrients to support a healthy blood pressure.
Selection of right fresh ingredients can surely keep your blood pressure under control. The National Institutes of Health recommends diet high in potassium, calcium and magnesium which are useful in controlling high blood pressure.
Stock up on citrus fruits the next time you hit the grocery store. Citrus fruits are best known for their high vitamin C content. Oranges are high in nutrition and low in calories. With a potassium content of 326 mg and no sodium, this is one of the best fruits that lower blood pressure. Lemons, too, are a good source of potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin A and folate.
Citrus fruits also act as anti-inflammatory agents, preventing inflammatory processes and infections and reducing pain.
Being great source of beta-carotene and potassium, carrots help to maintain and regulate high blood pressure as well as to reduce the risk for developing cardiovascular diseases.
Ginger is excellent for controlling blood pressure and recent studies show it plays key role in prevention of strokes and heart attacks so it should be inevitable part of everyday diet.
Prepare this refreshing and tasty juice, keep your health intact and be fit as much as you can.
Fresh Immunity Boosting Juice to Reduce High Blood PressureIngredients:
- 2 oranges
- 1 carrot, grated
- 1 tsp. grated ginger
- 1/2 lemon
- 1/4 cup water
Squeeze the oranges and lemon, and add the juice to the carrot, ginger and water. Juice everything well. If you don’t have juicer, put all the ingredients in the blender and process well. Then separate the juice from the pulp by pouring the juice through a mesh strainer or cheesecloth into a container, if you want pure juice, and then discard the pulp. Serve your juice immediately or store it in the refrigerator in an airtight container for no longer than 24 hours to minimize loss of nutrients.