It is constantly emphasized how important the cabbage diet is, and this vegetable is cheap and it you can find it all year round. It is quite known about its healing effect, but few people know that the fresh juice of this vegetable is a real elixir of health.
The secret behind cabbage’s health properties lies in its abundance in vitamin C, vitamin K, manganese, small amount of vitamin B6, calcium, potassium and thiamine, choline antioxidants, beta-carotene, and indole. Moreover, red cabbage is richer in these ingredients than green cabbage.
Many studies have proved that continuous use of cabbage juice reduces the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, but also improves the quality of skin, increases energy levels and promotes healthy weight loss. In particular, a beneficial effect on the stomach and gastric symptoms such as ulcer, but it has been found that due to the large quantities of antioxidants – cabbage juice can act preventively and counteract the development of cancer.
Cabbage juice can also lower cholesterol levels, is good for anemic people, and it is also great for pregnant women as it contains folic acid which helps for proper development of the fetus. It also helps with rheumatism and arthritis, relieves insomnia and depression.
In order to prepare the juice, you have to have a juicer. Cut the cabbage into bigger pieces, put them in the juicer and mix well. One cup on an empty stomach in the morning is enough.
You will need:
1/4 or 1/2 cabbage
1/4 cup of water
In order to improve the taste, you can add one or two carrots, or you can add an apple or kiwi, ginger, orange, beets...