Packed with vitamins and nutrients, juices can be super nutritious to your diet – but they’re not all created equal. Here are some that can help you deal with everything from hangovers to tummy aches.
As lots of iron is lost through menstrual bleeding, consuming foods that replenish it can help you avoid anemia. Each beet contains an average of 0.7mg of iron as well as plenty of magnesium, fibre and vitamin C. As this superfood is extremely potent, it should not be taken in large amounts. A third of a cup is the recommended serving size. When you're on your period.
When you’re stressed out, you adrenal glands overproduce the hormone cortisol, which can lead to anxiety and mood problems. A vitamin-C packed glass of apple juice can reduce cortisol release, helping to minimise the psychological and physical effects of stress. When you're feeling stressed.
Feel your stomach rolling after a night of partying? Alcohol can cause your stomach to produce more acid than usual, and coconut water can help to counteract that. It also restores lost electrolytes, helping your hangover to pass more quickly. When you're hungover
This superfood is packed with a wide range of vitamins. High in fibre and magnesium, celery juice aids bowel movement and has a calming effect on the nervous system. This helps relaxation, sending you off to snoozeland. For better sleep.
Constantly have tummy issues? Introduce bananas into your diet. The yellow fruit is a great source of prebiotics, which provide the nutrients needed for the good bacteria in your gut to thrive and grow, keeping stomachaches at bay. When you have a tummy ache.
The skincare junkie’s ultimate vegetable. Carrot juice is superb at combating the signs of ageing, scarring and blemishes. Packed with vitamins A and C, which are vital in the production and growth of collagen and cells, carrot juice helps your skin retain elasticity and prevent wrinkles. For brighter/ smoother skin.
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