If you are realizing that the immunity of your body is lowering with ease, leaving it exposed to frequent flus and colds, it is time to act against this.
The tip is to prepare a delicious and nutritious juice made on the base of leaves and stems of beet. You will see how much the drink is effective to combat this problem.
Before you know a little more about the recipe, it is worth noting that the suggestion was given by the Fitoterapeuta Naturopath, André Resende.
Properties of the sugar beet
Certainly you must have already heard about the properties and benefits that the beet can offer to your health. This vegetable is rich in sugar, calcium, proteins, iron, phosphorus, manganese, potassium, sodium and zinc. Added to all this, you still can be deployed at the vitamins A, B, and C.
The beet root is still composed of a substance known as anthocyanin, which increases the effects of vitamin C on the human organism. In addition, she combat various inflammations, prevents diseases and helps to increase the levels of good cholesterol. Your indication is beneficial for strengthening the heart, the liver and the endocrine glands.
The list of benefits ostentada by the beet is quite extensive, and can also be used to combat obesity, some types of tumors, anemia, and diabetes, being excellent for people that suffer from hypertension. Virtually all of the benefits above can be employed for the leaves and stem of the beets.
the leaves of The beetroot also act in combating anemia, have effect diuretic and laxative, all of this is thanks to the presence of the carotenoide. The leaves also help to protect against aging of the vision. However, it is good to pay attention to not to consume the ingredient in excess, as it may favor the formation of kidney stones.
Juice of beet leaves
After you know the main properties of the base ingredient, now the time has come to write down the recipe that promises to leave your body fairly nourished.
-1 bunch beet leaves with stalk;
-1 lemon peeled and chopped;
-1 liter of water;
-Ice and sweetener to taste.
Mode of prepare
Higienize well the leaves and the stalk of the beet, for this, use water in abundance. If that is the case, rub your fingers between the stalk or use a soft sponge. Done that, cut the leaves and the stalk into smaller pieces and add to the blender. Do the same with the rest of the ingredients, except the ice. Beat well.
Before serving, take a sieve and pass all the juice for this utensil. As soon as it is fully poured off, add the ice and serve.