Juicing is much easier to supply your body with fresh veggies and fruits, and the fruits and veggies will not go bad either. The vegetable juices are perfect to maintain your natural levels of calories and sugars in your body, and they are also a great source of anti-inflammatory properties as well.
There are many juicing recipes, there are some that are even sweeter and easier for consumption, but have the same healthy benefits. In this article we will give you a very simple juicing recipe, that is easy to prepare, that is very popular and very beneficial of course. It comes from Venezuela, and it is known as “jugo tres en uno”, which means 3 in 1 juice, it tastes amazing, and has strong anti-inflammatory properties, the ingredients are pretty simple, carrots, beets and oranges.
Jugo Tres en Uno Recipe (Carrot, Beet, and Orange Juice)
- 2 carrots, organic
- 1 beet, organic
- 4 oranges, organic
- Add a tablespoon of honey to sweeten the mixture, or some other natural sweetener like liquid stevia (optional)
- Wash ad peel the carrots, beets and oranges.
- Then put the ingredients in your blender, and blend until you get a homogeneous mixture.
- Add the natural sweetener afterwards if you like.
- Consume while it is fresh.
Note: You can alter the number of the ingredients, for example you can add more oranges if you like, or reduce the amount of oranges and replace them with another veggie that is rich in vitamin C and low in sugar, such as celery or kale. In order to minimize the blood sugar impact, make sure you consume this juice before your meal, because that way your glucose will not be released in your blood stream as much.
The Anti -- Inflammatory Benefits of Carrots, Beets and Oranges
The carrots are a rich source of minerals like magnesium, iron and potassium, and they also contain powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. They are a rich source of carotenes and vitamin A as well.
The vitamin A is able to aid anti-inflammatory processes, but besides from that it is also able to improve our eyesight, especially in people who are in lack of vitamin A, or night vision, it also prevents from eye issues and disorders, like cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. Vitamin A, retonic acid (produced only in the presence of vitamin A in the body) and carotenes are able to protect us from skin cancer, repair skin damage and improve our immunity system as well. The potassium will slow down or prevent from kidney diseases, reduce the risk of death by a cardiovascular disease and decrease the risk of osteoporosis.
The beets are rich in vitamin B1 which is also known as thiamine, a gut-healthy compound, but they are also rich in many other minerals, nitrates, manganese and anti-inflammatory antioxidants.
Actually the antioxidants that are contained in the beets were proven to be able to relieve from oxidative stress in our body and inflammation. The beet juice has the ability to prevent from many chronic conditions and diseases, such as atherosclerosis (hardening of the blood vessels), and high blood pressure. On the other hand, the nitrates have the ability to prevent from cognitive impairment, and increase the blood flow to our brain. The manganese was proven to improve the function of our kidneys and help to manage diabetes.
Of course this root veggies is known for its effects on liver functioning and digestion as well. The beets have the ability to protect our liver, relieve from constipation, heal our liver and facilitate our liver’s detox process.
The oranges are one of the richest sources of vitamin C, but they also contain huge amounts of flavonoids (some antixoidants), potassium, B vitamins and many more. They are also famous for their wonderful taste, but for their health benefits too!
The flavonoids that are contained in the oranges have the ability to prevent from chronic inflammation and from many chronic diseases such as diabetes, dementia, osteoporosis, cardiovascular diseases and even cancer! The oranges as we mentioned are also very rich in vitamin C, which means they are able to maintain the levels of fat in our body, improve our skin health by preventing cell damage from oxidation and keep the blood lining of our vessels limber. The B vitamins on the other hand, such as folate and thiamine have the ability to improve our digestion and manage type 2 diabetes.
So, if you see a few carrots, beets and oranges in the fridge just going to waste or becoming bad, then grab the blender and prepare this amazing juice. A single cup of jugo tres en uno a day will provide many health benefits for you, and it is the healthiest snack you can get. Not only that your body will thank you, but you wallet as well.