Broccoli is simply one of the best foods we can eat for our overall health. It is well known as a leafy green top-notch food that is a nutritional powerhouse, while also imparting many health promoting abilities. One way to obtain these tremendous health benefits of broccoli is to drink broccoli juice, which makes it easier to eat in large amounts.
Many will drink broccoli juice on its own using a 3 to 5 centimeter stems of broccoli, but in case you need to add even more health benefits and taste, one simple recipe includes apple, lemon and cinnamon. Simply wash a large stem of broccoli, apple, and a quarter of a lemon without the peel and add all the ingredients right into a juicer. Once juiced, sprinkle a dash of cinnamon on top and enjoy.
Health benefits of drinking raw broccoli juice:
1. To reduce inflammation
This allows broccoli juice to reduce the risk of certain continual diseases and infections, while also boosting our immunity. Broccoli contains unique and powerful natural anti-inflammatory compounds, such as bioactive compounds, but more specifically, a flavonoid known as kaempferol. The powerful and specific antioxidants in broccoli juice, such as sulforaphane, are also useful in this regard.
2. Broccoli juice also can assist to protect our coronary heart many ways and protect against the development of heart disease. Broccoli juice can notably lessen “bad” LDL cholesterol and triglycerides in the body, while at the same time, increase “good” HDL cholesterol. As properly, the powerful antioxidants, anti-inflammatory compounds, many vitamins and minerals and fiber located in broccoli juice can assist to promote coronary heart health and reduce free radicals that could lead to cardiovascular disease.
3. Can help to support healthy brain function
This is often attributed to the bioactive and unique compounds found in it, along with its many nutrients, which can support healthy brain function and slow down mental decline. Both kaempferol and sulforaphane have proven to be useful in this regard, lowering inflammation and helping healthy brain tissue.
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