Juice Recipes To Lower Cholesterol

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Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012, 22:47 [IST]
 
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Beetroot is one of the super foods that is loaded with lots of vitamins and nutrients. There are many health benefits of this red juicy vegetable. For example, beetroot detoxes the liver, cleanses out body by flushing toxins, improves blood counts and most importantly, prevents the chances of heart strokes. According to researchers, beetroot juice can protect you from cardiovascular diseases as it lowers the LDL (bad cholesterol) levels in the body. This red juice is also rich in iron thus building more hemoglobin in the body.

Similarly, fruits can help get control over your high cholesterol levels. For example, orange, banana and papaya are effective in controlling bad cholesterol levels. These fruits are a rich source of vitamin C, fibre and iron that improves blood flow and also burns cholesterol. Let us take a look at the two juice recipes to beat cholesterol levels.

Juice Recipes To Lower Cholesterol

Beetroot juice recipe to lower bad cholesterol:

Serves: 2
Preparation time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • Beetroot- 1 cut into pieces (unpeeled)
  • Carrots- 2-3 cut into pieces (unpeeled)
  • Apple- 1 cut into pieces (unpeeled)
  • Ginger- ½ inch (peeled)
  • Black pepper powder- 1tsp
  • Salt- 1 pinch
  • Crushed ice- to serve

Procedure

  • Grind beetroot, carrots, ginger and apple together. Add little water if required. Strain the juice using a strainer.
  • Sprinkle black pepper powder and salt. Stir with a spoon. Add crushed ice in a glass and then pour the juice. Serve it chilled.

Orange, banana and papaya fruit juice recipe for high cholesterol:

Serves: 2
Preparation time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • Orange- 2 (separated)
  • Papaya- 1 cup (peeled and cut into pieces)
  • Bananas- 2 (peeled and cut into pieces)
  • Crushed ice- to serve

Procedure

  • Blend orange and papaya together. Use little water if required.
  • Strain with the help of a strainer or a clean muslin cloth.
  • Add crushed ice in a glass and then pour the juice. Serve it immediately.

These are two juice recipes to lower cholesterol and stay healthy.

Story first published:  Friday, September 28, 2012, 22:47 [IST]
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