Tuesday, April 8, 2014

21 Day Juice Fast Journey - Day 10

Day 10 kicked off with an APPLE CHERRY GREEN smoothie (spinach, carrots, apple, cherries, mango) from Drink Green ( Day 10 dinner was CARROT BEET CUCUMBER juice and lots of water!

Mangoes are good for the health of our bodies. They help digestion because they are rich in fiber. Here's a list of 10 health benefits:

1. Prevent Cancer
Research shows antioxidant compounds in mangoes protect the body against the risk of colon cancer, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers. Compounds in mangoes role in preventing cancer is quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid and methylgallat.

2. Lowering Cholesterol
Tinnginya fiber, pectin and vitamin C in mango help lower blood cholesterol levels.

3. Brighten Skin
Compounds in mango are able to clean your pores and remove acne on the skin. Can be used both internally and externally to the skin.

4. Healthy Eyes
A cup of mango supplies 25 percent of the daily value of vitamin A as needed. Therefore, consumption of mango both for clarity of vision and prevent dry eyes.

5. Meet the Needs of Alkaline
Tartaric acid, malic acid, and citric acid in these fruits helps keep the body's alkaline reserve.

6. Normalize Insulin Levels
Mango leaves help normalize insulin levels in the blood. Mango fruit also has a relatively low glycemic index (41-60) so eating mango harmless for your sugar levels.

7. For better sex
Mangoes are rich in vitamin E. Despite popular relationship between sex and vitamin E was originally created by generalizing the study in mice, further research showed intake of mangoes can help increase sex drive.

8. For Healthy Digestion
Mango contains gallic acid which is very good for the digestive tract. The content of the enzyme present in mangoes can also help the process of digestion and also helps breakdown protein. In addition, it is also able to prevent constipation and soothes the stomach.

9. Maintaining healthy teeth and gums,
This is because mangoes contain vitamin C, which has the function to maintain and trigger healthy teeth and gums. Vitamin C can also help absorb iron and can inhibit the production of natrosamin, a substance that can cause cancer.

10. Immune Booster
The amount of vitamin C and vitamin A sufficient, plus 25 types of carotenoids in mango helps keep your immune system healthy and strong.


Yours in health,
Dr. Velonda

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