Nutrient Glossary A-C (Apple, Asparagus, Barley Grass – organic, Beet Root, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cranberry, Carrot, Celery, Cucumber)
Apple (How To Make Apple Juice)
Nutrient Glossary A-C start with apples, fruits which provide whole-body benefits and really do keep the doctor away! Apples help to lower blood cholesterol and remove metals and toxins from the body. These fruits improve bowel function, reduce risk of stroke, lung, colon and prostate cancer, type II diabetes and asthma.
The disease-fighting profile of apples provides a multitude of health benefits like a potential decreased risk of cancer and heart disease. Apple improves digestion, colon health and promotes weight loss. Apples provide Vitamin C, B, iron, magnesium, calcium, zinc, potassium, folic acid and fiber.
Research has proven that asparagus does contain several substances which are vital to overall health. Asparagus is very rich in Folacin, a B vitamin which aids in the duplication of cells for growth. Also repair of the body and blood cell reproduction in the bone marrow.
Folacin has recently been discovered to have a profound effect in the prevention of two of the most common neurological birth defects:
- spina bifida
Folacin has also been established as a nutrient that prevents cervical cancer.
According to the National Cancer Institute, asparagus is the highest tested food containing Glutathione. This is one of the body’s most potent anticarcinogens and antioxidants.
Additionally, asparagus is high in Rutin, which aids in strengthening the blood vessels. Asparagus is also an excellent source of Potassium, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamins A & C, Triamin and Folic Acid.
Barley Grass (Organic)
The health benefits of barley grass include:
- increased energy levels
- enhanced digestion and immunity
- anti-inflammatory actions
- antioxidant protection
- neutralization of pesticides and other toxins.
Barley Grass contains more dietary fiber than bran and is a rich source of:
- beta carotene
- vitamin C (seven times more than oranges)
- Vitamin B-12 (important for brain function)
- 19 essential amino acids
- it aids the body in DNA repair, helps improve stamina, and clarity of thought.
Beetroot (How To Make Beet Juice)
- Contains Betaine, which helps maintain liver function.
- The nucleic acids in beets nourish cells and supports cell respiration in the body.
- Support s cardiovascular health.
- Blood-supporting & building.
- Support s the blood with beneficial minerals and natural sugars.
- The body assimilates iron from the beet root more easily than any other known food.
- Assists in maintaining cellular health. Helps maintain whole body health.
- Helps provide an easy assimilation of a wide spectrum of nutrients.
- Digestive stimulator, kidney purifier.
- Beets contain an abundance of Potassium, Zinc, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Calcium, Sulfur, Iodine, Iron and Copper.
- Beets contain Carbohydrates, some Protein and Fat, as well as Vitamins A, B1, B2, niacin, B6, B12, and C.
Broccoli contains the phyto-nutrient Sulphoraphane. Sulforaphane belongs to a class of phytochemicals, which are known to strongly stimulate the body’s natural detoxifying enzymes.
Aids in Cancer prevention and cell detoxification. Broccoli is rich in vitamins A, C and folic acid and a full spectrum of minerals.
Cabbage contains naturally occurring phytonutrients. These phytonutrients, such as sulforaphane, are believed to have powerful antioxidant and protective capabilities.
Cranberry (How To Make Cranberry Juice)
Cranberries are well-known for treating & preventing urinary-tract infections. They also protect against cancer, stroke and heart disease and are a natural antibacterial. Cranberries are rich in potent antioxidants – polyphenols and procyanidins.
Cranberries help reduce cholesterol, gum disease and stomach ulcers and inhibit the growth of human breast cancer cells. High in Vitamin C and dietary fiber. The fruits contain a variety of compounds including:
- flavonol glycosides
- various organic acids
- small amounts of alkaloids.
Carrot (How To Make Carrot Juice)
Carrots provide an excellent source of alpha & beta carotene – antioxidants that inhibit free radical formation. Carrots contain Folic acid, Vitamin C, potassium, calcium, iron and magnesium.
Carrot juice contain glutathione, which helps the body recycle vitamin E and increases the body’s production of white blood cells. Another benefit from carrots: support skin and eye health and the immune system.
- Maintains a healthy circulation and supports the immune system.
- Carrot juice is an extremely rich source of alpha and beta-carotene, which is converted by the body into pro-vitamin A
Vitamin A is essential for the normal development and health of many body tissues, including the skin and eyes. It is considered essential for the visual cycle, pigment formation in the skin, and as an antioxidant in the cells.
The level of Vitamin A required by the eyes can increase up to fifty-fold when:
- working with a computer
- watching television
- driving a car at night
- reading and writing under artificial light, all of which place great demands on the eyes.
- Beta-carotene is also a photochemical which research is now proving can help reduce disease risk. Also help fight infection and supports bone growth and maintenance.
- Considered to be one of nature’s finest alkaline foods and has the ability to help maintain intestinal flora.
- Carrot juice is a good source of folic acid, calcium, iron and magnesium, as well as vitamins B, C, E and K.
- Carrot juice stimulates digestion and cleanse the liver.
- Carrots contain glutathione, which helps the body recycle vitamin E and increases the body’s production of white blood cells.
- Maintain healthy cellular function.
- Due to its alkalizing action in the body, carrot juice is considered to be an excellent source of helping maintain proper pH balances.
Celery is rich in vitamins A and C, calcium, folic acid, and potassium. Provides fiber and carbohydrates. Celery is thought to have a relaxing effect by calming the nerves.
Cucumber is a powerful diuretic. It will help to expel uric acid from the body and is a valuable remedy for arthritis, gout, and rheumatism.
Cucumber is an excellent remedy for skin and hair problems due to its silicon and sulfur content combined with its powers as a diuretic. Also it is useful in normalizing the blood pressure.
(Nutrient Glossary A-C is taken from Super Angel Juicer Operation Manual)