Celery is known for its beneficial, dietary and nutritional properties. Celery is a spicy plant with a peculiar aroma and pleasant sour taste. Nutritionists have long used it in the process of compiling healthy and diet foods for those who want to lose weight. Freshly squeezed celery juice preserves the whole range of useful elements and vitamins that are in the fresh product.
Celery juice has an incredible amount of beneficial properties. Despite the usefulness of the product, it also has contraindications, therefore, it is recommended that you consult a doctor before using it. Let's take a closer look at the beneficial properties and contraindications of this product.
All the benefits of the drink are hidden in its composition. The product enriches the body with vitamins vital for humans: E, A, PP and B vitamins; minerals: copper, manganese, magnesium, zinc, potassium, selenium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, sodium; amino acids; flavonoids; fiber; essential oils; structured water. With regular use, toxins, decomposition products of fat cells are gently excreted from the body. There is also a strengthening of the walls of blood vessels and a decrease in cholesterol in the blood.
The product perfectly tones and helps the body deal with a variety of stressful situations. Adding celery juice to the diet helps to heal the body as a whole, in particular it positively affects the functioning of the kidneys and the immune system. The product has antimicrobial properties and is a strong natural aphrodisiac (it will relieve intimate problems of both women and men (prevention of prostatitis)). It is an excellent prophylactic of diseases such as heart attack, thrombophlebitis and stroke, helps to normalize the water-salt balance of the body, accelerates metabolic processes. The use of celery drink positively affects the condition of the joints and the functioning of the digestive tract. The juice has a mild laxative, carminative, diuretic, anti-nicotine effect.
Despite all the nutritional and beneficial properties of celery juice, it has many contraindications.
Strongly harmful drink:
- people suffering from peptic ulcer of the duodenum and stomach;
- persons with acute conditions of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract;
- women in the third trimester of pregnancy and during lactation;
- people in advanced old age (65+).
Rules for making a drink of fresh celery
Daily pampering yourself with a fresh drink from this nutritious plant with incredible healing properties is quite simple. You can simplify the task and load celery stalks into a juicer - in just minutes you get the right drink.
If it is not possible to use a juicer, then a meat grinder or grater is suitable - then squeeze the crushed stems using gauze. If you don’t want to squeeze the mashed potatoes through cheesecloth, then you can use this method: grind the stems with a meat grinder or grater, pour one tablespoon of celery mashed potatoes with half a liter of boiled cold water, leave to infuse for four hours, then strain the infusion through a fine sieve. Ready to drink infusion of one hundred milliliters three times a day for half an hour before eating.
The scheme of consumption of celery juice
Before you start taking, you need to study the correct pattern for using this useful product.
|Gastrointestinal diseases||Three teaspoons three times a day twenty minutes before meals|
|Constipation||One hundred grams in the morning on an empty stomach|
|Liver recovery and support||50 milliliters before meals (morning)|
|For weight loss||3 tablespoons three times a day (no more than one hundred grams of juice per day)|
Slimming Celery Stalk Juice
Celery is an indispensable tool for losing extra pounds. It helps cleanse the body of toxins and toxins, removes free radicals, suppresses appetite, accelerates metabolic processes in the body. Also, this product has a mild laxative and diuretic effect.
In order for celery juice for weight loss to show a more pronounced effect, it is necessary to use only freshly squeezed juice from the stems and roots of the plant. It is not recommended to abuse the product - the maximum daily intake should not exceed one hundred milligrams.
Ways to use
Celery juice can be consumed not only in its pure form, but also added to a variety of drinks. Let's look at a few healthy and low-calorie recipes with this healthy juice.
Celery cocktail + honey: one hundred grams of freshly squeezed juice from the roots or stalks of celery add one teaspoon of liquid (preferably fresh) natural honey. The cocktail restores the body after stress, a hard day, calms the nervous system and helps to overcome insomnia.
Carrot and celery cocktail: combine one hundred grams of freshly squeezed celery juice with one hundred grams of fresh carrot juice. The drink has a strengthening effect on the immune and nervous systems, has a positive effect on vision, improves memory, relaxes the nervous system and the body as a whole after heavy physical and mental stress.
Drink from fresh cucumber and celery stalks: take in equal parts freshly squeezed celery juice and fresh cucumber puree, mix. Juice puree suppresses appetite, has a tonic effect, saturates the body with necessary vitamins and minerals.
Celery drink + orange: two fresh celery stalks, pass through a juicer, mix the resulting juice with juice from four medium ripe oranges. Add one liter of boiled cold water to the resulting concentrated juice. You can add stevia and ice to your taste. The resulting drink is simply essential for hypertensive patients, it restores blood pressure. Also, a celery-orange drink cleanses the ducts of the bladder and kidneys.
Celery cocktail + watermelon: mix the juice from two stems of the plant with a glass of freshly squeezed watermelon juice. If the juice is very concentrated, you can add to the taste of water and ice.
Juice apple + celery: in equal parts you need to take freshly squeezed juice from celery stalks and green apple juice, add ice if you wish.
Option 1. The day you need to start with the use of three tablespoons of freshly squeezed juice or a hundred grams of celery infusion. After half an hour, you can start breakfast. This approach will help to get rid of toxins faster and accelerate the digestive process. This method does not require a special diet and meal schedule. With regular intake of juice on an empty stomach, lipid metabolism returns to normal, which in turn removes cravings for sweets and forbidden foods. Fat cells will gradually break down (the body needs energy). It is important to add more soups, vegetable side dishes, boiled, baked and boiled foods to your diet;
Option 2. More complex - express diet, which is designed for only seven days. Otherwise, you can spoil the stomach, causing the onset of gastritis or ulcers. The diet consists in eating only celery juice, and all of it derivatives: soups, salads, drinks. All other products are simply excluded for the duration of the diet from the diet. Plant juice tones and saturates the body with the necessary trace elements, minerals and vitamins, fat cells are burned quickly, and do not return after the diet is canceled;
Option 3. A low-carb diet is designed for seven days. Monday: unlimited celery soup + fruits (except bananas). Tuesday: celery soup with fresh vegetables (except green peas). You can have dinner with one small boiled potato with a drop of olive or other vegetable unrefined oil. Wednesday - celery soup with fresh fruits and vegetables (except bananas and green peas). Thursday - soup + fresh fruits, one small banana is allowed, for dinner you can drink a glass of skim milk. Friday and Saturday - an unlimited amount of celery soup, a salad with tomato and vegetable oil, four hundred grams of boiled or baked beef. Sunday - all the same soup, two hundred grams of rice boiled in water and without salt, one hundred grams of natural smoothies made from freshly squeezed fruit.
It is worth remembering that celery juice stimulates the production of gastric juice, and it is highly not recommended to abuse it. Before you try this method of losing weight, it is recommended to visit a consultation of doctors, so as not to harm the body. Youth to you, beauty and health!