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Juice Recipes for Weight Loss

Reshma Jirage Sep 29, 2018
Drinking fresh juices is always effective way for weight loss. Drinking juices not only reduces your body weight, but also offers a number of health benefits. Let us see some delicious recipes for juices that will help you on your quest to lose weight.
Mother Nature has offered us a wide variety of vegetables and fruits. Consumption of fruits and vegetables is quite beneficial for our health as it helps maintain the normal functioning of the body parts as well as overall fitness.
You can eat vegetables and fruits in their raw form or cook them. However, in the form of juices they offer more health benefits. Juices offer a cooling and refreshing effect and make a person feel energized.

Juices for Weight Loss

Various types of juices are an important part of fad diets. They are strongly recommended in all types of weight loss diets. Here's why.
● Fresh, natural juices can help lose weight in an effective and nutritious manner by allowing you to lose the extra fat. It also helps to get rid of the toxins in the body.

● Drinking a glass of vegetable juice before each meal helps reduce your appetite.
● Parsley juice and carrot juice help to maintain healthy blood sugar levels, which also helps in keeping frequent hunger pangs at bay.
● You can make juices with green vegetables such as spinach, broccoli, cabbage, asparagus, cucumber, beetroot and carrots to increase your vitamin intake. They are also significantly helpful in weight-loss, detoxification and internal cleansing of the body.
● Asparagus, celery and cucumber are diuretics which help you lose water-weight.

● A combination of various juices provides a number of vitamins, minerals, enzymes and phytochemicals.
● Vegetables and fruits are low in calories and fats. Hence, high calorie foods should be replaced by these juices to lose weight quickly. Vegetable juices provide a concentrated source of nutrients. Including certain spices will accelerate the fat burning process by speeding up metabolism.
● Since vegetables are low in sugar and calories as compared to fruits, vegetable juices are more preferred than fruit juices for weight loss. You can use some spices such as cardamom, pepper, cinnamon, chili powder, cumin, onion powder and garlic powder to season them.

Healthy Juice Recipes for Weight Loss

You can prepare a juice from a single fruit or a combination of different fruits and vegetables using a blender, mixer or juicer. You can add ground hot spices such as allspice, cinnamon, pepper and cayenne, which stimulate metabolism.

Papaya Passion

To prepare this tasty juice, you will require:
● 5 pitted dates
● 1 medium papaya
● 1 red apple

Blend everything well and serve fresh.

Flying Orange

This is a delicious alcohol-free juice. It is made from:
● 1 sweet potato
● 2 pears
● 3 pink grapefruits

It is a refreshing drink sans the nasty hangover.

Jogger's Paradise

This drink, which offers significant endurance and strength, is made from:
● 1 small yam
● 2 hard pears
● 3 oranges

It is a power-pushing juice, perfect for joggers. This nutrient-packed, enzyme-rich juice is known for the energy it provides.

A Taste of Heaven

For a delicious juice, mix:
● 2 carrots
● 2 apples
● 1 sweet potato
● 1 pinch of dulse powder

Garnish it with a thin slice of Spanish onion.

Strawberry Delight

Mix the following for a delicious juice:
● 4-8 strawberries
● 8-10 dates
● 1-2 bananas

This is tasty, refreshing and will boost your energy levels.

Celery 'n' Citrus

Blend together the following:
● 4 stalks of fresh green celery
● 2 medium-sized apples (red and ripe)
● 8-10 strawberries
● 1/2 cup fresh orange juice (preferably pulpy)
If you don't like to feel pulp in your mouth, you would have to strain this juice. However, it would benefit you more if you retain and consume this juice without straining as the pulpy material contains loads of dietary fibers and we all know how beneficial fiber is for healthy digestion and regular bowel movements!

Calcium Drink

You can prepare a calcium-rich drink using the following:
● 3 medium carrots
● ½ cup fresh broccoli pieces
● 1 apple
● ½ lemon
● a small handful of fresh parsley.

Potassium Drink

Try this refreshing juice, rich in vitamins and potassium. Blend together:
● 1 stalk of celery
● 4 medium carrots
● 1 handful of fresh spinach
● 1 handful of fresh parsley
● ½ lemon.
These natural juices will help you lose weight, and at the same time, energize your body with other vital nutrients. So plan which juice you want to have at what times of the day and enjoy the multitude of benefits that they offer.