Did you know that you are getting a ‘good’ portion of pesticides with the foods you buy today? These are supposed to keep pests away from the produce and prevent any further damage.
Although farmers give their best for their fruits and veggies to grow well, excessive use of pesticides can cause serious health problems as they are made of harmful toxic substances.
Most of the chemicals used in the production of pesticides cause severe side effects, including birth defects, learning disabilities, neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, and some of them are known carcinogens.
Statistics shows that thousands Americans are poisoned with pesticides every year. For instance, in the period between 2000 and 2008, about 7,600 people were poisoned with pesticides in California.
If you are eager to change things here, the first thing you need to do is buy locally grown organic vegetables. These are not grown with pesticides, and farmers always use natural fertilizers.
Scientists have revealed that you can get maximum antioxidants only if you eat organic produce.
In this article we give you an amazing juice recipe that includes the greatest foods you could have, and they all contain potent antioxidants.
Turmeric is high in antioxidants, and its anti-inflammatory effect boosts immunity, reduces the risk of sudden stroke, regulates blood cholesterol, and prevents coronary artery disease.
Whole lemons are also high in antioxidants, which is of essential importance for the cellular health and cancer prevention.
Ginger, apples and carrots are packed with vitamins and minerals, and health conscious individuals would sure like this fact.
The combination of these ingredients makes for a healthy drink that tastes delicious, and takes care for your digestion, strengthens immunity and aids in treating vision problems.
The Ginger-Turmeric-Carrot Juice Recipe
- ½ piece organic turmeric root
- ¼ organic lemon, peeled
- ½ organic ginger root
- 1 red organic apple
- 3-4 organic carrots
Blend the ingredients until smooth, and enjoy your healthy drink!
Source: Healthy Food House