It is constantly emphasized how important the cabbage diet is, and this vegetable is cheap and it you can find it all year round. It is quite known about its healing effect, but few people know that the fresh juice of this vegetable is a real elixir of health.
In addition to large amounts of vitamin C, cabbage also contains a significant amount of vitamin K, manganese, small amount of vitamin B6, calcium, potassium and thiamine, choline antioxidants, beta-carotene, indole…a red cabbage contains a larger quantity of these medicinal ingredients than green.
Many studies have proved that continuous use of cabbage juice reduces the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, but also improves the quality of skin, increases energy levels and promotes healthy weight loss. In particular, a beneficial effect on the stomach and gastric symptoms such as ulcer, but it has been found that due to the large quantities of antioxidants – cabbage juice can act preventively and counteract the development of cancer.
It also lowers the level of cholesterol in the blood, is good for anemic people, it contains folic acid, which is why it is advisable to use pregnant women for proper development of the fetus. It also helps with rheumatism and arthritis, relieves insomnia and depression.
You’re probably wondering if there is any disease or condition for which the cabbage is not beneficial, but the – the answer is no! We call it Dr. Cabbage.
The recipe for a simple juice
A prerequisite to make cabbage juice is that you have a juicer. Then just cut the cabbage into bigger pieces, insert them in the juicer, and mix well. And do not worry if you get a small amount of juice, one cup is enough on an empty stomach in the morning to feel how is improving the general state of the body. So, get ready:
- 1/4 or 1/2 cabbage
- 1/4 cup of water
If you want to improve its taste, insert one or two carrots, and you can add an apple or kiwi, ginger, orange, beets…