Cabbage is a cheap vegetable that offers numerous health benefits. You can make a drink out of it and rejuvenate your body.
This vegetable can be found all around the world, and while many people are aware of its health properties, not many know that cabbage juice is a real elixir of health.
The secret behind cabbage’s health properties lies in its abundance in vitamin C, vitamin K, manganese, small amount of vitamin B6, calcium, potassium and thiamine, choline antioxidants, beta-carotene, and indole. Moreover, red cabbage is richer in these ingredients than green cabbage.
According to numerous studies, regular consumption 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. Furthermore, thanks to the large quantities of antioxidants, cabbage juice can act preventively and counteract the development of cancer.
Cabbage juice can also lower cholesterol levels, is good for anemic people, and it is also great for pregnant women as it contains folic acid which helps for proper development of the fetus. It also helps with rheumatism and arthritis, relieves insomnia and depression.
In order to prepare the juice, you have to have a juicer. Cut the cabbage into bigger pieces, put them in the juicer and mix well. One cup on an empty stomach in the morning is enough.
You will need:
- 1/4 or 1/2 cabbage
- 1/4 cup of water
In order to improve the taste, you can add one or two carrots, or you can add an apple or kiwi, ginger, orange, beets…