Why drink eggplant juice?
There are many astonishing health benefits to be gained from regularly drinking juice made from eggplants:
It lowers cholesterol and improves blood flow
It detoxifies the body and improves kidney function
It is very effective as a laxative, due to its high fibre content
It lowers blood pressure, due to its high potassium content
It is an anti-inflammatory
It calms the nerves, due to its scopoletin and soroparone content
It contains phytonutrients which help with brain development
It is an effective treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
It inhibits an enzyme which can lead to type 2 diabetes
It reduces any free radicals present in the body (which can attack healthy cells)
It prevents the formation of blood clots and strengthens capillaries
It can be used to fight cancer, due to its trypsin content; a compound which can neutralise cancer-causing cells
Due to its beta-carotene content it reduces the risk of developing heart ailments
It is an excellent way to lose weight due to its saponin content, which prevents fat absorption (drinking one glass of fresh eggplant juice right before your main meal is recommended for this).Benefits of Eggplant Juice for Brain Health: Eggplant is loaded with various phytonutrients that aid in the development of the brain. You can drink eggplant juice so you can have an active and healthy brain.
Benefits of Eggplant Suc For Obesity: You may not content heard of eggplants used in weight loss diets. However, including eggplant juice in your diet can really help you lose those ugly layers of flab faster. It helps in the process of burning the body fat. Its fiber content helps you feel satiated for long periods, avoiding binge eating.Eggplant Juice Reduces Nervous Tension: It is believed that including eggplants in your diet may be good for your nerves. Two of its components, scopoletin and seroparone, play a role in reducing nerve damage.
Eggplant Juice For Dietary Fiber: Eggplant juice is a good source of dietary fiber that is scientifically proven to help stimulate your digestive tract and promote regular bowel movements, thereby reducing the risk of certain diseases such as colon cancer and other disorders of the digestive system.
Benefits of Eggplant Juice For Weight Loss: Including eggplant juice in your diet can help you lose unwanted fat. This helps in the process of burning the body fat. Its fiber content helps you feel sated for longer, thus avoiding binge eating.
Eggplant Juice Helps Control Cholesterol in the Blood: Aubergine is rich in fiber and helps thwart cholesterol absorption, especially harmful LDL cholesterol in the bloodstream.
Benefit of Eggplant Juice for Heart Health: Eggplant juice contains many nutrients like beta-carotene, fiber and antioxidants. Together, these help the body deal with stroke and the risk of heart disease. Research findings show that people with high amounts of beta-carotene in the blood are less prone to heart disease.
Eggplant Juice for Hypertension Prevention: Clinical search attributes the lack of potassium as the main cause behind hypertension. Eggplant juice contains potassium and low amounts of sodium, an ideal combination to combat hypertension.
How to make eggplant juice
Eggplant juice is incredibly nutritious and is delicious if mixed with the right ingredients. Unlike citrus fruits it would difficult to squeeze an eggplant by hand so you may need to use a good quality juicer to produce the best results.
1 large eggplant
2 apples (peeled and cored)
2 carrots (peeled)
A stalk of celery (sliced)
1. Peel the eggplant, remove the top and tail and cut into cubes
2. Blend the eggplant together with all the other ingredients in a juicer, adding half a glass of water
3. Experiment by adding different fruits and vegetables such as bananas, blueberries or tomatoes
4. Drink when freshly made and before a meal for the maximum benefits to health and weight-loss
5. Try adding a few drop of your favourite A.Vogel tincture, such as Echinaforce for a super-healthy tonic!