Nowadays, a lot of people are complaining of digestive issues, including diarrhea and constipation. According to a lot of experts, the health of our gut is closely tied with our overall health and thus, by bettering our digestive (gut) health, we significantly improve our overall health and well-being.
Unfortunately, nowadays, it is not easy to maintain an optimal gut health because of our excessive exposure to all kinds of toxins-from the food we eat or the air we breathe.
Believe it or not, the average individual with an average weight may have up to 20 pounds of toxins and the number is even higher in overweight people. When not removed timely, buildup of feces in the intestines can lead to body imbalance and obesity, cancer, and other illnesses.
This being said, it is important to regularly detoxify our body. One beneficial cleanse can be performed with homemade and natural juices. We will share one such juice in today’s article…
Apple, Ginger & Lemon Juice Recipe
You will need:
A cup of fresh apple juice
2 tbsp of lemon juice
A tbsp of ginger juice
A tsp of sea salt
½ cup of warm water
Preparation: Mix the warm water and the salt until it melts. Then, add the juices and stir well. The drink is ready for consumption…
Use: Drink one glass in the morning before breakfast.
Make sure you also consume a lot of water to additionally boost the cleansing effect.
The Health Benefits of the Ingredients
This homemade beverage is abundant in minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants and it will help you strengthen the immunity and fight off illnesses and infections. Ginger is a popular spice which is known for its antioxidant power and the ability to fight off inflammation. And, it also has a beneficial and healing effect on the gut health- it will help decrease nausea and vomiting and can help relax the intestines.
Apples are one of the healthiest fruits in the world and are rich in important nutrients. They can help strengthen the immunity and lower the chance for heart disease. And, apples will help you balance the bad cholesterol remove bad bacteria from the oral cavity.
Lemon juice will provide your body with vitamin C and its antioxidants will help balance your weight. And, it can have a positive impact on the digestion and can encourage bowel movement.