Berries are some of the highest antioxidant rich fruits. Antioxidants protect against oxidative stress that eventually leads to free radical damage of cells and thus are a vital part of a balanced nutrition regiment.
Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity or ORACs is the measurement of antioxidant capacity in foods. Berries have some of the highest ORAC values and are delicious in juicing recipes. It is win-win for both nutrition and flavor.
Berries also have a reputation for being a great addition to weight loss programs. Strawberries for example have been shown to help blood sugar levels after meals. Raspberries have become popular because of the natural substance called ketones which help with fat burning.
If you are juicing for weight loss purposes, try adding a handful of berries to your next juice recipe.
ORAC Value of Blueberries, Strawberries and Blackberries
Blueberries – 2,400
Blackberries – 2,036
Strawberries – 1,540
Load your Body with Flavorful Vitamin C
Berries are also high in Vitamin C content per cup.
Blueberries ? 24% Daily Value
Blackberries ? 50% Daily Value
Strawberries ? 149 % Daily Value
The Super Antioxidant Juice Recipe
1 cup of Organic Strawberries
1 cup of Organic Blueberries
1 cup of Organic Blackberries
Flavorful Fusion: You may also include some Mango to taste in this recipe. A cup of sliced mangos contain 76% of your daily value of vitamin C and 25% of vitamin A.
Properly wash all ingredients, pass them through the juicer and enjoy fresh right away. Your cells will thank you!
Here are few related Juicing Recipes you may enjoy:
Blueberry Juice Recipes
Juice Recipes For Weight Loss ( includes berries and other diet friendly ingredients)
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