Simple Celery Juice Recipes to Help You Lose Weight and Maintain Optimum Health
As promoted throughout this blog, juicing with any kind of fruit and veggies has great detoxifying and general health benefits for the body. Certain vegetables and fruits, however, will be particularly great for detoxifying and weight loss. Celery is one of those.
Celery is also very low in calories, is nutrient-rich, which makes it great for juicing, snacking and for many recipes.
Celery contains copious amounts of vitamin C and K, also potassium and folate One study conducted in 2017 suggests that compounds contained in celery juice may help to reduce inflammation which is a major cause of many chronic illnesses and diseases.
Nutritional Benefits of Celery
Celery leaves are high in Vitamin A and the root is high in Vitamins B1,B2,B6 and Vitamin C. It is a fantastic source of calcium, potassium, folic acid, essential amino acids, and phosphorous.
Drinking fresh celery juice is an easy way to promote overall wellness and practice preventative health measures.
Nutrients in the fiber are released during juicing, aiding bowel movements. The natural organic sodium (salt) in celery is very safe for consumption, in fact, it is essential for the body.
Even individuals who are salt-sensitive can safely take the sodium in celery, unlike table salt (iodized sodium) which is harmful to those with high blood pressure.
Celery juice, like celery stalks, is very low in calories, with around 16 calories per 1 1/2 cups of celery juice. As well as helping you reach your recommended dose of 2 to 3 cups of vegetables per day, celery juice can also be an excellent substitute for more high-calorie flavored drinks, such as grape juice.
A 12-ounce serving of grape juice, for example, has around 110 calories per glass. Even substituting one serving of celery juice per week would lead to a loss of 1-2 pounds in overall body weight. Amazing but true!
Wash celery stalks thoroughly under running water. Celery can be juiced whole, no need to chop off the leafy tops.
Detoxifying Celery Juice
3 stalks of celery
1 handful of cilantro
2 red apples
1 bell pepper
1 beet (no need to peel)
Cut bell peppers into halves and remove seeds. Juice it in between the other ingredients. Enjoy over ice or without.
“No Sweet Cravings” Celery Juice
2 celery stalks
2 green apples
5 kale leaves
½ in ginger root piece
This is a great sweet juice without the guilt. Juice everything, stir and enjoy!
Celery Juice For Good Digestion
2 celery stalks
1 cup pineapple cubes
½ large Romaine lettuce
Pineapple rind and core can also be juiced if desired, just make sure they are thoroughly cleaned. Juice all ingredients, pour and enjoy!
Aphrodisiac Celery Juice
According to a study of common aphrodisiac foods, celery is the “sexiest” food on Earth. Think about this one! More sex = more calories burnt off = greater weight loss. Plus you have a lot of fun!
4 celery stalks
6 leaves of kale
1/2 inch piece of ginger
1 inch piece of turmeric
Wash all ingredients well. Add all ingredients to the juicer and enjoy!
Celery Carrot Apple Juice with Ginger
5 celery stalks
2 carrots, trimmed
1 inch fresh ginger
Juice all ingredients. Pour into a glass and mix until well blended.
I hope you enjoyed this post and will put these recipes to good use.
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