Juicing is a simple, and easy way to get the benefits from fruits and vegetables, and fight inflammation in the body.
Today, we reveal the recipe for a popular, tasty, and anti-inflammatory juice blend from Venezuela known as Yugo tres en Uno (“3-in-1 juice”), which blends the benefits of carrots, beets, and oranges.
Here is how to prepare it:
Jugo Tres en Uno (Orange, Beet, and Carrot Juice)
- 2 organic carrots
- 4 organic oranges
- 1 organic beet
- Optional: 1 tablespoon honey, liquid stevia, or any natural sweetener
You should wash the ingredients, and peel them. Then, mix them in a juicer, and juice them. Sweeten the juice with a sweetener of your choice.
If you want, you can increase the number of beets, carrots, and beets used. Drink the juice just before a meal, to reduce its effects on blood sugar, as it will slow down the release of glucose into the bloodstream.
This juice is a highly beneficial natural remedy, as it combines the medicinal properties of oranges, beets, and carrots.
Carrots are a rich source of healthy, anti-inflammatory antioxidants and minerals such as magnesium, potassium, and iron, as well as vitamin A and carotenes.
Vitamin A improves eyesight and night vision, and protects against eye disorders, like age-related muscular degeneration (AMD) and cataracts. Potassium slows down the progression of kidney diseases, decrease osteoporosis, and lowers the death by heart diseases.
Vitamin A, carotenes, and retinoic acid, which is a substance produced by the body in the presence of vitamin A, prevent skin cancer, repair skin damage, and strengthen the immune system.
Oranges are abundant with potassium, vitamin C, B vitamins, and flavonoids, that fight chronic inflammation and prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, dementia, osteoporosis, and cancer.
The high vitamin C levels manage the fat levels in the blood, prevent cell damage by oxidation, and keep the lining of blood vessels limber. Moreover, B vitamins, such as folate and thiamine, help digestion and manage type 2 diabetes.
Beets are loaded with the gut-healthy thiamine (vitamin B1), as well as numerous anti-inflammatory antioxidants, minerals, like manganese, and nitrates.
Its antioxidants fight inflammation and oxidative stress, prevent chronic diseases and conditions, such as high blood pressure and atherosclerosis, and the nitrates boost the blood flow to the brain and protect against cognitive impairment.
Beets help digestion and the function of the liver, and manganese improves the function of the kidneys and manages diabetes. These vegetables protect and detoxify the liver and relieve constipation.
Therefore, mix the leftover oranges, beets, and carrots from your kitchen, and fight inflammation and boost your overall health in multiple ways!