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Juicing for a healthy heart

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Pomegranate juice has been shown to lower blood pressure and is loaded with antioxidants that protect the cardiovascular system from tissue damage and inflammation which is a major driving force behind heart disease.

Celery juice has anti-hypertensive properties due to naturally occurring compounds called phthalides. These compounds relax the tissues of the artery walls to increase blood flow and reduce blood pressure.  Four stalks per day or the equivalent in celery juice can reduce blood pressure.

Cranberries are a natural source of polyphenols, which have been shown in studies to help reduce the risk of heart disease. 

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One study suggested beet juice lowered blood pressure as soon as six hours after drinking the juice. This benefit likely comes from the naturally occurring nitrates in beets, and converted in your body to Nitric oxide. Nitric oxide helps to relax and dilate your blood vessels, improving blood flow and lowering blood pressure.

Suggested Blends

  • 1 Pomegranate
  • 1 Medium beet
  • 1 1/2 cups of pineapple
  • 2 Pomegranates
  • 4 stalks of celery
  • 1 cup of cranberries
  • 4 stalks of celery
  • 1 Medium beet
  • 1 grapefruit