Homemade Natural Energy Drinks
Your bones are hardest mineral substances in your body, as well as living and growing tissues. These consist primarily of two items; collagen (a protein) and calcium (a mineral).
Bones provide strength, balance and support throughout body, including protecting internal organs and supporting muscles.
Healthy bones are also important for posture health, which is necessary to improve your appearance and make you look younger for years.
With strong bones, your body needs plenty of energy to stay healthy and active. Without sufficient energy, it may be impossible to complete even easiest tasks. Most of time you feel tired and sluggish, you don’t have energy to enjoy all fun-filled activities you love.
When it comes to protecting your bones and strengthening your body, you’re never too late. Whatever your age, you can change your diet and lifestyle to help your body build and maintain strong bones.
A good diet containing important nutrients such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, vitamin D, vitamin K, betakarotene and protein can build strong bones, increase your endurance, and help you heal faster after a day of rigorous exercise or physical activity. It is equally important to exercise regularly with a balanced diet.
You can start your day with a glass of healthy homemade natural energy drinks to get all nutrients you need to stay energized all day.
The main components of homemade natural energy drinks that you can do to strengthen bones and energize body:
- Chopped raw spinach in 1 bowl.
- 1 glass of orange juice.
- 1 cucumber (chopped).
- 2 green apples (sliced into small pieces).
- 1 piece root ginger (peeled).
You can consume these nutrients alone, but you can also squeeze water and prepare different cocktail homemade natural energy drinks.
To make more use, we recommend that you squeeze and drink together with help of a blender.
Spinach is an intense green vegetable for your bone health. It can provide 181% of recommended daily value for vitamin K. Only 1 cup of spinach is a rich source of vitamin K.
This vitamin helps to reduce amount of osteoclasts which can destroy bones and prevent its proliferation.
It also contains important nutrients such as calcium and magnesium, which are important for bone health.
Orange Juice is an important nutrient for muscles and bones, and is high in vitamin D and vitamin C. Vitamin D helps body absorb calcium, which is necessary to protect strong bones.
Vitamin D deficiency can cause soft, thin and fragile bones. This can lead to rickets in children and osteoporosis in adults.
In a 2003 study published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, it was reported that when orange juice was supplemented with vitamin D supplementation, it was effective in increasing vitamin D levels in body, thus helping to prevent osteomalacia and osteoporosis in adults.
It is a rich source of vitamin A, B vitamins, vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium.
Collectively, these minerals not only moisturize your body, but also contribute to stronger bones. Carbohydrates in cucumber and vitamin B help to convert food into glucose, which gives you energy.
Cucumber is quite alkaline in nature and helps to regulate your body’s pH levels. It also contains silica which helps grow and strengthen connective tissues.
When consumed with orange juice rich in vitamin C, cucumber can help you by pulling uric acid levels out of your body and thus preventing or reducing pain of gout or arthritis.
According to a 2016 study published in Journal of Aging Research and Clinical Practice, cucumber assures your overall health by helping to retain water in cells and connective tissues.
This delicious fruit is an excellent source of nutrients to support bone health. Green apple contains a flavonoid called phloridzin, which can reduce risk of osteoporosis by reducing markers of inflammation and increasing bone density.
In addition, vitamin C is essential for production of collagen that protects muscles, blood vessels, bones and cartilage. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds in apple help to increase bone density and strength.
Ginger Juice is known to increase bone health and alleviate joint pain. It has a unique organic compound known as gingerol, which has strong anti-inflammatory properties.
Gingerol plays an important role in suppressing inflammatory compounds, such as cytokines, even before they begin to affect bones.
How To Make A Homemade Natural Energy Drink?
- Cut green apples into small pieces and put into juicer or blender.
- Spinach leaves with stalks and add to juicer.
- Then add cucumber pieces and a piece of root ginger into blender.
- Add orange juice.
- Mix well. If necessary, add some water to get a better consistency.
- Pour water into a glass and add a few cubes of ice if desired.
- You can consume this drink once a day and especially in morning.
- Always wash fruits and vegetables under running water before using them to purify pesticides and other foreign substances
- For maximum benefit, especially use organic cucumbers, spinach and apples.
- In order to minimize oxidation and improve nutritional value of fruit juice, you can also add a lemon juice.
- Optionally, add 1 teaspoon linseed.
- When fruit juice is ready, should be drunk immediately so as not to lose health benefits.