Our lifestyles have become too busy, fast and tight-scheduled which often makes us feel stressed and sleep deprived. Being preoccupied with our daily tasks often makes us forget that we need to take proper care of our health which makes us more prone to various health issues and diseases.
Your body sends you various signs and symptoms when your health is endangered. It is very important to notice these symptoms on time in order to prevent serious health complications. Some of these symptoms could be hair loss, dry skin, thin and brittle nails, insomnia, fatigue, headaches etc.
The most common signs of health issues caused by frequent stress and unhealthy diet are:
- Poor immune system
- Junk food cravings
- Reduced energy levels and constant fatigue.
- Mood swings and irritability
- Difficulty focusing and remaining mentally sharp.
- Slow metabolism and weight gain
- Brittle and dull hair, skin, and nails.
- Indigestion, gas, bloating.
These signs often indicate deficiency in some of the following nutrients:
- Vitamin D Deficiency
- Iron Deficiency
- Protein Deficiency
- B12 Deficiency
- Magnesium Deficiency
- Impaired Thyroid Function
- Impaired Liver Function
In case you have experienced some of the symptoms above it could be a sign that you should consume more nutrient rich foods in order to optimize your bodyâs function. If the symptoms are not chronic you can boost your overall health and correct your deficiencies consuming the following juices, shakes and smoothies. These recipes are abundant in nutrients that will improve your overall health.
1. Spinach + Banana + Apple + Lemon
2 bananas 1 large handful spinach Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 apple 1 glass filtered water
High in potassium and iron and treats fatigue, provides energy and improves the mood.
2. Banana + Apple Juice + Carrot + Lemon
1 banana 1 glass unsweetened apple juice 2 tablespoons of chopped carrot Juice of 1/2 lemon
Provides potassium, beta carotene, cleanses toxins and hydrates and energizes the body.
3. Carrot + Tomatoes + Celery + Olive Oil + Salt + Pepper
1 carrot 1 celery stick 2 tomatoes 1 pinch salt and pepper 1 teaspoon olive oil
Rich in vitamins and minerals as well as vitamins E and K and monounsaturated fatty acids which promote nutrient absorption and is also beneficial for the hair and skin.
4. Carrot + Beet + Celery + Cucumber + Apple + Parsley + Ginger
1 carrot 1 beet 1 celery stick 1 cucumber 2 apples 1 small bunch parsley 1 piece of ginger Filtered water
Abundant in nutrients such as vitamins, minerals and antioxidants with strong anti-inflammatory and disease-fighting properties that provide energy and improve the health of the skin.
5. Bananas + Almonds + Cinnamon + Salt
1 banana 15 raw almonds 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 pinch of sea salt or pink rock salt 1 glass filtered water
Salt and bananas regulate the sodium and potassium levels, cinnamon is a strong antioxidant which suppresses the appetite and almonds contain lots of healthy fats and protein.
6. Orange + Grapefruit + Lemon + Green Tea + Banana + Honey
1 peeled orange 1/2 grapefruit Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 glass of cooled green tea 1 mashed banana 1 teaspoon honey
An excellent detox drink which promotes weight loss, provides energy and improves the health of the skin.
7. Celery + Spinach + Lime + Banana
2 celery sticks 1 large handful spinach Juice of 1/2 lime 1 banana Filtered water
Loaded with iron, potassium and vitamin C which improve the health of the skin and hair while providing you with energy.
8. Bell Pepper + Lemon
2 Bell Peppers Juice of 1/2 lemon
An excellent source of vitamin C which is an antioxidant that helps digestion, strengthens the immunity, improves mood, provides energy and improves the appearance of the skin.
9. Avocado + Orange + Banana + Herbs + Lemon
1 banana 1 orange 1 avocado Juice of 1/2 lemon A small handful of herbs of choice Filtered water
Avocados contain lots of healthy fats that improve the brain function, the quality of the skin and also improve the nutrient and fat-soluble vitamin absorption.
10. Almonds + Dates + Honey +Mint
1 handful raw almonds 1 glass filtered water 2 dates, pitted 1 teaspoon raw honey 1 handful fresh mint 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Provides enough energy for the whole day and also has beneficial properties for the health and appearance of the skin and nails.
11. Spinach + Banana + Lemon
1 bunch of spinach 3 bananas Juice of 1/2 lemon Filtered water
Spinach is a rich source of iron as well as many other vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that have the ability to improve the brain function as well as the function of other vital organs.
12. Pineapple + Carrot + Apple
1/2 pineapple 2 carrots 2 apples
Bromelain is an enzyme in pineapples that has anti-inflammatory properties which strengthen the immunity, promote weight loss and slow down the aging process.
13. Bilberry + Banana + Lemon + Celery
3 tablespoons of bilberry 2 bananas 1/3 juice of a lemon 2-3 celery sticks Filtered water
Bilberries strengthen the immunity and are also excellent for the health of the eyes.
14. Kiwi + Pear + Parsley + Banana
3 kiwis 1 large pear 1 large bunch parsley 1/2 banana 1 cup filtered water
Kiwis are loaded with nutrients such as vitamin A, C, E as well as calcium, potassium, magnesium and niacin which provide energy, treat infections, improve sleep, reduce inflammation and also improve the health of the skin.
15. Beets + Carrots + Radish + Garlic + Parsley
1 medium sized beet 3 carrots 1 radish 2 cloves garlic 1 handful parsley
A great source of vitamin C, beta carotene and anthocyanin, all of which are strong antioxidants that improve the immune function, promote weight loss and reduce food cravings.
16. Broccoli + Cauliflower + Grapefruit + Flax Seeds + Almonds + Dates
1 handful broccoli 1 handful cauliflower 1/2 grapefruit 1 teaspoon flax seeds 1 small handful almonds 4 dates Filtered water
Contains lots of B-vitamins that help detox the body, as well as omega-3 fatty acids which provide energy and improve the appearance and health of the skin.
17. Ginger + Spinach + Apple + Honey
1 teaspoon fresh ginger 2 large handfuls spinach 2 apples 2 teaspoons honey Filtered water
Ginger has strong anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties which make it an excellent remedy for various diseases and illnesses.
18. Walnuts + Parsley + Honey + Ginger + Raisins
A handful of walnuts A handful or dried parsley leaves 1 tablespoon natural honey 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 handful of raisins Filtered water
A remedy for brittle nails and hair which also energizes the body, helps manage stress, treats adrenal fatigue and also improves the skinâs health.
19. Cucumber + Parsley
1 cucumber 1 handful parsley Filtered water
Excellent drink for rehydrating your body which also provides you with lots of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
20. Apple + Lemon + Cucumber
1 apple Juice of 1/2 lemon 2 cucumbers
Provides energy, hydrates, boosts the immune system and is a rich source of iron, fiber and vitamin C.
21. Grapefruit + Flax Seeds + Strawberries + Grape + Avocado + Banana + Lemon
1/2 grapefruit 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds 15 frozen strawberries 1 handful seedless grapes 1/2 avocado 1 banana Juice of 1/2 lemon Filtered water or nut milk
Rich in vitamin C, healthy fats and antioxidants that boost the immunity and also provide energy.
22. Banana + Apple + Bran + Coriander
1/2 banana 1/2 green apple 1 tablespoon bran 1 small bunch coriander (or basil or mint) Filtered water
Contains lots of soluble fiber that treats constipation and digestive issues such as gassiness and bloating as well as fatigue.
23. Apple + Celery + Cucumber + Beet + Ginger
3 green apples 1 celery stick 1 cucumber 1 beet 1 medium sized piece of ginger Filtered water
Has a high water content that hydrates the body as well as antioxidant properties which help fight off diseases and illnesses.
24. Cucumber + Spinach + Pineapple + Green Tea + Lemon + Ginger
1 cucumber 2 bunches of spinach 2 cups of diced pineapple 1 cup green tea Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 piece of fresh ginger
Rich in iron and vitamin C which help fight off free radicals thus prevent illnesses and aging and also provides energy.
25. Bilberry + Pomegranate + Apple + Cucumber + Spinach
3/4 cup frozen bilberries 1 glass pomegranate juice 1 peeled apple 1 peeled cucumber 1 handful spinach
Bilberries are excellent for strengthening the immune system and pomegranates promote the health of the heart.
26. Carrots + Tomatoes + Bell Peppers + Garlic + Celery + Garden Cress + Spinach
5 carrots 2-3 tomatoes 2 bell peppers 4 cloves garlic 4 celery sticks 1 cup garden cress 1 cup spinach
A strong immunity booster that is rich in beta-carotene, antioxidants, flavonoids and vitamin C.
27. Carrot + Apple + Ginger + Banana + Orange + Mint
3 carrots 2 green apples 1 piece ginger 2 bananas 1 orange 1 handful fresh mint Filtered water
Helps digestion, improves the mood and appearance of the skin because it is rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber.
28. Pineapple + Kiwi + Cucumber + Lemon
1 kiwi 1 cucumber A couple squeezes of fresh lemon juice 1/2 medium pineapple
It boosts the overall health and also provides lots of energy.
29. Strawberry + Cranberry + Banana + Mint
200 grams frozen strawberries 150 grams frozen cranberries (or cherries) 2 bananas 1 large handful fresh mint leaves Filtered water
Cranberries have strong anti-inflammatory properties which can soothe joint pain.
30. Spinach + Lettuce + Celery + Pear + Banana + Lemon
1 handful spinach 5 lettuce leaves 3 celery sticks 1 pear 1 banana A couple squeezes of lemon juice Filtered water
Loaded with vitamin C and iron which can provide you with lots of energy for the entire day. An excellent way to start your day with.
31. Cucumber + Lettuce + Lemon + Honey
1 peeled cucumber 1 bunch lettuce Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 small spoonful of honey Filtered water
Detoxifies the entire body particularly the kidneys and liver and also provides vitamins that support the overall health.
We are sure that you are going to want to try at least one of these amazing and highly-nutritious recipes. They are a great way of providing your body with the nutrients it needs as well as for preventing various diseases.