Fruit and vegetables are part of a healthy, balanced diet and can help us stay healthy. It’s important that we eat enough of them.
Evidence shows there are significant health benefits to getting at least five 80g portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables every day. That’s five portions of fruit and veg in total, not five portions of each.
The 5 A DAY campaign is based on advice from the World Health Organization, which recommends eating a minimum of 400g of fruit and vegetables a day to lower the risk of serious health problems, such as heart disease, stroke and some cancers.
One of the best ways to ensure that you are receiving a good dose of essential fibres, vitamins and minerals is to combine them into a nutritious Juice or Smoothie.
Avocado contain essential fatty acids in omega oil form , which help to promote excellent skin. Avocado is a true super food they contain all six human nutritional needs in abundance water fat protein natural sugar vitamins and minerals.
Bananas are a good source of potassium and phosphorus excellent source of amino acids the building blocks of proteins great bone and nail builder contain Fructose, Sucrose and Glucose and gives an instant boost of energy with a sustained and controlled release of blood sugar.
Pears are a Source of pectin which helps to cleanse the subcutaneous tissues and improve tissue functions so it is a useful addition to any detoxification program, Pears also contain a lot of soluble fibre called pectin similar to Apples making them good for the bowels and digestive tract.
Limes are rich in potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, selenium, zinc, manganese and copper lines are good at cleansing the system the acid scours the intestinal tract eliminating toxins neutralising harmful bacteria.
Lemons are beneficial for people with hypoglycaemia due to the high levels of magnesium. They help to eliminate toxins and neutralise harmful bacteria.
Beetroot is one of nature’s finest blood builders and cleansers.
Fennel is widely associated with detoxification being an excellent cleanser and for the digestive system it can also be used to suppress an over enthusiastic appetite fennel has also been used as a tea to help with digestion.