30 Nov Celery Juice – the Superfood You Need to Drink Now
Finally, celery has its moment – and after you read what we have to say about the health benefits of drinking organic celery juice, you’ll be cleaning out your refrigerator in search of that celery you bought last month for Bloody Marys… but for obvious reasons, was buried behind last week’s leftovers.
Once an afterthought on the veggie scene and the last man standing on the crudité platter, it turns out celery is the ultimate rock star—we’re talking concert headliner—for promoting awesome health, stunning skin, happy feels, and so much more, all while detoxing the nasty sludge that’s been holding you back from stardom. So, let’s get to it.
The Top 6 Reasons Celery Has Stolen Our Juiced-Up Hearts
Cleaning up the mess that’s in our bodies…
Touted as the “undiscovered medicine of our age,” the benefits of celery juice on the body are profound. Celery juice is a tonic full of sodium cluster salts that nobody really knew about until now; this flaunt ‘em if you got ‘em sub-group of minerals strip pathogens down, damaging and killing them. Byeee.
See Ya, Chronic Illness!
Drinking 16 – 32 oz. of organic celery juice each day boosts immunity. Packed with polyacetylene and luteolin (gotta throw science in there), celery is an anti-inflammatory powerhouse, supremely beneficial for people who suffer from chronic illnesses, including autoimmune conditions.
Drinking celery juice can radically reduce symptoms from arthritis, osteoarthritis, heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, gout and more. You’ll be cage dancing in no time!
It’s in the Skin!
Celery juice is loaded with vitamins’ A, B, C, K, niacin and folate – those awesome nutrients that produce collagen, nourish our skin and repair skin damage. But wait! There’s more! Celery also has calcium, potassium, magnesium, selenium and more powerhouse minerals that give us bright and glowing skin.
On top of that, celery juice is basically juiced-up water; the more you drink, the more hydrated you are, which in turn, keeps our skin cells hydrated. Craving soft, smooth, supple, young and wrinkle-free skin? Drink organic celery juice.
Alkaline City, Baby!
Organic celery juice is both hydrating and alkaline; this is exactly what we want in balancing our pH levels to counteract acidity in the body. Celery juice protects our healthy cells, balances essential mineral levels, lowers heart disease risk, protects bone density, helps prevent stroke, lowers blood pressure, reduces plaque in arteries—I mean come on, the list is endless—reduces inflammation, boosts immunity, and assists in maintaining a healthy weight.
A natural diuretic, celery juice regulates the fluid in the body and promotes healthy potty visits – both one and two. Yep, we went there. To get even more scientific but in terms we know, celery juice flushes toxins out of the body, banishes brain fog, removes calcium deposits from joints and eliminates them through the kidneys.
Thyroid, Liver, Detox… Oh My!
The minerals in celery juice help to improve thyroid function by fighting off and cleansing the body of the Epstein-Barr virus. Celery juice can also boost production of those much-needed thyroid hormones that fight hypothyroidism.
And get this… celery juice revives liver cells, helps bring them back and flushes out toxins. It has detoxifying properties that assist in removing bad bacteria, fungi, mold, viruses and other toxins (hey there, pale ale) from the liver. Those pharmaceuticals, metals, petrochemicals, pesticides, herbicides and more that you have ingested over the years and now they’re just hanging out, damaging your health – celery juice flushes them.
It’s a Literal Blood Bath!
Simply put, celery cleans your blood. Coumarins, a tricky one to pronounce, is a compound in celery that promotes the healthy activity of white blood cells and gives the vascular system a big ol’ high-five. Basically, what that means is that by drinking celery juice, you’re boosting blood flow, reducing blood pressure and purifying the bloodstream.
You know that processed macaroni and cheese you love so much? Well, it’s filling your blood with junk. This is where celery juice comes in and cleans house, nourishes the body and aids in rebuilding red blood cells. Suffering from rheumatism, high blood pressure, arthritis or anemia? Drink organic celery juice.
Trust Your Healthy Gut!
It’s true – your gut has superpowers. From making decisions to affecting your mood and warding off disease, your gut is connected to pretty much every aspect of your body. So, if you’re going to trust it, make it healthy.
And guess what – celery juice can increase your gut health. Anyone with IBS, Crohn’s, acid reflux, or other gut-related diseases knows just how much a cruddy gut feels; celery juice both soothes and cools the digestive tract, which reduces inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract. Many of celery’s superpowers stem from its ability to help people with low hydrochloric acid (HCL) levels and related digestive issues.
How to Drink Celery Juice
First, let’s tackle the organic thing. Celery is on the dirty dozen list – drenched in chemicals and pesticides. If you want all the benefits of juiced celery, you go organic. (Brash advertisement alert – our celery juice is 100% organic, and oh so good!).
When it comes to drinking celery juice, there are a couple of things to know: it’s a solo act – you don’t want to drink celery juice with anything else and you absolutely don’t want to drink it before or after you eat. It’s best on an empty stomach in the morning so all nutrients can immediately be absorbed. Drinking celery juice by itself streamlines digestion and elimination, which in turn, helps the body to cleanse, detoxify and restore… you know, get back to its roots!
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