This juice is perfect for balancing cholesterol and blood pressure problems. All vegetables are excellent for this purpose, but celery is a good option, and that is why in this juice it predominates since it contains a large amount of mineral salts that neutralize the acidic residues of the body that come from a type of diet full of highly processed foods, such as sausages, flour and sugars, etc.

These foods leave acidic residues in the body and cause fluid retention and loss of calcium among many other things. Keep reading because below you will find an idea recipe to balance your cholesterol levels and improve your blood pressure.

Juice to balance cholesterol and blood pressure

Celery has a hypotensive effect, which means that it helps lower high blood pressure since it contains essential oils and among them is 3-butylptalide. It also has a great diuretic effect that also supports this process of reducing pressure and improves the work of the kidneys.

It contains glucoquine, which is a substance that acts like natural insulin and this helps lower blood sugar levels.

With this juice once a day on an empty stomach, 3 times a week, changing the remaining 4 days of the week for another juice, it is enough to start noticing changes in your body, without forgetting the diet that you must take to eliminate food that contribute to destabilizing your levels.

Change your table salt for sea salt, or try to avoid it if possible, if you have problems with hypertension or fluid retention. Sea salt, no matter how healthy it is compared to table or iodized salt, will always contain elements that will not be of great help if you suffer from these diseases, especially if you consume it in large quantities.

Ingredients: 

  • 1 cucumber
  • 6 celery stalks
  • 1 cup of chard
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 orange

You can put everything through the extractor, previously disinfecting everything and drink the resulting juice. If you don’t have an extractor, you can grind everything very well in the blender except for the lemons and the orange, then strain the juice from this mixture and add it to the orange and lemon juice that you will have to squeeze separately.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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