Anti-Inflammatory Juicing 101
Surely more than once, you have handled your abdomen swollen or distended. For most people, this discomfort is joint, especially after eating certain foods or going through a stressful situation. However, this sensation is normal, and it is necessary to find out why it occurs because it may be hiding some silent disease.
Abdominal swelling is not normal; this symptom can hide intolerance to certain foods and also diseases. In most cases, these are symptoms attributable to irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, or gluten allergy, but they can also reveal a condition.
If the reason for bloating is gas, foods such as broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and artichokes should be avoided. Of course, carbonated beverages should also be avoided. When it comes to intolerance, the diet should be personalized and recommended by a specialist, hence the importance of having the correct diagnosis.
The key to all this is physical activity, as it helps to reduce abdominal distension, mainly through the use of the abdominal press. The most beneficial exercises are abdominal exercises that can strengthen the abdominal press and improve bowel movement. Also, while you are inflamed, and a preventive measure is a good idea to juicing for inflammation, here are some of the best recipes.
This juice regulates your digestion, prevents fluid retention, and improves your bowel movements.
- Half a fennel bulb
- Two celery stalks
- One cucumber
- One apple
- One lemon
- Six mint leaves
- A bit of ginger
- A piece of aloe vera
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until well incorporated. Drink it, preferably on an empty stomach.
Apple, celery, parsley, and ginger juice
This green juice is super fresh and delicious. A tremendous vitamin shot to energize your body.
- One piece of ginger about the size of the tip of your thumb.
- Two celery sticks
- One tablespoon of fresh parsley
- One red apple
- 1/2 cucumber
- 1 liter of water or 4 cups of water
It is ideal for giving it to your family at any time. Rich in diuretics to help you reduce swelling and prevent fluid retention, it also provides vitamins and fiber.
Aloe vera and cucumber juice
Refreshing and soothing, aloe vera juice is an option you can consider when accumulated gases cause discomfort. Follow this recipe to prepare it.
- ½ cup of aloe vera gel.
- Juice of 1 lemon.
- ½ glass of water (125 ml).
Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.
If you want the drink to be softer, we recommend reducing the amount of aloe and lemon and increasing the amount of water. Be careful; aloe vera has laxative effects!
- Two apples
- A quarter of a cucumber
- One stalk celery
- Six spinach leaves
- Parsley or watercress
Blend the ingredients and drink them in the morning. This drink will cleanse your entire digestive system.
Remember, before consuming any drink with plants or herbs, consult your doctor; these juices are a complement, not a solution by themselves.
Maintain a balanced and varied diet, a healthy lifestyle, based on consistent habits. And if you have doubts about how to do it, consult your doctor. Hydrate mainly with water. Never give priority to juices, shakes, smoothies. These can be good compliments, but they do not replace the supply of water to the organism.