Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Blood Pressure Reduction Tip
This recipe serves 2.
Recipe Health Insight: Research suggests one cup of beetroot juice can assist in lowering blood pressure by 10 points within six hours.
Beets contain dietary nitrate, the body converts this to a gas that expands blood vessels and assist in blood flow.
1) 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
2) 1 cup vanilla almond milk
3) 1/2 cup celery leaves
4) 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
5) 3/4 cup sliced cooked beets
Combine all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. Divide mixture between 2 glasses.