One of the healthiest and tastiest fruits, the apple does indeed keep doctors at bay! Loaded with vitamins, iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium and necessary fibres, the juice of this delicious fruit boosts energy and helps fight common infections. There are more than seven thousand varieties of the apple fruit which come in a range of colours from red, green and yellow, all of which taste delicious. It is rich in Vitamins A, B-12, C and D, and contains antioxidant properties. While apple juice benefits are numerous, you can mix it up with other fruits and veggies, for added nutrition, as suggested by dieticians and nutritionists.
Here are some recipes using Apple Juice:
- Rosy red
Benefits: Creating a concoction of apple beetroot and carrot juice benefits the body in numerous ways. The ingredients come together to help in detoxifying the body. They have anti-inflammatory properties, can cure ailments like asthma, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels and leave the skin looking radiant and fresh.
Recipe: To make this juice, you will need a sliced beetroot, apple, a tinge of ginger and three cut up and peeled carrots. Blend all these ingredients in a mixer until a smooth liquid is formed. Strain it to discard the extra pulp and serve.
Shelf life: Prepare this juice well in advance and store it in your refrigerator. This juice can be kept for two days before it gets spoilt.
- Tantalisingly tangy
Benefits: A mix of apples and oranges, the tantalizingly tangy juice combines the nutrients of both the fruits, giving you the best of both worlds! The Vitamin C and tanginess of the oranges beautifully compliments the fibrous nutrients and sweetness of apples.
Recipe: To make this juice, you will need a sliced apple and a peeled orange, half a cup of water and a blender. Throw the ingredients into the blender and mix till it forms an orange liquid. Just strain the puree and consume it. You can also drink it as is, if you like the pulpy variant. This variation of apple juice benefits the overall health and improves metabolism of the body.
Shelf life: This is another juice that can be made 2-3 days in advanced and stored in the refrigerator.
- Go green
Benefits: The combination of juicy apples and cucumber together, makes a refreshing and tasty drink. The benefit of apple juice for skin, are innumerable; especially those of the green apple. Green apples help brighten the skin and even the skin tone.
Recipe: For this recipe, you will need a sliced red apple, a green apple, half a diced cucumber and half a cup of water. Blend the ingredients till it forms a green puree and drink before it settles!
Shelf life: It is best to consume this juice immediately as green apple juice can turn pale immediately.