Fruit juice is the fluid that is naturally present in the fruit tissues. The juice is prepared by automatically squeezing or mashing fresh fruits without the application of heat or solvents. Fruit juice is a nutritious and nourishing part of the healthy diet. Fruit juice has vitamin C, calcium and vitamin D in it. It is free of fat and rich in vitamins, minerals and naturally found phytonutrients that add to good health. Phytonutrients are compounds that have disease preventive and disease fighting properties.
Fruit juices play an important role in a healthy diet. They offer great taste and the variety of nutrients that are naturally present within it is beneficial for health of individuals. A lot of diseases that are prevalent in civilized countries like America and Europe are absent in less civilized countries where the basic food is made up of raw and fresh fruits and vegetables. It is due to this basic food habit that diseases like colon cancer and prostrate are virtually absent in these countries. Scientists have proven that certain fruit juices certainly have protective health benefits.
Fruit juices of pomegranate, blueberry, acai, noni and cherry are considered to the healthiest of all the other fruits available. These fruit juices have numerous qualities like boosting of the immune system, reducing blood pressure and cholesterol as well as improving the function and conditioning of the heart. Currant, grapes and watermelon juices are also recommended for overall protection of the health of individuals,
Some more immune boosting fruit juices include cucumber, lemon, orange juices that, if taken, with rice milk, plain yoghurt, blueberries, banana and walnuts helps to create some immune boosting smoothie. If while on medications, one is deficient in potassium, magnesium and calcium, intake of the juices of honeydew melon, peach, apricot, cantaloupe and broccoli will definitely help to serve the purpose.
For healthy heart, combination of ginger, pineapple and carrot or pineapple, alfalfa and parsley help in improving the condition of the heart. Among many fruits, the antioxidant properties of pomegranate help in providing several heart protection benefits as well as reduce the low-density lipoproteins or bad cholesterol.