Fresh fruit and vegetable drink are high in vitamins, minerals and enzymes. They are also alkaline in nature, which in itself is therapeutic. Juices are easily digested and assimilated, allowing maximum nutrient value to be absorbed at a faster rate without the body expending unnecessary energy. Toxins and wastes are easily and efficiently eliminated from the body.
In the 1980s our eating habits were challenged and changed forever when a health and nutrition revolution, with its emphasis on low-fat, low-cholesterol, sugar-free, salt-free and high-fibre foods, took place. Now we are about to witness an extension of that revolution through the use of fresh and natural juice. The addition of fresh juices and vegetable cocktail recipe to a well-balanced diet immediately makes eating habits healthier.
Vegetable recipe cocktails are full of nutrients and enzymes that help fight diseases and promote a healthy and strong immune system.
Vegetable recipe cocktails provide instant nutrition. Because they are fibre-free they are rapidly absorbed and go to work immediately - healing, energizing, revitalizing and generating healthy growth.
Vegetable recipe cocktails provide instant sustainable energy that can increase performance potential, unlike the 'quick-fix' energy that is associated with high-fat, high-sugar junk foods.
Vegetable cocktails are filling while being low in kilojoules and high in water, and they also speed up the body's metabolism.
Vegetable cocktails can assist in alleviating stress by correcting the body's acid/alkaline balance.
Vegetable cocktails can play an important part in anti-cancer and cancer-healing diets.
Surely, you know that vegetable cocktails might be with and without alcohol. Vegetable cocktails without alcohol are, mainly, for people leading a healthy life.
It is known, that carrot juice, for example, is an antioxidant and the brighter the colour of the juice the greater the strength of carotene. Carotene is a builder of healthy tissues and is good for the skin. It also has antiseptic properties, helps fight colds etc. and supports the immune system. Carrot, cabbage and potato are good treatment for stomach ulcers. Celery juice is a natural diuretic good for arthritis and rheumatism sufferers as it helps reduce swelling caused by fluid. It also has a calming effect on an overactive nervous system.
Keep in mind that the human body needs at least 8-10 glasses of fluid each day. Most people take this fluid in the form of coffee, tea and alcohol. These are all acid-forming, which can be detrimental to our health and the way we feel, and also contain stimulants that are addictive by nature. They tend to dehydrate rather than add vital fluids to the body. Alcohol is fattening and caffeine in coffee and tea unrealistically raises our blood-sugar levels. In addition, tag water today varies greatly in its composition.
As for vegetable recipe alcohol cocktails, there are some rather known vegetable recipe like the one described below in which vodka is used.
Balsamic Vegetable Cocktail
Famous San Francisco drink. Make it and see if your guests can guess the mystery ingredient!
Ingredients: 8 vegetable cocktail, chilled - cups (500 ml), vodka - cup (50 ml), Splendido Balsamic Vinegar - 2 tsp (10 ml).
In pitcher, stir together vegetable cocktail, vodka and vinegar. Pour evenly into four ice-filled glasses. Garnish with spears of asparagus, if desired.
Try pepper-flavoured vodka for a spicier drink, or add a few drops of Louisiana Hot Sauce. Calories 70 Cal; Fat 0 g; Sodium 300 mg; Carbohydrate 6 g; Fibre 1 g; Protein 1 g.