Green Juice To Help Lower Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a common problem and a major risk for cardiovascular disease. Symptoms can include restlessness or drowsiness, fatigue, anxiety, palpitations, excessive perspiration, tremors, shortness of breath, headache, nausea and sometimes confusion.

Aging, dehydration, poor choices of foods and unhealthy lifestyles such as smoking, alcohol, stress, a sedentary lifestyle and being overweight are all contributing factors. Uncontrolled high blood pressure increases the risks of aneurysm, heart failure, heart attack, kidney damage and stroke, so it’s important to deal with it. Getting your blood pressure checked regularly is important.

This juice contains produce that can be helpful to lower blood pressure naturally. Other helpful tips include eating plenty of plant foods, losing excess body weight and exercising regularly, Even a small weight loss can have a significant positive impact on blood pressure.

Ingredients

  • 1 green apple
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 4 celery sticks
  • Large bunch of parsley
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 knob (1 inch) of ginger

Directions

  1. Peel lemon.
  2. Chop and prepare produce to suit your juicer.
  3. Juice & enjoy!
Prep Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 1

Serving Size: 16oz (500ml)

Substitutions

Apple – pear, pineapple

Cucumber – zucchini, celery, celeriac root

Celery – zucchini, cucumber

Parsley – coriander

Lemon – grapefruit, lime

Ginger – turmeric