4 recetas de jugos detox
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4 recetas de jugos detox

Por Marco Beteta - Diciembre 2021
Una buena forma de consumir las porciones de frutas y verduras recomendadas al día es en jugos o licuados. Para prepararlos de forma más rápida puedes tener todos los ingredientes limpios y picados en el congelador, así sólo tendrás que meterlos a la licuadora o al procesador al momento.

Te compartimos cuatro preparaciones de jugos con propiedades desintoxicantes:

Jugo de Aloe Vera: con gel de aloe vera, agua y miel de abejas; desinflama, es digestivo y antiácido.

Jugo Verde: con alcachofa, apio, perejil, manzana verde y agua; limpia hígado graso.

Jugo de Col Morada: con pepino, limón, col morada, manzana verde y perejil; tiene efecto hidratante y depura la piel.

Jugo de Manzana: con jengibre, manzana verde y zanahoria; desintoxica el cuerpo y fortalece el sistema inmunológico.

5 recomendaciones para preparar jugos en casa:
  • Si buscas reducir el azúcar y calorías de un jugo, prepáralo con una base de agua natural.
  • Incluye vegetales verdes.
  • Agrega textura con ingredientes sólidos como avena, aguacate o plátano.
  • Elige endulzantes naturales como dátiles, miel de agave o las mismas frutas.
  • No cueles la mezcla para conservar la fibra de las frutas y otros ingredientes.
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