4 Ayurvedic Juice Recipes for Effective Weight Loss

4 Ayurvedic Juice Recipes for Effective Weight Loss

Ayurveda recommends various herbs and their juices to reduce medha dhatu or body fat. These ayurvedic juice recipes help in weight loss.

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Ayurvedic Juice and weight loss

Advantages Of Ayurvedic Juices in Weight Loss

Ayurvedic Juice Recipes for Weight Loss

Benefits of Ayurvedic Weight Loss Juices

How to Extract Juice in Ayurvedic Way ?

Obesity has become a global problem.Most of the population struggle to lose weight or willing to lose weight. Substituting some healthy drinks and juices with healthy foods help a great way in reducing weight. For example substituting your regular tea with green tea and honey, munching dry fruits in snack time, eating fresh vegetable salads before food. Eating fresh fruits instead of desert etc.

According to experts, consuming natural juices can help you lose weight healthily because you take in only the natural ingredients found in fruits and vegetables.

Ayurvedic Juice and Weight Loss

According to principles of ayurveda few vegetables, fruits and spices act as natural powerful fat burners. These are available in abundance when you juice that vegetable or fruit. Adding ayurvedic spices to this juice fortifies its weight loss properties.

Many people are now using a weight loss juicing recipe as part of their weight loss regime. For others, a weight loss juicing recipe is used as a detox agent to cleanse their body of unwanted chemicals.

Get up and start moving

But getting a weight loss juicing recipe and making a natural juice is not enough to help you achieve that ideal weight you desire. You still have to get up from that couch of yours and engage in some form of physical activity to get those fats burning. Dieting can also aid in your weight loss. With the right weight loss juicing recipe and the right exercise regime, you will be losing weight in no time.

Advantages Of Ayurvedic Juices in Weight Loss

Apart from its natural ingredients, fruit or vegetable juices also have valuable, bio-available micro-nutrients with a minimal calorie cost and no dietary fat.  Fresh vegetable juice acts as a healthy, harmless appetite suppressant and craving curber.
Apart from that, vegetable juice can also play an important role in stabilizing blood sugar levels, a vital factor in nutrition and good health. The sugar percentage is much lower than that of fruit juices and the calorie count is up to 50% less, yet the juice succeeds in satisfying a sweet tooth every time.

In this article we have given 4 ayurvedic juice recipes which can be prepared with fresh vegetables and fruits. These juices provide lot of fibres, anti-oxidants, plenty of vitamins and minerals. They normalise bowel movement and contain least calories. These juices can be consumed before breakfast or in mid-morning between 11am to 12 noon. By drinking these juices you get rid of food cravings, hunger pangs and can avoid unnecessary calories going into your body through soft drinks or sweetened artificial juices. Thus these juices are very effective in weight loss.

Ayurvedic Juice Recipes for Weight Loss

These juices should be around 350 ml. Drink these before each meal. You can see the results like decreased appetite, reduced food craving and disappearing of sugar craving.

Carrot and Apple Juice recipe 1

  1. 1 medium sized carrot washed peeled and grated (Read Are carrots Good for PCOS and Losing Weight?  )
  2. 1 apple washed and diced (read Home Remedies with Apple )
  3. 1 inch finely grated ginger ( Read Ayurveda Health Benefits of Ginger )
  4. ½ tea spoon lemon juice (Read Do Lemon And Honey Reduce Body Fat ?  )

Add all the above ingredients in a blender jar and add very little water. Blend to get a tasty juice. Honey can be added as a sweetening agent.

Carrot and Tomato Juice recipe 2

  1. 1 medium sized sweet tomato washed and diced ( Tomato Health Benefits and Ayurveda)
  2. 1 medium sized carrot washed peeled and grated ( Read Dates and Carrot salad – The Best Vajikarana Food  )
  3. 1 inch finely grated ginger
  4. 6-7 mint leaves washed well
  5. ½ tea spoon lemon juice

Juice these as said in first recipe

Apple and Spinach JUICE Recipe 3

  1. 5-leaves of Spinach well washed and chopped
  2. 1 apple washed and diced
  3. peeled orange
  4. 1 inch finely grated ginger

Add all the above ingredients in a blender jar and add very little water. Blend to get a tasty juice. Honey can be added as a sweetening agent.

Beet and Carrot Juice recipe 4

  1. 1 small beetroot washed, peeled and grated
  2. ½ medium sized carrot washed peeled and grated
  3. 1 inch finely grated ginger
  4. ½ tea spoon lemon juice

Juice the above ingredients in a blender to get a healthy weight loss juice.

Benefits of Ayurvedic Weight Loss Juices

Using a wide variety of juices from fruits and vegetables is going to provide your body with plenty of vitamins, minerals, enzymes and micro nutrients.

They are a really easy way to consume a large portion of your fruit and vegetable intake, ensuring that your body is getting the nutrients it requires.

They are fantastic for delaying hunger pains and help you to eat smaller portions for your main meals.

By using juice recipes for weight loss in this fashion you are simply replacing those nasty foods you typically eat at morning and afternoon tea with not only a low calorie substitute but a snack that will really energize your body, without that sugar spike you get from candy bars, cakes, pastries and soft drinks.

These juicing recipes for weight loss will give you more energy, make your digestive system work properly and gives your skin a healthy and happy glow. Friends and family will probably notice a change in you, not just the weight loss but also a happier disposition in life. This diet proves that you can be on a diet and still continue to consume yummy food or in this case, great tasting drinks. Try the juice diet and see if it works for you!

How to Extract Juice in Ayurvedic Way ?

Texts of ayurveda explain the method to extract fresh juice from herbs. This procedure is known as “Swarasa kalpana”. “Swarasa” means freshly extracted juice.

How to extract juice from medicinal herbs ?

Various procedures to extract juice from herbs have been explained by ayurveda acharyas . Juices thus extracted can be effectively used in many health conditions. Here are list of these procedures.

Fresh herb juice extraction:

Collect Fresh parts of herbs and clean them thoroughly to remove mud and insects. Cut these herbal parts into small pieces and pound these to get a soft paste. Squeeze the juice from herbal paste with the help of a clean cotton cloth. Collect this juice in a vessel. This process has to be repeated till the pounded herbal paste loses its original taste.

Dry herb juice extraction:

During non availability of fresh herbs, dried herbs can be used to extract juice. Soak one part of the dried herb with 2 parts of water. Leave it overnight. Pound the soaked herb and extract the juice. Follow the same steps of fresh herb juice extraction.

Powdered dry herb juice extraction:

Take one part of dried powdered herb and add 8 parts of water. Boil this till 1/4th of water remains. Filter the herb and use the liquid part.

Juice extraction from hard herbs:

When fresh herbs are hard and rough (like barks and hard stem) , juice extraction becomes difficult. A different method is explained in ayurveda pharmacology to get best out of such herbs. Wrap the hard herb pieces in a cloth and place it in a steel box. Cook these herbs in cooker. Allow the herb to cool. Pound this and extract the juice as explained.

The freshly prepared juice has to be used immediately. It should not be stored or refrigerated.

Honey, sugar candy, jaggery, pepper, cumin seed powder, ghee, rock salt or sendha namak etc can be added to enhance the taste and medicinal properties of herbal juice.

Dosage of herbal juices:

Usually 25 ml of fresh herbal juice and 50 ml of dried herb juice has to be consumed.

Caution

People with diabetes should not consume honey.

You must remember that weight loss in its most basic form can only be achieved if you burn more calories than you consume. So if you are going to use juice recipes for weight loss, make sure you don’t over do it with fruits.

Consult Dr.Savitha Suri for ayurvedic remedies. Email drsavithasuri@gmail.com . WhatsApp + 91 6360108663

Author : Dr. Savitha Suri Consultant Ayurvedic Physician

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