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What can Ginger do for my health?

Ginger is another one of the extremely powerful roots we have and is mostly considered as a spice. It has been used for thousands of years both for culinary and medicinal purpose.

These days, Ginger is extremely popular in all types of dishes, juices, smoothies, and single shots. You can use ginger fresh, dried or as an extract. I use a lot of fresh ginger, both for cooking but also in my smoothies. It adds a great flavor to any meat, casserole or dressing.


Ginger Root Casserole Base

Ginger Root Casserole Base

  • 1-2 inch grated fresh ginger
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 diced red onion
  • a pinch of chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp of coconut oil

Heat up the coconut oil in a skillet. Add all ingredients and stir until golden. Add the meat to the skillet and cook till it’s done, or add the mix on top of the fish. Click here for the full recipe. 


For medicinal use, you can get Ginger as tea, dried powder in capsules, or as an extract in small bottles. 

Ginger contains hundreds of compounds and metabolites, which all benefits your overall health Some of the known health benefits of Ginger is inflammation, digestion, pain, and nausea.

Talking about nausea, I usually recommend Ginger for pregnant women with morning sickness, or if have a tendency for motion sickness, where it seems to have an excellent effect. Because of the phenolic compounds in Ginger, it’s known to stimulate your saliva and bile production, suppress gastric contractions and help relieve gastrointestinal irritation (GI) Ginger also supports some of the important enzymes in your digestive system, which suggests it could help prevent constipation and Colon Cancer.

During the winter time, Ginger tea is a good way to keep the body temperature up, as it is working to warm your body from within, which also helps keep the colds away. Because it is such a powerful anti-inflammatory root, it is used by many with arthritis for pain relief.  

However, Ginger doesn’t do it all alone. You need to change other areas of your lifestyle too. By adding more and more of these very health beneficial foods to your diet, along with incorporating more water, better sleep, fresh air, exercise, silence, and gratitude to your daily routine, you’ll be able to reverse most of the lifestyle diseases we know today.

At Le Juicery you can either get the single shot or enjoy one of the many foods or drinks which includes Ginger. Making better choices while eating out is crucial in order to maintain the healthier path while you are at home.

Why Wheat Grass?
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I love to share tips about Health and Wellness, and especially how we can improve our health with seven simple health hacks.
Food is one of them. 

You have probably heard about Superfood!
Superfood is simply food with a high amount of important nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes and Chlorophyll. And what is more inviting that the pure fresh green color of a Wheat Grass shot.

Wheat Grass is a Superfood. It's an amazing source of vitamins and minerals, especially Vitamin A,C and E. But also Magnesium, Calcium, Iron and Amino acids. There is 21 Amino Acids, where off 9 is essential to your body. In Wheat Grass you find 17 of the 21 Amino Acids, and 8 of the 9 essential. Thats very powerful. By the way; essential means your body can't produce them, so you need them from foods.

Wheat Grass It is also very alkaline, which means that it contributes to a stabilization of your pH balance. Today most people have an acidic overload in their body, which is known to cause different negative issues. However the many Alkaline minerals in Wheat Grass, helps regulating the pH balance, so oxygen gets to your tissues faster, and the enzymes stays active. That helps some of the important functions in your body, such as absorb nutrients, repair tissue, detox waist and maintain your immune system. 

Another very powerful nutrient in Wheat Grass is Chlorophyll
Chlorophyll makes the green color, and it is also the power house of the plant. As a Superfood Wheat Grass contains more Chlorophyll than any other vegetable (about 7.5 times more than Broccoli). Chlorophyll  is known to help get more oxygen to the blood as well as increase the count of red blood cells. Other benefits can be increased energy, wellbeing and vitality. 
Wheat Grass juice is also used for detox, because it supports the liver with it's extreme high content of Chlorophyll, fibers and sulphates. known to help reduce fatigue

Having a shot of Wheat Grass on a regular basis, will be highly appreciated by your entire body.
We have more than 37 trillion cells in our body, and they all require different nutrients for optimal function. Read more about these little engines here