Lemon Essence 26oz

As found in the book "You Are What You Eat," By Dr. Gilliam McKeith

Ingredients

  • Apple - 1 medium (3" dia) 182g
  • Carrots - 8 medium 488g
  • Ginger Root - 1 thumb (1" dia) 24g
  • Lemon - 1 fruit (2-3/8" dia) 84g

Directions

Process all ingredients in a juicer, shake or stir and serve.


Juiced
Nutrition Facts (Juiced)
Calories 182
Calories from Fat 11.88
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.32g 3.77%
Saturated Fat 0.216g 1.08%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.535g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 237mg 15.80%
Potassium 1439mg 30.62%
Total Carbohydrate 57.94g 44.57%
Dietary Fiber 2.1g 5.53%
Sugars 30.74g
Protein 4.4g
Vitamin A 2816µg 312.89%
Vitamin C 49.7mg 55.22%
Calcium 136mg 13.60%
Iron 1.61mg 20.12%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.
Vitamins
Choline 41.6mg 7.56%
Folate 55µg 13.75%
Niacin 3.606mg 22.54%
Riboflavin 0.245mg 18.85%
Thiamin 0.204mg 17.00%
Vitamin B-12 0µg
Vitamin B-6 0.589mg 45.31%
Vitamin D 0IU
Vitamin E 2.58mg 17.20%
Vitamin K 47.2µg 39.33%
Minerals
Copper 0.244mg 27.11%
Magnesium 47mg 11.19%
Phosphorus 147mg 21.00%
Selenium 0.7µg 1.27%
Zinc 0.95mg 8.64%
Other
Caffeine 0mg
Theobromine 0mg
Water 612.23g
The 'Juiced' nutrient values are calculated estimates based off of the USDA nutrition database.
These nutrient values are estimates based on various studies. They should not be considered as 100% accurate.
Solid
Nutrition Facts (Solid)
Calories 338
Calories from Fat 17.21
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.91g 5.46%
Saturated Fat 0.313g 1.57%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.127g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.776g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 343mg 22.87%
Potassium 1972mg 41.96%
Total Carbohydrate 83.98g 64.60%
Dietary Fiber 20.9g 55.00%
Sugars 44.55g
Protein 6.37g
Vitamin A 4081µg 453.44%
Vitamin C 82.9mg 92.11%
Calcium 198mg 19.80%
Iron 2.33mg 29.12%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.
Vitamins
Choline 60.3mg 10.96%
Folate 110µg 27.50%
Niacin 5.227mg 32.67%
Riboflavin 0.355mg 27.31%
Thiamin 0.393mg 32.75%
Vitamin B-12 0µg
Vitamin B-6 0.854mg 65.69%
Vitamin D 0IU
Vitamin E 3.74mg 24.93%
Vitamin K 68.4µg 57.00%
Minerals
Copper 0.354mg 39.33%
Magnesium 85mg 20.24%
Phosphorus 212mg 30.29%
Selenium 1µg 1.82%
Zinc 1.38mg 12.55%
Other
Caffeine 0mg
Theobromine 0mg
Water 680.25g
All 'Solid' nutrient values are calculated from the USDA nutrition database.
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Benefits
  • Lower Cholesterol

    The pectin in apples lowers LDL ("bad") cholesterol. People who eat two apples per day may lower their cholesterol by as much as 16 percent.

    Recent studies show that ginger might also have a role in lowering LDL cholesterol because the spice can help reduce the amount of cholesterol that is absorbed.

    Pectin in carrots lowers the serum cholesterol levels.

    Recent studies shown that limonoids in lemons help in reducing cholesterol.

  • Improving Eyesight

    Deficiency of vitamin A can cause some difficulty seeing in dim light. Since carrot is rich in vitamin A it is good for improving eyesight.

  • Macular Degeneration Prevention

    This is a common eye disease of elderly. It impairs the macula. Researches found that people who ate the most Beta-carotene had a forty percent lower risk of macular degeneration compared with those who consumed the least.

  • Reduce Water Retention

    Carrot juice is diuretic and helps to eliminate excess fluids from the body, reducing water retention, especially for women during their monthly menstruation cycle and in pregnant women.

  • Stroke Prevention

    A carrot a day reduces stroke risk by 68 percent. Many studies have strengthened the “carrot effect” on brain. Studies conducted on stroke patients revealed that those with highest levels of Beta carotene have the best survival rate.

  • Digestion

    One of ginger's most touted health benefits is its ameliorating effects on digestive ailments. It can help digest fatty foods and break down proteins. It is excellent for reducing gas. Many people report that it will also relieve nausea, and can be effective in treating morning sickness as well as motion sickness.

    Lemon juice helps to cure problems related to indigestion and consitpation.

    Apples contain a natural laxative. When juiced, it helps aid bowel movements. It is most effective when mixed with carrots and spinach juices, you can expect bowel movement the next day. Regularly eating apples also will ensure bowel movements due to its gel-forming fiber, pectin. It improves the intestinal muscle's ability to push waste through the gastrointestinal tract.

    Carrots have a cleansing action on the liver and helps it to release more bile, which will cause peristaltic action. This can help to relieve constipation and help with digestion.

  • Improved Complexion

    Lemon juice, being a natural antiseptic medicine, can participate to cure problems related to skin. Drinking of lemon juice mixed with water and honey brings glow to the skin.

    The high quality vitamin C and other rich nutrients in carrot juice efficiently nourish the skin, preventing dry skin, psoriasis and other skin blemishes. It also has powerful cleansing properties that are effective in detoxifying the liver, which is overall effective for acne which can be caused by toxicity of the blood.

    Ginger helps improve circulation to the skin. It is also a powerful cleansing agent that helps keep the skin free of blemishes.

    Apples contain vitamins A and C which prevent sagging skin, as well as copper for brightening and toning.

  • Lung Cancer Prevention

    According to a study of 10,000 people, those who ate the most apples had a 50 percent lower risk of developing lung cancer. Researchers believe this is due to the high levels of the flavonoids quercetin and naringin in apples.

    Beta-carotene consumption has been linked to reduced risk of several cancers, notably lung cancer. British researchers discovered that increasing beta-carotene consumption from 1.7 to 2.7 milligrams a day reduced lung cancer risk more than 40 percent. The average carrot contains about three milligrams of Beta-carotene. In a study, researchers found that eating fiber rich carrots reduce the risk of colon cancer by as much as 24 percent. Another study shows that women who ate raw carrots were five to eight times less likely to develop breast cancer than women who did not eat carrots.

  • Increased Blood Circulation

    Being a warming herb, ginger can help knock out a fever. This property also makes it effective in stimulating circulation of the blood. It can also help relax muscles around the blood vessels and is said to help prevent blood clots from forming. The warming effects make it a natural decongestant as well as an antihistamine, making it the perfect remedy for colds.

  • Immune System

    Carrots do wonders for boosting the immune system by increasing the production and performance of white blood cells; building resistant to various kinds of infections.

  • Heart Disease Prevention

    In a study meant to reveal therapeutic value of carrots researchers at the Wolfson Gastrointestinal Laboratory in Edinburgh, Scotland revealed that cholesterol level reduces by 11 percent if seven ounces of raw carrots a day is taken for three weeks. High cholesterol is a major factor for heart disease. Since regular consumption of carrots reduces cholesterol level it is good to prevent heart related problems. A group of Swedish scientists discovered that root vegetables can reduce the chances of having a heart attack. A study conducted at the Mario Negri Institute of Pharmacological Research in Italy found that those who ate more carrots had one third the risk of heart attack as compared with those who ate fewer carrots.

  • Weight Loss

    Adding lemon juice to a beverage can help increase weight loss.

  • Asthma Help

    One recent study shows that children with asthma who drank apple juice on a daily basis suffered from less wheezing than children who drank apple juice only once per month. Another study showed that children born to women who eat a lot of apples during pregnancy have lower rates of asthma than children whose mothers ate few apples.

    Lemon juice assists in curing respiratory problems, along with breathing problems and revives a person suffering from asthma. Lemon, being a rich rich source of vitamin C, helps in dealing with respiratory disorders.

  • Breast Cancer Prevention

    A Cornell University study found that rats who ate one apple per day reduced their risk of breast cancer by 17 percent. Rats fed three apples per day reduced their risk by 39 percent and those fed six apples per day reduced their risk by 44 percent.

    Recent studies shown that limonoids in lemons inhibit the development of cancer in laboratory animals and in human breast cancer cells.

  • Alzheimer's Prevention

    A study on mice at Cornell University found that the quercetin in apples may protect brain cells from the kind of free radical damage that may lead to Alzheimer's disease.

  • Bone Protection

    French researchers found that a flavanoid called phloridzin that is found only in apples may protect post-menopausal women from osteoporosis and may also increase bone density. Boron, another ingredient in apples, also strengthens bones.

  • Colon Cancer Prevention

    One study found that rats fed an extract from apple skins had a 43 percent lower risk of colon cancer. Other research shows that the pectin in apples reduces the risk of colon cancer and helps maintain a healthy digestive tract.

  • Liver Cancer Prevention

    Research found that rats fed an extract from apple skins had a 57 percent lower risk of liver cancer.

  • Lower Blood Pressure

    Drinking lemon juice is helpful for people suffering with heart problems as it contains potassium. It controls high blood pressure, dizziness, nausea as provides relaxation to mind and body. It reduces mental stress and depression.

  • Reduce Inflammation

    Ginger can also help reduce inflammation. So it can be used to treat any disease that is caused by inflammations such as arthritis or ulcerative colitis. Some studies show that it can even help inhibit the replication of the herpes simplex virus.

  • Cancer Prevention

    Ginger has been shown in animal trials to help slow or even prevent cancerous tumor growth.

Conditions
  • High Cholesterol

    The pectin in apples lowers LDL ("bad") cholesterol. People who eat two apples per day may lower their cholesterol by as much as 16 percent.

    Recent studies show that ginger might also have a role in lowering LDL cholesterol because the spice can help reduce the amount of cholesterol that is absorbed.

    Pectin in carrots lowers the serum cholesterol levels.

    Recent studies shown that limonoids in lemons help in reducing cholesterol.

  • Indigestion

    One of ginger's most touted health benefits is its ameliorating effects on digestive ailments. It can help digest fatty foods and break down proteins. It is excellent for reducing gas. Many people report that it will also relieve nausea, and can be effective in treating morning sickness as well as motion sickness.

    Lemon juice helps to cure problems related to indigestion and consitpation.

    Apples contain a natural laxative. When juiced, it helps aid bowel movements. It is most effective when mixed with carrots and spinach juices, you can expect bowel movement the next day. Regularly eating apples also will ensure bowel movements due to its gel-forming fiber, pectin. It improves the intestinal muscle's ability to push waste through the gastrointestinal tract.

    Carrots have a cleansing action on the liver and helps it to release more bile, which will cause peristaltic action. This can help to relieve constipation and help with digestion.

  • Acne

    The high quality vitamin C and other rich nutrients in carrot juice efficiently nourish the skin, preventing dry skin, psoriasis and other skin blemishes. It also has powerful cleansing properties that are effective in detoxifying the liver, which is overall effective for acne which can be caused by toxicity of the blood.

    Ginger helps improve circulation to the skin. It is also a powerful cleansing agent that helps keep the skin free of blemishes.

  • Bloating

    Carrot juice is diuretic and helps to eliminate excess fluids from the body, reducing water retention, especially for women during their monthly menstruation cycle and in pregnant women.

  • Dry Skin

    The high quality vitamin C and other rich nutrients in carrot juice efficiently nourish the skin, preventing dry skin, psoriasis and other skin blemishes. It also has powerful cleansing properties that are effective in detoxifying the liver, which is overall effective for acne which can be caused by toxicity of the blood.

  • Menstrual Cycle

    Carrot juice is diuretic and helps to eliminate excess fluids from the body, reducing water retention, especially for women during their monthly menstruation cycle and in pregnant women.

  • Stroke

    A carrot a day reduces stroke risk by 68 percent. Many studies have strengthened the “carrot effect” on brain. Studies conducted on stroke patients revealed that those with highest levels of Beta carotene have the best survival rate.

  • Constipation

    Lemon juice helps to cure problems related to indigestion and consitpation.

    Apples contain a natural laxative. When juiced, it helps aid bowel movements. It is most effective when mixed with carrots and spinach juices, you can expect bowel movement the next day. Regularly eating apples also will ensure bowel movements due to its gel-forming fiber, pectin. It improves the intestinal muscle's ability to push waste through the gastrointestinal tract.

    Carrots have a cleansing action on the liver and helps it to release more bile, which will cause peristaltic action. This can help to relieve constipation and help with digestion.

  • Nausea

    Drinking lemon juice is helpful for people suffering with heart problems as it contains potassium. It controls high blood pressure, dizziness, nausea as provides relaxation to mind and body. It reduces mental stress and depression.

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Ginger can also help reduce inflammation. So it can be used to treat any disease that is caused by inflammations such as arthritis or ulcerative colitis. Some studies show that it can even help inhibit the replication of the herpes simplex virus.

  • Depression

    Drinking lemon juice is helpful for people suffering with heart problems as it contains potassium. It controls high blood pressure, dizziness, nausea as provides relaxation to mind and body. It reduces mental stress and depression.

  • Ulcers

    The abundance of nutrient present in carrots help nourish cells that have been starved of nutrients which result in ulcers.

  • Asthma

    One recent study shows that children with asthma who drank apple juice on a daily basis suffered from less wheezing than children who drank apple juice only once per month. Another study showed that children born to women who eat a lot of apples during pregnancy have lower rates of asthma than children whose mothers ate few apples.

    Lemon juice assists in curing respiratory problems, along with breathing problems and revives a person suffering from asthma. Lemon, being a rich rich source of vitamin C, helps in dealing with respiratory disorders.

  • Stress

    Drinking lemon juice is helpful for people suffering with heart problems as it contains potassium. It controls high blood pressure, dizziness, nausea as provides relaxation to mind and body. It reduces mental stress and depression.

  • Osteoporosis

    French researchers found that a flavanoid called phloridzin that is found only in apples may protect post-menopausal women from osteoporosis and may also increase bone density. Boron, another ingredient in apples, also strengthens bones.

  • Cold

    Being a warming herb, ginger can help knock out a fever. This property also makes it effective in stimulating circulation of the blood. It can also help relax muscles around the blood vessels and is said to help prevent blood clots from forming. The warming effects make it a natural decongestant as well as an antihistamine, making it the perfect remedy for colds.

    Lemon juice can treat a person who is suffering from cold, flu or fever. It helps to break fever by increasing perspiration.

  • Fever

    Being a warming herb, ginger can help knock out a fever. This property also makes it effective in stimulating circulation of the blood. It can also help relax muscles around the blood vessels and is said to help prevent blood clots from forming. The warming effects make it a natural decongestant as well as an antihistamine, making it the perfect remedy for colds.

    Lemon juice can treat a person who is suffering from cold, flu or fever. It helps to break fever by increasing perspiration.

  • Arthritis

    Ginger can also help reduce inflammation. So it can be used to treat any disease that is caused by inflammations such as arthritis or ulcerative colitis. Some studies show that it can even help inhibit the replication of the herpes simplex virus.

    Lemon is also a diuretic and can treat rheumatism and arthritis. It helps to flush out bacteria and toxins out of the body.

  • Breast Cancer

    Recent studies shown that limonoids in lemons inhibit the development of cancer in laboratory animals and in human breast cancer cells.

  • Hangover

    The high content of Vitamin C helps the necessary detoxifying work for hangovers.

  • Rheumatism

    Lemon is also a diuretic and can treat rheumatism and arthritis. It helps to flush out bacteria and toxins out of the body.

  • High Blood Pressure

    Drinking lemon juice is helpful for people suffering with heart problems as it contains potassium. It controls high blood pressure, dizziness, nausea as provides relaxation to mind and body. It reduces mental stress and depression.

  • Cancer

    Ginger has been shown in animal trials to help slow or even prevent cancerous tumor growth.

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