Refreshing and Delicious Juice

Now that we have turned the corner and are hopefully getting away from snowflakes, it’s time for patio season. Here is a refreshing drink for adults and kids alike to enjoy all Spring and Summer long and it even has some health benefits!!

Strawberry Watermelon Cucumber Juice!

You will need:

– a juicer or blender

– 8-10 strawberries

– 1 cup of cut, cubed watermelon (remove seeds if not using a seedless watermelon)

-1/4 peeled cucumber

Place all ingredients into juicer or blender and mix well. Place in the refrigerator for 1 hour then enjoy!

Health Benefits of the 3 ingredients:

– Strawberries: a great source of vitamin C, fiber and antioxidants.

  • Boost immunity function
  • Regulate blood sugar
  • Helps arthritis by decreasing inflammation
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Digestive health
  • Helps regulate mood from omega-3 fatty acids in the seeds

-Watermelon: high in vitamin A, vitamin C, and antioxidants

  • High water content helps keep you hydrated and improve digestion
  • Improve heart health
  • Brain health from the antioxidant lycopene
  • Help relieve muscle soreness

-Cucumber: high in vitamins and minerals

  • Also with a high water content to keep you hydrated and decrease inflammation
  • Lower blood sugar

Kerra Pietsch, LPTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Andover Physical Therapy

May 22nd, 2019

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