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The Power of Beets

The Power of Beets

Beets have a number of wonderful health benefits and are featured in several of our cold-pressed juices at the Juice Caboose. Below are several benefits of this fantastic vegetable.

Lower Your Blood Pressure — Drinking beet juice may help to lower blood pressure in a matter of hours. One study found that drinking one glass of beet juice lowered systolic blood pressure by an average of 4-5 points. The benefit likely comes from the naturally occurring nitrates in beets,

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Health Benefits of Spirulina

Health Benefits of Spirulina

Spirulina Is Extremely High in Many Nutrients

Spirulina is an organism that grows in both fresh and salt water.

It is a type of cyanobacteria, which is a family of single-celled microbes that are often referred to as blue-green algae.

Just like plants, cyanobacteria can produce energy from sunlight via a process called photosynthesis.

Spirulina was consumed by the ancient Aztecs but became popular again when NASA proposed that it could be grown in space for use by astronauts.

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The REAL Benefits Of Cold-Pressed Juice!

Lately, all the hype is around cold-pressed juices and the miracle nutrition and benefits that they offer. Many people who are health-conscious have jumped onto the train and are taking the plunge with cold-pressed juice whether it be their daily fix or are going through with a juice cleanse. It is important to keep in mind that not all juices are made equal; your local grocery store’s ‘cold-pressed juice’ is not the same juice as what you will find at Natural Foods+ Juice Caboose.

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Featured Items – Immune Support

Reishi Immune™ is a complete biocompatible formula that features Reishi ProBlend™ which includes premier quality reishi (raw concentrate, fruiting body), the famous plant of the ancients for super health, called the “elixir of life”. Reishi Immune Blend™ supplies a broad spectrum of biocompatible botanical agents which offers a complex phytochemical profile for additional nutritional support.

ImmunoVen™ is a premier quality nutraceutical formulation featuring Olea-Pro™, a potent olive leaf extract coupled with a supportive phytonutrient blend,

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Protect Your Health with Immune-Boosting Nutrition

Good nutrition is essential to a strong immune system, which offers protection from seasonal illness such as the flu and other health problems including arthritis, allergies, abnormal cell development and cancers. Help protect yourself against infection and boost your immunity by including these nutrients in your eating plan.

Protein is part of the body’s defense mechanism. Eat a variety of protein foods including seafood, lean meat, poultry, eggs, beans and peas,

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7 Evidence-Based Benefits of Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass is prepared from the freshly sprouted leaves of the common wheat plant, Triticum aestivum.

It can be grown and prepared at home or purchased in juice, powder or supplement form.

Some claim it can do everything from detoxifying the liver to improving immune function. However, many of its purported benefits have not yet been proven or studied.

This article takes a closer look at 7 of the evidence-based benefits of drinking wheatgrass.

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Why Travel Makes You Hungrier — And How to Combat It

If you’ve ever felt hungrier on a plane, train or road trip, you’re not imagining it — research shows travel can alter healthy eating habits. A study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine found that, compared to homebodies, frequent travelers had a greater risk of obesity and higher blood pressure. And another recent study found that those who spent more than 14 nights away from home each month had a higher BMI;

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4 Must-Have Components of a Strength-Training Program

Not all general strength-training programs are created equal. If you’re hunting for a great program or you’re wondering how your current program stacks up, you’ll want to be sure you have a few key components covered.

Here are four components to include in your strength-training program:

1.  THE RIGHT FREQUENCY

If you want to make consistent progress, you have to lift often enough to keep challenging your muscles, but not so often that your muscles never get the chance to recover and grow back stronger.

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5 Reasons to Curb Sugar Intake — Beyond Empty Calories

When it comes to weight management, refined sugar in all its forms — high-fructose corn syrup, dextrose, rice syrup, sucrose and many others — is certainly one of the top items to get knocked off an eating list.

Harvard University’s School of Public Health suggests that to achieve a healthy weight, you should limit “lower-quality foods” including sugar-sweetened beverages, refined sugar and highly processed snacks.

But your waistline isn’t the only thing affected by excess sugar consumption.

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