To feel good and to keep our body away from disease is not very difficult; it is just a matter of maintaining certain habits, and choosing well the things that we eat and what we do. There are foods that by their nature protect us from numerous diseases. The potato is one of them, so know their healing properties, and learn to make a potato juice in order to prevent cancer.
Potatoes are the essential source of energy, even when we are on a diet . They are high in carbohydrates, which help the body to perform its activities effectivelyand tofunction properly.
Additionally, they provide:
Big amounts of vitamin C to strengthen our immune system and help to prevent disease,
Antioxidants that help repair the body,
lots of vitaminsB, folic acid, iron,magnesium, and potassium, improve the brain function and prevent the formation of calcium stones in the kidneys.
Properties of potato and potato juice for preventing cancer
Regulates the blood pressure and cholesterol
Kukoaminas, a compound that is found in potato juice can prevent cancer and could regulate blood pressure. The phytochemicals and the vitamins, especially the flavonoids that the potatoescontain, help to protect against cardiovascular disease and reduce the levels of bad cholesterol, and they also protect the arteries from inflammation thus preventing cerebrovascular diseasesandheart attacks.
Whitens the skin and heals burns
The benefits of the potato juice extend also to the field of beauty. For example it’s widely used to reduce the skin blemishes and balance tonalities. You need to apply slices in case of sunburn and it can work wonders.
Prevents premature aging
The potatoes prevent us from forming premature wrinkles, giving softnessand shine to the skin. They also help to reduce the signs of tiredness in the face and eyes, and especially for reducing dark circles.
As we saw earlier, the potato juice has numerous healing properties as well as the following:
-It helps with gastritis and other stomach problems.
-Help in liver and kidney diseases
-Help in the treatment of skin diseases
-Protects against cardiovascular diseases.
-Strengthens the immune system.
-Fight cancer cells.
-Reduces the blood sugar.
-Cleanses the body of toxins.
Treat the following diseases with this potato juice
Numerous prominent experts have studied the possessions of the potato juice for curing many serious diseases. Dr. John Lesindzer recommends taking one tablespoon of potato juice diluted with a bit water 30 minutes before breakfast, lunch and before dinner as a natural medicine to treat gastritis. Alsoit’s advised to consume half deciliter of potato juice on an empty stomach in the morning and then half deciliter of potato juice 30 minutes before lunch and dinner for the treatment of duodenal and stomach issues.
Diseases of the respiratory system
Dr. John Tucakov says that potato juice has also yielded positive results in the treatment of respiratory and pulmonary diseases, reduces the level of the blood sugar and has even been tested in people that were affected with serious illnesses,such as emphysema, with positive results.
Dr. Kagamine, professor of medicine at the University of Akita in Japan, deeply studied the properties and the benefits of the substances that are contained in potatoes and succeeded in isolating one substance that is present in the potato juice. It also proved very effective suppressing the growth of tumor cells in mice. The results of his research were published in the “International Conference on the Fight Against Cancer” which was held in Germany.
Advices to keep in mind before preparing potato juice for preventing cancer:
1.You should always consume fresh juice, right after juicing.
2.Buy fresh potatoes.
3.Don’t peel the potatoes- consume them with the shell.
4.Wash well the potatoes before preparing them , brush them for better cleaning.
5.Buy possible organic potatoes . If you can not get them, at least make sure they are not stained or dehydrated.
6.Avoid buying potatoes that have outbreaks or are very green, they don’t do anything good for your healthas they contain a toxin called solaninewhich if it’s accumulated in large quantities in the body could cause nausea, headache, diarrhea,and stomachache.
Recipe for the potato juice:
-Wash and brush very well 2 medium sized potatoes. Remove any residue that might be in the crust.
-Cut the potatoes into thin slices.
-Wrap them in gauze and squeeze them. You can also do this in the blender.
Drink the potato juice in the morning, on an empty stomach and also before lunch and dinner . It can be taken alone or diluted in a bit of water (the amount desired). It can also be mixed with some fruit juice or vegetables (such as apples or carrots) and you can also add lemon juice or with honey to improve its taste.
Consume potato juice for 30 days, then rest for two weeks and retake for another 30 days.