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Sauerkraut juice and its amazing therapeutic properties

Since ancient times, sauerkraut juice has been highly appreciated because of its amazing medicinal properties. Sauerkraut juice is a great drink that detoxifies and provides the body vitamins to the body.

Sauerkraut juice and its amazing therapeutic properties
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Here are just a few of the reasons why you should drink sauerkraut juice:

• Sauerkraut juice is rich in phytonutrients, which have the property to fight free radicals that cause cell damage.

• Sauerkraut juice stimulates the body’s ability to eliminate accumulated toxins and thus it prevents certain diseases such as pulmonary, colon, stomach and prostate cancer.

• The juice of cabbage contains lactic acid, a highly effective detoxifying substance for the colon.

• Sauerkraut juice is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent and it can prevent and treat arthritis and other degenerative inflammatory diseases.

• Sauerkraut juice works wonders for people suffering from asthma and bronchitis, due to its ability to stimulate the healing of the respiratory tract.

• Sauerkraut juice is an excellent choice for people who suffer from stomach ulcers and diverticulosis, and it cures digestive problems in general.

• Suflorafan found in sauerkraut juice is a substance that kills bacteria which cause peptic ulcer (Helicobacter pylori). Also, sauerkraut juice prevents and treats gastro-esophageal reflux.

• Sauerkraut juice contains a very important element for maintaining general health called glutamine, an amino acid important for a healthy digestive system. In addition, sauerkraut juice contains iodine and chlorine, two very important elements for protecting the health of the gastrointestinal tract.

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• Sauerkraut juice stimulates and balances the immune system and promotes T cells; it also supports the body in treating allergies, due to a substance called histidine. Glucosinates found in sauerkraut juice stimulate the immune system.

• Sauerkraut juice lowers cholesterol and has a detoxifying effect on the liver. A Japanese study showed that people who ate sauerkraut juice drastically reduced levels of bad cholesterol (LDL).

• Suflorafan found in sauerkraut juice is one of the most important substances in the fight against cancer. In addition, sauerkraut juice is very rich in iron.

• Sauerkraut juice helps slow the conversion of carbohydrates into fat and thus helps you get rid of extra pounds.

• Eating sauerkraut juice helps your body assimilate nutrients much faster. Absorption time is reduced from hours to less than 15 minutes.

• Red sauerkraut juice contains high levels of essential fatty acids Omega3, which have the property to reduce levels of cholesterol and triglycerides. Sauerkraut juice helps prevent cardiovascular diseases and strokes.

• Sauerkraut juice contains large amounts of magnesium, potassium, calcium, sodium and other nutrients.

• Sauerkraut juice contains vitamins A, E, C, K and vitamin D. It also contains almost all the B complex vitamins, including folic acid.

• Women who consume sauerkraut juice five times per week show a 70% lower risk of developing breast cancer.