The arrival of summer immediately makes us imagine endless expanses of white sand surrounded by the blue of the ocean and the blue of the sky. Too bad that most of us can only admire the gray of the city from our windowsill. The cold juice extractor could just become the tool with which to bring a piece of the tropics into our daily life: just make a fresh mango and pineapple extract. Let’s find out how.
Ingredients and procedure
- 300 g of pineapple pulp
- 100 g of mango pulp
In addition to stripping both fruits of the peel, it is also necessary to remove the core from the pineapple and the stone from the mango. Cut the fruit into small pieces and insert it into the extractor. Enjoy the juice as soon as possible to enjoy all its properties, otherwise keep it in the fridge in a tightly closed glass container.
If you want, you can also add two or three carrots for a real tanning boost, a juicy orange capable of strengthening the immune defenses, or even some mint leaves to decorate the juice and give that extra touch of freshness.
Benefits of pineapple
Pineapple is a tropical fruit, and its origins are South American. It is a very sweet fruit but with low-calorie content. Like mango, it is easy to find on the shelves of any supermarket.
It is rich in magnesium, precious for the nervous system and bones, vitamin C, which fights cellular aging, and potassium, useful for the functioning of muscles and in regulating blood pressure. However, the ingredient that has aroused the interest of research and medicine is bromelain, responsible for stimulating our metabolism and for this valiant companion in slimming and low-calorie diets. But be careful! This concerns only the natural pineapple; the canned one undergoes treatments that neutralize this substance. Thanks to bromelain, pineapple also has draining, digestive, and anti-inflammatory properties.
Benefits of mango
The mango is a fruit native to Asia which, however, is now grown a little in all areas of the world that enjoy a tropical climate, which makes it available at any time of the year.
In addition to containing numerous vitamins, a whole mango is able to fully satisfy the vitamin A needs of an adult person while also providing a significant amount of mineral salts. This particular composition makes mango a sort of natural supplement capable of defeating accumulated stress and fatigue. Its main properties are diuretic and laxative; therefore, it is perfect for all those who suffer from constipation or water retention. Finally, the yellow-orange color, characteristic of mango, is produced by beta-carotene, excellent for the eyes, and unparalleled ally of the best!
The mango and pineapple extract made with a cold juice extractor, as well as an excellent way to sanction the arrival of summer, is an alternative recipe to take care of your body, draining liquids and stimulating digestive activity.