With winter fast approaching, flu season is going to be at its peak, and we want to do anything we can to prioritize your wellbeing. We know that there are so many things that contribute to maintaining a healthy immune system, such as eating colourful whole foods that are rich in nutrients, drinking lots of water, exercising, and getting restful sleep. One of the easiest ways to support your immune system is getting a proper daily dose of Vitamin C.
This essential vitamin plays a crucial role in maintaining our overall health and well-being, and it's particularly famous for its immune-boosting properties. In this article, we'll delve into the importance of vitamin C, its many benefits, and how you can easily incorporate it into your daily routine through LOOP’s delicious cold-pressed juices.
The Superpowers of Vitamin C
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin that our bodies cannot produce on their own. This means that we must obtain it through our diet or supplements. It is a powerful antioxidant, which means it helps protect our cells from damage caused by free radicals, potentially lowering the risk of chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer.
- It helps our body convert fats into energy.
- It helps protect your cells from oxidative stress, lowering the risk of chronic diseases and promoting overall well-being.
- It promotes healthy, radiant skin by aiding collagen production and protecting against UV damage.
- It can reduce the duration and severity of colds and flu, making it a vital nutrient for a robust immune system.
- It supports the body's natural wound-healing processes.
Cold-Pressed Juices: A Vitamin C Powerhouse
One of the easiest and most delicious ways to boost your vitamin C intake is by consuming cold-pressed juices. These juices are made by pressing fruits and vegetables to extract their juice, preserving their natural nutrients and flavours. Here's why LOOP Cold-pressed Juices are a fantastic source of vitamin C.
- High Nutrient Retention: LOOP Cold-pressed Juices are made without heat, which can destroy some of the heat-sensitive vitamins, including vitamin C. As a result, our juices retain a higher concentration of this crucial nutrient.
- Varied Flavour Profiles: You can find a wide variety of LOOP Cold-pressed Juices, each made from different combinations of fruits and vegetables. This diversity allows you to choose juices that not only provide vitamin C but also a delightful experience to suit your own taste buds.
- Convenient and Portable: LOOP Cold-pressed Juices are available in convenient, on-the-go recyclable bottles, making it easy to incorporate them into your daily routine. Whether you sip them during breakfast, as a snack, or post-workout, they're a hassle-free way to increase your vitamin C intake.
LOOP’s Top 5 Vitamin C-Rich Juices
- Beach Bum: Refreshing pineapple, lemongrass, ginger and turmeric will help keep those germs away.
- King of the Hill: 269% of your daily Vitamin C thanks to delicious clementine, cantaloupe, carrot and turmeric.
- Better Together: This triple threat is crafted with grapefruit, orange and ginger—a trio that’s definitely better together.
- Morning Glory: Having one sip is basically impossible, this delicious blend includes strawberry, clementine and orange.
- Orange Juice: Not your average OJ, this premium version is made with only 1 ingredient and is NOT from concentrate with zero added sugar or water.
Vitamin C is undeniably essential for maintaining a strong immune system, promoting overall health, and supporting skin and tissue health. Incorporating LOOP Cold-pressed Juices into your daily routine is a delicious and convenient way to ensure you're getting an ample dose of this vital nutrient. So, why not raise a glass to good health with a refreshing, vitamin C-rich cold-pressed juice that reduces food waste? Your immune system and the planet will thank you!