Aronia juice in ice cubes bags

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Preparation time10 min
Waiting time3 hours
Ready in3 h 10 m

A good alternative to consume aronia all year round.

Aronia juice in ice cubes bags - Powerful antioxidant, strengthens the body, tonic/energizing, contributes to heart health

Servings

~ 600 ml aronia juice in 2 ice cube bags, each containing 24 ice cubes.

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Ingredients

Estimated cost: 2.6

Materials

  • - bags of ice cubes
  • - fruit juicer with screw shaft, 40-60 rpm

Preparation

  • Aronia juice in ice cubes bags - Preparation step 1Aronia fruits (with bunches) are washed in 2-3 waters, more precisely they are put in a large container or even in the clean sink, let the water flow over them enough to cover them, let it sit in the water for 5 - 10 minutes, then give way to water, until it drains completely. This operation is repeated 2-3 times.

    Aronia fruit bunches are placed on flat surfaces on kitchen towels and left to drain for ~1 hour to remove excess water.
  • Aronia juice in ice cubes bags - Preparation step 2After the aronia have dried, we separate the aronia berries from the bunches.
  • Aronia juice in ice cubes bags - Preparation step 3Next is the squeezing of the aronia berries with the help of a juicer, preferably with a screw shaft that works at low speeds (40-60 rpm) to avoid heating during squeezing.
    If you like, you can also add a lemon to the juicer.
  • Aronia juice in ice cubes bags - Preparation step 4We pour the obtained juice into ice cubes bags, which we will freeze in the freezer. In about 2 hours they will be frozen.
  • The chokeberry pulp, obtained after squeezing, can be dried and used to make teas, especially in the cold season.
    It can also be dried and then ground into powder. In this way, up to 3 teaspoons of powder are consumed per day before meals.

Observations

Pure aronia syrup in the form of ice cubes
Retention/Expiry:
→ It will be stored only in the freezer.
→ Effectively break a cube at a time, as much as is consumed, and immediately put the rest in the freezer.
→ It is recommended to consume up to a maximum of 1 year from the date of freezing!

Administration

One frozen cube of chokeberry juice, in a glass of plain water (~ 200 ml), 2-3 times a day.
→ One or more cures of 2 months with 2 weeks break are recommended!

Effects and benefits

General:

  • important source of antioxidants: anthocyanins, flavonoids, phenolic acids;
  • contains the highest level of anthocyanins and proanthocyanins;
  • rich in vitamins: A, B, C, P, K and Q;
  • rich in minerals: calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc and manganese;
  • rich in carotene, lutein and catechin;
  • tonic / energizing;
  • the antibacterial effect;
  • immuno-protective
  • vitaminizing/mineralizing;
  • source of fiber
  • regulates the tension;
  • regulates blood sugar;
  • protects the stomach;
  • anti-depressant;
  • digestive;
  • anti-diarrheal;
  • detoxifying;
  • anti-aging effect;
  • hepato-protective;
  • reduces stress;
  • protects the body from intoxication;

Supports the immune system:

  • strengthens the body's immunity (aronia being rich in vitamin C);
  • prevents colds and flu (aronia are rich in ellagic acid and myricetin);
  • prevents bacterial infections in the respiratory system;

Anti-tumor effects:

  • reduces the risk of colon or breast cancer
  • fight against free radicals;
  • aronia inhibits the growth of cancer cells in colon cancer;

Supports the cardiovascular system:

  • chokeberry helps regulate blood pressure due to its high potassium content, which has a dilating effect;
  • helps prevent and even treat arteriosclerosis;
  • prevents coronary diseases;
  • decreases the risk of myocardial infarction;
  • effectively cleans the blood;
  • reduces triglycerides and bad cholesterol (LDL);

Beneficial for those with diabetes:

  • regulates blood sugar (anthocyanins);
  • reduces the amount of sugars and fats in the blood thanks to anthocyanins;
  • prevents the sudden increase in blood sugar and keeps the sugar level under control, thanks to dietary fiber;

Supports cognitive functions:

  • helps increase neural activity;
  • helps to strengthen neural connections;
  • reduces oxidative stress in the brain (due to anthocyanins);
  • prevents depression and anxiety, reduces stress;
  • helps prevent neurodegenerative diseases (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's);
  • prevents the risk of dementia;
  • supports memory and improves learning processes;

Aids vision:

  • supports eyesight, chokeberry being rich in carotene (lutein and zeaxanthin, flavonoid antioxidants present in chokeberry);
  • prevents eye degeneration;
  • reduces oxidative stress in the eyes;
  • reduces inflammation in the eyes;
  • prevents the development of cataracts;
  • improves vision at night (anthocyanins improve micro-circulation and reduce capillary fragility);

Supports the digestive system:

  • helps digestion, being rich in fiber;
  • fights constipation;
  • fights diarrhea;
  • protects the intestines from bacteria;
  • detoxifies the body;
  • helps to lose weight (favors fat burning and increasing muscle mass);

Other:

  • helps to combat fatigue;
  • prevents and fights allergies;
  • contributes to the good functioning of the liver;
  • offers extra protection against UV radiation;
  • recommended for those with rheumatism and joint pain (cyanidin and anthocyanin);
  • prevents and treats urinary infections, thanks to quinic acid;
  • reduces the development of E. coli bacteria and Staphylococcus aureus;

Side effects

- excessive consumption of aronia juice may cause stomach upset, nausea or vomiting.

Contraindications

  • for pregnant or breastfeeding women only with the doctor's consent;
  • it is contraindicated for those with kidney stone problems, as chokeberry contains oxalic acid;
  • for those with diabetes, a doctor's recommendation is necessary;
  • it is not indicated for people with gastric/duodenal ulcer;
  • attention for those with a high degree of coagulation, especially if they are going to have surgical interventions;

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