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12th Sep 2015

Fighting Fit: A Tangy Juice Recipe For Combating Stuffed Sinuses

Here's how you can fight off flu season.

Whether you’re attempting to fit your five fruit and vegetables into your daily diet, or maybe your healthy kick downfall is snacking on chocolate, homemade juices and smoothies can be an easy way of staying full without piling on the pounds.

Making your own juice recipe isn’t hard as long as you have a decent juicer and fresh fruit and vegetables.
With added benefits of fresh vitamins and minerals, we’re going look at a new recipe each week to help you stay fighting fit.

This week… we look at a tangy juice that will help beat the side-effects of those stuffed sinuses.

There’s nothing worse than feeling stuffed-up, so try this juice to keep the warning signs at bay.

Super Sinus Juice

Makes roughly 350ml


  • 1 large orange, peeled
  • 1/2 lemon, de-seeded and peeled
  • 1 medium sweet or tart apple, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh ginger, skin removed
  • cayenne spice

1. Peel the orange and lemon and remove the skin on the ginger.
2. Chop the ingredients into chunks, and remove the seeds. Put into blender or juicer.
3. Add the cayenne spice.
4. Turn on blender and blitz. Add water if consistency is too thick for your taste.

Health Benefits:

Rich in raw ginger, antioxidants like vitamin C and contains chromium, magnesium and zinc which can help to improve blood flow, as well as help prevent chills, fever, and excessive sweat. Ginger also helps in expanding your lungs and loosening up phlegm because it is a natural remedy that breaks down and removes mucus. Ginger is said to have anti-inflammatory properties and is well known for its tummy-soothing effects.

Both lemons and oranges are also packed with vitamin C and other antioxidants that can help the immune system battle germs that cause a cold or flu.

Recipe via lunchboxhealth blog