This belief is completely wrong, because it has been proven that raw potatoes have amazing health benefits. However, you need to be careful while you peel the potatoes, especially if there is some green skin and sprouts. This is very important because these sprouts and green parts are poisonous so you have to beaware. That is the reason why you should always peel the potato before you use it.
A lot of researches have been done, and one of them conducted John Lesindzer, together with Dr. John Tucakov and some other experts, who wrote mainly about the benefits that potato juice has.
As John Lesindzer explains, potato juice is the best natural remedy for gastritis, which these days has become a very frequent health issue.
Lesindzer suggests that you combine one tablespoon of fresh potato juice and some water and consume this potion. Very soon you will notice some incredible results. You should consume this remedy 30 minutes before eating. If you have some stomach and duodenal problems, drink half a deciliter of potato juice before eating or drinking anything. Then, drink another half a deciliter of the juice half an hour after lunch and dinner.
The IC (International Congress) which was held in Germany published the statementof Dr. Kagamine, an author of a study on the topic of nutrients in raw potatoesand a professor at the Akita University School of Medicine in Japan. Hesays that there is much more to potato juice than people suppose. Dr. Kagaminehas succeeded to isolate a single compound of raw potatoes, which, as he clarifies, has the power to suppress tumor growth in lab mice. It was also revealed that this compound helps in the battle against cancer considerably.
The popularity of raw potatoes has risen as scientists have confirmed their efficacy against kidney and liver problems, heart disease, hypertension, lumbago, rheumatism, diabetesand other health conditions.
Potato juice is not only effective in treating severe diseases, but it also incredibly affects your immune system.
If you often deal with lack of energyandfatigue, prepare this fresh ‘elixir’ by juicing a medium-sized potato, few carrotsand apples. If you frequently consume this drink, in only two weeksyou will restore your energy and vitality. Consume this mixture two times a day, in the morning on an empty stomach and in the evening before you go to sleep.
Here are the health benefits of drinking potato juice:
- immunity boost
- treating gastritis and other stomach issues
- treatment of kidney and liver issues
- cancer treatment
- protection against cardiovascular diseases
- reduction of blood sugar levels
- treatment of different skin diseases
Potato shells help in the body detoxification and are a rich source of beneficial nutrients.
They are efficient in eliminating dangerous toxins from your body and give your body the nutrients it needs. They also contain great amounts of vitamins C and B6, potassium, iron, zinc, magnesium, carbohydratesand proteins. However, have in mind that cooking on high temperatures lower the amount of vitamin C in potatoes. A potato of medium size contains 27mg of vitamin C, and that is nearly 45 % of the daily recommended amounts of this vitamin.
Potatoes aid in the treatment of skin problems.
Potatoes are very beneficial for making your skin acne-free,blackhead-free, shiny and clean. They also have excellent antiseptic effects, help to get rid of skin problems, and provide your skin with all the necessary nutrients, including starchandvitamin C, so that it does not age too early. To achieve this, you just need to grind a potato and apply it on your face. The skin on your face is going to thank you, as it will make it tightand clear. These vegetables are also efficient in getting rid of cellulite; you just have to rub a potato slice onto the problematic zones.
How to make a fresh potato juice?
It is very easy and simple to make a potato juice. Take a few of potatoes, wash them and clean them well. Ensure you remove all the green partsandsprouts. Then, cut the potato in slices and wrap the slices in gauze and squeeze the juice out of them. You can use a juicer too.
Stick to this rule: consume the potato juice always freshly prepared. You can combine it with some fruits and vegetables, such aslemon,carrots, apples, along with some other additives like honey.
In the book written by the Buddhist monk Tomizawa,“The road to a healthy lifestyle: Cancer is nothing to fear”, it’s said that 2 cups of fresh potato juice a day provide a great help in the treatment of cancer and other vicious illnesses.