Wednesday, May 15, 2013


Carrot is a very sweet vegetable and has beta carotene. Carrots can be used in salads and can be eaten raw.

 Nutritional values with Carrot:
  • Carrot is a good source for Vitamin A at which helps in good eyesight.
  • Carrot is good source of Vitamins K and C and helps in the strength of bones, ability of blood to clot and a healthy immune system.
  • Carrots contain more potassium which improves the health of muscles and nervous system.
  • Carrots are very powerful antioxidants and help the body from cardiovascular diseases.
  • Carrots have anti-cancer benefits.
  • Carrots are good for teeth as it stimulates the gums and eliminate stickiness.
  • Regular intake of carrots can prevent the heart disease and reduces the cholesterol levels.
  • Carrot juice removes the fiber which is not indigestible.
  • Carrot juice is very good for skin and helps in anti-ageing.
  • Carrots improve the glow of skin and improve the appearance of hair and nails.
  • Carrot can enhance the breast milk quality.
  • Carrots can cure the cancers as it contains the falcarinol compound that protects from fungal diseases.
  • Carrots have beta-carotene, alpha-carotene and lutein which act as a shield for the heart.
  • Carrot is a powerful antiseptic to prevent infections.
  • Carrots are powerful alkaline veggie which balance acid ration in body and purifies the blood.
  • Carrots help in secretion of quality breast milk in lactating women.
  • Carrots help to keep regular menstrual flow.
Cautions with Carrot:
  • Carrots should not be overcooked as the carotenes are lost.
  • Don’t peel off the skin on the carrot as it contains phytonutrients.
  • Carrots should be steamed properly.
  • Carrot should not be consumed at the time of menstruation as it will increase the menstrual flow.
  • Carrot juice should be consumed with any fats such as olive oil or cream for better absorption of carotene.
  • Carrot juice one glass is enough for daily need.
  • Carrot juice saves the life of smokers especially second hand smokers.
  • Carrot is diuretic expel excess fluids in body.
Juices with Carrot:
  • Carrot + bell peppers juice will prevent from clotting blood and reduces the blood pressure.
  • Carrot + sweet potato juice is for maintaining good eyesight.
  • Carrot +cucumber (with skin) juice will removes the waste from body and kidney stones can be cured. Cucumber with skin has many beneficial vitamins and minerals.
  • Carrot + celery juice is rich in potassium, reduces cholesterol and can replace electrolytes that are lost.
  • Carrot + Beetroot juice will lower the blood pressure and stimulates red blood cells in the body and good for eyes.


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