" Carrot juice has many benefits for your body and is absolutely packed with essential vitamins and minerals. Lets look at the benefit of carrot juice and what it does to your body to promote general health. "
Carrots are packed with goodness and have many nutritional benefits especially when consumed in a raw state, juice is an excellent example of this.
They work really well in vegetable juices because carrots have a high water and also act as a natural sweetener. Lots of the juice recipes featured on our site contain carrots and that is mainly because they add a nice sweet taste to some of the less flavorsome vegetables.
Carrots supply an ample injection of Vitamins the main ones being Vitamin A, D and K. They also have plentiful minerals like magnesium and calcium.
Let's get right into why drinking lots of carrot juice will be beneficial for you health...
You will see carrots are low in calories with only 52 per 128 grams, this is great because they are fairly filling vegetables but low in calories. Carrots have got to be one of natures richest sources of Vitamin A.
Let´s have a look at some of the amazing benefits of Carrot Juice.
Be sure to check out Carrot Juice Recipes, a selection of my favorite carrot juice recipes.
Benefit of Carrot Juice
1) Reduces Cholesterol
The potassium in carrots can reduce cholesterol levels which will keep your heart healthy.
2) Prevents Cancer
Carrots contain carotenoids which is said to decrease the cancers in bladder, prostate, colon and breast. (Drink up!)
3) Boosts Immunity
Carrots contain a healthy dose of Vitamin C which will keep your immune system in check. It also contains beta-carotene which is effective at keeping those nasty germs away.
4) Controls Sugar Levels
This miracle juice contains Magnesium, Manganese and carotenoids which can stabilize the sugar levels.
5) Cleanses your Liver
By regularly drinking this tasty juice you will help the liver get rid of unwanted toxins. Carrot juice aids the body getting rid of unwanted bile.
6) Aids Digestion
Carrot juice contains a large amount of dietary fibre which will assist and speed up the process of digestion.
7) Keeps Bones Healthy
The Vitamin K in Carrot juice is essential for the building of protein and it also leads to faster healing of broken bones.
8) Can Aid in Weight Loss
The Vitamin B complex found in carrot juice is known to help breakdown glucose and fat. Meaning a faster metabolism to assist you in losing weight. (Oh yes shed some of those unwanted pounds the easy way!)
9) Energy Boosting
If you are feeling a little tired have a glass of carrot juice! It has a healthy dose of iron with will give you instant energy.
Unfortunately I am sad to say there is no evidence that suggests carrots improves your vision. I am not sure where that myth originated from.