Carrot Juice Recipes and
The Health Benefits of Carrots

Carrot juice recipes give you the health benefits of carrots and can be made even more potent by adding in ginger. 

The health benefits of ginger are numerous and compliment the sweet taste of carrots.

The health benefits of carrots are often associated with improving your eyesight because of the high amounts of beta carotene found in carrots.  And carrots powerful antioxidants can even fight off cancer cells.

Carrot juice recipes are probably the cheapest and easiest vegetable juices to make.  And you will find organic carrots just about everywhere!

Health Benefits of Carrots

  • Low glycemic index of 47
  • Helps fight cardiovascular disease
  • High amount of Beta Carotene or vitamin A (needs to be converted)
  • Improves your eyesight
  • Helps prevent Oral Cancer

To Peel or Not to Peel?

Some people like to peel their carrots to get a sweeter tasting juice instead of an earthier tasting one.

Generally you'll want to peel all root vegetables, but carrots are an exception as long as they are organic.

However, peeling a carrot may be a good idea to reduce the amount of oxalic acid found in carrots.

  • Helps prevent Stomach Cancer
  • Helps prevent Breast Cancer
  • Helps prevent Colon Cancer

Carrots are a good source of this type of acid which can block certain minerals from being absorbed.

Carrot Juice Recipes

Carrot Juice with Ginger Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 3 Carrots (scrubbed or peeled)
  • 2 Stalks Celery (with leaves)
  • 1/2 an Apple (seeds removed)
  • 1/2 inch Ginger (peeled)

Instructions:

  1. Rinse all produce and cut into appropriately sized pieces for your juicer.
  2. Juice carrots first, then ginger root, celery stalks, and then 1/2 an apple.

Health Benefits of Ginger

  • Great Digestive Aid
  • Helps to prevent motion sickness
  • Good source of potassium, magnesium, and manganese
  • Reduces Nausea and Vomiting
  • Increases Production of Bile
  • Helps with migraine headaches
  • Anti-tumor effects on cells
  • Anti-fungal properties
  • Contains Anti-inflammatory Compounds

Adding the health benefits of ginger to your carrot juice recipes will help to give it that refreshing kick and help your digestive system at the same time.

And by adding ginger you will also help to cut down on the sweet taste of the carrots and it will also help to add in some heat.

How to Peel Ginger Root

Using a spoon instead of a vegetable peeler is a much safer way to peel ginger root!

And the health benefits of carrots along with the health benefits of ginger can be an amazing addition to your diet for helping to prevent certain illnesses.

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