Carrot Juice Recipes and The Health Benefits of Carrots
Carrot juice recipes will give you the health benefits of carrots and carrot juice recipes can be made even more potent by adding in ginger.
The health benefits of ginger are numerous and will compliment the sweet taste of carrots.
The health benefits of carrots are usually associated with improving
your eyesight because of the high amounts of beta carotene found in carrots. 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 for your carrot juice recipes just about anywhere!
Health Benefits of Carrots
Improves your Eyesight
Helps Prevent Oral Cancer & Stomach Cancer
Helps Prevent Breast Cancer & Colon Cancer
Low Glycemic Index of 47
Helps Fight Cardiovascular Disease
High Amount of Beta Carotene
To Peel or Not to Peel?
Generally you'll want to peel all root vegetables, but carrots are an exception as long as they are organic.
Some people like to peel their carrots to get sweeter tasting carrot juice recipes.
And peeling a carrot may be a good idea to reduce the amount of oxalic acid found in carrots.
Carrots are a moderate source of this type of acid which can block certain minerals from being absorbed.
Ginger and Carrot Juice Recipes
5 Large Organic Carrots
1 inch Knob of Organic Ginger Root
Wash your vegetables first
Juice the carrots first and finish with the ginger
Carrot Juice with Celery, Apple & Ginger
3 Large Organic Carrots
2 Stalks Organic Celery (with leaves)
1/2 an Organic Apple
1/2 inch Organic Ginger Root (peeled)
Rinse all produce and cut into appropriately sized pieces for your juicer.
Juice carrots first, then ginger root, celery stalks, and then 1/2 an apple.
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
Tip - How to Peel Ginger Root
Use a spoon to scrape the skin off of ginger instead of using a vegetable peeler - it's a much safer way!
Also, the rounded tip of a spoon can more easily get into the many crevices of ginger root.
Health Benefits of Ginger
Great Digestive Aid
Helps to Prevent Motion Sickness
Good Source of Potassium, Magnesium, and Manganese
Contains Anti-inflammatory Compounds
Reduces Nausea and Vomiting
Increases Production of Bile
Helps with Migraine Headaches
Anti-Tumor Effects on Cells
Adding the health benefits of ginger to your carrot juice recipes will help to give a refreshing kick to your carrot juice and also help your digestive system at the same time.
And by adding ginger you will also help to cut down on the sweet taste of your carrot juice recipes.