Carrot Juice Recipes and
The Health Benefits of Carrots
Carrot juice recipes will give you the health benefits of carrots. And you can make your carrot juice recipes more potent by adding in ginger or some raw milk.
The health benefits of ginger are plenty and will compliment the sweet taste of carrots.
The health benefits of carrots are usually only associated with improving eyesight because of high amounts of beta carotene found in carrots.
However, carrots contain powerful antioxidants that can even fight off cancer cells.
Also, carrot juice recipes are probably the cheapest and easiest vegetable juice to make. You will find organic carrots for your carrot juice recipes just about anywhere!
The Health Benefits of Carrots
and Raw Carrot Juice
Drinking carrot juice can provide an impressive amount of beta-carotene which can then be converted into vitamin A.
Carrot juice can help to create better eyesight and help to prevent macular degeneration.
- Improves Your Eye Health
- High Amount of Beta Carotene
- Good Source of Vitamins C, K, and B Vitamins like B6
- Supports Healthy Hair & Skin
- Helps Fight Cardiovascular Disease
- Low Glycemic Index of 47
- Increases Your Metabolism
- Improves Brain Health & Cognitive Functions
- Promotes Healthy Lungs
- Great Cleansing Ability
- Detoxes Organs like Your Liver
- Helps Prevent Breast & Colon Cancer
- Great Source of Potassium
- Contains Some Trace Minerals
- Helps Prevent Oral & Stomach Cancer
- Improves Digestion
- Increases Antioxidant & Enzyme Status
Different colored carrots will be higher in certain nutrients. Orange carrots are a very rich source of beta-carotene. Purple carrots are a rich source of anthocyanins and lycopene.
Red Apple and Carrot Juice Recipe
- About 6 Large Organic Carrots (peeled)
- 3 Organic Red Gala Apples
- Peel or don't peel your carrots. Be sure to cut the bitter ends off.
- Next, slice the apples and carrots to fit into your juicer.
- Juice ingredients by alternating between the carrots and apples.
- Pour into 2 glasses to share with a loved one.
You can also mix carrot juice with raw milk if apples are just too sweet for you. This makes it a more balanced drink.
I've heard the combination of organic raw carrot juice and nutrient dense raw milk helps with autism.
To Peel or Not to Peel?
Generally you may want to peel all root vegetables, but carrots are one of the exceptions as long as they are organic.
Some people like to peel their carrots to make sweeter tasting carrot juice recipes. Peeling may also reduce oxalates found in carrots.
Carrots have a medium amount of this anti-nutrient which can block certain minerals from being absorbed. One cup of carrot juice can give you about 27 mg. of oxalates.
Although, peeling a carrot will reduce some of its nutrition.
Nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin B3, and certain phytonutrients are more concentrated in the peel and will be lessened if you peel the carrot.
Ginger and Carrot Juice Recipes
- 5 Large Organic Carrots
- 1 inch Knob of Organic Ginger Root
- Wash your vegetables first with non-chlorinated water.
- Juice the carrots first and finish with the ginger or I like to juice the ginger first and then juice the carrots.
Carrots with Ginger, Celery, and Apple
- 3 Large Organic Carrots
- 1/2 inch Organic Ginger Root (peeled)
- 2 Stalks Organic Celery (with leaves)
- 1/2 an Organic Apple
- 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.
Tip - How to Peel Ginger Root
You can juice the skin of organic ginger, but removing the skin could make a better tasting juice.
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.
The Health Benefits of Ginger
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
- 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
- Anti-Fungal Properties
Adding the health benefits of ginger to your carrot juice recipes will
help to give a refreshing kick to your carrot juice 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 your carrot juice recipes.
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