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carrot-Nutritional Benefits
« on: February 25, 2012, 09:24:48 AM »
Nutritional Benefits

Carrot is one of the most healing foods that provides the finest and highest quality in nutrients, especially from its juice.  It is an excellent source of pro-vitamin A, vitamins C, D, E, K, B1 and B6.

It is rich with biotin, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, organic sodium and some trace minerals.

Carrot greens/tops CAN be eaten. It is very rich with potassium (vitamin K) and protein. Potassium is a key mineral in our body, thus high consumption of it keeps all the organs in our body in tip-top condition.

 

The known phytonutrients in carrots are lutein, lycopene, anti-oxidants alpha, beta and gamma carotenes, zeaxanthin and xanthophyll.  You don't need to remember these fancy names, but just remember that phytonutrients are nature's marvelous provision for healing of various diseases.


Health Benefits

Carotenes, the famous ingredient in carrots, is an anti-oxidant that has powerful healing virtues for many diseases.  Drinking a glass of carrot juice daily will do much more for you than many bottles of supplement tablets.  Here are some disorders that can be helped by drinking carrot juice regularly:

Acidosis:  The vital organic alkaline elements in carrots help balance the blood acidity and blood sugar.

Acne:  Its powerful cleansing properties are effective in detoxifying the liver, thus overall effective for acne which are caused by toxicity of the blood.

Anemia:  Carrot's molecules are closest to human's hemoglobin molecules, making it very beneficial in blood-building.

Atherosclerosis:  The highly cleansing power of this miracle juice scrubs away even the old build-up of arterial deposits, reducing the risks of heart diseases and stroke.

Asthma:  The anti-oxidants effectively protects the respiratory system from infections and free-radical attacks.

Cancer:  Studies show that adding one carrot per day in our diet significantly reduces cancer risks.

Cholesterol:  Pectin in carrots lowers the serum cholesterol levels.

Congestion:  Carrot juice is very effective in dispelling mucus from the ear, nose and throat area, easing nasal congestion, sinusitis, phlegm and mucus in the throat and other similar disorders.

Constipation:  Take five parts of carrot juice with one part of spinach juice regularly to regulate chronic constipation problems.

Emphysema:  If you smoke or are exposed to second-hand smoke, taking carrot juice regularly may well save your life.

Eyes:  Beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin are some of the finest nourishment that help keep the optic system in tip-top condition, with special protection against astigmatism, macular degeneration and cataracts.

Fertility:  One of the reasons for infertility is lack of nutrients and enzymes in your dietary.  Carrot juice taken regularly, is able to nourish your body back to fertility.

Inflammations:  Its anti-inflammatory effect greatly helps reduce arthritis, rheumatism, gout and other inflammations.

Immune systems:  It does wonders for boosting the immune system by increasing the production and performance of white blood cells;  building resistant to various kinds of infections.

Nursing mothers:  Carrot juice helps enhance the quality and quantity of a mother's breast milk.

Pregnancy:  Drinking carrot juice regularly during pregnancy, especially during the last few months, will reduce the chances of jaundice in baby.  No, you won't get an orange baby!

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Re: carrot-Nutritional Benefits
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2012, 09:22:11 PM »
carrot is also helpful to reduce the sun burn effect. nice post mam
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Re: carrot-Nutritional Benefits
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2012, 06:05:54 PM »
good post.
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Re: carrot-Nutritional Benefits
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2012, 01:48:00 PM »
Undoubtedly, we should take any types of vegetables regularly at least in one meal because we really don't know which vegetables are giving which vitamins to us for our better health.
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Re: carrot-Nutritional Benefits
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2012, 04:32:01 PM »
Carrot is very helpful for our health,so we should take carrot regularly.Thanks mam for your nice post.

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Re: carrot-Nutritional Benefits
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2012, 09:37:53 AM »
 thanks for uploading the usefulness of carrot. but I have heard that as it grows under the landscape, it makes people fatty like potatoes does!!!

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Re: carrot-Nutritional Benefits
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2012, 03:24:29 PM »
Carrot is also very helpful to make nice skin.Thanks mam for your information.




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Re: carrot-Nutritional Benefits
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2012, 03:58:28 PM »
Thanks to provide these information about carrot because it is one of my favorite vegetables.
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« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2012, 01:04:46 AM »
Nice post mam
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« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2012, 08:20:50 AM »
Informative post.
Thanks mam.
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