When we were kids we were often asked to have carrots to strengthen our eyesight but did you know that it has many other health benefits as well? No just eyes, a glass of carrot juice is good for lowering our cholesterol, it reportedly helps in reducing cancer risk, it is amazing for weight loss as it works on improving our metabolism and so many other benefits that I see no harm in adding it to my diet.
Metabolism & Weight Loss
So carrot juice is very healthy, filling and low in calories. Ditch those unhealthy sodas and have juice instead. You have to let go of sugary drinks and switch it with carrot juice to lose weight. Carrot juice increases the bile secretion in us which can in turn help in boosting metabolism. Bile breaks down the fat.
Carrot juice is an excellent source of beta-carotene which is a form of Vitamin A. It has very powerful antioxidants. Vitamin A is what helps in protecting the surface of the eye and helps in maintaining a strong vision. If you have a glass of this juice thrice a week then you may be able to keep disorders like cataracts, macular degeneration, and blindness at bay. The lutein in carrots helps protect the eyes from harsh lights.
If skin problems have bothered you for a long time then this juice will be your best bet! Rashes or psoriasis, a dose of carrot juice in your diet wi take it all away! Carrots have vitamin C which is really good for healing! Your skin recovers faster and heals wounds faster. The skin inflammation you have been experiencing will heal faster due to the presence of Beta-carotene!
The antioxidants in carrot juice may protect against types of cancer which develops when there is a formation of abnormal cells that multiply uncontrollably. As per studies the juice of carrots used for 72 hours have helped in the treatment of leukemia cells and non-tumor control cells induced cell death.
We all have a cold or flu that has been around for more than two weeks and we have had to take off from school or work. But you can strengthen your immunity with carrot juice and help your body in gaining and maintaining physical strength. It is the presence of vitamin C and antioxidants that helps in providing a boost to the immunity system.
Cholesterol level in our bodies is one problem many face. It can be lowered with this juice as it is a major source of potassium. Low cholesterol reduces the risk of heart stroke and diseases. However, consult your doctor for the same.
Carrot juice is said to benefit during and post-pregnancy. It has potassium, magnesium, calcium, folate, and vitamin A. The calcium in it helps the fetus in developing strong set of bones and cartilage. The folate in it prevents birth defects. Vitamin A and C are antioxidants that are perfect for the baby and mother.