Nutrition And Health Benefits Of Carrot Juice-Carrot Juice Recipe

Posted by Hannah Punitha on Tue, Feb 2, 2010  
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Carrot Juice with Ginger and Lemon Splash

 

Keep the nagging summer colds away with carrot juice mixed with ginger and lemon juice.

Ingredients

    * 4 large organic carrots

    * 1 small piece of ginger

    * Juice from ½ lemon

*    Sugar or jaggery  according to taste(1 or 2tsps)

Method

  1. Wash carrots using water and remove the green tops and chop the carrots to fit your juicer.
  2. Peel the ginger, chop and add the pieces to the mixer
  3. Juice the lemon

Now grind the carrot and ginger and strain it and mix with lemon juice and sugar or jiggery as per your taste.

Add ice cubes and serve in tall glasses and enjoy!

Health Benefits of Carrot Juice

Carrot Juice kills viruses and bacteria and has been used successfully used to treat many cancers. It removes wastes and toxins from the body, revitalizes the liver and the digestive organs and improves health.

Carrot juice-Nutrition aspects

The nutrients found in carrot juice include:

Vitamins

Carrot juice is very high in Vitamin A – it is found in the form of beta-carotene which the body  converts to Vitamin A as required.

Also contains Vitamin K and Vitamin C, plus smaller amounts of the B complex vitamins and Vitamin E.

Minerals

Carrot juice is rich in magnesium, calcium, potassium and phosphorus, and contains small amounts of selenium, copper, iron, zinc and manganese.

 

Amino Acids

 

Carrot juice is mostly water and carbohydrates but a small amount of protein or amino acids are found in carrot juice.

Calories in Carrot Juice

A glass of carrot juice made with 4 large carrots (300g) contains approximately 120 calories.

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