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  • A salad just isn't complete without carrots.

  • Neither is our daily diet.

  • These powerful root vegetables that are high in beta-carotene are as versatile as they

  • are good for you.

  • They can be peeled and eaten as a snack, boiled in a beautiful vegetable medley, diced into

  • a salad, or even juiced.

  • While cooked carrots taste great, they may not be the most effective way to extract all

  • of the health benefits they offer.

  • When we cook many vegetables the vitamins and nutrients are released in the process,

  • rather than absorbed into our body.

  • So, if you're looking to get more out of your carrots, eat them raw.

  • And, if you're looking to change up the way you get carrots into your diet, consider

  • juicing.

  • Juicing has innumerable benefits to our health, and carrots are a staple in the juicing community.

  • Just take a look at a few of these blessings that come with carrot juice.

  • 1.

  • Increased Antioxidants Carrots are high in carotenoids because of

  • their bright orange color.

  • These powerful antioxidants make us healthier overall, can fight infection, and have the

  • ability to reduce inflammation.

  • They also protect our brain from cognitive diseases like Alzheimer's.

  • 2.

  • Reduces the Risk of Cancer Those same carotenoids that fight infection

  • and reduce inflammation also work to reduce our exposure to the risk of cancer.

  • Just working to reduce inflammation in our bodies and fighting infection helps to reduce

  • our cancer risk, but the carotenoids found in carrots have also been known to reduce

  • the risk of specific cancers that often affect women: ovarian and breast cancer.

  • 3.

  • Reduces the Risk of Heart Disease Antioxidants do wonders for our body, and

  • those found in carrots and carrot juice include a lower risk for heart disease.

  • They help lower the oxidative stress and keep the blood flowing freely through our veins

  • by lowering our cholesterol levels.

  • Carrots have also been shown to assist us in absorbing other important nutrients.

  • Carrots are definitely found on the road to a healthy heart.

  • 4.

  • Good for the eyes You've probably been told that carrots are

  • good for your eyesight.

  • That comes not only from the beta-carotene, but also from the high amounts of lutein and

  • zeaxanthin carrots contain.

  • Macular degeneration is an eye disease that results, in part, from lower levels of Vitamin

  • A. The beta-carotene in carrots helps to boost our Vitamin A levels.

  • It also reduces our risk of cataracts and other eye problems that we encounter as we

  • grow older.

  • 5.

  • Good for the Teeth Carrots work to strengthen our immune system,

  • and it's this same immune system that helps get rid of bacteria and germs in our mouth.

  • More carrots means less tooth decay and cavities.

  • 6.

  • Good for the skin When inflammation and the risk of infection

  • is low, due to the amount of antioxidants in our body, our wounds heal faster and our

  • skin conditions improve.

  • This includes cuts, scrapes, and the run-of-the-mill acne.

  • Rather than reaching for sugar filled snacks when you're stressed out  make some carrot

  • juice.

  • Your skin will look better and you'll feel better overall.

A salad just isn't complete without carrots.

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This is What Drinking Carrot Juice Everyday Can Do for You - Carrot Juice Benefits

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    Jade Weng posted on 2019/05/23
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