Carrots: Your Juicer's Best Friend!
The amazing nutritional benefits of carrots range from improved vision to lower blood pressure...find out why you should be juicing this fantastic veggie!
Now, you may not have noticed this, but if you even Google Bugs Bunny you'll notice the first image that comes up is of him with a carrot! Perhaps that carrot had something to do with his speed and witty sense of humour...
Highly nutritious and packed full of Vitamin A, beta-carotene, Vitamin K & Antioxidants, carrots are an underrated superfood. The variety of colours give it a flavour ranging from a slightly sour and nutty taste to an almost dessert-like sweetness.
While eating a half dozen carrots involves a LOT of chewing, their combination of amazing taste and amazing health benefits make carrots a great option for juicing!
Rich in vitamin a
Carrots are rich in Vitamin A, which improves vision, and beta carotene, which has been shown to be a cure to night blindness.
rich in fibres
Carrots are rich in both soluble and insoluble fibres, improving your digestion, relieving constipation, and stabilizing blood sugar levels.
Low glycemic index
Low glycemic index foods won't cause your blood sugar to spike - a great choice for diabetics and those looking to lose a bit of weight.
high in POTASSIUM
Those suffering from hypertension should be reaching for that carrot juice - the high potassium content of carrots make it a great option for helping to stabilize high blood pressure.
Rich in vitamin k
Vitamin K, also found in carrots, helps in the maintenance of bone health and is important for proper blood coagulation.
With the carrots' range of colours, from orange to purple, you have a variety of tastes to choose from. All coloured carrots have about the same nutritional, with the darker coloured variety having higher levels of antioxidants.
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