Carrots – a genus of plants of the family Umbelliferae. The juice of carrot is the true king of vegetable juices. It really is very useful and valuable beverage that contains vitamins and nutrients.
The calorie content of carrot juice is 28 kcal per 100 grams of product.
The composition of carrot juice
In carrot juice contains vitamins a, C, B, D, potassium, calcium, magnesium, silicon, iodine, carotene.
Useful properties of carrot juice
It is not surprising that carrot juice is a great help in the treatment and prevention of many diseases: improves vision, dilates blood vessels, calms the nerves. It helps with anemia, cardiovascular problems, urinary tract disease, polyarthritis; beriberi and General fatigue, improves immunity, improves digestion and normalizes metabolism, thyroid function, structure of teeth and bones and rids the body of unnecessary bile, toxins and cholesterol, protects against dermatitis, reduces eye fatigue.
Juice is a natural solvent for cancer and ulcers, and increases resistance to infections, especially of the eyes, ears, throat, nose and respiratory tract.
For better absorption of carrot juice should have to eat some fatty foods, best salad, seasoned with vegetable oil.
The use of carrot juice in conjunction with exposure to the sun or in the Solarium gives a lasting and quick tanning effect.
Contraindications carrot juice
And yet, no matter how useful properties not possessed carrot juice, to its use there are contraindications. Gastric ulcer, gastritis with high acidity, colitis, to drink it is impossible, and in diabetes the juice is recommended to drink in small quantities.
If you take the juice in large quantities can change the color of the skin. In the treatment of carrot juice from your diet to exclude foods such as sugar in any form, starch and flour. If in the first days after the start of treatment with carrot juice the man is not feeling well, it says that treatment should continue. To facilitate the reception of carrot juice, add a little fresh cream.
Better to drink not more than 100 ml per day.
Carrot juice in cooking
Carrot juice blends well with other vegetable and fruit juices.