Carrot contains fibers, vitamin A, alpha & beta carotene, minerals, lots of water and antioxidants, which is very significant to helping you feel full. Carrots are very effective in the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and cancer.
Carrot contains soluble fiber calcium pectate which helps in lower blood-cholesterol levels. The retina of the eye required vitamin A to function efficiently; a vitamin A deficiency causes night blindness. Its antioxidant properties can help prevent cataracts & keep your eyes healthy.
How Carrot Diet works?
Carrot is a low calories food so when they are being digested by our body, more calories are used to break down the carrots as compared to the calories that are in the carrots, due to this, the metabolism of your body is improved and the sugars (glucose) that might have otherwise been transformed to fats, will have already utilized. Carotene and other important anti-oxidants guard your body organs from wearing out therefore they can function efficiently and burn calories.
Carrot Diet for Fast Weight Loss
You can eat carrots in various ways to lose weight like juices, salad, vegetable, soups etc. You must try following carrot recopies and must follow the tips given below…
Soups and salad
Add carrots in the vegetables soups and salad. Add shredded carrots in the low calories rice.
Add shredded carrots or chopped carrots in the breakfast salad with tomato slices, radish slices, cabbage, green mint leaves & some spinach (spinach is very rich in beta carotene that supports proper functioning of the body organs.) add 1 teaspoon honey, ½ teaspoon black pepper or black salt & 2 teaspoon lemon juice to improve the taste of salad.
Nutritious, detoxifying Carrot juice
Spinach is rich source of Vitamin B, Vitamin A, C and K. Combination of spinach, carrot and apple is high in iron, calcium, potassium and magnesium. Combination of fruits and green leafy vegetable in liquid form detoxifies your body & gives you excellent energy boost.
2 Cups Spinach
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp Honey
Wash carrots, apples and spinach thoroughly, being careful to wash out all dirt from the spinach and carrots. Cut the ends of the carrots and peel them if you want, but a skin of the carrots provides the most nutritional benefit. Cut the spinach into small size and start juicing in blender or juicer. Take this juice in the glass, Make one large glass and add 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice & honey. Drink the juice right away to get the most from it.
Replace your expensive energy drinks with carrot juice as it is a magnificent energizer.
Make ideal carrot juice
how to make ideal carrot juice- cut 2-4 carrots and blend them with 2 teaspoon ginger paste or pieces, 10-12 fresh mint leaves, 2 tablespoon lemon juice, ½ teaspoon black pepper, 1 tablespoon of honey. And add water as required.
The tops of carrots must be removed before storing them in the refrigerator. Tops of the carrots will drain the moisture from carrots & makes them limp and dry.
Drink carrot juice in the breakfast and/or before/after 1 hour of lunch and dinner.
You can drink this carrot juice whenever you get hungry or eat raw/ boiled carrots instead of other snacks.
Boiling increases antioxidant
Boiling/cooking carrots may increase their antioxidant value, as raw carrots have hard cellular walls; the body is capable to convert less than 25 % of their beta carotene into vitamin A.
Carrot, Celery, Apple for fast weight loss
This juice has a sweet taste, refreshing which cleanses your body and provides many vital minerals and vitamins in a fast and easy form.
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 stalks of celery
1 medium size apple
First wash all the fruits & celery thoroughly. Peel the carrots and cut them into small pieces, also cut the apple and celery into small pieces. Blend all these ingredients in blender or juicer to make mixed juice. Take this juice in the glass and add 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice. You can also add 1 tablespoon of honey and half teaspoon of black pepper in it. You can add some ice cubes if desired. This mixed juice is very delicious and energizing, and also contains low calorie.