Carrots are one of the richest sources of Vitamin A available
for use in your daily diet, minus the saturated fats which this vitamin is
usually associated with in eggs and butter.
They’re also high in other Vitamins, especially those of the
They’re packed with minerals including calcium, copper,
magnesium, potassium, sodium, phosphorus, chlorine, sulfur, and iron.
Carrot juice blends with practically any other juice, so it
can easily be drunk at any time.
It’s thought to reduce the risk of cancer, including skin and
breast cancer. Studies have found Vitamin A to have antioxidant properties, and
have linked it with cancer prevention, as it eliminates cancer-causing free
radicals in the body.
Vitamin A is known to promote strong bones and teeth.
Vitamin A aids immune function and resistance to infections.
Vitamin A is especially necessary in the diet of pregnant
mothers as it is effective in building up and maintaining the health of mother
and child. Carrot juice should be included during pregnancy and during the
stage of nursing the baby as it promotes healthy milk in lactating mothers.
Another of the benefits of carrot juice is its cleansing
effect on the liver. It is thought to be extremely beneficial for liver
juicing, as it reduces bile and fat present. However, to make the most of this
benefit, it is said that you need to drink carrot juice consistently, as the
liver stores the Vitamin A.
Carrot juice is also good for reproductive health due to the
Vitamin E it contains.
How to Make Carrot Juice
Making the most of the benefits of carrot juice is remarkably
easy – start juicing carrots! There’s really not much else to it. If you’ve
been juicing for a while already, chances are you’ve already been using
Prepare your carrots for juicing by washing thoroughly
in cold water with a stiff brush. It’s best not to peel your carrots though, as
many valuable vitamins and minerals lie close to the surface.
One of the benefits of carrot juice is that they go with
everything, so it’s a great opportunity for you to experiment. You can juice
them on their own, or mix them with other fruits and vegetables, such as
apples, celery, spinach or even avocado (in a blender though).