June 09, 2014

carrot + citrus juice

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Prep Time 5 min 
Total Time 10 min
Servings 2-3

INGREDIENTS
  • 10 carrots
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 orange   
  • 1 lime 

INSTRUCTIONS

1.  Wash all vegetables thoroughly.
2.  Feed the vegetables and fruit through the juicer. 
3.  Rinse and clean juicer.
4.  Serve immediately.

Enjoy!!


For those of you that like their research (like me) here are some fun facts...
  • Carrots- Carrots are an excellent source of pro-vitamin A, vitamins C, D, E, K, B1 and B6.They are rich with biotin, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, organic sodium and some trace minerals.
    • Immune system- It does wonders for boosting the immune system by increasing the production and performance of white blood cells; building resistance to various kinds of infections.
    • Inflammation- Its anti-inflammatory effect greatly helps reduce arthritis, rheumatism, gout and other inflammations.
    • Eyesight/vision- Beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin are some of the finest nourishment that help keep the optic system in tip-top condition, with special protection against astigmatism, macular degeneration and cataracts.
    • Congestion- Carrot juice is very effective in dispelling mucus from the ear, nose and throat area, easing nasal congestion, sinusitis, phlegm and mucus in the throat and other similar disorders.
    • Cholesterol- Pectin in carrots lowers the serum cholesterol levels.
    • Asthma- The antioxidants effectively protects the respiratory system from infections and free-radical attacks.
    • Atherosclerosis- The highly cleansing power of this miracle juice scrubs away even the old build-up of arterial deposits, reducing the risks of heart diseases and stroke.

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