Are carrots Good For Losing Weight?

Are carrots Good For Losing Weight?We see Carrots which are of different sizes and shapes. Carrots have special healing properties. These properties are due to its nutritional components like beta carotene. Carrots are rich in anti-oxidants and contain plenty of minerals and vitamins. The rich fiber content of carrot helps body to lose weight. The fibers trap fat molecules and expel them out before they get absorbed in body. Thus fat gets mopped when we use fresh vegetables like carrot. The anti-oxidants present in body nullify effect of free radicals and help to detoxify body.  Carrots are low in calorie content and fill the stomach when consumed before meal. Thus intake of calories through meal reduces. This leads to weight loss.

The benefits of carrots are as follows

  • Builds healthy skin, protects the eyes
  • Keeps hair and nails in good condition
  • Helps keep diabetes away by regulating the blood sugar
  • Good for heart disease prevention
  • Protects against cancer
  • Improves the quality of breast milk
  • Carrots contain Vitamin B-complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E and Vitamin K
  • Provides Calcium, Phosphorous, Iron, Sulphur and Copper
  • A carrot a day keeps diarrhoea away
  • Carrots help in weight loss.

Recipes of Carrot which help in weight loss

Carrot tomato salad

Ingredients

Carrot – 2- coarsely grated

Tomato -1- finely chopped

Cilantro – finely chopped 2 tea spoon 

Lemon juice – 1 tea spoon

Pepper (optional) -

Salt to taste

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and consume it before meals

Carrot Juice

Ingredients

Carrot – 1 well washed and coarsely grated

Ginger – ¼ inch

Cumin seeds  or jeera – ¼ spoon

Lemon – 1 tea spoon

Grind all ingredients in a mixer. Add water if needed. Do not strain this juice as you may lose the benefits of fibers. Drink this juice in empty stomach in early morning.

Carrots are very useful for men who suffer from erectile dysfunction due to obesity. It is suggested in food list for men who undergo Vajikarana Therapy to regain their sexual strength. Dates and Carrot salad is a recommended recipe for men.

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