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
Recipes of Carrot which help in weight loss
Carrot tomato salad
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 – 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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