Carrot diet is classified as a reduction diet. You will achieve your weight loss goals by appropriate preparation of your food plan with the addition of carrots in combination with a regular physical activity.
Benefits of raw carrots
Carrots contain the highest levels of beta-carotene of any vetetable. Beta-carotene is converted to vitamin A by the body and used to build healthy and strong teeth, bones, eyes and skin. Carrot also contains other importat nutrients such as potassium, vitamine B6, vitamin C, folic acid and magnesium. Carrots are also known for their diuretic properties, which make them a staple in many detox plans.
Carrot and its preparation
Carrots can be easily grown in a backyard or can be inexpensively purchased at a local farmer’s garden or grocery store.
There are a variety of ways to include carrots in your diet. Try juicing a handful of carrots as a refreshing breakfast drink instead of orange juice. Create beautiful salads with carrots that are not only very tasty, but refreshing as well.
To start with, begin the day with carrot juice or grate carrots into salade.
Lunch can consist of lean meat with grated carrots and chopped tomatoes, salt and pepper.
Dinner can be very light with carrot-lentil soup.
With the carrot diet, excercise is also a must, so longer walks and aerobic excercise 3x per week are very welcomed.
The diet plan based only on carrots consumption for a longer time is not recommended due to the lack of important nutrients.
However, adding of raw carrots into our diet plan is an important part of an overall healthy lifestyle.
Be cautious to not overat carrtos. One carrot contains more than twice your daily value of vitamin A. If you consume too many carrots, your body will not able to store the extra vitamin A and it will temporarily turn your skin a yellowish orange.