Ingredients for one juice
- 2 slices
- some drops
- high qualitiy oil (from nuts for example)
Carrot-ginger is a widespread combination, which fits together wonderfully. The soup is popular with us on the one hand, but the mix is also a tasty variation as juice.
Numerous positive effects prove that ginger is not only a spice, but also a proven remedy: Its vitamin C strengthens the immune system and thus supports the body in its defence against infections. Ginger also has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties and has a calming effect on the stomach and intestines. The fact that the small tuber stimulates the metabolism in a natural way is a further positive health effect. Other vitamins include B3, B5, B6 and E as well as the minerals potassium, magnesium, iron and calcium.
IMPORTANT TO KNOW: Pregnant women and children under 2 years should not consume ginger. If you are taking medication for blood thinning, lowering blood pressure or diabetes, you should consult your doctor beforehand.
The carrot is best known for its high beta-carotene content: With its 7.6mg, 100g carrots contain a dose that far exceeds the daily recommendation of 2.0-4.0 mg. Beta-carotene is a provitamin A that has an antioxidant effect by intercepting harmful oxygen radicals. It can be converted in the body into biologically active retinol (vitamin A), which is important for vision, growth and nerve conduction. The body can build vitamin A from beta-carotene. It only uses as much of the food as it can convert. An overdose is therefore not possible. Beta-carotene belongs to the carotenoids which are classified as secondary plant substances.
TIP: In order to be able to take up fat-soluble Vitamine better, juices with carrot portion should always few drops of a high-quality vegetable oil.
must be attached. Particularly suitable are, for example, cold-pressed oils such as nut or olive oil, which support the taste of the juice.
Cut about 45-50g carrot into small cubes and juice them together with two slices of ginger with the Base&Soul Slowjuicer. The amount of ginger can be varied according to taste. Add a few drops of oil, e.g. nuts, to the juice before eating.