Do you every wonder what all the juicing hype is about? It is pretty simple, there are several health benefits when consuming food that is in its natural or “living” state. Raw food, means uncooked, or unheated beyond 105 degrees. Raw vegan foods are unprocessed, unrefined, and untreated with heat. I love to drink carrot juice for energy.
A raw vegan diet is rapidly gaining in popularity due to its ability to give the body the tools it needs for proper digestion and a strong immune system. Carrots, are an amazing snack loaded with several health benefits. Alternatively, cooking or roasting carrots will taste sweet and leave you feeling grounded. I love making carrot soup!
It is important to follow the 80/20 rule. Everything in moderation. I once had a friend that went on a juicing kick. Well, this friend turned orange! Although, he was buzzing around with energy…he was literally orange.
EnergyAccording to A 2 Z of Health, Beauty and Fitness, drinking carrot juice is recommended for maintaining a healthy lifestyle; however, ingesting more than 3 cups per day over an extended period of time may lead to carotenoid overdose. Please, be mindful!
Check out this blog post from a friend in New Zealand, Jen’s Best Reviews. Jen, did a great job on outlining the 10 Health Benefits of Carrots.
I challenge you to “go raw” for three days. Check in with yourself daily to see how you are feeling. I also suggest you take digestive enzymes to help break down your food and absorb and assimilate your nutrients. This is one supplement you should definitely own! Especially, if you are over the age of forty. 🙂