What's orange and sweet and purple all over? Beet and carrot juice, of course! When mixed together, the orange coloring from the carrots is completely lost in the deep purple of the beets; and the nectar-sweet flavor of the carrots almost completely obliterates the taste of the beets.
And that's a good thing, because the first time I got a mouthful of beet juice, that earthy beet taste nearly turned me purple! Yeesh! Thankfully, I discovered the merciful blessing of mixing in carrot juice, and voila! I was hooked!
Simply put: You cant beat beets! They're high in carbs and natural sugar, but they're also rich in immunizing nutrients. Beets are a powerful source of vitamin C as well as the vitamin B complex, folate. They can lower blood pressure, help fight cancer, and quench the fire of inflamed joints.
Some researchers claim that beet juice may increase the blood flow to the brain, boosting the level of oxygen, and thereby, inhibiting the development of dementia.
And carrots are a bountiful source of disease-fighting minerals, vitamins and fiber!
They contain the antioxidant, luteolin, which inhibits the growth of cancer cells.
The beta-carotene in carrots helps us produce vitamin A, which strengthens our vision and protects our eyes. Carrots are also loaded with vitamins C, D, E, and K along with calcium, potassium, and magnesium. Although carrots come in a variety of colors, orange carrots can help stave off cardiovascular disease.
Back in my salad days, I bought a pretty pricey vegetable juice extractor. It was very labor intensive, but so efficient at extracting the precious juice that I didn't mind the sweat equity so much. Today, I use a cheaper machine, but it gets the job done.
Your choice of a centrifugal, masticating, or triturating machine to extract your juice will depend on how much time and money you're willing to invest.
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Founder Ray Spotts has a passion for all things natural and has made a life study of nature as it relates to health and well-being. Ray became a forerunner bringing products to market that are extraordinarily effective and free from potentially harmful chemicals and additives. For this reason Ray formed Trusted Health Products, a company you can trust for clean, effective, and healthy products. Ray is an organic gardener, likes fishing, hiking, and teaching and mentoring people to start new businesses. You can get his book for free, “How To Succeed In Business Based On God’s Word,” at www.rayspotts.com.