Weight loss: Including more carrots to your diet can help shed kilos
Carrots are an intrinsic part of Indian cuisine. They are also incredible for your heart health.
Carrots are an intrinsic part of Indian cuisine. Desi gajar makes for an excellent halwa ingredient, they can also be part of your healthy preparations. Carrots are packed with health benefits.
They are rich in beta-carotene and lutein that help improve eye health and immunity. Carrots also comprise silicon, the beauty mineral that helps promote healthy skin and nails. Carrots are also incredible for your heart health as they help lower LDL or bad cholesterol levels. They are especially beneficial for those who want to lose weight.
Carrots are low in calories and low in carbohydrates that may help assist healthy weight loss according to many experts. Carrots are also a rich source of fibre, which helps ease digestion. In addition to that, fibres also take a while to digest. Since they are there in your system for so long, you feel pretty full and refrain from tucking into anything fried or fattening.
Soup: Puree fresh carrots and blend them in warm and hearty soups. Carrot soups tempered with some herbs may help soothe an upset stomach and make for a nice supper idea. Soups fill you up, and since the water content in soup is so high, you need not worry about calories too.
Salads: Carrots are an excellent salad ingredient. They are crunchy, mildly sweet. You can shred it or slice it in thin sticks, it's your call.
Carrot sticks and hummus: Carrot sticks and hummus is another low-carb snack idea you can consider. It is super yummy, efficient and easy to make too.
Use the carrot tops: Do not toss away the greens on top of your carrots. They are rich in protein, minerals and vitamins. You can use them to brew yourself hot tea.
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