We're back to another grounding root vegetable!
🥕 Carrots and their juice are a great detoxifier when consumed in quantity.
🥕 They are alkalinizing, cleansing, nourishing, and stimulating to almost every system in the body.
🥕 Carrots deliver easily assimilated vitamins, minerals, and enzymes to cells, so that they can slough off wastes and rebuild healthy cells.
🥕 Carrots are one of the best foods for the liver and digestive tract.
🥕 Carrots help kidney function.
🥕 Carrots balance the endocrine and adrenal system.
🥕 Carrots depress blood cholesterol and increase bulk elimination from the colon.
🥕 Carrots help prevent and treat cancer. Beta carotene in carrots appears to protect against cancer on two fronts. First it acts as an antioxidant, second it helps your immune system produce natural "killer cells" that fight cancer and other diseases.
🥕 Carrots contain large amounts of silicon, which strengthens the connective tissue and aids in calcium metabolism.
🥕 Carrots also contain an essential oil that kills parasites and unhealthy intestinal bacteria.
🥕 Carrot soup makes an effective remedy for diarrhea and is easily digestible for people suffering from stomach and intestinal problems.
🥕 Carrots are high in fiber which promotes regularity and prevents constipation.
🥕 The sweetness of carrots, makes it a good vegetable for people that are trying to wean off of processed sugars.
Carrots can be eaten raw as a snack, sliced in salads, sautéed or roasted.
Welcome to Farmer's Market Friday
Each week I will feature a vegetable, fruit, nut, seed, or herb.
Farmer's Market Recipe Contest
Submit your recipe for any of the foods included in Farmer's Market Friday. I'll compile my favorites in and ebook (that I'll send you to you).
At the end of each month, I'll pick one winner out of a hat of all the people that submitted that month, to receive a free copy of Deborah Madison's cookbook, Vegetable Literacy or The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone....your choice.