There is a group of foods that we name super foods mainly because of their great nutritional value and quantity of antioxidants. This is also characteristic for ginger and turmeric, and when we combine them with carrots the health benefits of the mixture is endless.
Recent research conducted on this theme showed that people who consume these three ingredients together in a single meal, become resistant to heart disease, cancer, diabetes all kinds of pain and various types of inflammatory conditions.
THE POWER OF GINGER AND TURMERIC
Ginger and turmeric belong to the same plant family called Zingiberaceae. People use them as spice for years and they also have medicinal properties. They have a particularly strong effect if you use them together, for example as a tea. The most powerful and healing properties from turmeric come from the compound called curcumin.
It is estimated that this compound has over 150 health benefits that we know of, among them some of the most important are it ability to strengthen the immune system, properties to fight auto immune diseases and free radicals. Human body absorbs turmeric very slow so in order to speed up it absorption it is recommended to use it as tea or in combination with coconut or flaxseed oil. Ginger and turmeric besides of being health beneficial they are also cheap products, and even if you buy those with highest quality that are grown on organic farms you will not pay a lot.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF SUPER TRIO
Alzheimer’s disease – Turmeric can help prevent and soothe the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. It slows the deterioration of brain cells and dementia. According to a study patients that used turmeric for 12 weeks, significantly improved their health condition. Preserves heart health – curcumin has the ability to protect the heart the same way that moderate aerobic activity. Removes joint pain – turmeric can set you free from characteristic stiffness in the joints that is caused by arthritis. Fights infections – turmeric has antimicrobial properties that can prevent infection.
Helps with epilepsy –thanks to neuro protective properties turmeric can help with epilepsy.
Destroys cancer – there is scientific proof that ginger has a stronger effect on cancer than chemotherapy and it doesn’t destroy the healthy cells.
Helps arthritis –add ginger to your meals and drink ginger tea and it will prevent and relieve arthritis pain.
Reduces nausea – ginger can relieve you from morning sickness during pregnancy and t can also set you free from all other kinds of sickness. Diabetes – only 2 grams of ginger powder lowers blood sugar levels by 12%.
Improves memory – ginger promotes concentration and cognitive processes.
Carrots contain a lot of antioxidants that prevent the harmful effects of free radicals.
Prevents heart disease –patients that use carrot daily improved their condition by 32. Prevents cancer and tumors – phytonutrients from carrots prevent inflammatory conditions as well as development of cancer cells.
Preserves health of the digestive organs – regular consumption of carrots will prevent the formation of ulcers and gastrointestinal ailments.
Improves vision – beta-carotene from carrots is converted into vitamin A, which is very important for eye health and vision.
CARROT, GINGER AND TURMERIC JUICE RECIPE
To prepare this juice you will need the following ingredients:
3- 4 carrots;
1 red apple;
2cm piece of ginger root;
2cm piece of turmeric root;
1/4 of lemon with peel.
You need to put all the ingredients in a juicer and juice it all. If you don’t have a juicer you can use blender and you will need to add a glass of water in. Blend it all well and it is ready. Drink it daily to get the best of it.