7 Day Detoxing Carrot Salad
This particular cleanse recipe is a simple raw carrot salad which helps to detoxify the body. Carrots are a good addition to the diet for many reasons. Carrots are easily digested and assimilated especially when they are chopped or grated somewhat finely. Most people know the great health building benefits carrots as an addition to the diet. The use of carrot for health building is proverbial.
Health recipe:Carrots are rich in vitamin A. beta-carotene gives carrots the bright orange color. Beta-carotene is absorbed in the intestine and converted into vitamin A during digestion.
Much evidence suggests increased intake of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables reduce cancer and cardiovascular disease risks. Carrots nutrient density makes it a great healer. Potential benefits of carrot consumption will likely help cancer: dietary carotenoids have been shown to have anti-cancer effects due to reducing free radicals in the body. Protection from lung cancer, colorectal cancer, leukemia, prostate, vision and ulcers of stomach and intestines. The antioxidants and phytochemicals in carrots may help with blood sugar regulation, delay the effects of aging, improve immune function, heart disease, liver healing, anti-inflammatory properties.
Increased use of carrots has an amazing effect upon the skin. Remember the benefits seen on the skin are also occurring in the inside, on every mucus membrane. In a way the body is like a glove and the inside lining is the counter part of the outside.
Deficiencies of vitamin A cause dryness to the skin, hair and nails. Vitamin A prevents premature wrinkling, acne, dry skin, pigmentation, blemishes, and uneven skin tone.
and antioxidants protects the skin from sun damage.
In addition, organic carrots are very reasonably priced and available everywhere all year long. Carrots can be bought in bulk and stored for long periods. Carrots can be juiced and provide a base for almost all fruit and vegetable raw drinks and smoothies. recipes
1. 3-4 cups finely shredded carrots
2. 3-4 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil, cold processed
3. 3-4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
4. Mix together and serve or refrigerate
This will last for several days when refrigerated. This salad can be taken during a 3 day, 7 day or longer cleanse 1-3 times a day. Even after a cleanse is completed this salad can be incorporated as part of new dietary habits to be used daily or weekly or as desired.
Be sure to add liver, kidney, and/or bowel cleansing herbal blends when you use this 7 day detox salad to enhance its purifying and health building qualities.