This delicious and refreshing juice provides antioxidants, electrolytes, and half your daily requirement of biotin. Biotin is an important B vitamin (B7), also known as vitamin H for its role in promoting hair growth. Biotin is also needed for healthy metabolism and plays a role in regulating blood sugar levels.
• Highly nutritious
Carrot juice is low in calories and carbs while packing numerous nutrients. Carrot juice also provides the carotenoid pigments lutein and zeaxanthin, which act as antioxidants in your body. Antioxidants fight unstable molecules called free radicals. The main carotenoid in carrot juice is beta carotene, which is responsible for carrots’ orange color. Your body converts it into the antioxidant vitamin A.
• For Heart Health
Apple juice is dense with polyphenols that provide antioxidant benefits thought to improve digestion and diabetes, among other conditions. Their key benefit is heart health.
½ cup water
1 large apple
1 large carrot
1-inch fresh ginger peeled, optional
Ice cubes for serving
Cut the apples into quarters. Discard the seeds, core, and stem. Add the apple to the blender.
Wash the carrot and cut it into 5 pieces. Place in the blender. Then add the water and ginger.
Put the lid on securely. Turn the dial to the lowest setting, start the blender. Gradually increase to the highest speed, and blend for 45-50 seconds or until completely smooth.
Use a fine-mesh over a pitcher and pour in the juice, Stir with a spatula or spoon until the liquid has run through. The solids will remain on the sieve. Pour the juice into a glass. Serve over ice, and garnish with a slice of apple or lemon.