Is carrot juice good for weight loss?

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It is no coincidence that many people love carrot juice and consider it an indispensable ingredient in their weight loss regimen. This juice is usually high in antioxidants and low in calories per serving. So does carrot juice lose weight?

1. Nutritional content in carrot juice


Carrots and carrot juice are one of the richest sources of nutrients and minerals and vitamins. Specifically:
Carrots provide a lot of beta-carotene, this antioxidant gives carrots an eye-catching orange color and is easily converted into vitamin A in the body. Purple carrots are rich in anthocyanins and other phenolic compounds that are very beneficial for the cardiovascular system. Yellow and purple carrots contain Lutein, a natural carotenoid that protects the eyes from oxidative stress and reduces the risk of cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. Carrots have long been favored by many people for their rich flavor and very high nutritional value. A bowl of grated carrots, or one serving, has only 45 calories but provides more than 100% of the daily recommended amount of vitamin A. In addition, carrots are also a rich source of fiber, calcium, potassium, magnesium and vitamin K. According to many studies, carrot juice is even more nutritious, so it is not surprising that many dieters like to drink carrot juice to lose weight, improve eyesight and increase health. With only 47 calories per serving, this beverage provides the following nutrients:
47 calories. 1.1 grams of protein. 11 grams of carbs. 0.9 grams of fiber. 4.6 grams of sugar. 125% daily value of vitamin A. 15% daily value of vitamin K. 15% daily value of vitamin B6. 11% Daily Value of Vitamin C. 7% Daily Value of Potassium. 4% daily value of magnesium. MORE: Can carrot juice be used for diabetics?
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2. Benefits of Carrot Juice


Carrot juice is lower in sugar than most other juices, making it an ideal beverage for those on a low-carb diet. Besides, this juice also contains strong antioxidants, especially Lutein, Zeaxanthin and Carotenoids. Among them, Lutein has beneficial effects on vision, cognitive ability and cardiovascular health, it also exhibits anti-inflammatory properties and may help with coronary heart disease.
As reported in a May 2016 review published in the journal Scientific Reports, the abundance of beta-carotene found in carrot juice, may reduce the risk of death from all causes. Moreover, it can help the body fight type 2 diabetes and heart disease. A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition in November 2015 found that a diet rich in carotenoids can help prevent metabolic syndrome.
Once taken orally, this antioxidant is converted to vitamin A. Your body needs this fat-soluble vitamin to build and maintain bone and soft tissue systems, replace skin cells, and fight infections. and many other effects. Beta-carotene also fights oxidative stress, supports immune function and fights chronic diseases.
Due to its high antioxidant content, carrot juice is beneficial for your health and longevity, but does carrot juice lose weight? According to the latest research, the answer is yes.

3. Is carrot juice good for weight loss?


According to a study published in the December 2015 issue of Lifestyle Genomics, certain nutrients in carrot juice may help with weight loss. Specifically, researchers have found that vitamin A can help with weight loss. help reduce belly fat, especially visceral fat (this type of fatty tissue surrounds vital organs, increasing the risk of cardiometabolic disorders)
Another study published in the journal Clinical Nutrition in December 2017 says retinol (a natural form of vitamin A), beta-carotene, lycopene and other antioxidants can aid in fat loss, and they can protect the body from obesity-related complications , such as hypertension.
As mentioned earlier, carrot juice is an excellent source of carotenoids. These natural compounds play an important role in fat cell metabolism and differentiation. According to a review published in the journal Carotenoids in Nature, certain types of carotenoids may actually increase fat oxidation, reduce fat, and prevent fat storage.
If you set a goal of drinking carrot juice to lose weight, understand that this goal cannot be achieved overnight. But whether you drink it consistently or not, this healthy beverage can help you improve your antioxidant status and overall diet. In addition, you can also use carrot juice to replace soda and other high-sugar drinks.
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4. Is it good to drink carrot juice every day?


Although drinking carrot juice for weight loss has been proven by many studies to be effective, you still control your daily intake. Carrot juice does not contain many calories but if you drink too much, the amount of calories absorbed into the body will increase. So is drinking carrot juice every day good?
In fact, even the healthiest fruit and vegetable juices can lead to weight gain if consumed in excess. These drinks contain little or no fiber and protein, two nutrients that keep you full and suppress hunger. Trying to lose weight with fruit juice for days or weeks can lead to fatigue, muscle loss, digestive discomfort, and nutrient deficiencies.
In addition, excessive consumption of carrot juice can cause the skin to turn yellow. Another potential side effect is the toxicity of vitamin A, which if accumulated can cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness and vision problems... affecting your health and quality of life. friend.
Carrot juice is not a miracle fat burner and will not help you lose weight overnight. However, it is rich in vitamin A, carotenoids, antioxidants and other bioactive compounds that help reduce fat, facilitate weight loss and prevent obesity-related complications. To maximize the benefits of carrot juice and reduce the side effects of too much vitamin A, you should only drink carrot juice in moderation, combined with a reasonable and balanced diet. By the way, you will soon have the slim body of your dreams.

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Reference source: Healthline
This article is written for readers from Sài Gòn, Hà Nội, Hồ Chí Minh, Phú Quốc, Nha Trang, Hạ Long, Hải Phòng, Đà Nẵng.

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