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Carrots for health and beauty of

Carrots are the forgotten secret of youth, beauty and longevity. It is valuable the high content of carotene which in an organism turns into vitamin A.

do not have

other vegetables and fruit which would contain so much carotene, how many carrots. Only sweet pepper can be compared to it in it, perhaps. Carrots are also a fine source of vitamins C, B, D, E. It is rich with minerals and minerals - potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, iodine, magnesium, manganese. It also contains essential oils, physiologically active agents - the sterola, enzymes and other connections necessary for an organism.

Should remember

that the carotene which is contained in carrots will be acquired much better if to fill carrots and salads from it with vegetable oil. Carrots are a rare exception to the rules - in a boiled look it contains more useful substances, than in crude. As the western experts note, right after cooking of carrots the level of antioxidants in it increases by 34% and increases in the first week of its storage in a boiled look. After a month of storage of boiled carrots it still contains more useful substances, than in fresh. Experts explain it with the fact that at storage of boiled carrots new chemical compounds with high antioxidant properties are formed.


In medical foods more often apply carrots in the natural form or its juice. Carrots make comprehensive medical impact on an organism:

Is at carrots and contraindication: it is not recommended to be used at an inflammation of a small intestine, an exacerbation of stomach ulcer of a stomach and duodenum. Also overconsumption of carrots and carrot juice can lead to what skin, especially on palms and stupnyakh, can get zheltovato - an orange shade. It indicates that the organism does not process surplus of carotene into vitamin A (reception of five glasses of carrot juice in a week can already cause such small yellowing of an integument). Usually it is more often shown at children as the adult`s liver processes carotene better and brings its surplus out of an organism.

the Vitamin A called still by “beauty vitamin“ does to

carrots by the most important means of natural cosmetics. If you regularly begin to drink freshly cooked carrot juice, then you will have a healthy fresh complexion.

carrots and for external application in the cosmetic purposes in a type of masks Are good

. Recipes of the most often used masks for face skin and a neck are given below.

For any type of skin (masks are applied on skin for 20 minutes, are washed away by warm water).

For dry skin (masks are put for 10 - 20 minutes, are washed away by warm water).

For fat skin (masks put for 20 minutes, wash away water of room temperature).


With a slow growth of hair is very much helped by mix of carrot and lemon juice. At rubbing in of mix in head skin hair grow better and gain beautiful gloss.


Thus if you want to be healthy, beautiful and vigorous, eat more carrots. Do of it salads, add it to cottage cheese, cook grated carrots as a garnish for meat and fish dishes. There are several culinary recipes.

Salad Health. To cut cucumbers, carrots and apples thin straws, and salad leaves on 3 - 4 parts everyone. To mix everything and to fill with sour cream. To add lemon juice, sugar, salt. From above to decorate salad with the tomatoes sliced greens. Fresh cucumbers - 2 pieces, crude carrots - 2 pieces, apples - 2 pieces, tomatoes - 2 pieces. a green salad - 100 g, sour cream - 100 g, a lemon - 1/4 piece, parsley greens, salt, sugar.

Carrot weight for sandwiches. 100 g of carrots, 50 g of a celery, 50 g of horse-radish, 2 tablespoons of a pounded walnut, 1 tablespoon of butter.

the Carrots baked with sour cream. The peeled, washed up carrots to chop and fry on oil until red, constantly mixing that did not burn slightly. To add sugar, salt to sour cream, to fill in with it carrots and to put in an oven for 20 - 30 min. To give as an independent dish or as a garnish for meat. 1 kg of carrots, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 1 Art. of sour cream, 100 gr. creamy or melted butter, salt to taste.

Carrots, marinated with garlic. Carrots to wash up, cut on cubes and to mix with small cut garlic. Then to add refined sunflower oil to carrots, carefully to mix and fill in everything with marinade. Carrots are packaged in a floor - one-liter jars, rolled up and will sterilize in water of 20 - 25 min. 1 kg of carrots, 150 - 200 gr. garlic, 1 Art. of sunflower oil; for marinade: 4 Art. of water, 60 gr. salts.

a Certain popularity the system of weight reduction developed by the Bulgarian healer Pyotr Dimkov enjoys

. To grate fresh crude carrots, to add honey, lemon juice and any of fruit. It is necessary to eat this dish for breakfast, a lunch and a dinner within three days. For the fourth day to include fried potatoes, bread, apples in a diet. For the fifth day it is possible to pass to usual food. We consider that fried potatoes should be replaced with boiled.