Which is Better, Carrot Juice or Whole Carrots?
Remember that the best benefits of fruit and vegetable juices will be obtained in fresh condition. According to Stanford Health Care, fresh juice contains anticancer phytochemicals and vitamins that are easily absorbed by the body. One cup of carrot or celery juice contains the same amount of nutrients as 5 cups of cut carrots.
According to the US Department of Agriculture and Nutrition, a cup of carrot juice contains 94 kcal, 2.24 grams of protein, 0.35 grams of fat, 21.9 grams of carbohydrate and 1.9 grams and 9 grams of sugar.
Then a number of vitamins and minerals are: 689 mg of potassium, 20.1 mg vitamin C, 0.217 mg thiamine, 0.512 mg vitamin B-6, 2.256 micrograms of vitamin A and 36.6 micrograms of vitamin K.
While 1 cup of whole carrots contain 3.5 grams of fiber and 6 grams of sugar. So please choose to consume carrots in whole form or juice. Thus reports from Medical News Today and Stanford Health Care.
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