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Foods that give you energy and help you to perform at your best each day. Each of these vegetables, fruits, oils, nuts and seeds are powerful energy giving foods for better heath.

Drinking Carrot Juice for Skin That Glows and Eyes That Shine


Better skin with carrot juiceThere are many benefits in drinking carrot juice regularly. This page will explain how you can use carrot juice to improve both your skin and eye health.

Vitamin A Skin Benefits

While a good basic moisturizer is important, it’s the nutrition you provide internally, through your diet, that make the biggest difference to your skin tone.

Even a mild vitamin A deficiency can cause dry, rough skin, blemishes and poor wound healing. Low vitamin A intake has also been associated with many skin problems, including acne, rashes, eczema and psoriasis.

Vitamin A is involved in tissue growth throughout the body and helps promote healthy skin renewal. Carrots are rich in both pro-vitamin A beta-carotene and alpha-carotene and are an excellent vegetarian source of this important nutrient.

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Why Your Carrots Really Should Be Organic Carrots


Organic carrotsCarrots are a very healthy food but they have a big problem if they are conventionally grown carrots and not organic. This page explains why organic carrots are the best kind of carrots if you value your health.

The very same reason that makes carrots so nutritious – their ability to absorb up so many nutrients from the soil – is also the reason why they are so good at absorbing up pesticides and even heavy metals from the ground they’re in.

A farmer who was a friend of the family once told me that when they are having trouble growing vegetables in a field, they put carrots in for a season and they’ll absorb up all the ‘crap’ from the ground so other vegetables can grow again.

He said these carrots went for stock feed, but I doubt that’s always the case. Ever since then I’ve always bought organic carrots.

Pesticides in Conventionally Grown Carrots

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