Ginger has a long tradition of being very effective in alleviating symptoms of gastrointestinal distress. In herbal medicine, ginger is regarded as an excellent carminative (a substance which promotes the elimination of intestinal gas) and intestinal spasmolytic (a substance which relaxes and soothes the intestinal tract). Modern scientific research has revealed that ginger possesses numerous therapeutic properties including antioxidant effects, an ability to inhibit the formation of inflammatory compounds, and direct anti-inflammatory effects.
Source of: Gingerol (anti-inflammatory), Antioxidants, Potassium, Manganese, Copper, Magnesium
Carrots are notorious for facilitating good vision through beta-carotene, a precursor to vitamin A. The eye requires Vitamin A to function. Carrot juice also contains carotenoids, nitrates, and free amino acids that help aid from dental health to reducing the risk of stroke and heart disease.
Source of: Beta Carotene, B-complex, Vitamin C, Manganese, Potassium
Beets are great for your liver. Along with an abundance of nitrates, beets contain a significant amount of betaine, a phytochemical that is involved in maintaining s-adenosyl-methionine (SAM-e), which is required for cell growth and repair, along with maintaining mood levels. Betaine also helps the liver process fat, reverses an issue known as fatty liver disease, a disease that has been linked to diabetes, obesity, hypertension, and alcoholism.
Source of: Betaine, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Folates, Carotenoids, Magnesium, Potassium
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