Come in the winter and we can't wait to grab our favorite winter veggie – carrots. As Indians, we are lucky in this aspect, we have a big production of carrots. Red carrot variety or desi gajarwhich you see in the markets now, produced locally and is a repository of antioxidants and nutrients. In fact, this is the most healthy supplements that you can make in your winter diet. Carrots are filled with beta-carotene, lycopene and lutein, which help maintain eye health. They contain silicon, which can work wonders for your skin and hair health. Did you know that carrots can also come in handy to shed a few quick pounds? Although it is best to keep the carrots raw and fresh, you can also have them in warm soothing soups. Soups are ideal for those winter sluggish days when you do not want to cook a generous meal. Carrot soup is a filling, healthy and delicious treat. You can decorate it with herbs, and the spices of your choice enjoy it without any guilt.
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How carrot soup contributes to weight loss
According to the book "Healing Products", carrots are packed with healthy fibers, which can help in healthy weight management. “High fibers contribute to the feeling of fullness and normalization of the intestines,” the book notes. Fiber takes the longest place to digest and thus contributes to the feeling of fullness and prevents you from going to other fattening foods. Carrots are also good for healthy digestion. Good digestion is crucial for metabolism, which also contributes to weight loss. Carrots are also very low in calories. One hundred grams of carrots contains only 41 calories. People who are on a diet for weight loss, it is often recommended to follow the calories. If you consume more calories than the requirement of your body, they continue and remain in the form of fat.
The best part of the carrot soup is that you can mix it with any other vegetarian you want. Try this delicious carrot and tomato soup by chef Niru Gupta and slice the fat naturally.
Make sure you use fresh carrots. As soon as the carrot appears, its beta-carotene content begins to decline, according to the book “Healing Products”.
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