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-The pectin they contain can lower the LDL (or bad) cholesterol.
-Their double fiber combination can reduce the risk of arteries hardening, heart attack, and stroke
-The levels of flavonoids, quercetin, and naringin in them are believed to help lower the risk of lung cancer.
-Also, eating one as a start to your day helps promote liver function.
What about beets?
-One-third cup every day can lower your cholesterol by 40%!
-One-half cup is a mere 37 calories.
-They’re sweet on their own, with only seven grams of sugar per 1/2-cup serving.
-They are a good source of vitamin C, potassium and iron.
-They give you the cancer-fighting antioxidant beta-carotene plus two grams of healthy fiber.
-I cannot praise beets enough!
Finally, carrots are an excellent source of antioxidant agents. As a result, they can:
– Protect against cancer and cardiovascular disease.
– Reduce cholesterol and are rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium.
– Improve skin and vision
– Fight cancer (especially lung and pancreas)
– Reduce blood cholesterol level
– Relieve constipation and other colon disorders
– Boost immune system
If you have any general health questions about this article, please email askdrbob at druglessdoctor dot com, or schedule a consultation with Dr. Bob.