By: Zalikha Razali
“Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes!” The phrase that usually we heard during the childhood time. We always been told that carrot is good for our eyes! But do they? Yes of course! Carrots and other orange coloured fruits and vegetables do promote eye health and protect our vision. Why? Because they contain a type of Vitamin A which also known as ‘beta carotene’ that can smoothly function the eyes and retina. What is beta carotene? Beta carotene is a group of red, orange and yellow pigments called carotenoid that give colours in many fruits and vegetables. Generally, they are beneficial for our health and can protect the skin from sun damage. Carrot are rich in Vitamin A. The other fruits that is high in vitamin A are tomatoes, celery, mango and many more.
Vitamin C is always related with orange. You may already know that oranges are the wonderful source of vitamin C but do you truly know the important of vitamin C? Vitamin C provides strong antioxidant protection, defending the skin from damaging free radicals. Free radicles is an unstable molecules that promote premature aging and harm the skin cells. Environmental factors such as pollution, are the most forms of free radical damage that cannot be avoided. That is why vitamin C is good for your skin to look younger and healthier. The example of fruits high in Vitamin C are oranges, strawberries, kiwi, pineapple and many more!
Do take fruits and vegetables that have high in Vitamin C and A to get the full benefits!
The benefits of Vitamin A
- Maintenance of normal vision and night vision
- Essential for reproduction and immunity
- Regulate growth and cell differentiation
- Act as antioxidant
The benefits of Vitamin C
- Helps protect cells and keep them healthy
- Maintain strong and healthy connective tissue
- Aids in iron absorption
- Maintain the immune system
- Act as antioxidant
- Serves as coenzyme
Oh ya, La Juiceria have the ORANGE POWER and SUMMER ZEST which the ingredients are high with vitamin C and vitamin A. Surely it can give POWER effect on your vision, skin and others as well.
Juice on! 😆