15 Carrot Nutritional Facts and Health Benefits
Botanical name = Daucus carota.
Carrot is a fruity and juicy
tuber eaten and loved by all.
This great fruit is well grown across
the world and loved by all we are going to be focusing more on its
health benefits and reasons why you should keep eating more carrot and
adding it to your meal and daily diet:
1. Carrot is considered good
and highly recommended for a sharp eyes it enhances sight visibility.
2. It contains high level of carotene that protect against macular
degeneration and senile cataracts.
3. Carrots prevent various cancers
that ranges from Lung, breast and colon cancer.
4. Carrot contains
vitamin A and antioxidant that protect the skin from sun damage, it
prevent all forms of premature wrinkling, acne, dry skin, blemish and
5. Carrot also contain Beta - carotene and alpha -
carotene that prevent heart diseases.
6. Vitamin A in carrot helps in
flushing out toxins in Liver thus cleasen the body system.
contains some good amount of calcium that helps maintain a healhy
teeth and gums. It enhances the skeletal strength of the body.
8.carrot contains some amount of alkaline that purify and kill harmful
germs in the mouth.
9. Carrot improve the quality of breast milk in
10. Carrot helps in increasing the menstrual flow in
women. 11. Drinking Carrot juice is a healhy souce of potassium a
quality mineral element for the body.
11. Carrot + Broccoli makes an
excellent vegetable and a good source of calcium a very important
mineral element for strong bone and teeth.
12. Carrots are naturally
low in calories An 80g serving of cooked carrots contains just 24
calories, making them a great choice if you’re watching your weight.
From all the above benefits it is no surprise that in a Harvard
University study, people who ate more than six carrots a week are less
likely to suffer a stroke than those who ate only one carrot a month
14. A Powerful Antiseptic
Carrots are known by specialists to prevent infection.
15. Regular consumption of carrots helps in preventing gastric ulcers and digestive disorders.
Raw carrots are used as a home remedy for treating worms in children.
They can be
used on cuts – shredded raw or boiled and mashed. Falcarinol is a
natural pesticide produced by the carrot that protects its roots from
fungal diseases. Carrots are one of the only common sources of this
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