Best health benefits of Carrots
Carrots come in different shapes and colours with the most popular being orange. they are a root vegetable which are crunchy, tasty, and highly nutritious. Carrots are an extremely healthy vegetables which is part of the clean eating diet and can be eaten as snacks and used in many dishes to supply texture and flavour. Their crunchy texture adds something different and tasty to many different dishes including salads, pasta, soups, stews and more.
Moreover their carotene antioxidants have been linked to a reduced risk of cancer.
carrots are also extremely nutritious, packed with many nutrients that you need on a daily basis, they are a particularly reliable source of beta carotene, fibre, vitamin K1, potassium, and antioxidants.
Orange carrots get their bright colour from beta carotene, an antioxidant that your body converts into vitamin A? They come in many colours-including yellow, white, orange, red, and purple.
One serving of fresh, grated carrots
(half a cup) supplies the following nutritional facts:
Total fat: 0g
Total carbohydrates: 5g
Dietary fibre: 2g
Health benefits include
- Boost immune system
- Regulates blood sugars
- Prevents macular degeneration
- Reduces the risks of cancer and stroke
- Supports digestive health
- Reduces high blood pressure
- Prevents heat disease
- Improves eyesight
- Prevents heart disease
- Promotes weight loss
- Prevents diabetes
- Good for the brain
- Enhance mood
- Good for memory
- Great for skin care
- Reduces hair fall outs
- Stimulates hair growth
- Eases menstrual cramps
- Teeth health
- Improves kidney
- Eye healthy
- High in antioxidants anti-bacterial and viral
- Strengthens the immune system
- Increases energy levels
As we can see carrots are extremely good for our health, and most definitely should be included into our diet. Why not try our vegan recipe book. It is a fantastic five day four week healthy vegan meal plan packed full of healthy nutritious recipes and full with nutritious knowledge, Alternatively we have a nutritious fitness recipe book which is also filled with beautiful, delicious recipes called cooking up fitness. All our recipes books are written by our in house chef of over fifteen years.
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By Aaron Christopher Slade