24 incredible health benefits of carrots

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.

Fresh carrots

Carrots can help with weight management

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:

Calories: 23

Total fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 38mg

Total carbohydrates: 5g

Dietary fibre: 2g

Sugars: 3g

Protein: 1g

Health benefits include

  1. Boost immune system
  2. Regulates blood sugars
  3. Prevents macular degeneration
  4. Reduces the risks of cancer and stroke
  5. Supports digestive health
  6. Reduces high blood pressure
  7. Prevents heat disease
  8. Improves eyesight
  9. Prevents heart disease
  10.  Promotes weight loss
  11. Prevents diabetes
  12. Good for the brain
  13. Enhance mood
  14. Good for memory
  15. Great for skin care
  16. Reduces hair fall outs
  17. Stimulates hair growth
  18. Eases menstrual cramps
  19. Teeth health
  20. Improves kidney
  21. Eye healthy 
  22. High in antioxidants anti-bacterial and viral
  23. Strengthens the immune system
  24. 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

A.C.S Nutritional Therapist and weight loss specialist

A.C.S weight loss specialist