Why You Need to Know Benefits of Carrots Quickly?

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“Eat your Carrots, they are Good for You”

Long time ago, it was cultivated in Afghanistan and was a small, forked purple or yellow root with bitter, sylvan flavor, different from the carrot we eat now a days enriched with lot of nutrition. The appearance of carrots at that time was in different colors like yellow, white, red and purple, different from the carrot you know, a sweetened, crispy, crunchy and aromatic in taste and orange in color. Important details you need to know at the start of article are:

  • First grown in Asia, and were not orange in color
  • It holdsantioxidants which keep against cancer
  • Due to the presence of vitamin A in carrots, it is good for eye health
  • Most interesting fact is that you can have this crispy root in all the seasons around the year and can be consumed in different ways like in different dishes and juices

Benefits

It is supplemented with lots of health benefits which you must know and increase its consumption to look charismatic, healthy and smart. It has anti-cancer properties, which ease free radicals in the body and lower the threat of cancer due to their antioxidant nature. It contains beta-carotene (vitamin A) which reduces the chances of lung cancer, colon cancer and leukemia. According the research conducted in 2010, if a person takes carrot juice daily, leukemia cells can be killed for developing any further. It also helps you to see in the dark. Oh yes, that’s right, this is how carrot has so much nutrition that it can maintain your vision and you can even see in the dark and help you protect from other eye diseases. It contains an apt amount of sugar and carbohydrate which is even good for diabetic person.

It helps to control blood pressure of a person as it contains 1.8 grams of fiber and 205 milligrams of potassium. The American Health Association (AHA) has recommended that eating carrots can lower your blood pressure and good for cardiovascular diseases. Due to the presence of vitamin C, it boosts the immune system in your body and helps moderate the sternness of cold, and interval of time it lasts.

Nutrition

According to the U.S department of Agriculture (USDA), one cup of chopped carrots contains:

  • 52 calories
  • 26 grams (g) of carbohydrate
  • 3 g of sugars
  • 19 g of protein
  • 31 g of fat
  • 6 g of fiber
  • 1069 micrograms (mcg) of vitamin A
  • 6 vitamin C
  • 42 mg of calcium
  • 38 mg of iron
  • 15 mg of magnesium
  • 45 mg of phosphorus
  • 410 mg of potassium
  • 88 mg of sodium
  • 31 mg of zinc
  • 24 mcg of folate
  • 9 mcg of vitamin K

It’s a complete and healthy diet for an average male and female’s recommended daily allowance (RDA) of vitamin A and is amplified with other health benefits.

Ways to Consume are:

  • Use carrots in coleslaws, salads, wraps
  • Add carrots to seared goods, such as cakes and muffins
  • Snack on carrot sticks or baby carrots as snack or with herbed dips and hummus
  • Use carrots in juice for a honeyed, trifling flavor

And

“Carrots will Help you See in the Dark!”

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