Health Benefits of Carrots

What are the health benefits and vitamins in Carrots?

Vitamins in Carrots

→ Carrot is a root vegetable, usually orange in colour. It is a flavorful antioxidant root vegetable with high amount of beta-carotene.
→ In India carrots are used in a variety of ways, as salads or as vegetables added to spicy rice or dal dishes.
→ The health benefits of carrots includes the reduction of cholesterol, prevention of heart attack, warding off certain cancers, improving vision, and reducing the signs of premature aging.
Vitamins In Carrot
→ Carrots contain a number of antiseptic and antibacterial abilities that make it ideal for boosting the immune system.
→ Beta-carotene (β-carotene) consumption has been linked to a reduced risk of several cancers, notably lung cancer.
→ Carrots are good for improving eyesight and preventing conditions like night blindness even in the age.
→ Carrots are good for blood sugar regulation due to the presence of carotenoids in this delicious vegetable.

Enlisted the vitamin sources of carrots.

VitaminsUnitValue per 100g
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg5.9
Thiamin mg0.066
Riboflavin mg0.058
Niacin mg0.983
Vitamin B-6 mg0.138
Folate, DFE µg19
Vitamin B-12 µg0.00
Vitamin A, RAE µg835
Vitamin A, IU IU16706
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg0.66
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg0.0
Vitamin D IU0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg13.2

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