What are the health benefits and 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.
→ Carrots contain a number of antiseptic and antibacterial abilities that make it ideal for boosting the immune system.
→ Beta-carotene (Î²-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.
|Vitamins||Unit||Value per 100g|
|Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid||mg||5.9|
|Vitamin A, RAE||Âµg||835|
|Vitamin A, IU||IU||16706|
|Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)||mg||0.66|
|Vitamin D (D2 + D3)||Âµg||0.0|
|Vitamin K (phylloquinone)||Âµg||13.2|