Today’s health tip: Benefits of Carrots

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Carrots are about 10% carbs, consisting of starch, fiber, and simple sugars. They are extremely low in fat and protein.

They are an excellent source of vitamin A in the form of beta carotene. They are also a good source of several B vitamins, as well as vitamin K and potassium.

A great source of many plant compounds, especially carotenoids, such as beta carotene and lutein.

Eating carrots is linked to a reduced risk of cancer and heart disease, as well as improved eye health. Additionally, this vegetable may be a valuable component of an effective weight loss diet.

While no evidence suggests that organic carrots are more nutritious than conventionally grown ones, organic varieties are less likely to harbor pesticides.

Baby carrots are whole carrots harvested before they grow large, while baby-cut carrots are pieces from larger carrots that have been machine-cut, peeled, polished, and washed before packing.

Carrots may cause reactions in people allergic to pollen.

Additionally, carrots grown in contaminated soils may contain higher amounts of heavy metals, affecting their safety and quality.

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