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Health Benefits - Vitamins and Minerals in Carrots



Carrots are not only popular for their vibrant colour, but are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals.Carrots are an excellent source of antioxidants as well as a rich source of pro-vitamin A carotenes. Carrots come in a variety of colours and sizes and there are over 100 different varieties.Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A. They are a very good source of vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin K, potassium, thiamine, biotin, and fiber.

Health Benefits of Carrots
  • Eye health, these are the health benefits of carrots that we often hear. The content of beta carotene and vitamin A are high, helping to improve the ability of our vision. So it can prevent eye disorders such as myopic.
  • Carrot can enhance the quality of breast milk.
  • Carrot can improve the appearance of the skin, hair and nails.
  • When taken daily it can lower cholesterol and blood pressure.
  • Raw contain beta-carotene, a strong antioxidant that can prevent cancer.
  • Carrot can help improve eyesight.
  • Carrots can regulate blood sugar.
  • Carrot can promote colon health, because carrot is rich in fiber.
Amount
  • Half cup cooked with no added salt contains 2.3 grams fiber.
Protein  -  0.59 grams

Calories  27

Minerals Contained
  • Potassium - 183 mg
  • Calcium - 23 mg
  • Phosphorus - 23 mg
  • Magnesium - 8 mg
  • Iron - 0.27 mg
  • Sodium - 5 mg
  • Zinc - 0.3 mg
  • Copper - 0.052 mg
  • Manganese - 0.062 mg
  • Selenium - 0.2 mcg
  • Also contains small amounts of other minerals.
Vitamins Contained
  • Vitamin A - 13286 IU
  • Vitamin C - 2.8 mg
  • Vitamin B1 (thiamine) - 0.051 mg
  • Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) - 0.034 mg
  • Niacin - 0.503 mg
  • Folate - 11 mcg
  • Pantothenic Acid - 0.181 mg
  • Vitamin B6 - 0.119 mg
  • Vitamin K - 10.7 mcg
  • Vitamin E - 0.8 mg
  • Contains some other vitamins in small amounts.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Many thanks for the data and very helpful info . Very surprised about how much goodness carrots contain. This is vital info for me as I have high blood pressure , cholesterol problems , some skin disorders , eyesight issues , low blood sugar and a history of Crohns Disease. Many thanks.

Mantis Hugo said...

Nice one. You people may also take help from the Acai Berry Juice to maintain good health without any worries and tensions regarding good health.

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