Amazing Health Benefits Of Carrots

Amazing Health Benefits Of Carrots

Carrots are one of the most popular root vegetables in the world and are eaten worldwide, as they are easy to prepare and be eaten raw.Carrots belong to the family Umbelliferous or Apiaceae in the plant kingdom.

Apparently, there are more than just one type of carrots i.e (the regular supermarket carrots which have orange flesh) and not every variety have the regular shapes or color like the one that we see.

Some are even purple in color while some varieties are shaped like a radish. But what unites all of the different varieties is its nutritional values and benefits on the human body.

Carrots also contain many nutrients, such as zeaxanthin, lutein, gamma carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C,  vitamin K, Vitamin B, Minerals and fiber, each of this minerals plays an important role in our human body, thus there are multiple benefits from eating carrots. 

Here Are Some Amazing Health Benefits of Carrots

Boost Immunity

  • Carrots have the ability to be juiced and made into pulp which gives the ability to concentrate all the essential nutrients in a smaller quantity minus the pulp, If you consume one glass of carrot juice daily it will help increase your immune system significantly thus in returns fights off diseases, damages, viruses, bacteria, and inflammation.The nutrients in carrots also help to strengthen our nervous system, bone health, and brain  power      

Eyes And Teeth Benefits Of Carrots

  • Carrots are excellent for your eyes due to presence of abundant amounts of beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the liver
  • Carrots are also beneficial for your teeth and mouth as they scrape off plaque and food particles. Carrots also stimulate the gums and facilitate the formation of a lot of saliva inside our body.

Skin Benefits of Carrots

  • Carrots contain vitamin c that helps the collagen production in the body. Collagen is the type is the type of protein that is vital for the maintenance of skin elasticity.
  • Beta-carotene which is found in carrots is a skin-friendly nutrient that is converted into vitamins A inside the body. It helps in repairing the skin tissues and provide protection against harsh sun’s ray.

Hair Benefits Of Carrots

  • Consuming carrots juice on a daily basis stimulates your hair growth and thickens your hair significantly. Vitamin A and vitamin E in carrots help in circulation of the scalp, thus helps in hair growth and avoid premature graying of hair. Carrots are great in combating hair loss as they provide hair with vitals vitamins making them stronger shinier.

Promotes Heart Health

  • Your heart health depends on many factors and this includes getting the adequate duration of sleep and staying physically active, decreasing your stress level and most importantly eating a healthy diet. Carrots can help in all of this as they are filled with dietary fiber and antioxidants that help in keeping your heart very healthy by aiding in the circulation of your blood and removing any plaque from arterial walls.

If you do not enjoy the taste of raw carrots, here is a recipe for making carrot juice.  The juice offer the same amounts of nutrients and gets the same health benefits as eating raw carrots 

Carrot Juice Recipe:

(Ingredients) 

  1. 2cups water
  2. 2-3 cups chopped carrots
  3. 1tsp lemon juice
  4. 1tsp fresh and peeled ginger
  5. Ice cubes

(Direction)

  1. Combine all ingredients
  2. Blend (as per your preference)

 

 

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