Carrots have many important vitamins and minerals. They are rich in antioxidants Beta Carotene, Alpha Carotene, Photochemicals, and Glutathione, Calcium, and Potassium, and vitamins A, B1, B2, C and E, which are also considered antioxidants, protecting as well as nourishing the skin. They contain a form of calcium that is easily absorbed by the body. Finally they also contain Copper, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Sulphur- better than a wonder drug!
Carrots can enhance the quality of breast milk. It can improve the appearance of skin, hair, and nails. When taken daily it can lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Raw carrot contains beta-carotene, a strong anti-oxidant that can prevent cancer. Carrot juice when taken every day prevents bodily infections and is claimed to be valuable for the adrenal glands. Carrots can improve eye health, regulate blood sugar, and promote colon health.
Carrots sweet flavor makes them popular with children who haven’t acquired a taste for vegetables with more challenging flavors. With plenty of fiber, carrots are often enjoyed raw as a crunchy snack or graded into salads and other dishes. Scientifically speaking, eating one serving of carrots a day has been correlated to reduced risk of heart attacks and some types of cancers. Carrots high in vitamin A content can help protect again respiratory disease and diarrhea.