Carrots are one of the healthiest vegetables out there, they contain a lot of useful and medicinal ingredients, they are full of vitamins, and also they have a number of antibacterial and antiseptic abilities that make them ideal for boosting the immune system.
Carrot is a biennial herbaceous plant. They can be used like: raw (as salad, whole, chopped or grated into rings…), boiled or cooked (soup, soups, meatless meals or eating meat) as a condiment or side dish to other dishes. Eating a raw carrot on a daily basis can improve your digestive system, your hormonal system and your health in general.It is highly recommened for people with bad eyesight to eat carrots because they contain a high amount of vitamin A, which has been known for improving eyesight and to preventing conditions like night blindness which occur as we age.
Carrots contains a large amount of fiber and creates a feeling of satiety,they also contain a lot of beta carotene. Because of the robust cell structure of vegetables, we can use only ten percent of beta carotene. A research conducted in the UK, showed that increasing beta carotene consumption from 1.7 to 2.7 miligrams a day reduced lung cancer risk by 40 percent. The average carrot contains about 3 miligrams of beta carotene.
You can eat carrots at any time of the year, because they can be stored in the freezer and the quality and the vitamins won’t be lost
Carrots come from Central Asia, but very fast became popular in Europe and America, not only because of their natural qualities but also taste.