vegetable. It is defined as a long pointed orange root vegetable. Though, you
can find carrots in many varieties colour aside the traditional and popular
colour orange; you can find in colour like purple, red, yellow, black or others.
Eating carrots has many benefits in which many individuals don’t even realize.
The vegetable is one of the recommended fruits many doctors give patients to
cure some ailments. What even makes it easier is that it can be taken in its
raw form or cooked. What makes carrots wonderful among others are; its colour,
the appearance, the numerous benefits and uses of eating it, the crunchy
feeling when it is being put in the mouth.
in health benefits. It is clear that a carrot is not meant for only rich,
influence personalities, societal status or others. It is affordable and
available to all even the common in order to enjoy the benefits of eating
carrots. I have read some years ago where carrot is being described the most
world’s healthiest food. Some of the health benefits of carrot are reducing of
cholesterol, prevention against heart attack, cancer-cure, improving vision and
preventing signs of premature aging. Carrot is also a great source of both
Vitamins K and C.
vegetable contains some micro and macro nutrients that are required for a
healthy body system. The body needs the nutrients contain in this fruit. The
carrots as a simple fruit can be added to our daily food list. Though, there
are some individuals feel carrots is not that their type of fruit. I think the
benefits of eating carrots which shall be discussed soon will change your mind
if you one of the types. Some of the benefits of this fruit will be highlighted
numerous nutrients and compounds of organic affect human health. The following
are the ten (10) benefits you can derive from eating carrots.
potassium which is being seen as vasodilator and can relax the tension in the
blood vessels and arteries. This thereby increases blood flow and circulation,
reducing the stress on cardiovascular system and also boosting the organ
function throughout the body. Eating carrot has the benefit of reducing ailment
as hypertension and heart attack.
Carrots as a fiber aid digestion. Fiber helps by adding bulk to stool smooth
passing through the digestive tract. It also helps in reducing the severity of
critical conditions like constipation.
responsible to maintain the health of your eye. Carrot which contains Vitamin A
also known as retinol helps the eyes to retain the ability to adjust to change
in light moisture. Having deficiency of this vitamin in the body system can
cause improper or difficulty seeing objects. Carrot is a rich in Vitamin A is
good in preventing night blindness and improving our eyesight.
DISEASES: It has been that
the major factor of heart disease is high cholesterol. According to research,
it has been discovered that the root vegetable of a carrot can reduce the
chance of having a heart attack. Since the consumption of carrot be it raw form
or cooked one reduces cholesterol level, therefore it is advisable to consume
carrot if possible on a daily basis in order to prevent any related heart
condition that affects one’s life can easily be prevented with the consumption
of this fruit called carrot. Some studies have even shown that people who eat
more than five carrots a week are less prone to suffer stroke than those people
who eat just one carrot a week or month. Eating a carrot on a daily basis
reduces the risk of stroke by 68 -70 percentage.
HEALTHY SKIN: According to research, deficiency of Vitamin A also causes
dryness to the skin, hair or nail. Vitamin A prevents wrinkling, pigmentation,
uneven skin tone, blemishes and dry skin. Carrot has antiseptic qualities that
can be as laxatives. Carrot oil is good for maintain a healthy skin or dry skin
because the carrot oil makes the skin firmer, smoother and softer.
GUMS: The consumption or
eating of carrot possibly on a daily basis has the benefit of cleaning your
teeth and mouth. Eating of carrot stimulates the gums and also induces excess
saliva. The organic compounds in a carrot works like your toothbrush or
toothpaste that washes away food particles in your teeth. The eating of carrot
has the benefit of minerals that prevent tooth damages.
DIABETES: Diabetes as one of
the common diseases these days need to be taken seriously. Diabetes can easily
be prevented with consumption of carrot on a daily basis. Carrot is a good
measure to regulate or control blood sugar level in the body due to the
presence of carotenoids in the vegetable fruit.
IMMUNE SYSTEM: Carrot
contains Vitamin C which is associated with healthy immune system. Carrot also
contains a number of antiseptic and anti-bacteria abilities that boost the
immune system. Eating of carrot as a source of vitamin C stimulates the service
of white blood cells which is also an important element in the building the
human immune system. Vitamins C also help the body in absorbing iron from plant
foods and can help fight free radicals.
CANCER: Consumption of carrot
provides the body system with Beta-carotene which helps in reducing all related
risk cancers especially the lung cancer. Various studies have shown that carrot
reduces the risk of breast cancer and lung cancer.
juice or in any cooked form is always a healthy choice for your health and
healthy lifestyle. Having listed all these benefits above, it is clear that
there are other numerous benefits of eating carrots. Thus, let’s stay healthy
by eating carrot regularly.