Carrots provide our body with a large amount of nutrients, each of which is very good for our health. Carrot is also known for its abundance of beta-carotene (provitamin A).
It contains natural sugars and vegetable protein (in 100 g there is about 7.6 g of carbohydrates, 0.6 g of protein and 0.3 g of fat). It is a good source of dietary plant fibers.
As for the vitamins, it is primarily known for its abundance of beta-carotene (provitamin A), which converts into vitamin A, also it contains a lot of vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin E, and is particularly good source of vitamins B1, B2 , B6, and potassium.
It also contains manganese, fluorine, and phosphorus; then there is iron, zinc, copper, selenium, and then anticancer calcium.
Traditional medicine teaches us that eating carrots has very beneficial effect on the spleen and stomach. It is believed that it can alleviate the symptoms of chicken blindness, persistent coughing and sneezing, as well as swelling of the stomach and intestines.
Recent studies indicate that eating carrots can reduce the risk of heart diseases and many cancers.
Carrots contain anti-hypertensive properties.
Carrot soup is a popular home remedy for diarrhea. Carrots are very good food for healthy skin, hair, and bone health. At the same time, it helps cleanse the body.
Freshly squeezed carrot juice is an excellent tonic and energy drink. It is known to have a preventive effect against infection.
If you fry carrots on healthy oil (coconut or olive), in macrobiotic, this will significantly help the absorption of vitamin A, which is soluble in fats.