Carrot is procured as one of the healthiest vegetables for human beings. This orange crunchy, juicy and slightly sweet vegetable can be consumed either raw or cooked. It has many health benefits as it contains various nutrients such as vitamins, fiber, potassium, antioxidant beta-carotene etc.
Carrots can be consumed by making different recipes. Some of them are published in our YouTube Channel. Please go through it if you are interested.
Okay, let’s jump to the health benefits of having carrots:
1. Helps to prevent cancerous cell
Cancer has been one of the major health issues in 21st Century. Some of the research findings have shown that carrot is capable of prohibiting cancerous cell as it contains natural pesticide called falcarinol. Hence, people who consume carrot in regular basis can fight back to various cancers such as that of breast and prostate.
2. Enhances vision
Lack of sufficient vitamin A is considered responsible for poor eyesight. Health experts say that if you lack vitamin A for longer it can cause serious vision-related problems. Since carrot contains abundant amount of vitamin A, it helps to keep your eyesight healthy and saves you from night blindness too.
3. Helps to reduce weight
Nowadays, many people have become victim of overweight and major health issues related to rapid weight gain. Carrot contains over 80% of water . So including it in your regular diet makes you feel full and prevents you from taking over calories. Thus consuming low calories means reducing weight.
4. Boosts immunity power
A person who has strong immunity system can fight back to the communicable diseases like common cold and flu. Presence of various antioxidants, vitamins(B6, K), potassium, minerals in carrot helps you boost your immunity system. It is believed that carrots carry antiseptic properties too which help you heal infections.
5. Beneficial for healthy hair
Suffering from hair fall? Or need your hair grow better? Then carrots can be of great benefit to you. For the growth of your hair, there should be good circulation of blood on scalps. So Vitamin A and E found in carrot help improve blood circulation to the scalp. Also presence of vital vitamins and minerals in carrots helps you fight back to hair fall problems too.
Carrots are certainly of great benefit to our health in many ways. Only thing you need to know is the number of ways how carrots can be consumed without losing its vital minerals and vitamins. Why don’t you try exploring some of the best recipes at Mero Recipe that make use of Carrots?
#Recipe of Healthy Carrot’s Juice:
#Recipe of Carrot’s Haluwa (Sweet Dish):