Carrots are usually believed as the ultimate health food item. In childhood we were always forced to eat carrots by our parents and we will most likely tell our youngsters the similar thing in the future, and once asked why, we explain by saying, “Because carrots are good for your health!”

But how did the carrots get such a good reputation and why these root vegetables are so good for our health? I decided to discover those benefits that people talk about a lot.

Why Carrots?

According to some studies carrot has more healthy appendages than in any other vegetable. Carrot is a warehouse of many nutrients, vitamins and natural minerals. Carrots are full with Vitamins A, B, C,G, magnesium, sodium, Potassium, iron, manganese, and  silicon and many other.

Here‘s a listing of some wonderful benefits of carrots that simply might not be known.  Though numbers of these are still being argued, you may do your own investigation if you wish to use carrots for medication tenacity.

Possible Health Benefits of Carrots

  1. Cancer:

    The antioxidant power in carrots helps in reducing radicals in the body that ultimately help people in curing cancer. According to a study, smokers who do not eat carrots have great chances of developing lung cancer compared with people who consume carrots once every week.

  2. Leukemia: Conferring a recent study

    Carrot juice is a great medicine to exterminate leukemia cells and constraining their progression.

  3. Prostate Cancer:

    A study conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health proves that a rich diet of beta-carotene can be very effective against prostate cancer.

  4. Vision:

    Studies have shown that the great amount of Vitamin A and B in carrot can make significant positive changes in eye vision.

  5. Digestion:

    Carrots, by reason of the massive fiber content, help our digestion process by producing enzymes essential for digestion. Carrot juice inhibits stomach ulcers and is exceptionally helpful for overall digestive health. Carrot juice is also a perfect remedy for those who are suffering from continuous constipation problem. Carrots juice is also helpful for diarrhea syndrome because of the anti-inflammatory elements found in a carrot that protect the intestines and restrain vomiting.

  6. Blood sugar:

    The enormous amount of antioxidants besides phytochemicals in carrots may also help with blood sugar regulation, postpone the consequences of aging as well as improve immune function.

  7. Eyes, hair, nails and more:

    The rich amount of nutrients in carrots can ultimately upsurge the health of your skin, hair, nails, eyes, and more by giving aid to purify your system and form new cells.

  8. Healthy Glowing Skin:

    Vitamin A and antioxidants inside carrots shields the skin from sun damage. Insufficient amount of vitamin A effect skin dryness, hair and nails. “Vitamin A” prevents early wrinkling, skin spots, dry skin, pigment, marks, blemishes, acne, and uneven skin tone.

  9. Healthy Teeth and Gums:

    Carrots kindle gums and generate lots of saliva, which being alkaline, equilibrium the acid-function, cavity-forming bacteria.  The minerals in carrots prevent tooth damage.

  10. Prevent Stroke:

    From all the above mentioned benefits it is no disbelief that according to another Harvard University study, people who consume a carrot everyday are less expected to suffer a stroke than those who ate only one carrot a month or less.

Incorporating Carrots into Your Diet

Carrots are available locally during their biannual seasons in the spring and fall. Carrots are a useful vegetable and commonly eaten uncooked, steamed, boiled, and as a main ingredient in many soups and stews. Carrots can be used in coleslaw, in salads as well as in baked goods such as cakes and muffins because of their sweetened flavor.

There are profuse more details to enjoy these crispy, sweet root vegetables, so spare a spot in your lawn or garden plot for planting, or visit your local market to get a bunch!