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The health benefits of carrot include reduced cholesterol, warding off certain cancers and many others. Most of the benefits of carrot can be attributed to its beta carotene and fiber content. Carrots are rich in vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and potassium. Now, let's find out how this impressive list of nutrients and organic compounds actually affects human health. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: 9 Impressive Benefits of Carrots


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9 Impressive Benefits Of Carrots
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Index
  1. Carrots
  2. Nutrition Facts of Carrots
  3. 9 Impressive Benefits Of Carrots

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Carrots
  • Carrots are often used in juice therapy for the
    treatments of diseases.
  • In fact, Carrots initially grew as medicine for
    treating a variety of ailments.
  • Carrot can be eaten both in its raw and cooked
    forms.

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  • It serves as a fat substitute when used as a
    thickener in soups, casseroles, sauces and quick
    bread.
  • A steaming bowl of carrot soup is a great way to
    boost your nutrition.

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  • However, it can provide you with the high doses
    of vitamin A and other antioxidants.
  • Carrots come in different colors such as orange,
    purple, white, yellow, and red.

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Nutrition Facts of Carrots
  • Almost all the benefits of carrots can be
    attributed to their beta-carotene.
  • These root vegetables are the perfect root of
    antioxidants.
  • They are rich in vitamin C, K, A and B8, as well
    as folate, pantothenic acid, iron, potassium,
    copper, and manganese.

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9 Impressive Benefits Of Carrots
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1. Prevent Heart Diseases
  • High cholesterol is a significant factor causing
    heart diseases.
  • Since regular consumption of carrots reduces
    cholesterol levels, it is a good idea to consume
    a healthy dose of carrots, to prevent the
    heart-related problems.

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2. Lower Blood Pressure
  • Carrots are rich origins of potassium, which is a
    Peritrate and can relax the tension in blood
    vessels and arteries, thereby increasing blood
    circulation and flow, reducing the stress on the
    cardiovascular system and boosting the organ
    function throughout the body.

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3. Boost Immunity
  • Carrots contain some antibacterial abilities
    which assemble them ideal for improving the
    immune system.
  • They are a valuable source of vitamin C, which
    stimulates the activity of white blood cells and
    is one of the essential elements in the human
    immune system.

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4. Help in Digestion
  • Carrots, like most vegetables, have significant
    amounts of dietary fiber in their roots, and the
    thread is one of the essential elements in
    maintaining excellent digestive health.
  • Altogether, this reduces the severity of
    conditions like constipation and protects your
    colon and stomach from various serious illnesses,
    including colorectal cancer.

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5. Prevent Cancer
  • The consumption of carrots can reduce the risk of
    breast cancer, lung cancer and colon cancer.
  • This is because carrots are rich in the
    poly-acetylene antioxidant, falcarinol, which
    fights against cancers by destroying the
    pre-cancerous cells in the tumors.
  • Carrots possess anti-carcinogenic properties that
    inhibit the growth of cancer cells in the colon
    and support the health of the lower digestive
    tract.

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6. Reduce Macular Degeneration
  • It is a common eye disease that impairs the
    function of the macula.
  • People who ate the beta-carotene had a 40 lower
    risk of macular degeneration compared with those
    who consumed the least.
  • Therefore, carrots are an all-around vision
    booster.

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7. Improve Eyesight
  • Insufficiency of vitamin A can cause some trouble
    seeing in the dingy light.
  • Since carrots are prosperous in vitamin A, they
    are useful for improving eyesight.

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8. Improve Oral Health
  • The organic compounds in carrots are good mineral
    antioxidants, and they also stimulate the gums
    and induce excess saliva.
  • Saliva is an alkaline substance and fights the
    foreign bodies and bacteria that can often result
    in halitosis, cavities and other oral health
    risks.

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9. Reduce the Risk of Stroke
  • Eating carrots can reduce the risk of stroke by
    68.
  • Many studies have strengthened the belief in the
    carrot effect on the brain.
  • Studies conducted on stroke patients revealed
    that those with the highest levels of the
    beta-carotene had the highest survival rate.

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