People are becoming more health conscientious and focus on healthy food than ever. The snack carrots are perfect and healthy alternative for other take-away products.
Carrots contain vitamins C, D and niacin. Also pyridoxine, folic acid, biotin, pantothenic acid in minimal quantities, and the minerals potassium, sodium, magnesium, copper, etc. in smaller amounts.
Nutrition Facts (Amount per 100g)
||Protein 1 g
|Total Fat 0 g
||Vitamin A 28129 IE
|Cholesterol 0 mg
||Vitamin C 9 mg
|Sodium 35 mg
||Calcium 27 mg
|Total Carbohydrate 10 g
||Iron 1 mg
|Dietary Fiber 3 g
The daily requirements of calcium may be met by intake of sufficient quantity of carrot only. Carrot contains six times more calcium than potato. Carrots are good source of carotene (pro-vitamin A) and calcium which is beneficial to the eyes. Carrots eaten by chewing cleanse and strengthen the teeth. Grated carrots mixed with a small amount of salt have beneficial effects on eczema. Carrots contain a hormone known as tocokinin. This is an insulin-like compound which has been proved useful in diabetes.
Experiments have proved that carrot has an ample amount of vitamin E.