1. Supports healthy vision. One medium sized carrot contains 7.836 IU of Vitamin A Vitamin A is an essential antioxidant that maintains vision.
2. In a published research article in the Archives of Internal Medicine in 2007 showed that the carotenoids in carrots strengthens the immune system and maintains vision. Carrots also contain zeaxanthin and lutein that are found in high quantities in the retina.
3. Supports heart health. The participants in a research study published in the British Journal of Nutrition in 2011 exhibited a 32% decrease in cardiovascular disease.
4. Carrots are high in fiber and low on the glycemic index which makes it a great food for weight loss.
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by Dr. Earl Mindell