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Top 6 health benefits of carrots

Top 6 health benefits of carrots

Carrots are considered superfoods for fertility and help boost the quality and quantity of sperm. But there are far more health benefits of eating carrots. We list out the top six health benefits of eating carrots.

Ageing: Carrots are considered anti-ageing foods as they are rich in beta-carotene, an antioxidant that fights free radicals.

Boost beauty: Carrots are rich in antioxidants and vitamin A, both responsible for healthy skin, hair and nails.

Fight cardiovascular diseases: Carrots consists of beta-carotene, alpha-carotene and lutein are antioxidants that fight cholesterol. Carrots are also fibrous; hence it helps soak out bad cholesterol.

Dental health: Consumption of carrots improves the dental health by clearing plaque. Biting on carrots increases the production of saliva, hence balances the acid level which fight cavity-causing bacteria.

Improves liver health: Carrots are considered detox food, as it cleanses the liver. Carrots help reduce bile and fat storage in the liver.

Prevent infection: Raw carrot or boiled are applied on cuts and wounds as an antiseptic.

Did you know there are 100 species of carrots? Choose bright colour carrots, smooth ones and medium size carrots as these are fresh. Carrots also contain minerals and vitamins like thiamin, niacin, vitamin B6, folate and manganese. Carrots are also a good source of fibre, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium.

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