They are rich in carotene (the source of vitamin A) and high in fiber and sugar content. The deeper the orange color of a carrot, the higher the beta carotene content. Beta carotene is also a powerful antioxidant effective in fighting against some forms of cancer, especially lung cancer. Current research suggests that it may also protect against stroke, and heart disease. Research also shows that the beta carotene in vegetables supplies this protection, not vitamin supplements. Beta carotene own included in the carotenoida have been identified and there are more than 600 different types of carotene. Older carrots have a higher quantity of sugar than younger carrots and so taste sweeter, but younger carrots have more folate, one of the B vitamins which may help prevent birth defects in babies.
- Carrot is prevent cancer, especially lung cancer.
- Carrot prevents dim twilight and Improve Vision.
- Lowered blood cholesterol.
- It is contains calcium, potassium, vitamin B and C. Calcium helps prevent the narrowing of the blood vessels resulting from contracting of the muscular wall of the vessels. Potassium promotes regular heartbeat. Vitamin B improves metabolism. Vitamin C protects cells against free radicals and strengthens blood vessel walls.