Carrot is a root vegetable with an orange colour, the stern, and leaves of this vegetable is edible, the taproot is the most commonly eaten part.
The root can be eaten in a variety of ways, such as eating raw, cooking, and pulping. It can also be chopped and boiled, fried, or steamed with some other vegetables as in the case of fried rice delicacy. Blended carrots can be used for jams and carrot juice and also extract oil from it.
Carrot contains a lot of nutrients which include, carbohydrate, fibre, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, folate, vitamin c. e.t.c
Benefits- carrot can reduce cholesterol which is fat-like substances found in body cells”. Carrot can help to fight against the cancerous cells. Eating carrot can help in improving vision, it can prevent the eye organs from degenerating.”
Carrot has a wealth of vitamin c that improves the immune system, it also replaces body tissue and keeps the body healthy. The presence of vitamin K and minerals such as calcium and phosphorus helps to improve human bone health.
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