10 excellent reasons to eat more carrots
Superfoods like kale and edamame are getting more and more popular, but one vegetable packed with nutritional goodness that’s found on every veggie plate is the carrot.
If you need any more convincing that carrots are always a good bet, here are ten reasons to eat your fill whenever the urge hits.
1. Beta carotene: Carrots are a rich source of this powerful antioxidant, which, among other vital uses, can be converted into vitamin A in the body to help maintain healthy skin.
2. Digestion: Carrots increase saliva and supply essential minerals, vitamins and enzymes that aid in digestion. Eating carrots regularly may help prevent gastric ulcers and other digestive disorders.
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