10 Remarkable Health Benefits of Carrots Remedy – Pentaglax Home Remedies

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Carrots (Daucus carota) are nutrient-dense roots that are high in antioxidants, fiber, beta carotene, and other vitamins and minerals.

Carrots are mostly orange in colour but they also exist in other colours such as white, yellow, purple, and red.

The vegetable originated in the Middle East and Afghanistan.

Health Benefits of Carrots

Carrots carry alot of health benefits that you will learn today. These benefits include:

  1. Boost eye health
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Carrots contain vitamin A which is essential for good eye vision.

Deficiency of vitamin A is linked with deterioration of photoreceptors of the eye which leads to night blindedness.

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2. Skin health

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Studies have shown that carotenoids found in carrots help people look younger.

Consumption of excess carrots can lead to a condition known as carotenemia which makes your skin turn yellow or orange.

3. Reduces cancer risk

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Carrots contain phytocemicals such as beta-carotene and other carotenoids which boost your immunity and activate certain proteins that inhibit the growth of cancer cells.

4. Regulate blood pressure

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The nutrients found in carrots help reduce systolic blood pressure.

These nutrients include fiber, potassium, nitrates, and vitamin C.

5. Boost immune system

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Carrots contain vitamin A which is known for preventing infections and mantaining a healthy immune system.

It also contains vitamin C which promotes wound healing by boosting the production of collagen.

6. Promotes weight loss

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Carrots contain high levels of fiber that gives you a feeling of satiety thus preventing you from overeating.

7. Hair growth

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Studies have shown that carrots contain nutrients and antioxidants that boost hair growth.

8. Bone strength

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Carrots contain carotenoids which have been linked with improved bone health.

Research has also shown that the vitamin A present in carrots may help with bone cell metabolism.

9. Liver Health and toxin elimination

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Carrots contain an antioxidant known as glutathione which has the potential to treat liver complications caused by oxidative stress.

10. Reduces cholesterol levels

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Raw carrots are rich in an antioxidant called pectin that is known to lower cholesterol levels.

Research has also shown that carrots inhibit the absorption of cholesterol and increase antioxidant levels of your body.


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Alfred Okoko – Life and Health Transformation Coach

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