Carrots are low in calories and high in beneficial vitamins and minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. And, yes, they’re good for your eyes.
Here is the nutrition information for one cup of sliced carrots:
Here are some of the compounds found in carrots:
Beta-carotene: Orange carrots get their vibrant color from beta-carotene, an antioxidant that the body converts to vitamin A, which is important for vision, cell growth, and a healthy immune system.
Biotin: Biotin is important in helping the body with metabolism regulation.
Potassium: Potassium is an essential mineral and plays a key role in blood pressure control.
Lutein: This is one of the most common antioxidants in yellow and orange carrots and is important for eye health.
Anthocyanin: These antioxidants are found in dark-colored carrots, like Atomic Red and Cosmic Purple.
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