Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Foods with Benefits: Carrots

  • orange / yellow foods are the most protective against cardio vascular disease, and carrots are among the best in this group
  • contains anti-oxidants (beta-carotene)
  • good for eye health (beneficial for vision and helps against glaucoma)
  • has anti-cancer properties - studies have especially shown carrots to inhibit growth of colon cancer cells
  • they're rich in digestive tract-supporting fiber
  • source of vitamin A, K, C, potassium and much more
  • they are alkalizing and help detoxify the blood

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