Carrot is an organic food. It was first grown in Europe and has since become popular in Africa. The largest producers of carrots are Texas, Florida, and New York. It can be eaten raw or used in a variety of dishes such as Fried rice, jollof rice, vegetable salad and sauce.
Carrots are also added to snacks. It contains large quantities of vitamin A that is recommended for students with bad eye sight. When purchasing carrots, look out for the firm, smooth and well shaped ones with fine textures. The tops should be fresh and green, unless they have been damaged while transporting it to the market.
Benefits of Carrot
Due to its high level of vitamin A, it improves the eyesight and used as a general body builder.Carrot contains fiber that helps in the treatment of constipation.
It is beneficial for prevention and treatment of heart diseases.
Carrot enhances the quality of breast milk which is quite helpful for newly born baby. It also improves the appearance of skin, nails.
It helps in killing the harmful germs in the mouth and prevents tooth decay. Eating carrot after food cleans the teeth.
Carrot tops contains potassium for stronger teeth.