Freshly harvested assortment of orange, white and purple carrots
Did you know?
A root vegetable often claimed to be the perfect health food, carrots are crunchy, tasty, and highly nutritious. Carrots are a particularly good source of beta carotene, fiber, vitamin K1, potassium, and antioxidants. They also have a number of health benefits. They’re a weight-loss-friendly food and have been linked to lower cholesterol levels and improved eye health.
Orange carrots get their bright color from beta carotene, an antioxidant that your body converts into vitamin A.