What happens if you eat carrots daily?
Carrots are an excellent source of vitamins and nutrients which are beneficial to people’s health. They can be eaten raw, cooked or processed into juice, or smoothie. Here are some health benefits of carrots if you eat them everyday.
According to Boldsky, carrots are rich in beta-carotene - a precursor that converts into vitamin A, which can protect the health of the eyes, and prevent macular degeneration and cataracts due to aging.
Maintain normal blood pressure
It is reported that carrots contain enough sodium to keep blood pressure at a reasonable level in the body. In addition, for those who consume carrots regularly, their blood pressure will always be stable and in control.
Carrots have many health benefits. Photo: Wisegeek.
According to the latest research study, carbohydrate falcarinol has the potential to reduce the risk of certain types of cancer in humans, such as the liver, lung and colon.
Keep skin smooth
it is believed that vitamin A found in carrots can help keep skin smooth and youthful. If vitamin A deficiency occurs, the skin and hair will dry out excessively. Carrots also help to reduce the formation of wrinkles on the face.
It has been reported that carrots contain large amounts of soluble fiber, mainly pectin, which helps reduce bad cholesterol in the body. In addition, people who eat about a bowl of carrot every day for 3 weeks can reduce the amount of cholesterol in their blood.
Protect the heart
Being rich in carotenoids, carrots work to prevent the risk of heart disease. In addition, alpha-carotene and lutein found in carrots also help keep the heart healthy and function effectively.
Get rid of toxins
Carrots contain high levels of antioxidants and vitamin A, so they help eliminate toxins in the body, and reducing the accumulation of fat in the liver.
According to ‘Reader's Digest’, a research study carried out by Harvard University in the United States for 18 years showed that men consuming 50 mg of beta-carotene in vegetables, especially carrots, can reduce the risk of memory loss by 1-1.5 years, compared to those taking placebo containing beta-carotene. This compound can protect the central nervous system, and naturally slow aging.
Strengthen bone health
It is reported that carrots contain small amounts of important nutrients such as vitamin C (5 mg per serving) and calcium (96 mg per serving). Many people, especially menopausal women, who do not have enough calcium, can eat carrots daily in order to support stronger bones.
By: Alan Smith