Health Benefits of Carrots
Sweet and crunchy carrots are notably rich in anti-oxidants, vitamins and dietary fiber. They provide only 41 calories per 100 g, negligible amount of fat and no cholesterol. They are exceptionally rich source of carotenes and vitamin-A.Carrots are rich in poly-acetylene antioxidant, falcarinol, may help fight against cancers by destroying pre-cancerous cells in the tumors. Carrots compose healthy levels of minerals like copper, calcium, potassium, manganese and phosphorus.
Generally, the top greens are severed from the root before storing in the vegetable compartment of the refrigerator where they keep well for 1-2 weeks. Set refrigerator temperature level below 35 degree F and high humidity to maintain vitality.