Let's talk Carrots! We’ve been told that eating carrots improves your vision, but what else do they do for us? To celebrate “Carrot Day,” let’s look at some fun facts and benefits of the orange vegetable.
Vitamins and Minerals
Carrots are jam-packed with many vitamins and minerals that have endless health benefits. Most of us identify carrots as orange, but they can actually be a variety of colors. Carrots’ colors range from purple, white, red, and yellow and are still loaded with health benefits.
Interestingly enough, carrots contain carotene, which is a pigment in vegetables that is what makes them so colorful. Therefore, if you eat too many carrots, your skin can change shades and take the color of yellow or even orange like the carrots.
Although this is a strange side effect of heavy consumption of carrots, it is entirely harmless to your body. Feel free to eat as many carrots as you please but be aware of the potential impact on your skin. Carrots in moderation should be no problem! Carrots keep our skin looking vibrant and healthy.
Most people know that carrots are good for vision, but do we know the real reason why?
Beware, if a person lacks too much Vitamin A, then the risk the chance of becoming blind. This is only in extreme cases, and there are multiple ways to intake Vitamin A. It is not limited to just eating carrots to meet this intake.
It is helpful to eat carrots for a variety of vitamins. Carrots promote excellent eye health, not to mention the sound of the crunch is so satisfying!
Carrots pack a punch. Carrot consumption lowers blood cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure. In addition it boosts your immune system which is perfect for this time of year. It’s great for your overall health and wellness!
Now, let’s talk about our favorite way to eat carrots. We love our “Carrot Kick” drink! Made of organic carrots, oranges, and yellow beets, Carrot Kick is as delicious as it is colorful! Packed with nutrients such as Beta Carotene and other essential vitamins, it's a great choice that's both tasty and healthy!
By drinking our Carrot Kick juice, you can reap the distinct health advantages offered by carrots, oranges, and yellow beets. Carrots contain ample amounts of Vitamin A, which helps maintain healthy skin and metabolism, as well as Beta Carotene, which supports eye health and function. Oranges can assist in lowering cholesterol and blood pressure, while yellow beets can do the same and also aid in cleansing the kidneys and the body.