Carrot is one of the most popular and useful vegetables in the diet of each individual. It is especially useful for children because it has a huge amount of vitamins and minerals. There are small value of calories in carrots. Due to this, it helps to combat vitamin deficiency and problems with vision, strengthens the body, contributes to the rapid growth and full development of children.
Calories in carrots
|carrot||35 kcal||1,3 g||0,1 g||6,9 g|
|carrot salad||50 kcal||1,55 g||1,47 g||8,12 g|
|boiled carrots||25 kcal||0,8 g||0,3 g||5,0 g|
|carrot in Korean||134 kcal||0 g||9,0 g||12,9 g|
The composition and the useful properties of carrot
As mentioned above, the carrot – a valuable source of essential vitamins and minerals. It consists of almost all the B vitamins, vitamin A very valuable, as well as vitamins C, PP, E, D and N. Carrot has a lot of iron, zinc, manganese, chloride, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, etc. This rich composition, of course, says that the benefits of carrots a lot.
Low calorie carrot is appropriate for diseases of the cardiovascular system, decrease in immunity. Carrots significantly improves mood, complexion, gives the tone of the body, burning excess fat in the body and help absorb protein better.
In many carrots flavonoids, enzymes and essential oils, as well as carotene, lycopene and phytoene, which positively affect the nervous system, help in dealing with stress, eliminate anxiety and depression. B vitamins are beneficial effect on the structure of the hair, strengthen nails, slow the skin aging process, so the carrot is used as an indispensable ingredient in the composition of masks, and it is used for various cosmetic procedures, the carrot is often called a product of beauty and youth.
Like blueberries, carrots are rich in vitamin A, which allows you to improve eyesight. Often, doctors recommend to increase the rate of consumption of carrots, appointing her as an auxiliary medicine for improving visual acuity, as well as in eye diseases.
Also, the carrot is able to strengthen teeth and bones, due to the high content of calcium and phosphorus in it. Carrots have antiseptic, reduces inflammation, it is used in diseases of the respiratory tract and oral cavity. Carrots or slurry is applied to the affected area, based on it prepared carrot broth, which is used to rinse the throat.