Carrots are good for eyes because it contains beta keratin. This is true for carrots but in addition to those benefits there are some other benefits most people don’t know about. Here are some of them.
Good for heart and stomach
Carrots contain keratinized which is believed to keep our heart healthy. Carrots are also good source of fiber which helps in controlling cholesterol level in the body. It is also good for digestion. Carrots also help us in controlling diarrhea as well as constipation.
Effective against cancer and old age
Carrots contain a lot of anti-oxidants which slows down the growth of cells. These antioxidants also work against cancer as well as Alzheimer. According to a study done in university of Sheffield in 2011, carrots contain a compound called Poly acetylene. This compound is believed to be effective against development and further growth of leukemia.
Effective against blood deficiency
Carrots are rich in iron. That is why it is recommended for those having blood deficiency in their body. Carrots help in curing joint pains, arthritis and gout. It can reduce the severity of pain.
Best for skin
Carrots contain vitamin A which helps in having a glowing skin. Facial masks made of carrots are sure to get a fair and radiant skin.
Good for vision
Carrots contain beta carotene which goes to liver and is converted to Vitamin A. this vitamin then reaches retina of the eye and then to rhodopsin which is a purple pigment that helps in night vision.
Good for teeth and gums
Carrots are also believed to be good for teeth and gums. Affecting like toothbrush, they are helpful in removing plaque and food particles. When eaten, carrots are believed to stimulate gums and pushes to generate more saliva. As the saliva is alkaline in nature which in result helps in acid neutralization as well as cavity formation in the teeth.
Effective against stroke
Carrots are believed to be effective against stroke. In a study done at Harvard University, it was seen that people who ate more than six carrots a week were less likely to suffer from a stroke as compared to those who ate one or none carrots in a month.