Carrots are delicious whether you eat them cooked in a pot roast or raw, straight from the garden. They’re a super food with a number of health benefits you may or may not be aware of. What really rocks about carrots is the fact that you will get a ton of Vitamin A each time you eat one, which is going to make you feel better, look better and live better. Read on to find out a few other benefits of eating carrots.
Your mom wasn’t lying to you when she gave you vision advice as a child. Well, maybe she stretched the truth a bit about going blind sitting close to the television, but she wasn’t making it up when she told you to eat your carrots if you didn’t want to wear glasses. Beta-carotene is converted to Vitamin A in your liver and placed directly into the retina of your eye, improving your poor vision.
The same beta-carotene that helps your vision also helps to slow down the aging of your cells. This means that the more carrots you eat, the younger you’ll look for a much longer time. It counteracts cell damage and helps you look amazing for the rest of your life.
You don’t have to get pregnant to get that gorgeous glow; you just have to eat your carrots. A Vitamin A deficiency causes dry skin, hair and nails. The more you get, the healthier each one becomes. The more carrots you eat, the more your skin is repaired from the inside out, which gives you that glowing look.
There are two ways carrots can help your skin look gorgeous. Instead of spending too much money on fancy facials, mash a carrot and mix it with honey for a spa-quality facial cream that will clear your pores and reduce acne.
Want to reduce your chances of being diagnosed with cancer by a third? Eating carrots can help you with this goal. You can reduce your chances of colon, lung and breast cancer by merely eating more carrots on a daily basis.
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