A funny but very relevant quote. Consuming more carrots will definitely
take care of your health and beauty. In addition to their sweet flavor and
satisfying crunch, carrots are packed with beta carotene, vitamins,
minerals and antioxidants.
Health and Beauty Benefits
This orange versatile vegetable has a lot of health and beauty benefits:
1. Can Create glowing skin:
Carrots are full of beta-carotene (the thing that gives it its orange color) which is really good for our skin.Carrots are also packed with potassium which helps nourish dry skin.
2. Can prevent wrinkles:
The Beta-carotene in carrots get converted to vitamin A which promotes firm, elastic skin and also helps to repair skin tissues.
3. Can protect your smile:
Carrots are high in keratin and vitamin A which helps strengthen tooth enamel and fights cavities. I guess we can say a carrot a day keeps the dentist away.
4. Can promote eye health:
Like previously mentioned, carrots have an abundance of vitamin A.Vitamin A is essential for good vision and to keep our eyes from aging prematurely.
5. Can help in the development of your baby:
The beta-carotene in carrots are critical for a growing baby’s bones,skins and eyes.
A few ways to include them in your day to day?
- Snack on a carrot between meals, not only are they yummy but it also helps to freshen breath and acts as a natural toothbrush. You can safely consume 2-4 cups of carrot per day.
- If you’re not big on chewing or don’t have the time, buy some 100% pure carrot juice or 100% ginger infused carrot juice and drink 1 cup a day. The best is on an empty stomach early in the morning.
- Make a carrot face mask and apply it once a week by using 2 tsp grated carrots, 1 tsp cream, 1 tsp honey and 3 drops olive oil.There you have it, now go get yourself a carrot and have a healthy day!