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Posted Sep 13 2008 11:47pm

Carrots are also a very good source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate and manganese, and a good source of vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, iron, potassium and copper.

Carrots can be eaten raw or cooked, but to obtain maximum benefit it is best to eat them raw.

The carrot is:
Low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol
High in Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Potassium, Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate and Manganese

The nutritional value and health benefits of carrots make them ideal for:
Maintaining optimum health
Weight loss

Don't include too many carrots in your diet if you're interested in:
Weight gain

Calorific Content of Carrot: 100g of carrot contains about 43 to 48 calories.

Health Benefits of Carrot: The nutritional value of carrot makes it good for eye disorders, cataract, tooth disorders, skin care, nervous disorders, indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, arthritis, gout, and lung cancer.

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