Nutrient of the Month

Carrots

February, 2019
The Master Responds

This weight loss friendly food is not only crunchy and tasty but also rich in nutrition. Carrots are a good source of beta-carotene, fibre, vitamin K, potassium and antioxidants. Eating carrots helps in improving eye health, reduces the risk of cancer and heart disease and is also effective for weight loss. Here is why you should add carrots to your daily meals.

Reduces the Risk of Cancer

As carrots are rich in carotenes, they are effective in reducing the risk of several types of cancer like Prostate cancer, Colon cancer, and Stomach cancer and Breast cancer.

Lower Blood Cholesterol

High blood cholesterol is known for causing heart diseases. Intake of fibre-rich carrots which are also high in potassium helps in reducing the heart diseases. They offer a good balance of nutrients to lower the blood cholesterol.

- KT


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