The carrot is characterized by being very nutritious, and also offers a good and large amount of benefits and healing properties for us.
Something that characterizes this vegetable is that it is very rich in vitamin A, this is due to carotene, which is present within the vegetable in very large quantities. It is a compound that is transformed into vitamin A within the body, and it is in this way that it is stored. In addition, the carrot has a lot of sodium, sulfur, iodine and even everything, these minerals are found precisely in the area near the rind, for this reason it is recommended to consume the carrot with the skin.
Helps against cavities: after having consumed different foods, you can chew a carrot, and this will remove all the bad germs that remain in your mouth. You must clean your teeth, and you must also remove all kinds of food particles that have remained between your teeth, in this way you will even help prevent bleeding that occurs in the gums and cavities.
Digestive disorders: when you start chewing this raw vegetable, you will be able to obtain an increase in your saliva, in this way you will be able to accelerate digestion and you will have the contribution of vitamins, enzymes, and minerals that you need. Consuming carrot regularly makes it possible to prevent gastric ulcers, and also any other type of digestive disorder. If you suffer from colic in the intestine, you should know that the juice of this vegetable offers a great solution for them, also for appendicitis, for dyspepsia and even for peptic ulcers.
For diarrhea: it has been discovered that through soups made with carrots, you get a great option to combat diarrhea. He will get all the fluids and also minerals he needs, and in this way he will combat dehydration.
Dr. Samantha Robson ( CRN: 0510146-5) is a nutritionist and website content reviewer related to her area of expertise. With a postgraduate degree in Nutrition from The University of Arizona, she is a specialist in Sports Nutrition from Oxford University and is also a member of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.