Carrots are our most abundant source of beta carotene, a compound that can function as an antioxidant and can also be converted by the body into vitamin A.
A nutrient essential for healthy hair, skin, eyes, bones and mucous membrances. Vitamin A also helps prevent infections. Eating one carrot every few days provides enough vitamin A to prevent or over-come night blindness, if this condition is caused by vitamin A deficiency.
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