Carrot Facts:

Carrots get their bright orange color from β-carotene, which turns into vitamin A, a powerful antioxidant in the human body. They are also rich in fiber, potassium, calcium, and iron. Vitamin A in carrots contributes to healthy vision, maintains the mucus membranes, and prevents aging, cancer and chronic diseases.

Shopping and Storage Tips:

  • Purchase carrots with a smooth and firm surface; avoid those that have cracks or rootlets. The more orange the carrots, the more β-carotene they contain.
  • Remove the green tops before storing carrots. Put them in plastic bags and refrigerate them for up to three months.
  • Carrots should be stored away from apples, peaches, pears and other fruits and vegetables that produce ethylene gas, since it will cause carrots to become bitter.


Balsamic Glazed Carrots

Carrot Slaw

Carrot Salad

Honey Roasted Carrots w/ Almonds

Oven Baked Carrot Chips


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