The carrot is a root vegetable, usually orange in colour, though purple, red, white, and yellow varieties exist.
Carrots are 88% water, 4.7% sugar, 2.6% protein, 1% ash, and 0.2% fat. Carrot dietary fiber comprises mostly cellulose, with smaller proportions of hemicellulose, lignin and starch. Free sugars in carrot include sucrose, glucose and fructose.
The lutein and zeaxanthin carotenoids characteristic of carrots are under study for their potential roles in vision and eye health. Carrots also has amazing health benefits as mentioned below:
Carrots are rich in vitamin A and antioxidant agents which keep the skin safe from sun rays. Carrots can be used to get rid of dry, premature and wrinkling skin and to get a fair skin.