Important health benefits of carrots and featured recipes

Carrots are considered root vegetables that can be eaten raw or cooked. As raw food it is good as snack, appetizer, and salad. Cooking methods that you can do with carrots are boiling, steaming, sautéing, roasting, grilling, stir-fries, omelettes, soup, stews, can also be added in baking your favorite bread, muffins, and cookies.

According to our health food source, here are the important health benefits of carrots:

  • Has anti-aging properties, contains a high level of beta-carotene that acts as antioxidant. The vitamin A and antioxidant properties protects the skin from sun damage and premature skin aging, leaving a healthy glowing skin.
  • Vitamin A in it also assists the liver in flushing out the toxins from the body.
  • It may help in cancer prevention, according to studies, it reduces the risk of lung cancer, breast cancer and colon cancer.
  • Helps to improve eyesight, the beta-carotene in it can protect the eyes against macular degeneration and senile cataracts.
  • Carrots can help to clean your teeth and mouth leaving a healthy teeth and gums. It stimulates gums and trigger a lot of saliva, which being alkaline balances out the acid forming and cavity forming bacteria.
  • Studies show that carrots which are high in carotenoids are associated with helping to lower the risk of heart diseases.
  • Regular consumption of carrots also reduces cholesterol levels.

Disclaimer: The list shown above is merely for information purposes only. If you need a medical advice, you should consult a doctor or other appropriate medical professional.

Recipes that you may try:

Carrot and squash muffins you’ll love to bake!
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1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 medium-sized shredded carrot but if you prefer to use squash just add 1 cup shredded squash.
1 tbsp butter or margarine
1/4 cup evaporated milk
1/4 cup condensed milk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 whisked egg
Health boosting carrot-fruit cake recipe
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2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cup fruit cocktail
1 medium-sized carrot (shredded)
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp baking powder
Shredded cheese (for toppings)
1/2 cup condensed milk
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup warm water
2 whisked eggs
Meaty carrot fried rice
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5 cups left over rice
1 medium-sized carrot (cut into small pieces)
2 whisked eggs
1 cup fried chicken slices
Garlic (sliced)
Onion (sliced)
1/2 tsp seasoning mix
1/2 tsp iodized salt
1 tbsp margarine
2 tbsp vegetable oil
Pork, broccoli and carrot slices in coconut milk
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1 1/2 cups of pork slices
1 large sized carrot
1 large broccoli
2 cups coconut milk
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 tsp seasoning mix
1 tsp iodized salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
Vegetable oil
1/2 cup water

You may also want to read, this post compilation: Health benefits of fruits, vegetables, seafoods, meats etc.

Thank you so much for reading and hope you like the simple recipes. Have a great day ahead! God bless 💞


4 Comments Add yours

  1. Dr Ash Diamond says:

    The best thing about carrots that i learn in my childhood is that, these are super amazing for eyes. I remember, my mother always told me if you want your brain to work like computer and eyes like eagle, then drink fresh carrots juice everyday and yes it does that same too, my very personal experience.

    1. momsjourney says:

      Yes that’s true!
      Thank you so much for sharing your great experience 💞
      God bless…

  2. Dr Ash Diamond says:

    Very amazing info! go people! have carrots as much as you can.

    1. momsjourney says:

      Yes…carrots are truly amazing!
      Thank you for dropping by 💞

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