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10 Benefits of Carrots the Crunchy Powerfood: With this orange crunchy powerfood, you get Vitamin A and a host o...

10 Benefits of Carrots the Crunchy Powerfood: With this orange crunchy powerfood, you get Vitamin A and a host o...

Forget about Vitamin A pills. With this orange crunchy powerfood, you get Vitamin A and a host of other powerful health benefits including beautiful skin, cancer prevention, and anti- aging. Benefits of Carrots. 1. Improved vision: Western culture’s understanding of carrots being ‘good for the eyes’ is one of the few we got right. Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the liver. Vitamin A is transformed in the retina, to rhodopsin, a purple pigment necessary for night vision. Beta-carotene has also been shown to protect against macular degeneration and senile cataracts. A study found that people who eat the most beta-carotene had 40 percent lower risk of macular degeneration than those who consumed little. 2. Cancer Prevention: Studies have shown carrots reduce the risk of lung cancer, breast cancer and colon cancer. Researchers have just ...

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