Heirloom Carrots Health Benefits

Have you had Heirloom Carrots❓

All colors and varieties of carrots contain fiber as well as healthy vitamins and minerals, with some colors providing more than others:

• White – While the white carrot delivers only minimal nutrition, it does include phytochemicals and a healthy dose of dietary fiber.

• Yellow – Two important nutrients, Lutein and xanthophyllus are found in yellow carrots and are considered beneficial in fighting hardening of the arteries, cataracts and macular degeneration.

• Orange – The well-known benefits of Beta carotene and vitamin A for ocular health are abundant in orange carrots.

• Red – Red carrot s feature the same Lycopene found in tomatoes. It is beneficial for cancer, serum lipid oxidation, and fighting macular degeneration.

• Purple – The purple carrot, considered the ancestor of our orange carrot features beta carotene and Anthocyanins. These compounds restrict LDL absorption, reduce inflammation and slow blood clotting.

• Black – In addition to Anthocyanins, black carrots offer anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. This is one of the most popular heirloom carrot seeds to make a comeback.

Benefits of Heirloom Carrots

  • Prevent Breast & Colon Cancer
  • Regulates Blood Cholesterol
  • Improve Eye Health
  • Control Diabetes
  • Lower Blood Pressure
  • Boost Immunity
  • Help in Digestion
  • Reduce Macular Degeneration
  • Improve Oral Health
  • Reduce the Risk of Stroke

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