The carrot is a biennial plant that, during the first year, forms few leaves and roots while, after a period of rest, forms the stem and flowers.
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The edible part is the main root or tuber, which has a storage function for large quantities of sugars.
The shape of the carrot is thick and elongated (similar to a cone) with a length that can change depending on the variety but usually ranges from 15-17 cm, can reach 20.
The weight also varies between 100-250 gr. The most representative varieties of carrots at present have orange, purple, white, red, and yellow. Its flavor, while tender and fresh, is slightly sweet.
The most abundant component in carrots, like in all other vegetables, is water, which is followed by carbohydrates that provide energy to the body. They also contain vitamins and minerals, making them an excellent food due to their health properties.
The orange tones of its pulp and skin are due to the carotenes, one of the most important being the beta-carotene or provitamin A.
It is transformed into vitamin A once ingested and as the body considers it necessary (it also increases with cooking, so it is recommended to prepare it in this way to accentuate the beneficial effects of this vitamin).
In particular, beta-carotene is essential for vision, defense systems, skin, or internal tissues. Carrot consumption is indicated for people who suffer from eye problems such as dryness of the eye, night blindness, or photophobia.
It is also advisable to include it in the diet of those prone to respiratory infections. Other vitamin groups that are present in this vegetable are E and B (especially folates).
They confer antioxidant action properties that can prevent cardiovascular diseases and degenerative diseases, and even favorably affect the fetus’s development during the first months of pregnancy.