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Carrots

What are the health benefits of carrots?

Posted December 16, 2013

Carrots are often thought of as the ultimate health food. You were probably told to “eat your carrots” by your parents and you probably tell your kids the same thing, and when asked why, you explain, “Because they’re good for you!”

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Surprising facts about carrots

Posted October 16, 2013

Daucus carota subsp. sativus, commonly known as the carrot, is a vegetable that is naturally healthy, sweet and delicious. These taproots are filled with a lot of compounds that are good for the health, such as antioxidants, vitamin A, minerals and beta-carotenes. These crunchy roots are a common favorite among a lot of people who love vegetables.

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Carrots and Vitamin A, What’s the Connection

Posted May 6, 2013

We all know that we should eat more vegetables, but we don’t. Carrots are a vegetable that most people like and not a hard sell to the family. They are inexpensive, available year-round, and an excellent source of vitamin A.

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Carrots, Spinach Linked to Lower Lou Gehrig’s Risk

Posted January 30, 2013

Eating brightly colored fruits and vegetables high in antioxidants may help prevent the muscle-wasting disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, according to a new study.

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Vitality Cuisine: Carrots are vitamin-rich

Posted January 16, 2013

Carrots are gems, not just because they are affordable, have a long shelf life and offer a great taste, but also because they boast high nutrition and fiber at a very low calorie count. What toasts me are people who say they avoid them because of their high glycemic index. According to a widely respected physician, Dr. Andrew Weil, that is misleading.

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Prevent heart attacks by eating more carrots, sweet potato, and tomatoes

Posted January 9, 2013

A Finnish medical study conducted in the Kuopio region of Finland, the Kuopio Ischaemic* Heart Disease Risk Factor (KIHD), was conducted by the University of Eastern Finland in Kuopio and reported in the European Journal of Public Health December of 2012. * (ischaemic – lacking blood)

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Foods With Vitamin A: 5 Nutrient-Rich Dishes

Posted October 24, 2012

Eat your carrots and you’ll never have to wear those glasses again. Okay, not exactly true, but stocking up on vitamin A-rich foods will definitely aid in keeping your eyesight sharp as a tack.

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How to heal a cavity naturally and nutritionally without the need for ‘drilling and filling’

Posted April 30, 2012

Having a dentist drill out a tooth and fill it with composite, ceramic, or toxic amalgam is not the only way to deal with the onset of a cavity. Sarah Pope, a mother and Nutrition Education and Chapter Leader for the Weston A. Price Foundation, tells the story on her blog of how her young son’s cavity was completely healed through one simple dietary, as well as supplementation with a combination of two powerful healing oils.

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