Carrots were originally grown as medicine, not food. Now you can find carrots in the center of summer and fall dishes alike.
This sweet fibrous root vegetable can come in a rainbow of colors though orange is the most popular. Even though they have a sweet flavor they are low on the glycemic index.
Carrots contain large amounts of
Beta Carotene: Our bodies convert this into vitamin A which promotes vision health and helps with growth and immune function
Biotin: Which is proven to help metabolize fat and protein
Potassium: This vitamin can help regulate blood pressure
Carrot sensitivities are not uncommon, if you have a sensitivity to birch pollen or mugwort pollen, you might react to carrots.
Mouth itching or tingling
Swelling of throat
Carrots can be added to a salad or a steamed veggie medley or they can be the star of the show.
If you want to lean to the savory side try oven roasting carrots with some garlic and liquid aminos.
If you are craving something sweet try a drizzle of honey with a splash of freshly squeezed orange juice.