Carrots are one of the best sources of beta-carotene. They also contain flavonoids, which are phytochemicals that function as health-giving antioxidants.
*Flavonoids, found in carrots, may inhibit enzymes responsible for the spread of malignant cells. Research indicates that they may also fight heart disease.
*Calcium pectate, a type of soluble fibre found in carrots, has a cholesterol-lowering effect.