Carrot (Daucus carota L.) is a biennial tuber vegetable plant in the form of a shrub. This type of vegetable is easily found in various places in Indonesia. Carrots can be grown throughout the year, both during the rainy and dry season. Karo Regency in North Sumatra, is one of the centers for producing the best quality carrots in Indonesia. Not only sold in various regions in Indonesia, carrots from this area are also a superior product that has penetrated into the market in Singapore, Malaysia and other neighboring countries. Carrots are indeed popular in Indonesia because of their delicious taste and abundant benefits.
Carrot Nutrient Content
The most abundant content in carrots is water and carbohydrates. Carrots contain little fat and protein, but are rich in vitamins. One of them is vitamin A in the form of beta carotene. Carrots also contain biotin, vitamin K1, vitamin B6, potassium, and plant compounds such as alpha-carotene, lutein, polyacetylenes and anthocyanins.
The Benefits of Carrot for Health
Reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer
Helping treat intestinal worms
Maintaining eyes health
Good for diabetics
Good for brain
Increasing body immunity