Carrots

$3.50

*One bunch of Carrots = 1 Qty.

The carrot is a root vegetable often professed to be the perfect health food. Its root is tasty, crunchy, and highly nutritious. The roots are a particularly good source of beta fiber, carotene, potassium, vitamin K1, and antioxidants.

Those feathery carrot greens on your carrots are not only edible, but they are also delicious and quite good for you. Note: Its vital that you only eat organic carrot greens. High levels of herbicides and pesticides may be in and on the carrot leaves.

Health benefits of Beets

Carrots roots have many health benefits. A weight-loss-friendly food, Carrots have been linked to lower cholesterol levels and improved eye health. What’s more, their carotene antioxidants have been linked to a reduced risk of cancer.

Carrot leaves (also called carrot tops or carrot greens) contain 6 times more vitamin C than the root and significant amounts of vitamin K that is not in the root at all. They also contain vitamin A, calcium, iron and fiber. The chlorophyll that gives it that bright green color helps prevent tumors and acts as an antiseptic. (Organic Facts and Carrot Museum).

How to use it

  1. Glaze them.
  2. Pickle them.
  3. Juice them.
  4. Freeze them.
  5. Dip them.
  6. Dehydrate them.
  7. Roast them.
  8. Puree them.
  9. Shred them.

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