Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the body. Most everyone knows carrots are good for your eyes, which need vitamin A to function properly, but they're also good for your skin, immune system and can protect against heart disease and certain cancers.
Research also shows that carrots may help control blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of developing diabetes. They're also pretty high on the list when it comes to foods filled with fiber, which can help fight cholesterol.
Since carrots are so good for you (and are one of the most convenient snacks), you may need a few ideas for how you can get more into your meals. Check out some of these ideas:
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