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“Carrot is a good source of nutrients for bone health” - María F. Carzon, Bachelor degree in Human Nutrition

“Get rid of your glasses and have perfect vision by eating carrots” - Ramona Lehadus, Master of Research - MRes - MRes Nutrition & Metabolic Disorders

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Quantity recommendation by Leticia Soares

Postgraduate Degree in Public and Family Health/Bachelor Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics · 5 years of experience · Brazil

  • The daily intake recommended for fresh vegetable such as carrot is five servings. A serving of carrots is approximately half cup of the vegetable. It can be eaten every day and it is healthy when eaten raw, cooked or baked. Carrots are an excellent snack choice.

Benefits by Felicitas Bouche Ocampo

Nutrition Professor, Bachelor's Human Nutritional Sciences · 5 years of experience · Argentina

  • Carrot is rich in beta-carotene, soluble and insoluble dietary fiber, antioxidants and minerals such as potassium, offering potential benefits for eye health, digestion, cholesterol reduction, weight loss and blood pressure regulation.

Side effects by Christos Sittas

MSc in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences · 3 years of experience · UK

  • Carrot contains very high amounts of vitamin A and should be consumed with caution from individuals taking acne medication. Many acne drugs contain vitamin A which combined with carrot's vitamin A may accumulate in the liver and lead to hypervitaminosis and liver damage.

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This is for information purpose only, and should not be considered as a substitute for medical expertise. These are opinions from an external panel of individual nutritionists, and not to be considered as opinion of Microsoft. Please seek professional help regarding any health conditions or concerns.

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