According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, carrots are free of fats and cholesterol while low in sodium. They're also a good source of fiber and high in vitamin A.
- Carrots are rich in beta carotene, which has been shown to boost the immune system's function. Beta carotene also is thought to improve cell-to-cell communication, which is important in preventing cancer.
- Carrots are also a good source of fiber, which aids in digestion.
Storage & Handling
- Storing temperature: 32° F.