Did your Grandma ever tell you that if you ate all the carrots on your plate you would be able to see in the dark? Well, Grandma wasn’t lying. Cooked carrots have a ton of health benefits that not only support your eyesight, but research also shows that:
One carrot a day helps to keep lung cancer at bay, thanks to the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants found in this root vegetable.
Along with vitamin C and Vitamin A, carrots also contain biotin, great for anyone – male or female – looking for a full head of thick, shiny hair.
Try adding some kind of healthy fat like Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Virgin Coconut Oil, Grass Fed Butter or Ghee, as these will increase carrots’ cancer fighting Beta Carotene even more.
Consider this carrot and ginger recipe:
Heat an oven safe skillet over medium/high heat, and then melt 2 TBS of grass fed butteror Extra Virgin Olive Oil ***If you do not have a skillet just sauté ginger in a pan
Add whole carrots and toss to coat with butter and ginger to infuse the flavors.
Place skillet or oven safe pan in the oven at and roast carrots for 25 minutes. Halfway through (12 minutes in), take the skillet out of the oven to flip the carrots and then cook for the remaining time.
Holistic wellness coach, health documentarian, registered holistic nutritional consultant and certified kinesiologist.