Carrots are an excellent source of beta-carotene and fiber.
Did You Know?
- Carrots are available in a variety of colors including white, purple, yellow, orange, and red, although oranage is the most popular and highest in beta-carotene.
- Carrots are good for you both cooked and raw. Some nutrients are more available in cooked and others in raw carrots, so offer them both ways.
- Don’t forget the carrot tops! They are edible and using them in recipes is a great way to cut down on waste.