1,It is benefit for health and longevity:
Carrots have expectorants, and digestion effects, in addition to inflation and other effects. Experiments show that, α-carotene inhibit tumor cell’s ability to β-carotene is 10 times, the prevention of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) effect is very strong abnormal changes. As early as ten years ago, studies have found that blood concentrations of α-carotene is higher, the lower the risk of heart disease subjects. According to U.S. CDC researchers, a 14-year follow-up survey found that blood levels of α-carotene content of the higher people have a longer life.
Α-carotene content of foods are carrots. In pumpkins, oranges, citrus, α-carotene content is higher. Α-carotene are not afraid of high temperature cooking, cook the carrots in the broth, just drink soup, and does not cause significant loss of α-carotene. On the contrary, it is more conducive to a variety of cooked food absorption of carotenoids, as long as a small amount of grease can achieve full absorption effect.
2,Prevent hardening of the arteries, lower blood pressure and reduce heart disease:
Carotene containing quercetin, and kaempferoln can increase coronary blood flow, reduce blood fat, promote the synthesis of epinephrine, which have a strong heart antihypertensive effect. Carrots contain succinic acid potassium, which helps prevent hardening of the arteries, lower cholesterol and have lower blood pressure. Carrots folic acid can reduce coronary heart disease risk factors. Hypertension after drinking carrot juice, has a good antihypertensive effect. Eat more carrots crowd, the crowd than eating fewer carrots, heart patients reduced by almost 50%.
3,Enhanced immune function:
Carotene can be converted in the body into vitamin A, helps to enhance the body’s immune function. In the prevention of cancer epithelial, cells play an important role in the process. Lignin carrots can improve immunity, can indirectly destroy cancer cells.
Carrots contain vitamin A and β-carotene, with the promotion of the eye’s light-sensitive pigment-producing ability, and can prevent night blindness, color vision to strengthen the eye, but also can reduce eye fatigue and dry eyes.
Carrots contain plant fiber, absorbent, easy expansion volume in the gut, is the gut “filling material”, can enhance intestinal peristalsis, thereby laxative prevent cancer.
Japanese scientists found that the β-carotene in carrots can prevent pollen allergy, atopic dermatitis and other allergic diseases, and β-carotene can regulate intracellular balance, allowing the body less prone to allergic reactions.
A German study shows that carrots contain antioxidant carotenoids, a high concentration of antioxidants in the skin of people, wrinkles significantly higher than the C concentration of antioxidants in the skin, fewer people.
Carrots contain a strong immune substances — lignin, which can improve the body’s ability of macrophages to reduce the C of having a cold.