Picture of carrots leading article on the composition and use of carrots. Carrots are familiar to all people. It is used very often in soups, roasted meats when added to salads or simply cut, tucking something and eat!
Carrots are very affordable, inexpensive product. Besides — it's a vegetable, and hence in its composition has vitamins that are so essential to our body every day for chemical processes.
Speaking of vitamins, many think, remembering carrots immediately think about the benefits of carrots for the eyes. And not just because carrots, lots of beta-carotene per 100 grams of product is about 9 mg of beta -carotene. Those who do not know, beta-carotene is a form of Vitamin A and Vitamin A, in turn, has a positive effect on our eyes. And it turns out that, indeed, carrots, namely, its chemical composition, will have a positive effect on vision. However, do not immediately think that if you eat a lot of carrots, you will improve eyesight. Because a person's vision can be ruined simply because of too frequent use of various devices with screens, phones, computers and eye muscles simply atrophied. However, those who have a problem in themselves eyeballs recommend you add to your diet carrots, 100% assure you I cannot help or not, but why not try?
Picture of carrots and written information in 100 grams of protein for carbohydrates and fat calories. Nutritional value per 100 grams of carrots:
- Carbohydrates — 6.9 g
- Protein — 1.3g
- Fat — 0.1 g
Energy value per 100 grams of carrots:
- 32 calories
Nutritional value of carrots is very small, it generally is not surprising, and all vegetables have little nutrient composition. And as vegetable staple food carrots cannot be, it can only be a supplement to your main diet.
For all dieters want to say that's what. If you go on a diet to lose weight, do not need to eat only certain vegetables, as most people like to do. Do not think if vegetables are low in calories, so they only need to eat and it is not so. The foundation of any diet should be foods rich in complex carbohydrates and protein rich foods with a full amino acid composition. And fruits and vegetables should be a supplement to the main diet.
That carrot is also the best option is, for example, take the carrots, grate it on a grater and without refills, take and eat together with the main meal. I honestly do not know for sure, with what products, cereals, best combined carrot. But I think if you love carrots for real, you will not care, you eat it after portions of pasta with meat, cheese or after portions buckwheat, rice with cheese, meat, and eggs.
So you get more vitamins and minerals, have balanced your diet and besides, the body goes more dietary fiber, which help remove from the body any toxins.
The only caveat, always try to control the weight of the portions. Each serving should always be no more than 450 grams. Although, in general , if you 're eating properly , portions throughout the day, every 3 hours , not to exceed the daily rate and calories will be the basis of the diet foods rich in complex carbohydrates , this should not happen!
With regard to the nutritional value of carrots, most of carbohydrates monosaccharide’s presented or if simpler simple carbohydrates. Protein, though small, but in the protein has a carrot:
- Essential amino acids — 312 mg
- Nonessential amino acids — 595 mg
Almost entirely fat and no, there is nothing to fear.
Macronutrients in 100 grams of carrots:
- Potassium — 200 mg
- Calcium — 51 mg
- Magnesium — 38 mg
- Sodium — 21 mg
- Sulfur — 6 mg
- Phosphorus — 55 mg
- Chlorine — 63 mg
Trace elements in 100 grams of carrots:
- Aluminum — 323 mcg
- Boron — 200 mcg
- Vanadium — 99 mcg
- Iron — 700 mg
- Iodine — 5 up
- Cobalt — 2 mg
- Lithium — 6 mcg
- Manganese — 200 mcg
- Copper — 80 mcg
- Molybdenum — 20 mcg
- Nickel — 6 g
- Fluoride — 55 mcg
- Chrome — 3 up
- Zinc — 400 mcg
Vitamins in 100 grams of carrots:
- Beta -carotene — 9 mg
- Vitamin E — 0.63 mg
- Vitamin C — 5 mg
- Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) — 0.13 mg
- Biotin (Vitamin B7) — 0.60 g
- Niacin (Vitamin B3 or PP) — 1 mg
- Pantothenic acid (Vitamin B5) — 0.26 mg
- Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) — 0.07 mg
- Thiamine (Vitamin B1) — 0.06 mg
- Focalin (Vitamin B9 or folic acid) — 9 mcg
The mineral composition of carrot very rich and varied. Perfect as an additive to the composition of the main meal!