Food, Natural Home Remedies

Carrots – Health Benefits and Natural Remedies that Eliminate Diseases

Carrot is often one of the root vegetables that aren’t given much credit for helping improve your health. But that’s about to change. Did you know that there are hundreds of varieties of carrots all around the world? – the yellow carrot – which is very rich in xanthophyll and lutein, two pigments that prevent macular degeneration, atherosclerosis and lung cancer. – the red carrot (most commonly used in China and India) – contains a pigment called lycopene, which prevents and counteracts gastritis and gastric ulcer, and also prostate and ovarian cancer. – the purple carrot is cultivated in some


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Can Carrots Really Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage?

Carrots – the new natural sunscreen? There’s been quite some hype lately about carrot oil being the new alternative for sunscreen. The Internet is filled with so-called “natural sunscreens” DIYs and the all-star ingredient is carrot oil. Could this be true? Does carrot oil protect the skin from sun damage? The Scientific Truth Carrot oil manufacturers mention on their labels that their products have protective factors between 25 and 50. But reality is that although there are a few plants that can provide some sort of protection against UV light, the carrot is not one of them. Moreover, no natural substance owns this role 100%. The