KEEP YOUR KID HEALTHY WITH CARROT
Beside the bright color, carrot also have the sweet taste. Here is some benefits of carrot for your kid healthy.
- Keep eyes healthy. Vitamin A change the violet color pigment in retina. It is the most essential to watch the dreary lamp. According to World Health Organization, about 1.4 million of kids in the world have the blindness as the result of vitamin A deficiency. So, this nutrition is very important for your eyes.
- Increase the body immune. The cells along the airways, digestive system and urinary tract stay healthy. It’s very important to keep the body immune from infection. That’s why the deficiency of vitamin A deficiency in children is closely related to higher rates of respiratory diseases and diarrhea.
- Breathing Relief. Carrots prevent the asthma in children, esspecially those that are always surrounded by the smokers. Research on children between 4 - 16 years old found that the intake of beta carotene in carrots will reduce asthma attacks by 10% when he was in non-smoking environment, and 40% if exposure to passive smokers.
Note: Carrot more nutritious if less heated than in the raw state. This is because its vitamins and minerals more readily 'assimilated'.