Raw or cooked carrots?

Did you know that carrots are more nutritious when cooked than eaten raw?

But wait, of course, the raw ones are nutritious and delicious too.

Carrots are known to be one of the high sources of carotenoids, beta carotene to be exact. When carrots are cooked or processed, the beta carotene are maximally released.

Now, just to give you a simple explanation on the benefit: Beta carotene are converted into vitamin A. We need vitamin A for healthy skin, good eye health, among others.

Extra: Steaming or boiling carrots is best rather than frying.

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