Definitions for "Carrots"
Category: plant / vegetable / herb Carrots contain carotene, which is good for the eyes and aids in night vision. The carrot seed is a diuretic and aids in dysentery, gas/wind, scanty urine flow, worms, menstrual irregularity. Carrot seeds crushed into powder and made into tea has been used to relieve colic. The carrot root is used as a stimulant for indolent ulcers, blood-sugar reducer, treatment for diabetes, gout, heart disease and indigestion.
A root vegetable, descended from the wild carrot (Queen Anne's Lace) which grows widely in fields and roadsides of northern temperate climates in both Europe and North America. Both the root and the leafy stems of this vegetable are edible, highly nutritious and delicious
Carrots are a great source of beta-carotene, pro-vitamin A, and vitamin C. They also contain many phytonutrients, which have been linked to evidence suggesting they help protect our bodies from cancer and heart disease. Few nutrients are lost when carrots are cooked, and they are easier to digest after being cooked.
Keywords:  perforated, towel, plastic, dirt, bag
Keep in perforated plastic bag. 1 to 3 months
Trim tops, leaving 1/2 to 1 inch in length and clean dirt from roots if necessary. Wrap them in a paper towel and place in a plastic bag or place in a perforated plastic bag. 1 to 3 months
Keywords:  aafco, presumably, definition
presumably carrots. No AAFCO definition.
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