Carrots are available fresh, frozen, canned and as 100% juice for good nutrition and convenience. If selecting fresh, choose well-shaped, smooth, firm, crisp carrots with deep color and fresh, green tops. Avoid soft, wilted or split carrots.
Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Low in sodium, Low-calorie, High in vitamin A
Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Carrots are fat free.
Sodium & Hypertension:
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors.
Carrots are low in sodium.
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Carrots are low in sodium.
- Carrots, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Carrots contain no saturated fat or cholesterol.
Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, Vitamin A, or Vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors. Carrots are high in vitamin A.
Refrigerate carrots in plastic bag with tops removed up to 2 weeks.
Check out our carrot recipes!
Social Media Posts
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Enjoying more fruits and vegetables, inclusive of fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice, is a delicious way to enjoy a happy, healthy and active lifestyle. @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant