Carrots are a root vegetable that originated in Afghanistan. They were purple, red, white, and yellow, but never orange.
The bright orange color of carrots tells you they’re an excellent source of vitamin A.
Vitamin A is important for good eyesight, especially at night. Vitamin A helps your body fight infection, and keeps your skin and hair healthy.
The heaviest carrot on record was nearly 19 pounds.
The longest carrot on record was 16 feet 10.5 inches long.
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Serving Size: 1/2 cup strips
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat: 0.15g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate: 5.84g||1.95%|
|Dietary Fiber: 1.7||0%|
|Vitamin A 203.82%||Vitamin C 6%|
|Calcium 2%||Iron 1%|
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database