These root veg are a world staple, the most common being the orange variety, but purple, black, red, white, and yellow types varieties also exist. So, if you get a chance to head to the farmers market keep an eye out for some of these unique colors.

Carrots provide a large contribution to Vitamin A intake, as well as the pythonutrients lutein and zeaxanthin, both linked to aiding in the maintenance of healthy eyesight.

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Water88.29 g
Energy41 kcal
2 %
Protein0.93 g
Fats0.24 g
Carbs9.58 g
Fiber2.8 g
Sugars4.74 g
Calcium33 mg
3 %
Iron0.3 mg
2 %
Magnesium12 mg
3 %
Phosphorus35 mg
3 %
Potassium320 mg
7 %
Sodium69 mg
5 %
Zinc0.24 mg
3 %
Copper0.045 mg
5 %
Manganese0.143 mg
9 %
Selenium0.1 µg
Vit C5.9 mg
9 %
Thiamin0.066 mg
7 %
Riboflavin0.058 mg
6 %
Niacin0.983 mg
7 %
Vit B60.138 mg
12 %
Folate19 µg
5 %
Vit B120 µg
Vit A835 µg
119 %
Vit E0.66 mg
4 %
Vit D0 µg
Vit K13.2 µg
18 %
Sat Fat0.032 g
Mono Fat0.012 g
Poly Fat0.102 g
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Caffeine0 mg