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Carrots

Nutrition Benefits

Vitamin A: helps with seeing at night and helps the immune system.

Low in calories: helps prevent weight gain.

Selection

Choose carrots that are firm, smooth, and have a bright orange color.

Storing

Remove tops and refrigerate carrots in a plastic bag for up to 2 weeks.

Cleaning

Rinse the carrots under cool running water before eating.

Preparing

Carrots are great raw with vegetable dips, hummus, and low-fat dressing.

Add sliced or grated carrots to any salad for added crunch and color.

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