Carrot Nutritional Breakdown

Carrot Nutritional Breakdown

 

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Carrots, an excellent source of vitamin A, provides 210% of the average adult’s daily needs. They also provide 2% of calcium needs and 6% of vitamin C needs as well as 2% of iron needs per serving.

The beta-carotene of carrots, the antioxidant, gives their bright orange color. Beta-carotene is absorbed in the intestine and converted into vitamin A during digestion.

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, one serving size (one medium carrot or ½ cup of chopped carrots) of carrots provides:-
25 calories
6 grams of carbohydrate
1 gram of protein
3 grams of sugars.

Carrots also contain fiber, folate, manganese, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, vitamin E and K and zinc.

Folic acid
Folic acid (conjugate base folate) is a B vitamin. Folic acid is made and used in fortified foods and supplements on the theory that it is converted into folate…
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葉酸
葉酸(英語:folic acid,又稱為維生素B9或者Bc。最早稱作維生素M)是維生素B9的水溶形式。葉酸的名字來源於拉丁文folium(意思是葉子)。由米切爾(H.K.Mitchell,1941)及其同事首次從菠菜葉中提取純化出來,命名為葉酸。葉酸作為重要的一碳載體,在核苷酸合成,同型半胱氨酸的再甲基化等諸多重要生理代謝功能方面有重要作用。因此葉酸在快速的細胞分裂和生長過程(如嬰兒發育、懷孕)中有尤其重要的作用。葉酸能促進骨髓中的幼細胞發育成熟形成正常形態的紅細胞,從而避免出血。………
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Folate deficiency
Folate deficiency is a low level of folic acid in the body. Also known as vitamin B9, it is involved in adenosine, guanine, and thymidine synthesis (part of DNA synthesis). Signs of folate deficiency are often subtle. Anemia is a late finding in folate deficiency. Folate deficiency anemia is the term given for this medical condition……
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葉酸缺乏症
葉酸缺乏症(英语:Folate deficiency)是膳食中缺乏叶酸所致的疾病。葉酸缺乏贫血症是此症状的医学名词…..
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