Nutritional benefits of carrot microgreens
Carrots are well-known for containing vitamin A which helps protect the health of sight. They also contain vitamins B, C and E. Anyone can get many of the vitamins that are vital for living a healthy life by simply including carrots in their diet. This is not all; carrots also contain mineral salts such as potassium and calcium which promote health.
Carrots and carrot microgreens are not just tasty to eat, they are also a very healthy part of any diet. The health benefits that they provide include:
- anti-inflammatory properties;
- protection against early aging of the skin;
- help with the relief of lung infections;
- protection for the stomach which can be useful when medicines need to be taken;
- protection of the retina and relief from tired eyes.
All of these benefits accompany the great taste and texture of carrots.
Taste and use of carrot microgreens
It’s possible to simply snack on a raw carrot. They retain their crunch and nutrients better if they are not cooked. This makes them an ideal addition to a fresh summer salad.
The microgreens can also be added to a salad, to add decoration and provide a different taste and texture. They can also be added to soup to give it that extra zing or placed on top to create a decoration that is a talking point for dinner guests.
Carrots are one of the most versatile and beneficial vegetables around. They can easily be grown from seed and the micro-vegetables can be enjoyed just as much as the familiar orange carrots.