- Carrots contain beta-carotene, which is converted to vitamin A by the body. Vitamin A may help prevent the formation of cataracts and macular degeneration.
- They also contain lutein, an antioxidant that protects the retina and reduces the risk of macular degeneration.
Easy ways to include carrot in your diet
- Try making a roasted carrot, rocket and lentil salad - leafy greens and legumes like lentils are also great for eye health!
- For a sweet treat make a carrot cake.