Health Benefits of Carrots

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2. Boosts Energy Levels

To boost energy levels, grab a handful of carrot sticks! Vitamin B6, together with other micronutrients, is vital for the healthy functioning of the immune and nervous system. It also helps with the breakdown of complex proteins and carbohydrates.

Essentially, vitamin B6 helps the body metabolize food into energy. A standard carrot stick contains 0.15 milligrams of the RDA, which is 1.3 to 1.6 milligrams.2‘Office of Dietary Supplements - Vitamin B6.’ NIH Office of Dietary Supplements, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Just a few carrot sticks per day is enough to meet the daily nutrient requirements.


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