Carrot

 

Carrots are rooting for you. With antioxidants that help to protect cells, they’ll protect your body and boost your mood.

What nutrients in carrot boost mood?
  • Folate (vitamin B9)
  • Beta-carotene (antioxidant)
  • Fibre
  • Potassium

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Container
  • Fridge

Top Tip: Carrots store well when they’re moist, so wrap them in a damp towel.

 

Prep
  • Raw
  • Stir-fry
  • Roast
  • Steam
  • Pickle
  • Juice

Top Tip: Carrots are the perfect addition to a warm hearty roast.

When Are They In Season? 

Carrots are in season all year-round.

 

How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

Half a large carrot (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

Did you know?

Carrot seeds reached Australia on the first fleet in 1788, and now they are the most consumed vegetable in Australia.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for half a large raw carrot (75g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

Half a large carrot (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

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