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Russia - Sanitary doctors denied the benefits of carrots to improve vision

Russia (, - Eating carrots is not able to improve already damaged eyesight. This is reported by Rospotrebnadzor in St. Petersburg.

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For a long time it was believed that due to the high content of vitamin A, carrots can, if not restore vision, then at least improve its condition. But as the sanitary doctors of the Northern capital say, the benefits of carrots specifically in this direction have not been proven.

However, it has been found that people who have carrots in their regular diet are 40 percent less likely to experience night blindness.

Carrots also help lower blood cholesterol levels, and due to the high content of potassium, it has vasodilating properties, so it is recommended to eat it regularly to prevent atherosclerosis, heart attacks and strokes.

Carrots contain vitamin C, which supports white blood cells, which are responsible for immunity.

The fiber found in carrots is able to support the digestive system, in particular, peristalsis and the production of gastric juice. Also, the vegetable has a choleretic effect. If you cook carrot soup, it will be an excellent remedy for diarrhea.

Beta-carotene contained in carrots can reduce the risk of developing cancer. Regular consumption of carrots stimulates the gums and also promotes salivation, which is an excellent prevention of caries. The regional department of Rospotrebnadzor even advises eating carrots after breakfast, lunch or dinner, the vegetable will naturally clean your teeth from food debris.

In addition, carrots are able to regulate blood sugar, with regular use, they moisturize the skin. Doctors advise taking carrots for men's health. For women, carrot juice is indicated during pregnancy and breastfeeding - however, in moderation.

And although carrots will not be able to cure cataracts, glaucoma, or even myopia, sanitary doctors advise including this vegetable in your regular diet in the absence of any contraindications, because there are plenty of useful properties in it.

Russia - Sanitary doctors denied the benefits of carrots to improve vision