1. They're full of Vitamin A, which helps flush toxins from the body.
2. The most common are orange, but carrots can also be yellow, red, purple and white. There are over 100 species.
3. They can help prevent heart disease and cancer, and improve vision, and contain valuable amounts of antioxidant nutrients.
4. Steaming is the heathiest way to prepare carrots.
5. One medium carrot has 25 calories.