Biochemical content of carrot is very diversified , which explains the many benefits the whole body nutrition and health maintenance .
The roots have a high content of carotenoids ( orange giving ) mainly beta- carotene, which is converted by the body into vitamin A, vitamin called beauty, with direct effects on the skin , heart and immune system .
In addition to vitamin A ( 120 microns . 100 g ) , there are the vitamins B1 , B2 , B6 , C , E, K , P , PP , which explains the need for consumption of the roots supported in the event of severe vitamin deficiency . In parallel offers a wealth of minerals, absolutely necessary for growth and human health : iron (7% ) , potassium , phosphorus , calcium, magnesium , etc.