Carrot

Kingdom: Plantae
Episode: Angiosperms
Class: Eudicots
Team: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Species: Daucus
Type: D. carota

Its motherland is Southwest Asia and Europe, and its conical-shaped root is used as a vegetable.
In our country, carrots are mostly produced in the Central Anatolia Region around Ankara and Konya. Beypazarı district of Ankara and Çumra district of Konya are the most well-known places for carrot production. In addition, a significant amount of carrot is cultivated in Hatay in the Mediterranean Region.
In our country, carrots are used as winter vegetables directly or raw in salads; It is consumed as cooked in various hot dishes, soups and rice. Carrotenoids are very rich in vitamin A and carrotenoids are very useful for eye health.

100 grams of carrot nutritional value;
Energy: 41 kcal
Carbohydrate: 9,60 g
Protein: 0.93
Oil: 0.24 g
Dietary Fiber: 2,80 gr

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