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Carrots Medium Organic, Nature's Glory
Product of Australia
The carrot gets its characteristic orange colour from β-carotene, which on consumption by humans is metabolised into vitamin A. Carrots are also rich in dietary fibre, antioxidants, and minerals. Lack of Vitamin A can cause poor vision, including night vision, and vision can be restored by adding Vitamin A back into the diet.
An urban legend developed from this that British gunners in World War II were able to shoot down German planes in the dark because of their superior eyesight as a result of consuming carrots. A famous gunner, John "Cat's Eyes" Cunningham, took his nickname from this. The legend arose during the Battle of Britain and was an attempt to cover up the discovery and use of radar technologies. It reinforced existing German folklore and helped to encourage children to eat the vegetable.
Ethnomedically, the roots are used to treat digestive problems, intestinal parasites, and tonsillitis. Falcarinol, a seventeen-carbon diyne fatty alcohol was isolated from carrot and red ginseng (Panax ginseng). It was shown to have potent anti-cancer properties on primary mammary epithelial cells (breast cancer).
Nature's Glory's carrots are grown organically at farm (certified at farm only) and transported in cold chain transport by air. This ensures that you are getting fresh quality.
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