Health Benefits of Carrots

Carrots  –  the cultivated feathery-leaved plant of the parsley family that yields this vegetable

Health Benefits of Carrots

  • prevention of heart disease – regular consumption lowers cholesterol levels
  • blood pressure – eating carrots can lower your blood pressure
  • immune booster – carrots are rich in vitamin C which stimulates the activity of white blood cells 
  • digestion – carrots have significant amounts of dietary fiber which is important in good digestive health
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  • prevents cancer – eating carrots can lower cancer especially lung cancer by 40%
  • macular degeneration – research found that people who ate carrots had a 40% lower risk of macular degeneration
  • improves eyesight – carrots improve eyesight and preventing conditions such as night blindness
  • oral health – also stimulate the gum and induce excess saliva
  • stroke – eating a carrot a day reduces the risk of a stroke by 68%
  • diabetes – carrots are good for blood sugar regulation due to the presence of carotenoids
Carrots can lower your cholesterol, prevention of heart attacks, preventing certain cancers and improving vision.  Carrots also provide well-rounded influx of vitamins and minerals.

Always talk to your doctor before making any dietary changes!

 
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Chest compression rates for 1 rescuer CPR:
Adult – 30:2
Child – 30:2
Infant – 30:2
Chest compression rates for 2 rescuer CPR:
Adult – 30:2
Child – 15:2
Infant – 15:2

ACLS Fact of the Week

H’s and T’s – This week is hyperkalemia.
Hyperkalemia – most of the potassium in the body is found within the cells and organs.  If you have kidney disease, potassium levels can build up.  Medication or diet may also affect the amount of potassium in the blood.  Hyperkalemia can be life threatening and must be treated promptly.

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