Deep orange fresh carrots are liked by everybody. Carrots are store house of nutrients. The nutrient rich carrots help men to overcome many health conditions which occur due to deficiency of essential nutrients. Here is a bird eye view of role of carrots in men’s health.
Carrots can increase sperm count and sperm health – Carrots are rich in antioxidants, vitamin E and beta-carotene. Anti oxidants are best weapon against sperm damage. The nutrients in carrot help to increase sperm count and also maintain the health of sperm in men. Men, who consume sufficient amount of anti oxidants and vitamin E, are able to produce sperms with increased motility. Their sperms move or swim fast.
Carrots help in erectile dysfunction – Low potassium level and reduced level of Vitamin E can lead to erectile dysfunction. Carrot contains good amount of potassium and Vitamin E. This can correct deficiencies and help in erectile dysfunction. Antioxidants from carrot can slow down the aging process and thus help in age related erectile dysfunction.
Carrots can prevent prostate cancer- Studies have shown that men with prostate cancer have low vitamin A level. Men who consume sufficient amount of vitamin A and antioxidants have less probability of getting prostate cancer. Carrots are rich source of Vitamin A and antioxidants. Hence consumption of carrots can prevent prostate cancer.
Other health benefits – Carrots can provide other health benefits to men. They are rich in fiber and aid in easy movement of bowel. This prevents constipation. The antioxidants and vitamins in carrot make the skin healthy and young looking. These nutrients also decelerate aging process and can make men look younger than their actual age.
Dr.Savitha Suri is an ayurvedic Consultant Physician. She has an experience of 26 years in the field of ayurveda. The content is copyrighted to Dr.Savitha Suri and may not be reproduced on other websites. You can contact her for free online ayurvedic consultations at [email protected]
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