Raw carrots are eaten by many as they are considered to be highly good for eyes. Parents especially encourage their kids to have carrots because it is high in Vitamin A. carrots raw, boiled, fried or cooked have quite many nutrients that can prove to be healthy for people of all age groups. In fact carrots are suggested by doctors to patients who have low hemoglobin level in their body. Carrots overall have a good health impact still if you are including it in your daily diet then you should know all about it calorie and nutrient content.
Taking the assumption that we have one medium sized carrot weighing about 75 grams the following metric has been provided.
- Calories: 35
- Fats: 0 grams
- Carbs: 8 grams
- Proteins: 1 grams
From the above metrics it is quite visible that there are only 35 calories in one medium sized 75 grams weighing carrot. The calories from fat are zero or nil meaning that the overall fat content is also zero or nil. This makes carrot extremely healthy for your diet and makes sure that daily intake carrot is not responsible for your weight gain.
Coming back to a full nutrient content report of raw carrot we can say that it is fairly high in sodium and contains 40 milligrams of sodium which constitutes 3% of the total daily intake value. Potassium content is nil along with fat content. Due to this both saturated and trans fat content is also 0 grams. The total carbs constitutes 3% of the total daily intake value. Out of the total fat 5 grams is sugar and 2 grams is dietary fiber which also constitutes 8% of the total daily intake. As for vitamins, raw carrot has 5% of Vitamin A and 17% of Vitamin C.