1. Maintain Eye Health
The content of beta-carotene in carrots can serve to maintain and also improve eye conditions due to vitamin A deficiency. This is because the antioxidant properties that can prevent the occurrence of eye cataracts, especially in the baby’s eyes. Beta-carotene is an organic compound contained in various types of fruits and vegetables is also a pigment that affects the color of fruits and vegetables, as in the orange-colored carrots. This orange color is affected by carotenoid pigments which are then converted to vitamin A, so many assume that the orange color is identical with vitamin A.
2. As the best source of vitamins and minerals
Carrots are one of the nutrient-rich vegetables that are very good for baby’s health. In addition, many other vitamin contents such as vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, and C, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and sodium. A good source of calcium and magnesium, which is useful for bone formation in infants. Iron content also plays an important role in producing hemoglobin. And its high content of Vitamin C helps maintain and improve the body’s immune system and prevent the onset of infection. The benefits of these carrots can be enjoyed by all age levels of both old, young, children and also infants who are learning to eat even included in the vitamins needed for nursing mothers.
3. Helps digestion
Cooking carrots in a steam way and softening them makes carrots easy for baby to digest, and helps with the secretion of enzymes in their digestion. If the baby regularly consumes these carrots can help prevent infants exposed to stomach acid, which causes babies often vomiting.
4. Overcoming constipation naturally
The problem of defecation was not only experienced by adults but also babies. This happens because the stool or feces in the baby’s intestine hardens to cause the baby difficult bowel movements. This condition can make babies become fussy and a crybaby. The fiber in carrots will help prevent constipation, this is because the fiber works to absorb water also makes the feces softer, so it can move easily through the intestine. with regularly consume baby carrots will be spared from constipation.
5. Help overcome diarrhea
Parasitic, bacterial, or viral infections are often the cause of diarrhea in infants. Endurance body is still in the development stage to make babies more susceptible to diarrhea. When diarrhea attacks the baby, the balance of water and salt (electrolytes) in the baby’s body becomes disrupted. Giving baby a warm carrot soup can replace fluids lost due to diarrhea experienced by infants and also prevent dehydration. However, if diarrhea persists immediately contact your nearest doctor for further treatment.