Food and Health

CANDIES

Candies
Benefits:
  • Flavorful source of quick energy.
Drawbacks:
  • High in calories and sometimes fat.
  • Sugar candies can cause tooth decay.
  • Licorice may raise blood pressure in susceptible people.

CARROTS

Carrots
Benefits:
  • An excellent source of beta catotene, the precursor of vitamin A.
  • A good source of dietary fiber and potassium.
  • Help prevent night blindness.
  • May help lower blood cholesterol levels and protect against cancer.
Drawbacks:
  • Excessive intake can give skin a yellowish tinge.