The carrot is a long root vegetable. Its is usually narrow and cylindrical/ cone shaped frequently bright orange in colour, and available all over the year. Obviously sweet and crunchy. Carrots are vigorous additions you can make to your diet as they have numerous health benefiting nutrients such as beta-carotenes, minerals, vitamin A and anti-oxidants in ample amounts. Combine shredded carrots, beets and apples, and eat as a fresh sweet salad.