Purple carrot has a dark purple color. It is a very ancient variety: it was used by the Greeks and Romans for its natural benefits. It is a carrot rich in benefits, indeed: it is a natural antioxidant, is able to strengthen immune responses, during pregnancy bring benefits to both mother and child.
Red carrots have been around for several hundred years and probably originated in the Pakistan region. Red Carrots contain a natural pigment called lycopene, (another form of carotene) a pigment also found inmalbec red carrot tomatoes and watermelons.
White carrots lack any pigmentation hence the presence of the white colour, they tend to have a smoother flavour than orange carrots. They do contain naturally occurring, health-promoting substances. Also, white carrots are preferably used in baby foods to prevent them from forming orange skin.
Yellow carrots are an eastern carrot variety, and are often sweeter than the orange varieties. They are a light yellow all the way through. They have a firm, crunchy texture. Yellow carrots contain xanthophylls and lutein, pigments similar to beta carotene, which help develop healthy eyes aid in the fight against macular degeneration and may prevent lung...