The truth about the orange stuff

You’ve probably heard all the fun facts. Rabbits love carrots. Carrots can help you see in the dark. Carrots weren’t originally orange. Wait, what was that last one? They weren’t orange!? Keep calm. Let’s carrot on. Back to the facts. So, which are true? Well, rabbits do like carrots, but they enjoy a whole range of veggies. The carrot/rabbit association came from Bugs Bunny! The night vision carrot superpower? That was a fighter pilot campaign in the Second World War. The colour of carrots originally - white! 

Before you lose your top, let us tell you what is true. Carrots are packed with vitamins, minerals, and fibre. They are also a great source of beta-carotene, which can support eye health. What’s not to love? Add carrots to bakes, and salads, enjoy as a snack or use in your next dessert, like this week’s carrot cake. Keep scrolling to find out more.


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