Chantenay carrots contain around 90% water.
80g or approximately five Chantenay carrots count as one portion towards the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables that we should eat each day. One portion contains just 20 calories.
Chantenay carrots contain a good level of fibre (according to the Food Standards Agency) which can be used to combat digestive ailments.
Carrots have a low Glycaemic Index (GI) rating of 45 and can be eaten freely within the GI diet.
Unlike many other vegetables, the nutrients in all carrots become more available when cooked since they have tough cellular walls that the body can not easily break down