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Alternative nutrition A beta carotene-rich vegetable—Daucus carota—widely regarded as a ‘healthy food’; consumption of carrots is said to decrease the risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, strokes, and macular degeneration
Vox populi A popular term for any incentive for a person to do something
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In most populations the predominant phenotype is bicolored, but some populations of Daucus carota are composed of plants with entirely white umbels (Westmoreland, pers.
Bozkurt et al., (2007) found that citrus sinensis peel mixtures of organic acid and essential oils (thyme, bay leaf, fennel, sage, myrtle and orange peel oils) increased live body weight and feed conversion ratio in broilers Carrot (Daucus carota) is a commonly consumed vegetable species belonging to the family Apiacea, which grows in temperate regions of Europe, Asia and Africa (Hammam, 2014).
With a slim root and crown-shaped blossoming top, the weedy-looking "Daucus carota L.
(Daucus (carrot) carota root extract (and) helianthus
Effect of carrot (Daucus carota) leaf powder on external and internal egg characteristics of hy-line white laying hens.
BOTANY: The tall white flowers that spread horizontally across the painting appear to be a variation of the plant Queen Anne's lace, otherwise known as Daucus Carota or wild carrot.
Jody Williams, who with Rita Sodi owns the West Village restaurant Via Carota in New York City and has her own smaller place, Buvette, dislikes talking about policy and prefers to say that "laptops are frowned on." A staff member will approach the uninitiated customer whose laptop is open for more than a couple of minutes with a gentle but firm request "to finish up what you're doing and close the laptop, please," she said.
The reported antioxidant capacity of fruit residues such as pulp, peel, and seeds from strawberry (Fragaria vesca L.), carrot (Daucus carota L.