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The carrot is a root vegetable, typically orange or white in colour with a woody texture.

The edible part of a carrot is a taproot.

Beta carotene, a dimer of Vitamin A, is abundant in the carrot and gives this vegetable its characteristic orange colour.

Furthermore, carrots are rich in dietary fiber, antioxidants, and minerals.

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