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In moderation they are a good food, because they are a high water content vegetable, loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, Dr. Daryl Gioffre, Founder of Alkamind and celebrity nutritionist, says. They are high in fiber which is great for weight loss; and they are very slow-digesting, which is good when you are trying to shed the pounds as they keep you feeling fuller longer, he adds. Carrots are famous for being very beneficial for eyes – they protect and improve your vision.